Saturday 21st Jul 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Cummins acquires electric drivetrain maker

Cummins is acquiring Silicon Valley-based Efficient Drivetrains, which designs and produces hybrid and fully-electric power solutions for commercial markets, as part of its strategy to become a global electrified power leader.

Ocado orders 29 gas-powered tractor units

Ocado is to take 29 Iveco Stralis NP tractor units, which the manufacturer reckons is the largest UK order for single-fuel gas-powered trucks of any manufacturer to-date.

Meat wholesaler makes fleet switch

Meat wholesaler Tican Chilled has taken delivery of eight Mercedes-Benz Antos 18-tonne rigid trucks with Chereau fridge bodies on contract hire from Ryder.

IVECO’s Daily Natural Power fuels green-thinking

International logistics company Arcese has introduced a 6.5-tonne IVECO Daily Natural Power chassis cab light commercial vehicle powered by compressed natural gas into its UK fleet, enabling it to make unrestricted deliveries in central London and reduce its environmental impact.

Cartwright Group serves Dixons Carphone

Electrical and telecommunications retailer Dixons Warehouse has ordered 40 box vans and 30 curtainsiders from the Cartwright Group to carry branch replenishments through its nationwide network of distribution centres and branches.

German platooning trials start

Practical platooning trials have started in Germany in a project involving DB Schenker, MAN Truck & Bus and Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences.

New chief for Scania UK

Martin Hay has been appointed managing director of Scania Great Britain as of 1st September 2018, taking over from Claes Jacobsson, who is returning to Sweden to take up a role within Scania AB in Södertälje.

UPS invests $130m in natural gas trucks

UPS is to build an additional five compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling stations and add more than 700 new CNG vehicles including 400 semi-tractors and 330 terminal trucks to its fleet.