Schmitz Cargobull is ramping up assembly of its rigid truck bodies in the UK through its service partner network as part of a strategy to cut costs and shorten lead times. The move will see bodybuilders who are already authorised maintenance providers assemble M.KO rigids, using panels shipped in from Schmitz Cargobull’s factory in Panevéžys, Lithuania. Geoff Ward, sales engineer for Schmitz Cargobull Truck Bodies, said: “Last-mile delivery is increasingly important, driving up demand for high-quality rigid truck bodies. By […]
UK commercial vehicle manufacturing picked up in June, but the growth failed to offset the impact of Covid-19 as overall half-year output plummeted by almost a quarter, new figures show.
Temperature-controlled trailer manufacturer Gray & Adams has been recognised with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation for its double deck design.
Avoid a no-deal Brexit or face “devastating” trade and job losses, automotive industry warns EU and UK negotiators
Twenty three European automotive industry leaders are calling on the EU and UK to “pull out all the stops” to avoid a no-deal Brexit and secure a free trade agreement (FTA) or face “devastating” trade and job losses across the sector.