Renault Trucks is now offering an 18-tonne electric D Wide Z.E, joining its 16 and 26-tonne model stablemates.
Co-op has blamed “product availability issues” and the effects of Covid after it slipped into the red during the first half of the year.
Maxus Group has expanded its dealer network further with the Bowson Group’s newest dealership, Maxus Gloucestershire, in the Forest of Dean.
The partnership between Iveco and battery electric vehicle manufacturer Nikola has taken its next step with its Ulm, Germany facility commencing production of the Nikola Tre heavy-duty EV by the end of the year.
Cornish haulier Intercounty Distribution has invested in 14 new DAF XF530s in a bid to improve fuel efficiency and driver satisfaction.
Pall-Ex has signed a master licensee agreement (MLA) in Czechia and Slovakia, enabling logistics provider Investex Group to form Pall-Ex CS and operate across the two countries.
DFDS Logistics has acquired the Danish freight forwarding firm ICT Logistics, which it said would strengthen and develop its eastern European position.
London’s mayor wants devolved powers to set up a “covid recovery visa” and fill vacancies in sectors struggling with serious shortages, such as haulage.
Temporary visas for HGV drivers are the only way to fill an immediate need for truckers if the supply chain is to continue running through the peak period, according to the RHA.
An HGV driver who attempted to smuggle £4m worth of cocaine into the country in his bed has been jailed for 14-and-a-half years.