Wolfgang Theissen is to take on the role of MD of Mercedes Benz Trucks UK in August. Theissen, who is currently head of overseas sales for Mercedes-Benz Trucks, will replace Mike Belk who will retire later this year after working for Mercedes-Benz for 30 years. The appointment will see Theissen take up his new position on 1 August, working initially with Belk to ensure a smooth transition. Theissen joined Mercedes-Benz Trucks in 1991, working in sales and procurement and becoming […]
In my archive, I have a Commercial Motor road test cutting, unusually with an accompanying video, dated 15 December 1996. It is of a back-to-back road test of two identically laden ERF EC12s belonging to BOC Distribution, carried out by Toby Clark, then vehicles editor and me, then engineering editor.
Andrew Spencer has left United Pallet Network (UPN) to return to Pallet-Track as network development director.
East Anglia’s Mercedes-Benz dealer Orwell Truck & Van has spent £600,000 on a new VOSA-approved Authorised Test Facility (ATF). The dedicated lane is at Orwell’s headquarters on the Martlesham Heath Business Park, Ipswich. Service director Steve Webb says: “We have always prepared vehicles for MoT testing. But the big advantage for customers is that they can now have those tests carried out in our workshop, negating the need for a time-consuming trip to a VOSA site. “Tests can also be […]