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FTR: Preliminary March trailer orders strong

  • From Robert Otto
  • 23. April 2018

FTR reports preliminary March trailer orders are at 27,500 units, which reflects a typical seasonal decline but still is historically strong, with order activity at the highest level for March since 2014.

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Who’s right?

  • From Robert Otto
  • 18. April 2018

Even if it did slow down in 2018, China’s economy would still grow at roughly double the rate of the US. And yet there is no consensus as to where it could be headed in the year to come – largely due to an unpredictable variable, US President Donald Trump.

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SAF-Holland on acquisitions

  • From Robert Otto
  • 16. April 2018

Global equipment specialist, SAF-Holland, has acquired trailer axle and suspension system manufacturer, York Transport Equipment – Asia, following the announcement of its majority ownership of Italian tow coupling business, V.Orlandi.

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Regulation change in Denmark

  • From Robert Otto
  • 09. April 2018

A ban on tyre sealants that came into effect in Denmark at the beginning of 2018 has now been lifted, according to sealant company, Ultra-Seal.

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Too good to be true

  • From Robert Otto
  • 03. April 2018

Unfazed by Berlin’s seemingly endless struggle to form a government, economic growth in Germany hit a six-year high in 2017 – fuelling hopes of a record performance in 2018. But how long can Europe’s powerhouse keep up the pace?

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