Isuzu Truck UK has added a selection of the new Grafter Green rigids to its range of Driveaway pre-bodied vehicles. The move sees the first Grafter Green 3.5 tonne N35.125 trucks on offer under the manufacturer’s Driveaway scheme. The trucks are available in both single and twin rear wheel versions, with either tipper or drop side bodies. Richard Waterworth, head of sales at Isuzu Truck UK, said: “Since we launched our Driveaway programme several years ago, it has proved to be […]
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]
Watch what happened at the Microlise Transport Conference last month, when Motortransport.co.uk chaired a debate between seven of the eight major truck manufacturers, who were looking ahead to what the market holds for all in road transport in 2020.
Pete Murphy took over as MD of Isuzu Truck (UK) in November 2013 after founder Nikki King sold the business and became honorary chairman. The genial Geordie took the reins at an interesting time for the UK truck market, with the turmoil of a change in Euro emissions standards about to hit.