Wreford Transport in Northampton has bought two new generation MAN TGX 6x2s with GX cabs after being impressed with a demonstrator vehicle. A long-standing customer of MAN Truck & Bus UK, the transport and storage firm purchased the trucks outright after finding them to be good on fuel and admired among its drivers. “We’re a multi-functional road transport, warehousing and storage distribution company offering our customers a focussed and bespoke time sensitive logistics service, operating 24 hours a day, so […]
The industry has welcomed the prime minister’s pledge to look at finding a way to avoid any more fuel duty rises during the current parliament.
MPs voted against a suspension on the proposed 3ppl fuel duty rise yesterday (12 November), despite pressure from Labour MPs, Tory backbench campaigners and lobbying from FairFuelUK (FFUK). A Labour-led motion to suspend the proposed increase in January to at least April was defeated 282 votes to 234. FairFuelUK claim that the increase will cost 35,000 jobs and prolong the recession by a further three years. Quentin Willson, spokesman for FFUK, said: “Everybody is saying this is a toxic tax […]
The RHA has said that if MPs don’t back a private members bill being tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt, they will need to provide a clear reason why they have vetoed it. Robert Halfon, Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This […]