Van production at Vauxhall’s Luton and Ellesmere Port plants totalled more than 58,000 units in 2012, making the company the UK’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturer for the 11th year running. Total production at Luton for Vivaro vans was 53,465, with manufacturing at Ellesmere Port contributing 5,373 Astravans to the 58,838 total. In keeping with the decline across the market, production figures at Luton have dropped incrementally in recent years, with Vivaro production in 2012 down by 14,638 units to 68,103 […]
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The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.
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