Tuesday 18th Jun 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Four electric trucks for DB Schenker

DB Schenker has taken on four FUSO eCanter electric trucks for distribution operations in Paris, Frankfurt and the Stuttgart region.

EU to fast-track longer cab adoption

The European Parliament is set to pass legislation allowing the maximum length of truck cabs to be increased from September next year. The longer cab will allow for improved aerodynamic performance, energy efficiency and safety performance.

DHL trials LNG tractor and mega-trailer

DHL Freight is trialling an LNG-powered truck paired with an over-sized trailer – something not previously possible owing to the design of the tank.

One in four vans fail first MoT

One in four vans fails its first MoT test at three years, according to consumer web site Honest John Vans, which is calling on the government to introduce a test at two years for vans.

Reynolds takes first Econic low-entry artic

Fresh produce supplier Reynolds has taken delivery of the UK’s first low-entry Mercedes-Benz Econic tractor unit which will be used for multi-drop deliveries in London.

Lightweight trailers for S&J

Melton Mowbray-based S&J Haulage has taken delivery of 15 tri-axle curtainsiders from Tiger Trailers.

Double-digit growth for CV manufacturing

Commercial vehicle manufacturing grew 49.1 per cent in January driven by a number of large domestic orders a strong market incentives, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders.