DAF could fare better than other truck manufacturers in the event of a hard Brexit, according to MD Robin Easton. Speaking at a press briefing in London, Easton stated his personal belief that Brexit is not in the best economic interests of the UK. He said he hoped the British government will do a sensible deal with the EU, with a transitional arrangement put in place of more than two years. However, he added: “With our Leyland manufacturing plant there […]
Maritime Transport has added two new strings to its bow with the opening of a depot at DP London Gateway and the purchase of a truckstop in Alconbury.
European truck manufacturers have been hit with a record €2.9bn (£2.5bn) fine after they colluded for 14 years on truck pricing and on passing on the costs of compliance with emissions rules.
Operators are more optimistic about their vehicle acquisition strategy in 2015 than they were in 2014, predicting that more new vehicles will be bought this year compared with last year.