Wednesday 16th Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Strong growth for HGV market

The heavy goods vehicle market jumped 46 per cent in second quarter as operators went on a buying spree ahead of the mandatory fitment of smart tachographs in June.

Drake become managing director at DAF Trucks

Laurence Drake has been appointed managing director of DAF Trucks, succeeding Robin Easton who is promoted to the role of assistant general manager operations for PACCAR Financial Corporation.

Daimler trials automatic truck payments system

Daimler Trucks is trialling technology that will give a truck its own digital identity allowing it to make automatic payments, for example at electric charging stations.

Volvos go down the salt mine

Two Volvo FMX six-by-six rigids have gone into operation 460 metres under ground in a salt mine run by Irish Salt Mining & Exploration.

Van market continues to grow

Van registrations were up nine per cent to 222,280 units in the first seven months of 2019, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.

EV charging: quality must come first

Bureau Veritas has warned that “quality must come first” if the UK is to create a world-class charging network for cleaner vehicles.