Enza’s Mike to learn new tricks after 30 years

Mike Nicklin, Enza (30)small

He may have been selling Mercedes-Benz vans for three decades, but Mike Nicklin is looking forward to selling the new Citan this year – his 30th selling vans as a sales executive with Stoke-on-Trent dealer Enza.  Mike said: “I well remember the launch in 1996 of the Vito. The smallest Mercedes van we’d yet seen, […]

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Gino Costa, Vice President Renault trucks UK

Renault Trucks UK has announced the appointment of Gino Costa as its new Vice President.  Starting on the 1st January 2013, Gino succeeds Marc Martinez, who will be returning to Renault Trucks France as Vice President of the French market company. In his new role, Gino will take responsibility for all three of the organisations […]

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Heinz Jurgen Low

Renault Trucks has announced the departure of Heinz-Jürgen Löw who is leaving his position at the head of the company tomorrow. He tendered his resignation and has decided to continue his career with another company in Germany. While waiting for him to be replaced, Bernard Modat, currently Renault Trucks brand director worldwide, will act as […]

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Truck and Van Auctions add to Shoreham’s Success

Pamela Clapshoe, national dealer account manager and Jim Hegarty business development manager

Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA) has appointed two new team members as it grows its vehicle auction business based in Lancing, West Sussex. The auction business has grown by 25% each year to 7,500 sales since managing director Alex Wright bought the business in 2010. Jim Hegarty joins the team as business development manager – fleet […]

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DAF is Top Apprenticeship Employer


DAF Trucks has been recognised by the National Apprenticeship Service (NAS) and City & Guilds as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer for the second year in a row. David Way, Chief Executive of the NAS, commented: “Apprenticeships are the country’s gold standard for vocational training. With more higher degree-level apprenticeships, rigorous new standards and new […]

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New European Van Boss for Ford

Phil Hollins appointed Director Fleet Operations Ford of Britain

Kevin Griffin has been appointed director, commercial vehicles Ford of Europe in a shakeup which sees Phil Hollins take on Griffin’s previous role as director, fleet operations Ford of Britain, which he has held since 2003. Phil Hollins joined Ford as a graduate trainee in 1985.  He held a variety of sales and marketing roles […]

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New Truck Sales Manager for Mercedes-Benz Aberdeen

Dealer Principal Alex Barron, in cab, and Andrew Rennie

The new Mercedes-Benz truck dealer for Scotland’s North-East and Highlands is looking to boost their truck sales by the appointment of truck sales specialist, Andrew Rennie. Andrew is the new Truck Sales Manager at Mercedes-Benz Commercial Vehicles Aberdeen. The company was given the Mercedes-Benz franchise following the recent sale of former dealer John R Weir […]

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New MD for BCA

Spencer Lock

Spencer Lock will replace outgoing BCA Managing Director, Andrew Hulme who will be retiring as Managing Director UK at the end of the year.  Hulme, who has been with the company for 45 years, will remain with the group as a non-executive director for 2013. Spencer Lock will assume full executive responsibility as Managing Director […]

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Mike Whittington

Mercedes-Benz in the UK has promoted Mike Whittington to the role of Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz Retail Group from the start of 2013.  He is currently Sales Director, Mercedes-Benz Cars, and replaces Neil Williamson who moves to become Vice President Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars in South Africa. Mike Whittington joined Mercedes-Benz in June 2007 after previously holding […]

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Guests Gear up with Norwich Business Development Manager

Damon Gaines

Iveco Dealer Guests are busy gearing up their recently opened Norwich facilities with the appointment of Damon Gaines who has joined the company’s sales team as Development Manager at Norwich.  He will be responsible for truck sales in the region. Damon, 36 has many years of experience in the transport industry and was previously Key […]

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