Europa Road, a division of Europa Worldwide Group, has spent £2m on 23 Renault Trucks after a successful two-year trial with RH Commercial Vehicles. The Range T artics and Range D rigids are the first Renaults in the fleet, which also has 238 trailers. Europa currently runs Volvo and Mercedes-Benz trucks, but it decided on Renault for the refresh after trialling seed vehicles on an extended trial. It said it was impressed by the MPG of the new generation of […]
Europa Worldwide Group’s freight division Europa Road has opened a new hub offering direct daily services via the ports of Immingham and Hull to Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark.
Total commercial vehicle registrations fell during 2012, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with Volvo faring the worst across the twelve month period. Registrations from January to December were down 5.9% across truck and vans, with the decline directly attributable to lower light commercial vehicle sales. Registrations of commercial vehicles above 3.5 tonnes were up 6.4% on 2011 figures, while vans (registrations below 3.5 tonnes) were down 7.9%. Truck registrations were particularly […]