Volvo Trucks UK had a “very good year” in 2016, increasing sales for the second year in a row, according to commercial director Mike Corcoran. Corcoran became commercial director in 2015. He was previously used truck director, and has since presided over growth in Volvo’s UK sales. In the five years to 2013 it averaged 4,000 trucks a year; since then it has boosted that rate to 6,000, meaning it sold 10,000 more trucks than in the last five years […]
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