The government has been forced to clarify the level of import tariffs to be placed on new trucks in the event of a no-deal Brexit after a document revealed it has been hiked from a promised 10% to 16%. An estimated 42% of new HGVs are articulated and will attract the 16% tariff. Last month industry leaders were told by government officials that a planned 22% tax on HGV imports was to be reduced to 10%, bringing it into line […]
Failure to ensure fluid cross-border trade post-Brexit will be “catastrophic” for UK business, the RHA warned this week.
Honda’s plans to close its Swindon plant in 2022 come as yet another blow to hauliers operating in the automotive sector with unions warning that the move will threaten thousands of supply chain jobs across the UK.
The Transport Committee is calling on the freight industry to contribute to its inquiry into the potential impact of Brexit on the sector.