The government is considering a trial of 25-metre double artics on Britain’s roads as part of a wider multi-modal transport strategy. The move follows the recent launch of a DfT consultation into the use of longer semi-trailers (LSTs) on the UK’s roads, following a successful seven-year trial which showed LSTs delivered significant cuts to mileage and CO2 emissions. Denby Transport chairman Dick Denby recently met with DfT minister Baroness Vere to argue the merits of the 25.25m 60te B Double […]
Anders Nielsen took over as CEO of MAN Truck & Bus in September 2012, after 25 years at Scania, like MAN part of the Volkswagen group. There the Swede rose from managing gearbox production to a place on the board responsible for production and logistics.
MAN is working with universities in Nuremberg to develop a hydrogen-based vehicle drive system.
A public consultation has been launched into proposals for a new lorry parking area as an alternative to Operation Stack in Kent.