Tuesday 11th Dec 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Daimler to invest €20bn in battery cells

Daimler has set out plans to buy €20 billion of battery cells saying: “We are systematically pushing forward with the transformation into the electric future of our company.”

Lorry drivers voted safest on the road

Lorry drivers, delivery drivers and coach drivers have been found to be the safest on the road due to the amount of time they spend driving.

November boost for van market

A strong performance in November, helped the panel van market show a small increase on last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

Girteka Logistics takes 1500 more DAFs

Girteka Logistics has ordered 1500 DAF XF trucks to add to its initial delivery of 500 trucks earlier this year as it plans to expand its business in Europe.

Truck makers alarmed at MEP’s plan to cut CO2

European parliament proposals to cut CO2 emissions by 20 per cent by 2025 and 35 per cent by 2030 have “alarmed” the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association which described the targets as “excessively aggressive”.

SCH wins Ford contract

Ro-ro cargo specialist SCH has won a contract to discharge Ford vehicles arriving at the port of Liverpool from the US and Europe.

Automotive supplier closes two factories and DC

Schaeffler, the automotive component manufacturer, has set out plans to close its logistics centre at Sutton Coldfield along with factories at Plymouth and Llanelli, as part of a plan to move production to sites outside the UK.

Autonomous trucks viable within a decade

Over three quarters of road transport companies believe autonomous trucks will become a viable option on the roads within the next decade, according to survey by the International Road Transport Union (IRU).