Scania’s 540 S tractor has come top of two comparison tests run in Germany by European trade magazines. The manufacturer won both the 1000 Punkte Test (1000 Point Test) and European Truck Challenge (ETC). The two tests are said to be among the most established for commercial heavy trucks in the world Cab-related qualities like the driver environment, sleeping comfort and noise levels are assessed, as well as road handling, gear shifting and serviceability. The trucks are also driven more […]
Commercial vehicle manufacturing fell 15.5% in 2020, in what the SMMT said was “the worst year in a lifetime”.
Fuel duty is set to be increased next year and will climb each year after that in line with inflation.
New HGV registrations plummeted by more than 32% last year, according to SMMT figures.