The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn). The RHA said that after legal advice it would now pursue the case for compensation. Richard Burnett, chief executive of the RHA, said: “We consider ourselves duty-bound to acknowledge and act upon our members’ wishes. “They have made it clear that they feel aggrieved at the news of a truck pricing cartel […]
Maritime Transport has ordered 30 new Volvo FH Globetrotter XL tractor units.
The new government bill making provisions for a no-deal trade arrangement when the UK leaves the EU next year is merely a contingency plan, with plans for a trade agreement still firmly on the table, transport secretary Chris Grayling has assured the industry.
Scania is underlining its confidence in the reliability of its Euro-6 range by becoming the first manufacturer to offer a three year repair and maintenance package as standard on all new long haul and distribution trucks. The “bumper to bumper” package covers everything except out of hours servicing and annual tests.