Truck manufacturers need a “massive” spike in sales in December to hit the predicted total of 45,000 vehicle registrations over 6-tonne for 2013 – the last year Euro-5 trucks can be built for sale in the European Union. Daf Trucks UK MD Ray Ashworth said December registrations would have to be around 6,500 compared with more typical sales of 1,000 units if the expected 10% surge in sales in 2013 was to materialise. In the summer, most manufacturers were predicting the […]
Dawsonrentals has seen a surge in operator interest in Euro-6 during the past 12 months, with over 30% of its truck fleet now Euro-6.
Stalkers Transport Services has put a new Daf CF85 on the road to honour the memory of MD Hughie Stalker, who passed away on 10 February after a five- year battle with lung cancer.
At this week’s multi-million euro launch of Renault Trucks’ complete new line up in Lyon, senior directors from its parent Volvo Group turned out to lend their support to this €2bn (£1.7bn) project to revitalise Renault’s ageing CV portfolio. These included Volvo Group president Olof Persson and he spoke to MT editor Steve Hobson.