Unsurprising and yet stark figures from the SMMT show that just 15 commercial vehicles rolled off GB production lines in April. CV output dropped by 99.3% as plants were forced to close their doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic, leaving just a handful of vehicles to leave the factory gates in order to complete existing UK orders. There were zero exports during the month. Year-to-date CV production fell by 27.6% on what was described by the SMMT as already an […]
Small and medium sized hauliers hit by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for a government-guaranteed loan of up to £50,000 from next week.
The need for drivers to undergo HGV driver medicals is to be suspended – possibly for a year – as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, according to a letter sent by MP Robert Buckland to a constituent.
Suttons Tankers has won new business with Grace Overseas, transporting chemicals needed for hygiene products, which will contribute to the battle against Covid-19.