There are an increasing number of switched-on parts departments that are looking to the Internet to move their stock plus there are always plenty of bodies and tail lifts that have been removed cluttering up truck dealers’ forecourts. Trucklocator.co.uk have just launched a parts advertising service alongside their used truck listing. Will this help?Full Story »
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has appointed a new director, Alex Smith, 37, who will take up the role on 1 November, replacing Simon Elliott who recently accepted a new position as Managing Director of Volkswagen Group Ireland. Alex is currently Head of Retail Operations for Volkswagen Passenger Cars.Full Story »
As part of its continuing efforts to ensure that the owners of the 100,000 LDV vans and minibuses on Britain’s roads can get the optimum service life from their vehicles, Multipart continues to find innovative solutions to parts supply problems. The most recent of these is an ingenious answer to the problem of replacing wiper [...]Full Story »
A new website, with improvements to content and ease of operation, has just been launched by Fiat Professional.Full Story »
August up 22.8% as strong van and truck demand continues “August saw the strong and sustained bounce-back continue across much of the van and truck industry as operators returned to more typical replacement schedules,” said Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive. “With the commercial vehicle market up by over 20% for the year-to-date, industry is optimistic, [...]Full Story »
Bill Beadnell, Chairman of North East Truck & Van (NETV), has died aged 78. He leaves a wife, Marina, and son Kevin.
Bill was one of the original founders of NETV in 1969, when it was established as an independent service workshop. During the company’s growth he successively held the title of Sales Director, Managing Director and latterly Chairman, seeing the business grow into the large scale operation it is today.
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