Commercial vehicle manufacturing fell 15.5% in 2020, in what the SMMT said was “the worst year in a lifetime”. Just 66,116 vans, trucks, taxis and buses left production lines, the lowest output since 1933. Output in December was down 9.2%, rounding off a weak quarter and what the group added was “an awful year for the CV sector,” which churned out 12,154 fewer units than in 2019. The SMMT said the pandemic,vsocial distancing measures and multiple lockdowns conspired to practically […]
Burger King restaurants across the country’s motorway network are reopening for takeaway service – but only for HGV drivers initially.
The RHA is calling for the government to review its Clean Air Zones (CAZ) policy in the light of emerging evidence that a significant drop in car journeys during the COVID-19 lockdown has resulted in major improvements in air quality.
Record numbers of hauliers declined to move goods from France into Britain in the second week of January whilst those that did raised their prices significantly.