Prohire has invested nearly £1m in its ‘spot rental’ fleet as demand for hire vehicles continues to increase. The Midlands-based CV hire and fleet management firm said the popularity of spot hire vehicles reflects the fact that some companies are treating the economic upturn with a degree of caution. Dan Stevenson, Prohire rentals manager, added: “Companies are beginning to feel that they are coming out of recession, but, in a lot of cases – particularly among third-party logistics services companies […]
European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules.
Amazon is to add more than 1,800 electric Mercedes-Benz vans to its European fleet with around 800 destined for the UK.
Office supplies company Lyreco UK has placed an order with Burnt Tree for almost 60 light commercial vehicles.