However hard or soft Brexit turns out to be in March 2019, the uncertainty the government’s handling of the process has created is already damaging the UK truck market. Commercial vehicle rental and contract hire firm Ryder manages almost 20,000 assets in the UK and in the first nine months of 2018 it bought over 550 new rental vehicles. “Are we buying any more rental trucks before Brexit?” asks David Hunt, pictured, vice president and MD of Ryder Europe when […]
Throughout the year The Hub – Motortransport.co.uk’s business blog – has brought you the real stories behind the headlines. So, without further ceremony, here are some of the many highlights of the year. Christopher Walton
The Liberal Democrats have blamed Brexit and the subsequent fall in the value of the pound since the vote for a 5ppl increase in the cost of fuel over the period, something they claim will be a longer term trend despite the current respite in UK pump prices.
Hundreds of UK international hauliers have been left confused and angry after failing to secure European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits. Carol Millett