Fly By Nite is continuing to boost its fleet, ordering 16 new trailers from Cartwright. The Redditch-based events haulage company, whose customers include Madonna, Rihanna and Lady Gaga, has seen business grow rapidly over the past few years as falling album sales have driven bands to tour more frequently. Fly By Nite has purchased a total of 30 trailers since it switched to Cartwright four years ago. This latest order sees the firm take delivery of 16 Cartwright triaxle box […]
The heads of Europe’s largest truckmakers are set to announce plans to halt the sale of diesel vehicles by 2040, a decade earlier than originally planned.
Many operators and manufacturers are pleased with the news in Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s Budget speech last month that the difference in duty for diesel in comparison with alternative fuels such as CNG and LNG has been extended for a further eight years from 2024 to 2032, with a further review in 2024.
Trailer manufacturers and dealers are warning of a “trailer drought” in the UK ahead of the Black Friday and Christmas peaks, with prices for second hand trailers reaching unprecedented levels.