Former BMW financial services head of strategy, Shashi Maharaj has joined the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) as the legal and membership director. Maharaj who will be responsible for the association’s governance, compliance and membership functions, spent over 20 years with BMW in a variety of senior legal, strategy and compliance roles. More recently he was responsible for governance and compliance in the UK and Ireland at BMW. He said: “I am looking forward to working with members […]
The tyres of HGVs that are being parked up due to COVID-19 should be inspected to prepare them for extended parking, according to Michelin. After a survey from the RHA revealed that around 240,000 vehicles are now laid up for the immediate future, Michelin engineers warned that tyres are not designed to carry the weight of a parked truck or trailer indefinitely. Rob Blurton, senior technical field engineer, advised operators to inspect all tyres for visible damage and abnormal wear […]
The London Evening Standard newspaper has taken 33 Fuso Canter trucks on contract hire from Rygor to service its distribution needs.
Leicester-based Widdowson is reinforcing its 125-strong fleet with 21 new Iveco Stralis Hi-Ways.