Friday 18th Oct 2019 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Mercedes to launch electric Vito van

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive starting with the mid-size eVito in the second half of 2018. Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019.

Mercedes-Benz launches van scrappage scheme

Mercedes-Benz Vans UK has launched a scrappage and swappage programme to enable van owners and operators to change their older model vans for Euro 6 vehicles.

Van de pays

The market has been booming, but vans have to pay their way with price and payload at the top of the critical list, says Malory Davies.

Mercedes starts 3D printing for metal parts

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has started using 3D printing to make certain metal components for older models of its trucks. A thermostat cover was the first 3D printed metal part to pass the company’s quality assurance process.

Tenens opts to buy rather than lease

Howard Tenens has bought four rigid trucks with bodies designed and built by Winsford-based Tiger Trailers – the first time it has opted for outright ownership over contract hire.

RHA launches £3.9bn truck cartel compensation claim

The Road Haulage Association is inviting operators of commercial vehicles to sign up to its legal action for compensation against the truck manufacturers who were found guilty of illegal price fixing. Chief executive Richard Burnett said: “We are determined to get a fair deal…”

One-stop shop

When it comes to acquiring a commercial vehicle or forklift truck, customers are looking for flexibility, and a one-stop shop, says Alex Leonards.