DAF warns social distancing measures could cause 90% slump in output and vastly increase lead times


 

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 […]