Used HGV Sales Executive – M4 Corridor


Our client is a leading manufacturer in the Truck and Van sector worldwide, they have a reputation for excellence when it comes to servicing their customers needs. This is a vacancy for a motivated Self Starter who ideally has specific experience of selling USED Heavy Goods Vehicles and has a good network of contacts in […]

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Truck Sales Quiet While Van Sector Thrives

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July saw the van sector continue its strong period of growth, while the truck market was still affected by the surge of registrations at the end of 2013. SMMT data showed positive signs for the overall van sector, as it recorded a 34.5% increase on the same month last year. Vans between 2.0 and 2.5 […]

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Mercedes Actros

Mercedes-Benz have broken their records for sales of cars, vans and trucks in 2013 – with vans up 21% and trucks up by a massive 35%. The Vans division beat its previous 2007 record by registering 30,257 vans throughout 2013.  The New Sprinter, introduced in the second half of the year, helped lead the charge, […]

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Mixed Results for Truckmakers in Q1

The New Volvo FM at the CV Show with Jonas Odermalm, segment manager at Volvo Trucks

It seems that some truckmakers are starting to see the pre Euro 6 rush turn into orders for the factories.  Volvo has reported that the company’s orders are growing for the first time in eighteen months.  The growth is not mind-blowing at 11%, but it is a move in the right direction in a European […]

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Iveco Bullish for Trucks in 2013


In view of a relatively lacklustre performance in 2012 for truck registrations and the impending deadline for Euro 5 registrations prior to the implementation of Euro 6, Iveco are forecasting a growth for the year of 8%, although none of this will appear until the third quarter.  The best growth is forecast in the heavyweight […]

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Where is the pre Euro 6 Rush?


We have been warning dealers and operators for some time not to leave to too late to place orders for Euro 5 trucks prior to the deadline for Euro 6. Unless any new truck sales people out there know any different, we haven’t seen it yet. Indeed the truck makers themselves cannot be sure that […]

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Daimler Trucks On target for Sales Success

Andreas Renschler

Daimler Trucks, with its Mercedes-Benz brand in Europe and Brazil, its Fuso brand in Japan, and its Freightliner and Western Star brands in the U.S., can look back on a successful year in 2011 with sales and revenues up 20% and return on sales at 6.5%. Andreas Renschler, the Daimler AG Board of Management member […]

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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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Truck Sales Down but not Out

Leif Ostling

  Both Volvo and Scania have shown that the European market for trucks is not as dire as feared, as a fall in orders have flattened out and financial results are better than expected. Scania’s truck and bus orders fell 19% in Q1, much better than the 27% drop in Q4 of last year. The […]

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DAF No. 1 in tractors in Europe


DAF CF85 ATe DAF has further strengthened its position in the European truck market last year. In the heavy class (15 tonnes +) in the European Union a record market share of 15.5% was achieved, which puts the Dutch truck manufacturer well on its way towards its target of 20% over the medium term. With […]

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