DB Schenker has given the thumbs up to introducing truck platoons within its operation, after completing a seven month trial in live traffic of the technology. The seven month trial, sponsored by the German government and operated by DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and Fresenius University, saw two electronically-linked loaded trucks driven 15 to 21 meters apart over a total of 35,000 km on Autobahn 9 between the Nuremberg and Munich branches of DB Schenker. Reporting the trial’s results […]
Platoons of autonomous HGVs may never feature in the UK because the road network is not up to the job, according to the RHA.
Dunstable-based Axle Haulage has invested almost £195,000 in this sleeper-cabbed MAN TGS 8×2 which sports a 66 tonne-metre rated Fassi crane and a platform body.
Miniclipper Logistics has taken delivery of nine new MAN TGX tractor units and two new Volvo FL5 12-tonne rigids from Dawsonrentals.