Fear of new smart tachographs saw operators pull forward orders of new trucks and give another boost to the market after a surge in orders ahead of the expected Brexit date of March 29 according to figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Sales of rigid trucks over 6 tonnes rose 52% to 9,574 and and tractor units were up 38% to 6,031 units (over 90% being 6×2 as usual) in Q2 2019. This follows a 13% rise […]
Van operators are being urged to improve maintenance arrangements and safety to avoid being bought into the O-licensing regime.
The new Scania R-series and S-series long haul tractor units that were unveiled this week were a big hit with the 1,200 major customers, dealers and press from around the world at a super-slick launch event in the Grand Palais in Paris.
The Convoy truck shows at Donington Park and Pembrey will be cancelled this year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.