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February 2011

Van CO2 targets set by European Parliament

February 25, 2011

The European Parliament has voted to officially adopt a 175g/km CO2 short term and 147g/km CO2 long term target for Light Commercial Vehicles. The LCV legislation mirrors the New Car CO2 Regulation with each manufacturer having its own overall European fleet average CO2 target. Each manufacturer’s target is based on the weight of each new LCV it registers in the EU in a given year. [...]

Allen Munro Commercials In Administration

February 25, 2011

Lancashire-based commercial vehicle and trailer dealer Allen Munro Commercials has gone into administration at the end of January. In the last accounts that had been filed for the year ending March 2009, the company appeared to be in a reasonably healthy condition with a net worth approaching £700,000. [...]

Isuzu Truck appoints new dealer for Manchester

February 25, 2011

Isuzu Truck UK has made a new dealer appointment in the north west of England. The Hulme Group has signed up to be a full sales, service and parts dealer responsible for the Greater Manchester area. [...]

Imperial Commercials appointed by Multipart

February 25, 2011

Imperial Commercials at Frome has extended its parts support to van and truck operators across Somerset following its appointment by Multipart as both a VANfit and a Diesel Technic all-makes parts outlet. [...]

Perry takes the helm at Rossetts Commercials

February 25, 2011

There’s a new hand on the tiller at Mercedes-Benz truck and van dealer Rossetts Commercials – but for Perry Reeves it’s very much a case of ‘steady as she goes’. “This is a great business,” declared Perry. “So as nothing’s ‘broke’, I’m not about to start trying to fix it.” [...]

Scania Best Year in History

February 5, 2011

Heron Volkswagen Group has been sold to the Gilder Group for an undisclosed sum. Heron, who sells Volkswagen Cars, Commercial vehicles and also TPS, has been established in Newark for over 20 years. [...]

Guest Takes Over Sherwood Truck & Van Dealerships

February 1, 2011

Midlands Iveco dealer Guest Trucks has added four new sites, purchased from Sherwood Truck & Van. The acquisition was made by parent company Ian Guest Holdings and confirms Guest Trucks position as one of the largest independently owned commercial vehicle dealer groups and the single largest Iveco distributor in the UK. [...]