Last year industry players won their long-waged battle for a government-funded driver training apprenticeship. The Trailblazer pitch had been denied twice previously when the government said it didn’t think training a driver would stretch over the 12-month period needed to meet funding requirements. While the Trailblazer scheme was eventually approved, CM Downton was well ahead of the game with its own 12-month driving apprenticeship. MD Andy Downton told MT: “It’s no secret that the government’s only got a certain pool […]
March 7, 2017 Emma Shone
Growth from new and existing contracts has seen CM Downton add 300 new vehicles to its fleet.
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CM Downton has placed a £9m order for 120 Daf XF 460s.
March 29, 2017 Emma Shone
Fuel efficiency increases from its Euro-6 fleet boosted CM Downton’s pre-tax profit last year.