CM Downton has placed a £9m order for 120 Daf XF 460s. The 6×2 tractor units have Daf’s Super Space Cab and will take the marque’s share of the Downton fleet to 95%. The first batch of vehicles have arrived at the firm’s Gloucestershire HQ and will be put into operation in its nationwide fleet. CM Downton finance director Richard Downton said demand for the operator’s services is increasing as economic recovery gains pace. It last year won a £500,000-a-year […]
DAF Trucks has delivered the second largest market share its history.
One of the best known figures in the UK transport industry, Daf Trucks marketing director Tony Pain retired on 4 October at the age of 63,45 years to the day since he started work at Leyland.
CM Downton is to extend its 100,000ft² Quedgeley warehouse, after a surge in business and new contract wins.