Social distancing regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic look set to have far-reaching implications for European truck manufacturers. Claims last week (22 April) by the government’s chief medical advisor Chris Whitty that the measures are likely to continue until at least the end of 2020 came just as some producers were making announcements about resuming production. MAN has re-started some manufacturing this week, while both Volvo and Renault Trucks began limited production in Europe last week. Renault Trucks began […]
Ice-cream distributor Eden Farm Hulleys has taken on two new DVS compliant DAF LF210 refrigerated vehicles, as well as a CF340 FAR for sister company Squirrels.
MAN will continue with a two-pronged approach to truck sales in the UK for the foreseeable future, offering operators a choice of new Euro-6 or used Euro-5 vehicles well into 2014.
With exactly 12 months to go until the UK is due to leave the EU, there are still huge uncertainties surrounding the UK’s post-Brexit trading relationship with the EU. The FTA is advising members that anything better than a ‘no-deal’ Brexit – that will see the UK trading with the EU27 members under World Trade Organisation (WTO) tariffs from March 29 2019 – will be ‘a bonus’.