FTA urges Government action over Calais migrants

The Freight Transport Association (FTA), the UK’s largest membership association in the freight and logistics sector, has urged the government to lobby the French authorities to protect drivers passing through the Calais area, following reports of increased migrant activity targeting lorries approaching the port. According to driver reports, rubbish bins … Continue reading

NFDA 2017 general election manifesto

“A Free Trade Agreement, easy and affordable access to finance, a national retail strategy and a fair and transparent fuel policy are the main policies outlined in the NFDA manifesto ahead of the 2017 General Election”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA), which represents franchised … Continue reading

Average van values drop in April

Average light commercial vehicle values declined by £95 in April, according to BCA Pulse, as model mix changed and demand softened slightly in the post-Easter period. Despite this, the first four months of 2017 have achieved the four highest monthly average values on record at BCA. With relatively fewer late-plate, … Continue reading

Hondacare Assistance retains Which? Recommended provider status

For the seventh year running, Hondacare Assistance has retained its prestigious Which? Recommended Provider status in recognition of its market-leading manufacturer breakdown cover, receiving an even higher customer satisfaction score than in 2016. Consumer champion Which? recently analysed the breakdown provision offered by 13 manufacturer-branded car cover companies, with Hondacare Assistance topping … Continue reading