Semiconductor shortage hits van sales

As you may have seen on the news, or heard through the grapevine, a shortage of semiconductor processing chips is impacting the automotive industry worldwide. This shortage is causing delays across the industry, with several leading manufacturers pausing production temporarily until the supply of semiconductors can meet production demands. Here is a rundown of all…

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Petrol prices hit new High

The price of Brent crude – the global benchmark for prices – has fallen below $100 a barrel for the first time since the start of March. The RAC has said it is “vital” that fuel retailers start passing on falling wholesale prices to consumers. Petrol prices hit another record high on Monday, meaning it…

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Bath Clean Air Zone

The UK’s first charging clean air zone (CAZ) outside of London has launched in Bath to drive down harmful pollution and protect public health. From midnight, polluting vehicles will be charged £9 or £100 a day to drive in the centre of Bath. Private cars and motorbikes will not be charged. The scheme is designed…

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Driver Shortage across the Industry

The Driver Shortage – drivers have their sayRHA MD for Policy & Public Affairs, Rod McKenzie, visited a truck park on the M40 to get, first-hand, the views of truck drivers as regards the driver shortage.“We’re not welcome, we got the country through Covid, now they don’t care anymore.”This was the view of Barry, a…

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The Big Difference Company

We wanted to share the Newsletter from Leicester’s Comedy Festival Partner ‘The Big Difference Company’ ”Big Difference Company is the organisation behind the annual Leicester Comedy Festival  but not many people know, we are also a charity and do many other great things outside the Festival in February.  This new BDC newsletter will keep you…

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