Scania signs largest deal to date of electric heavy-duty vehicles in Europe

Scania and Einride have signed a deal to accelerate electrification of road freight with fleet of 110 trucks marking the largest order of heavy duty electric trucks to date for Scania. The Swedish freight technology company Einride, one of the leading providers of end- to-end digital, electric and autonomous shipping solutions, will begin the roll …

Volvo Trucks opens first battery assembly plant in Belgium

Volvo Trucks is opening its very first battery assembly plant. Located in Ghent, Belgium, the plant will supply ready-to-install batteries for Volvo Trucks’ full electric heavy-duty trucks. In the new battery plant, cells and modules from Samsung SDI will be assembled into battery packs that are tailor-made for Volvo Trucks´ heavy-duty electric range: Volvo FH, …

Meachers Global Logistics expands fleet

Southhampton-based Meachers Global Logistics has added seven new specialist vehicles to its fleet as part of a £1.5million investment programme. The international freight and transport logistics company has replaced vehicles at its Nursling headquarters with five DAF XG Tractor units and a further two DAF CF 26T tail lift rigids have been acquired for its …

Renault Trucks records positive business growth

Renault Trucks has recorded significant business growth in 2021, with a total of 51,460 vehicles invoiced (+25%). In Europe, Renault Trucks confirmed good results, with a 41% increase in invoicing in the market for vehicles over 6 tons and increased activity in all its markets. In France, the manufacturer now boasts a ten-year high market …

Scania to deliver a 74 tonnes electrified truck for mining company Boliden

Mining company Boliden has purchased a 74 tonnes electrified Scania truck for heavy transport. With delivery scheduled for spring 2022, the electrified truck is a part of the company’s aim to decrease its CO2-emissions with 40 percent by 2030.  The electrified truck, with a total weight of 74 tonnes including load and trailer, will be …

Renault Trucks and Geodis to launch a new electric truck adapted to urban logistics

Renault Trucks and Geodis join forces to design an electric heavy truck dedicated to urban logistics, meeting the requirements of city-center freight transport. With a complete range of electric vehicles manufactured in France ranging from 3.5 to 26 tonnes, Renault Trucks has been working for ten years on reducing the environmental footprint of city logistics. …

Scania appoints new Head of Sales and Marketing

Stefano Fedel, currently Scania’s Regional Executive Director for Eurasia, Middle East and Africa, has been appointed Executive Vice President and Head of Sales and Marketing. He takes up the position effective immediately and will report to Christian Levin, Scania’s President and CEO.  Stefano Fedel, born in 1970, joined Scania in 1996, and has a Degree …