MAN Truck & Bus UK has purchased the HRVS Group from the Lockwood Group for an undisclosed sum. The move sees the acquisition of five MAN dealerships located in Ripley, Stoke-on-Trent, Sheffield, Scunthorpe and Sleaford, and a customer workshop in Burton-upon-Trent. HRVS Group has been a MAN dealership for over 17 years. Before becoming MAN franchised agents, the company supported longstanding ERF customers. The deal is supported by MAN Truck & Bus UK’s £20m strategy, launched in 2018, to invest […]
Heavy truck sales are expected to surge at least 10% in 2013 compared with this year as operators delay buying Euro-6 vehicles, which will replace Euro-5 in 2014. The predicted spike in Euro-5 sales in 2013 is expected to result in longer lead times for new trucks. One operator, Andrew Spence-Wolrich, general manager of bulk specialist Hargreaves Transport, has been told he must order Euro-5 trucks by March 2013 to be sure of getting them. Truck makers MT spoke to […]
Currie European Transport has placed an order with Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland for 25 Euro-6 Volvo FH tractor units.
Fleet sales of the Mercedes Benz Econic are now the remit of the newly expanded Special Trucks division, following a head office restructuring.