Southampton Citroen dealer Freeborn Garages Ltd was a gold award winner at the Professional Van & Light Truck (PV&LT) awards ceremony held at the Commercial Vehicle Show as dealer of the year.

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Isuzu Truck Top Business Award

Top award at the European Business Awards 2008 at the high profile Awards Ceremony held in the InterContinental Le Grand Paris in Paris went to Isuzu Truck (UK). The company took the top award for Customer Focus, ahead of distinguished competition as DELL and Deutsche Telecom/T Mobile. This success for Isuzu Truck UK was announced […]

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New Renault Trucks Dealer Sites

Laurent Farman, managing director of Renault Trucks UK has announced that Renault UK would invest £11m in two new truck dealer sites in Coventry and Northampton over the next year. He also confirmed that the UK operation is now responsible for all right-hand drive markets in Europe, recently adding Malta and Cyprus to its portfolio […]

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Amanda Hiatt has joined Volvo Trucks as Marketing and PR Director. Amanda is a Marketing professional with over 15 years of high profile international experience in the technology, utilities and logistics industries. Her background in international business to business marketing is coupled with knowledge of operating in both blue chip organisations and small to medium […]

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CV Live for Vans sales smash £1 million barrier

Increasing numbers of buyers are using CV Live for Vans, Manheim’s industry leading online broadcast of physical auctions, which allows buyers to bid and buy stock remotely. In February total CV Live for Vans sales for the month hit £1.1 million, breaking the £1 million barrier in a calendar month for the first time – […]

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New LDV dealer in Hampshire

Town and Country Vans says it has spent over £200,000 on a new, 2.5 acre site in Aldershot, to offer van operators the complete LDV Maxus range. The firm was a Suzuki car dealer for over 20 years. “We’re very pleased to be part of the successful Maxus brand and believe the introduction of the […]

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Manheim launches ‘CV Live for Trucks’

Manheim Auctions launched ‘CV Live for Trucks’ in Leeds last month and immediately achieved its highest ever sale value for a commercial vehicle sold online. The record breaking vehicle, a white 2004 DAF XF95.430 6×2 Space Cab tractor unit with 362,203 kms was sold to an online buyer for £22,300. Bids were received on a […]

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Iveco and the FTA have agreed on a programme to further improve the O-licence understanding within the Iveco dealer network. Each dealer will nominate a ‘compliance point of contact’ who will receive all correspondence, legislation updates, e-news, publications and have access to the FTA Member Advice Centre. This contact will then circulate relevant issues within […]

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Curtainsider and reefer sales up

Schmitz Cargobull says that in the first nine months of the 2007/2008 financial year, UK sales of Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers were up 40% on the whole of the previous financial year. During the same period, the firm almost doubled sales of curtainsiders to the UK market against 2006/2007’s figures. The firm says it has […]

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MAN Truck & Bus UK Limited has acquired the share capital of SA Trucks Ltd in Bristol in a multi-million pound deal, and will now run the dealership as part of its MAN Centre South aftersales operations. The business will continue to trade as SA Trucks Limited, with all 128 staff employed at the time […]

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