The heavy goods vehicle market is down 7.8 per cent in the first half at 20,455 units, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, which blames a fall follows a downturn in business confidence caused by on-going political and economic uncertainty and confusion surrounding clean air zones and local regulation.
Tanker operator Abbey Logistics has started a trial of Volvo’s six-by-two LNG powered FM tractor.
Mercedes Benz do Brazil is to export 200 buses into Nigeria to be operated in Lagos and another 300 to Coscharis Group by the end of the year.
Mobility software technology company Renovo and mapping and location services provider HERE Technologies and have partnered up to pursue their shared vision of an automated transport systems with open an ecosystem of technologies working seamlessly together.
Virgin Hyperloop One, which plans to move goods and people at 670 miles an hour through special tunnels, is to build a $500 million development centre in Spain.