The UK transport industry has been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, and continues to face some serious challenges. However, having spoken to the UK MD’s of all eight major truck manufacturers, Commercial Motor editor Will Shiers found positive signs of recovery. Mike Belk, MD, Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK “It certainly hasn’t been as dire as some of the doomsters and gloomsters were suggesting,” said Mike Belk, MD of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, when we asked him how he thinks the industry is […]
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