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Risks to battery supply chain growing

Motor manufacturers globally could face significant disruption as a result of a slowdown of the supply of batteries for electric vehicles, according to a study by insurance broker JLT Specialty.

Ford bucks the trend with rising CV sales

Ford’s CV sales have risen in the first three months of the year, against the overall trend. The van market is down 3.7 per cent on last year, according to figures from the Motor Manufacturers and Traders for the first three months of 2018.

Boyes picks Transdek double decker

Retail chain Boyes has taken delivery of a Transdek fixed double deck trailer that has been specifically engineered to accommodate the company’s 1830mm high roll cages on urban deliveries.

PSA to build new Vivaro van at Luton

PSA Group is investing in its Luton plant to produce a new Vauxhall Vivaro van from 2019 “despite Brexit uncertainties”. The UK government has provided £9m funding for the deal which safeguards 1,400 jobs.

Dismay at plan to use HGV levy to speed move to Euro VI

The HGV Road User Levy for Euro VI vehicles will be cut to £900 from February 2019 from the current rate of £1,000. But the rate for Euro V vehicles will rise to £1,200, under plans unveiled by roads minister Jesse Norman.