Ford has unveiled the new Transit Courier at the Birmingham CV Show, the last of its new Transit models. The small panel van completes a four-vehicle line-up, that the company hopes will boost sales by over 50% by 2016. Based upon the company’s B-segment platform, the new Transit Courier uses the same global chassis that has spawned the latest Fiesta and new B-Max passenger car models. Measuring 4.16m, the Transit Courier will permit a maximum load volume of 2.3m³ and take a […]
The DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon.
MAN Truck and Bus UK CEO Des Evans believes the 2013 CV Show is the most important in its 35-year history as it will provide a vital wake up call to operators on the transition to Euro-6.
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 […]