Featherstone, West Yorkshire-based vehicle operator Brian Yeardley Continental has said it is “very disappointed” that new Euro-6 trucks cannot be delivered by some vehicle suppliers in the UK yet. MD Kevin Hopper told Motortransport.co.uk the firm wanted to trial Euro-6 tractors from Iveco, Scania and Volvo from May or June this year, before placing an order in September for new trucks to replace 12 older Volvo models in early 2014. But only Volvo was in a position to provide a […]
Although the heroics of Team GB at London 2012 already feel like a long time ago, UPS, which was named logistics and express delivery partner to the Games in January 2009, doesn’t officially wrap up its involvement until the end of this month. The winding down and effective closure of two warehouses, in Stevenage and the Port of Tilbury, will bring the curtain down on a supply chain that handled 30 million items, and dealt with everything from demanding broadcasters, […]
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).
The introduction of trucks with more rounded fronts that improve aerodynamics as well as vision for drivers has been brought forward to 2020.