Autorola See Average Used Van Prices Rise by 4.5% In Q3

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Average prices for used Light Commercial Vehicles (LCV) have climbed throughout 2014 according to online remarketing company Autorola, reaching an all-time high in Q3 of £10,986. This peak represents an increase of 4.5% over the previous quarter. Compared to the same period in 2013, values have soared. The average price is now 28.9% higher than […]

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CV Output Down – But There’s Light At The End Of The Tunnel

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Latest figures released by SMMT revealed that overall UK commercial vehicle production has fallen by 2,179 units year-on-year despite production of certain new models beginning to ramp up. Output for year-to-date was down by a quarter (25.2%) due to plant restructuring over the past year. Exports increased for the first time in six months as […]

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VW’s Scania Q3 Earnings Rise

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Volkswagen-owned truck maker Scania has reported its operating income rose 6% in the third quarter on the back of strong sales of services, but noted order bookings slumped, also in its biggest market, Europe. The company, delisted after VW bought out minority shareholders earlier this year, posted operating earnings of $287.25 million but said order […]

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Western Commercial Goes For Growth In Dundee

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Truck and van operators based in and around Dundee have received a welcome boost with the opening by Mercedes-Benz Dealer Western Commercial of a fully equipped workshop in the city. The development on Ainslie Street, West Pitkerro Industrial Estate, represents a £750,000 investment by the manufacturer’s franchisee for Scotland’s Central Belt. The development has created […]

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MAN Expands Merseyside Service Dealer Coverage

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MAN Truck and Bus UK Ltd. has expanded its UK Dealer network with the introduction of a new Private Capital Service Dealer on Merseyside – MTC Northwest. MTC Northwest’s 24-hour, five-day-a-week operation benefits from a purpose-built workshop and facilities, and is a DVSA-authorised test facility. New and MAN TopUsed vehicle sales, plus bus and coach […]

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Midlands Truck & Van Boosts Service Coverage

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Mercedes-Benz Dealer Midlands Truck & Van has boosted its service coverage in South Staffordshire and North Warwickshire by opening a new depot in Tamworth. Its new, four-bay workshop is on Viking Park, Claymore, in the Tame Valley. It remains open until 10pm on weekdays, and on Saturday mornings, so customers can get their vehicles serviced […]

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Isuzu Smash Single Month Sales Record

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Isuzu UK has posted its biggest ever single-month of sales, thanks to the D-Max. A total of 1,065 sales were made in September, a company record. The figures represent a 52% increase on September 2013. In fact, more vehicles were sold in this one month than in the whole of 2009. For the year so […]

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Ford Records Best Ever CV Sales

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Ford set a new sales record in September, with 15,503 commercial vehicle registrations, compared to 10,766 for the same period in 2013. Total CV registrations in the UK for the year-to-date were 274,210, up 12.3% on the same period last year. Year-to-date, Ford has sold 65,378 commercial vehicles, a 23.8% overall market share. Those figures […]

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Truck And Bus Wales & West Open Swindon Facility

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Volvo Dealer Truck and Bus Wales & West have opened a brand new, two bay ATF and IVA facility at their Swindon Dealerpoint, in a move which will help reduce customers fuel costs and downtime. Authorised by the DVSA, the newly opened testing facility represents a major investment of £300,000 by Truck and Bus Wales […]

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Mercedes-Benz Vans Continues Record Run

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Mercedes-Benz Vans is celebrating another record quarter result, with an increase in registrations by 12%. That’s the seventh consecutive record-breaking quarter. The stand-out vehicle in the Mercedes-Benz range was the Sprinter Chassis Cab, celebrating order intake up 68%. The Citan was also up at 40%, Vito up at 11% and the Sprinter Van up 23%. […]

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