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 […]
The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said.
Government has paid close to £6m in rent to Manston Airport owners as an unused Operation Stack alternative
The government has paid the owners of Manston Airport in Kent more than £5.7m to retain it as an emergency lorry parking area if Operation Stack is used.
The FTA has come out in favour of Manston Airport as a short to medium term contingency for Operation Stack, after it was revealed the government had paid approaching £6m to rent it.