New Volvo Trucks UK Managing Director

Ulf Magnusson-Volvo-uk-md

Ulf Magnusson has been appointed Volvo Trucks’ Managing Director for the UK & Ireland, succeeding Göran Nyberg, who is moving to the USA to become President of Volvo Trucks’ North American Sales & Marketing after four years in the role. Currently Ulf holds the position of Vice President – Region East and will join Volvo […]

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Ciceley’s Steve celebrates 40 years of service

Steve Hall Mercedes Truck Dealer

Mercedes-Benz may be famous for the durability and reliability of its vehicles, but at Ciceley Commercials it’s not just the trucks that go on forever. Service Manager Steve Hall has clocked up a staggering 40 years’ service having spent his entire working life with the manufacturer’s Blackburn dealership – and he’s still only 55! He […]

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left to right Nigel Baxter, Simon Bailey and Paul Pearson

As part of its ongoing expansion plans, newly independent Renault trucks dealer RH Commercial Vehicles (RHCV) has strengthened the team.RHCV has brought in experienced transport professional Simon Bailey who has been appointed as its first Sales Executive.  In this role Simon will support both new and existing clients across RHCV’s expanding client base – covering […]

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Scott Michael

Citroën’s Scott Michael has been promoted to the position of Head of Commercial Vehicles & Business Centre Programme. Scott takes up his new role, which will be based at Citroën UK’s new Coventry head office,after 18 months as Commercial Vehicle Operations Manager. Scott (32) is a Business Studies and Spanish graduate of Hull University and […]

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City West Commercials Recruiting for Sales Staff

Graeson Clarke, foreground, and Richard Prosser, of City West Commercials

City West Commercials, the Mercedes-Benz dealer for the South-West, has embarked on a major recruitment drive at it gears up for the company’s new truck and van products. The company has already appointed industry professional Richard Prosser, who worked previously for the manufacturer, to lead its truck sales operation. And while some of the remaining […]

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Search for Best Volvo Technician 2012-2013

UK team hard at work last year

VISTA – Volvo Trucks’ and Volvo Buses’ world championship for service and workshop personnel is about to begin again, with registrations being accepted from the beginning of July. When round one of the competition kicks off in September, it is hoped that over 14,000 participants will be taking part. VISTA is open to all aftermarket […]

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Thomas Hardie Commercials, Preston Depot Manager Neil Crook (left) steps up to receive the prestigious ‘Jim Keyden’ Award for Graduating Apprentice of the Year 2012 from Volvo Managing Director Göran Nyberg on behalf of the winner Sam Archer who could not be there.

The annual Volvo Trucks and Volvo Bus & Coach Training Awards ceremony was held this year in the East Midlands at the Donington Park Conference Centre, which is located close to the paddock at the famous race circuit. The prestigious ‘Jim Keyden’ Award for the ‘Graduating Apprentice of the Year 2012’ was won by Sam […]

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New Commercial Vehicle MD For Mercedes-Benz UK

Michael Kamper, MD Commercial Vehicles, Mercedes-Benz UK

Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd has announced the appointment of Michael Kamper as managing director, commercial vehicles. The company has been operating under the temporary stewardship of Sam Whittaker, truck sales and marketing manager since the departure of Ian Jones in April, after an extended period of leave. Mr Kamper, 46, joins the business during July, and […]

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Ex Scania Man for MAN CEO Role


Previous Head of Production and Logistics at Scania, Anders Nielsen has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of MAN Truck & Bus AG. And come September will sit on the MAN supervisory board alongside current Scania Boss Leif Oestling in his role as main VW board member for trucks. Anders Nielsen joined Scania in 1987 and […]

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Martin Lundstedt appointed CEO of Scania

Martin Lundstedt

The Board of Directors of Scania has appointed Martin Lundstedt new President and Chief Executive Officer of Scania AB. He takes up his new position on 1 September 2012 and succeeds Leif Östling, who has been appointed member of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG. Martin Lundstedt, born in 1967, has a Master of […]

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