Daf Trucks UK MD Ray Ashworth is to retire after 48 years in the UK truck industry. He will be succeeded by Robin Easton, MD of the India division of Daf parent Paccar. Easton (below) has held his position for two years and will take over the reins on 2 April. Ashworth (above) has been MD at the truck manufacturer, which has held a 30% market share in the 6-tonnes GVW and above category, since March 2009. He was formerly […]
TNT Express has spent £12m on 300 Euro-5 mid-range trucks as part of its fleet renewal programme.
Andrew Palmer, MD at Motor Transport Award-winning Suttons Group, is to retire at the end of April. John Sutton, who currently manages the group’s international division, will take on Palmer’s responsibilities as group MD from 1 May. Palmer (pictured second from right with Christine Bond of Mexichem Fluor) will step down from his full-time executive role on 30 April, but will join parent company Thomas Cradley Holdings’ (TCH) board as non-executive director in May. TCH chairman Michael Sutton said: “The […]
8) Ray Ashworth Title: MD Daf Trucks UK One in every three trucks registered every month is a Daf, which means arguably, he is man who ultimately dictates the price of anywhere between 26% to 30% of new trucks bought in the UK.