UK commercial vehicle production continued its gradual increase in May, with more than 6,000 units rolling out of factories, according to latest figures. For the second consecutive month, CV output saw a significant increase on the same period in 2020, when just 820 units left production lines. The output in May also represents a 2.2% increase on the five-year average, although the SMMT said this should be viewed in the context of model changes in 2019. Year-to-date, CV production has […]
DHL and Ezyhaul have invested £14.6m in UK start-up Digihaul in a bid to offset the impact of the UK driver shortage crisis and drive supply chain digitalisation.
Motor Transport, in partnership with the BVRLA, is currently compiling its annual CV Informer research, a comprehensive report on the commercial vehicle rental, leasing and contract hire sector. Close to 200 companies involved in the rental and leasing of trucks, trailers and vans took part in last year’s research. This year we want to capture every single business in the sector. Every participant will receive a report of the full research results, with a key statistics section highlighting how their […]
The ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic, Brexit fallout and weak demand all conspired to result in the fourth consecutive month of decline in UK commercial vehicle production, according to the SMMT.