NFDA calls for support for electric vehicles and fuel duty freeze

“Uncertainty surrounding Brexit and current negotiations has affected consumer confidence over the past months, it is essential that Government ensures that economic policy supports business and consumer spending in the forthcoming Autumn Budget”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) which represents franchised car and commercial … Continue reading

RHA disappointed at lorry park set back

The Road Haulage Association is disappointed to learn that the Department for Transport’s Judicial Review into the planned lorry park in Kent has been rejected. The judges ruled that the proposed holding area for Operation Stack at Stanford West, designed to provide safe and secure parking for approximately 3,600 lorries, … Continue reading

Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans plans to offer all its commercial van model lines with electric drive. This will start with the mid-size eVito in the second half of 2018. Further model ranges will follow, starting in 2019. The leading van manufacturer presented its holistic electric drive strategy at the eDrive@VANs workshop in … Continue reading