10 November 2014 #CV Sector #News #Other

A UK manufacturer of an anti-syphon device has won two awards at an industry event. Blackpool-based TISS UK produce the TankSafe, a product that prevents skimming and diesel spills in addition to siphoning. The firm had been entered into Company

05 November 2014 #Top Stories

Transport Minister Patrick McLoughlin has praised the bus manufacturing and component supply industry in the UK. At a speech delivered today (5 November) during the Euro Bus Expo at Birmingham’s NEC, he drew attention to the ‘challenging’ environment facing the

01 October 2014 #CV Sector #Van

Production of the new Renault Trafic has begun in Sandouville, France, following an inaugration ceremony by Chairman and CEO, Carlos Ghosn. From the second quarter of 2016, this new line will also produce a vehicle for Fiat – based upon the

01 October 2014 #Aftermarket #CV Sector

Composite material manufacturer Omnia has opened a new production facility complete with modern tooling. The production site is near the firm’s current office in Nottingham. It includes advanced facilities such as a 3D Printer, welding/CNC capabilities and new staff to

21 August 2014 #Features & Interviews

Already a colossus among trailer builders, Germany’s Schmitz Cargobull looks set to get even bigger over the next few years. With a total output of 45,300 trailers and bodies for rigid chassis in 2013/14 and a turnover of £1.3bn, it

24 July 2014 #CV Sector #News #Sales

Commercial vehicle production in the UK fell by 24.5% in June compared with the same period in the previous year. The SMMT cites ‘structural changes’  by vehicle manufacturers relocating production overseas as a key factor. Volumes fell 25.4% in June

16 June 2014 #CV Sector #News #Van

News from Renault: The Sandouville plant will for the first time build Renault’s all-new Trafic starting this summer, and will be constructed alongside the high-roof Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro, which marks the transition of the plant from passenger car to light commercial

Commercial vehicle production in the UK fell 27.3% in April, as the impact of restructuring continues with year-to-date volumes down 20.6% and reduced output for both home and export markets. However, output is expected to stabilise in second half of the year

21 May 2014 #News #Sales #Top Stories #Trailer

Toomebridge-based manufacturer SDC has secured an order worth £10million from trailer rental company Hireco Ltd. The trailers, which include a range of box vans, double-deck step-frame curtainsiders and urban trailers, will be manufactured across SDC’s three facilities at Toomebridge, Antrim

Vauxhall’s Luton van factory looks set to return to a double shift in 2015 as demand for the all-new Vivaro, which was unveiled at the Commercial Vehicle Show, starts to rise says Plant Director, Mike Wright. “We’re planning to build

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