Commercial vehicles: Latest news and analysis articles
PSA Peugeot Citroen is claiming a couple of firsts for its redesigned mid-size Peugeot Expert and Citroen Jumpy/Dispatch model lines - a new...
In the UK, Mitsubishi is effectively an SUV specialist, best known for the Shogun SUV, and more recently, for the highly successful Outlande...
Volvo Trucks North America’s decision to cut the workforce at its Virginia truck plant by around 25% in February 2016, is likely to send shi...
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At the 2015 IAA, we caught up with Ford of Britain’s newly-appointed chairman and managing director Andy Barratt. Prior to taking up his new role he had served as Ford of Britain’s director of sales since 2011.
Ford's UK fleet director Phil Hollins is responsible for UK market leader Ford's fleet sales. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him at a launch event for the new Transit Connect.
Eberspaecher Suetrack says it will intensify its activities in Brazil to meet the growing market for bus air conditioning in South America.
UQM Technologies says it has started a development and production programme with Eaton’s Vehicle Group and Pi Innovo, both located in Michigan for a 2-speed EV transmission.
Eberspaecher Suetrak will make bus air conditioning systems for South America in Sorocaba, Brazil, sharing space with the parent Eberspaecher Group by occupying 1,500 square metres within the existing exhaust plant.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has sold 195,200 units for a worldwide increase of 5.7% in the first five months of the year.
The UK new van market saw steady growth in May 2016, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Demand for new light commercial vehicles (LCVs) rose 1.9% to 28,240 hitting British roads – the highest number on record for the month.
Faurecia has opened a new automotive seating plant in Simpsonville, Kentucky, supplying two Ford truck plants.
Mercedes-Benz is expanding capacity at its Vitoria van making facility as it experiences strong order growth this year.
VW-owned Scania says it has become the first company to test the communication giant's new 5G technology components, as part of a collaboration between Scania and Ericsson Research exploring the use of 5G networks in transport communications.
British commercial vehicle (CV) production is holding steady in 2016, despite a marginal decline in output of -0.9% in April to 8,548 units, with overall growth of 0.4% to 32,187 in the first four months of the year, according to Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) data.
Novelis has commissioned its third aluminium automotive finishing line in Oswego, New York to supply Ford.
The market for medium size pickups here in Brazil may be small but it keeps growing largely thanks to sales in medium-size and small cities, especially those where agribusiness is strong. In 2015 the sector accounted for 4.5% of all vehicle sales, rising to 5.9% in the first quarter of 2016.
Despite presenting fairly solid Q1 2016 performance data on 22 April, and forecasts for the full year for unit sales "slightly below the level of the previous year" and EBIT "at the prior-year" level, Daimler Trucks has now, just less than one month later, acknowledged that these predictions were overly-optimistic.
Mobileye, with the Chinese Research Institute of Highway Ministry of Transport, has unveiled findings from a 2015 test of their collision avoidance technology.
Britain's Road Haulage Association (RHA) says its predictions migrants intent on reaching the UK are using smaller French ports other than the main artery at Calais, are being borne out.
Haldex and Zhejiang VIE Science and Technology have unveiled a joint venture to design, develop, produce, and sell electromechanical brake systems for commercial vehicles with an initial focus on the electric bus market in China.
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama (HMA) has marked the start of production of the redesigned 2017 Ridgeline pickup truck, on-sale soon at North American dealerships.
Almost 28,000 new vans were sold in the UK in April, an 11.7% year on year rise, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Commercial Vehicle Group (CVG) says it is to consolidate its North American seat production into two facilities and cease seat production in its Piedmont, Alabama site.
Wabco says it has entered into a new long-term agreement with Cummins to manufacture and supply air-compressor technology globally.
Ford Motor, which announced record quarterly profits on Thursday (29 April), said last night it was idling its F-150 pickup factory near Kansas City for a week in May to rectify a problem preventing the plant from reaching production targets.
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