Tevva is to offer its UK-built range-extended electric truck on a seven year full repair and maintenance lease package. It will also give operators demonstrators for three to six months from June next year to prove the vehicle will cut their total cost of operation. Speaking at the FTA’s inaugural Future Logistics conference and exhibition in Warwick this week, Tevva sales and marketing director David Thackray said a seven year lease on a 10-tonne GVW Tevva would cost £1,900 per […]
Karen Crispe will step down from her role as MD of Tachodisc to join the FTA at the start of April as commercial director.
Home delivery specialist Hermes has branded the Chancellor’s decision to implement a 3ppl rise in fuel duty as “a disaster for the haulage sector”. Jon Tobbell, commercial director at Hermes, says: “Whilst we welcome the freeze in Vehicle Excise Duty, it pales into significance when compared to the pain being experienced by hauliers as a result of the rising price of fuel. “At Hermes we have seen a 30% increase in fuel costs and now spend well over £10m annually. […]