Baroness Vere, parliamentary under-Secretary of state for transport, is to open the virtual Commercial Motor Show on 29 September. This three-day event is a first for the road freight transport industry, with an online exhibition that has already attracted the support of truck makers DAF, Isuzu, Iveco, MAN and Mercedes-Benz and a full virtual conference programme. As well as Baroness Vere, key speakers will include RHA chief executive Richard Burnett, professor David Cebon of Cambridge University, Malcolm Group chief executive […]
Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK is showcasing its market-leading products and services at the Commercial Motor Show 2020. The jewel in the crown for Mercedes-Benz Trucks is the new Actros. Show attendees can find out why the truck was crowned International Truck of the Year 2020, and learn about its pioneering innovations, including MirrorCam, Multimedia Cockpit, Enhanced Predictive Powertrain Control, Active Brake Assist 5 and Active Drive Assist. These features increase driver comfort, business efficiency and safety, all of which will be […]
The volume of goods moved between the UK and Europe could fall by 20% post-Brexit, Europa Worldwide MD Andrew Baxter told delegates at the Commercial Motor Show 2020, adding that he plans to cover any losses by winning new business from poorly prepared rivals.
The Covid-19 pandemic is widely expected to give the government’s net zero carbon emissions strategy a big boost, and the new Commercial Motor Show virtual conference will take a look at the options for decarbonising heavy road transport.