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 […]
Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020.
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.