The relationship between Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) and Richard Lawson’s Spirit Auto Logistics and its successor Spirit Motor Transport was further explored on 12 December, when the trial of two directors and two of the management team of CVS, and Lawson, continued at Leeds Crown Court. Last month CVS MD Martin Collins, sales director Richard Gosling and managers Bruce Lawrie and Tim Edwards, pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud the Traffic Commissioners of Great Britain. Together with Lawson they […]
TW Bowler heavy haulage confirms team “safe and well” after 105-tonne concrete beam falls off trailer
TW Bowler Heavy Haulage said the “unforseeable failure of a hydraulic component” led to a 105-tonne concrete section of a flyover in Leeds falling off its trailer during demolition works over the weekend.
Autologic has made its third asset acquisition from failed car transporter hauliers in as many years. Through its subsidiary Walon it has acquired certain assets of Spirit Motortransport, which entered administration on Friday 11 May. Autologic says the assets acquired comprise car transporters, IT and office equipment and the goodwill attached to the Spirit name. Avril Palmer-Baunack, chief executive of Autologic, says: “We have taken the opportunity to acquire further key assets that strengthen our operational transporter fleet, which is […]
Operators appear to be ramping-up their Euro-5 purchasing activity ahead of the Euro-6 emissions deadline, a leading financing and vehicle leasing company has said.