With a shortage of new HGVs, combined with an increasing labour crisis, hauliers have been told they need a robust warranty to ensure their fleet can continue to go the extra mile. The warning comes from warranty provider WMS Group which points to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which shows that the volume of new HGVs registered in the UK during the first half of 2021 was less than 20,000 units – down […]
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