Leaving the EU without a deal would be “absolutely dreadful” for truck makers and buyers alike, making new vehicle acquisition prohibitively expensive, according to manufacturers. With the threat of crashing out of the EU a very real possibility, there are mounting concerns at the sky-high vehicle import tariffs that will come into play in the event of no deal. Government plans include slapping 22% on the cost of importing a new HGV from mainland Europe from 11pm on 29 March […]
Home delivery networks have seen a surge in business following the introduction of a third national lockdown, according to parcel comparison site ParcelHero.
DAF XF Having won the title twice in the past four years, it is no surprise to see the DAF XF again on the shortlist. What makes the XF such a good fleet truck? One of our panel of operators summed it up: “Best purchase price, best back up, good driver appeal, fuel performance which is consistent with its competitors, good parts availability and conservative development over a long period of time meaning that in-house maintenance is still an option.” […]
Minister for the cabinet office Michael Gove has agreed to a roundtable discussion between industry representatives and members of the cabinet office to discuss post-Brexit transition plans for hauliers.