Throughout 2013 the Motortransport.co.uk editorial team has worked hard to bring its loyal readers the very best breaking news in the industry. So, if you will forgive just one indulgence, here are our highlights of the year. Christopher Walton, Group News Editor: The MT Awards can be loud, noisy and a whirlwind of activity. But I was privileged enough to spend a good chunk of the evening chatting with an industry legend: John Harvey. Now at private equity firm […]
Fifty years ago Volvo came to the UK. What better way to mark its half century than the FH winning the prestigious Fleet Truck of the Year award?
CM Downton walked away with the big prize of the night – the Haulier of the Year trophy – in front of a sell-out audience of 1,500 at last night’s Motor Transport Awards (13 June). Delighted directors of the family firm Andrew, Richard and John Downton, collected the trophy from co-host Sean Lock. The Moreton Valance, Gloucestershire-based firm has achieved the remarkable feat of boosting turnover and doubling operating profit since the credit crunch struck in 2008 – a performance […]