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The European Commission  found in 2016 that five major truck manufacturers – MAN, Volvo Renault, Daimler, Iveco and DAF – had broken EU anti-trust laws

Dozens of damages claims by Irish hauliers against Europe’s biggest truck manufacturers over alleged engagement in anti-competitive practices are expe(...)

Claims in Ireland could amount to more than €200 million, depending on how many of the hauliers are still in business. Photograph: Mikael Sjoberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Thousands of Irish truck owners who bought vehicles between 1997 and 2011 may begin compensation action through the Irish courts against manufacturers(...)

The zero emission Fuso Canter e-Cell parked on the charging station. The Fuso Canter is the one of the most ecological small trucks in Europe. Irish local authorities only have 75 low-emission vehicles in use.  Photograph: iStock

Less than 2 per cent of local authority vehicles are electric or hybrid while no common policy exists on “greening” council fleets, data obtained from(...)

European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager speaks during a media conference regarding a truck cartel case at EU headquarters in Brussels

EU regulators fined Scania €880 million on Wednesday for taking part in a truckmakers cartel which has already cost four of its peers a combined €2.9 (...)

Vovlo CEO Hakan Samuelsson at the launch of the new Volvo XC60 at the Geneva motor show earlier this month: “When it comes to autonomous cars, people will think twice before they really sit back and relax and watch a movie.” Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

Volvo’s corporate persona is that of the sensible Swede, safety-conscious if a little staid. In reality it’s a motoring minnow making some of the bo(...)

 Scania AB factory  in Sodertalje, Sweden: While no finding has been make against Scania, an investigation by the European Commission into  the company is  ongoing and Irish hauliers have taken  proceedings  against the   truck manufacturer. Photographer: Erik Abel/Bloomberg

Dozens of damages claims by Irish hauliers against Europe’s biggest truck manufacturers over alleged anti-competitive practices have come before the H(...)

European Competition Commissioner  Margrethe Vestager   imposed the highest fine ever on five EU truckmakers for price fixing cartel.  Photograph: Reuters

Five of Europe’s biggest truckmakers Daimler, Paccar and two other truckmakers were fined a record €2.9 billion by EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday (...)

DAF: one of six companies to be fined for colluding to fix prices over many years

Brussels will this week unleash record-breaking cartel fines against Europe’s biggest truckmakers, hitting the group with a multibillion-euro penalty (...)

Got yourself a bog standard beloved? Didn’t think so. Then why settle for just AN Other honeymoon? You know, the resort with the palm trees, the powd(...)

Driving trucks close together is not only safer but also more fuel efficient, according to industry estimates

The modern car is thinking for itself and offering such options as lane-keeping assist, pedestrian protection and systems to prevent rear-end shunts. (...)

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