Renault Trucks UK and Ireland has announced Carlos Rodrigues as its MD with effect from 1 October. The role is a newly created one, as more recently Renault and Volvo were overseen by Arne Knaben, the MD of Volvo Group UK. Rodrigues was previously chief financial officer (CFO) at Volvo Group Trucks UK. Prior to this he was: director Renault Trucks Business Area Internal Audit; CFO Renault Trucks Commercial; vice-president EMEA Retail Development Business Control and CFO Volvo Group. His appointment […]
Knights of Old has won a two year distribution contract with packaging provider Povoas Packaging.
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 […]
Asda is to open its Avonmouth liquefied natural gas (LNG) station to third-party hauliers.