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 […]
Scania has stopped offering would-be professional drivers HGV licence acquisition training because the market has become “highly competitive”.
Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage.
Scania (Great Britain) is focusing on sustainability and safety at this year’s Freight in the City Expo, with three models from the company’s urban truck range on display. In addition, visitors will be able to get an exciting glimpse into the future of urban deliveries and research and development taking place today from Anders Lampinen, director of new technologies at Scania CV AB. Scania is once again a headline event partner to Freight in the City Expo, taking place on […]