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Scania hit with hefty fine for price-fixing involvement

Swedish truck manufacturer Scania has been hit with a fine by EU regulators after it was found to have been involved in a price-fixing scheme.  The European Commission is calling on the company to pay up the equivalent of £771 million, although another appeal against the ruling has already been launched. Last summer a fine … Continue reading “Scania hit with hefty fine for price-fixing involvement”

Volvo argues for increased LNG truck investment

Trucks with power trains based on natural gas rather than diesel should be seen as a natural choice for long-haul transport operators, according to Swedish firm Volvo. The company has concluded that LNG (liquefied natural gas) is particularly appropriate as an alternative fuel source, both as a result of its environmental impact and its potential … Continue reading “Volvo argues for increased LNG truck investment”

Iveco truck takes part in transcontinental Blue Corridor Rally

An Iveco Stralis NP will be just one of the vehicles taking part in this year’s Blue Corridor Rally, which began in the Portuguese capital of Lisbon last week and will conclude in the Russian city of St Petersburg. This event aims to draw attention to the advantages associated with using natural gas as a … Continue reading “Iveco truck takes part in transcontinental Blue Corridor Rally”

Electric truck from Tesla tipped for October launch

After months of speculation, the official unveiling of the first commercial vehicle from US automaker Tesla has been confirmed to take place next month, according to Forbes.  Chief executive Elon Musk revealed the news via Twitter after originally suggesting that a September launch was on the cards earlier this year. Tesla has made a name … Continue reading “Electric truck from Tesla tipped for October launch”