There was a modest increase in UK commercial vehicle production in September, figures showed. There were 7,799 CVs produced, a 1.8% increase on 2020, although output remained 8.1% below the five-year average for the month, according to the SMMT. The automotive association said production had declined by 35.1% in August and so any increase was good news, particularly when compared to a strong September 2020 when volumes were driven by the fulfilment of several large fleet orders. The latest increase […]
The government is to call in the army “imminently” to help with the HGV driver shortage, it has been reported.
“You’re crippling us!” – logistics firm to cut jobs and relocate over extension to Low Emissions Zone
The MD of a major logistics specialist based near Heathrow has hit out at London mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to widen the Low Emissions Zone (LEZ), insisting it is crippling his business.
Iveco builder CNH Industrial has announced it is closing some of its European manufacturing plants this month in response to disruptions and shortages of core components, particularly semiconductors.