Latest figures show UK commercial vehicle manufacturing bounced back in August, with growth of almost 48% compared to this time last year. However, the SMMT warns year-to-date volumes are still down 13.4%, driven by a 24.5% reduction in overseas orders. New model production coming on stream positively impacted the monthly figures, which reversed four months of successive decline. The SMMT said 5,544 units rolled off the production lines in August, nearly 1,800 more than in August 2018, making it the […]
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.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has launched a scheme to help save jobs across the UK automotive industry and its supply chain, as firms in the sector battle the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Wincanton is putting safety first in its latest fleet upgrade with the addition of 100 Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units.