The Shell Rimula Annual Truck Buyers' Survey 2017

Commercial Motor
December 13, 2017

The Shell Rimula Annual Truck Buyers’ Survey, in association with Commercial Motor, is an analysis of the key trends, buying patterns and market drivers when it comes to buying and selling commercial vehicles in 2018. 

The purchase of trucks and trailers, either new or used, is vital to the health of the UK road transport industry and 2018 is poised with challenges. This free white paper will help you to navigate those challenges by answering key questions including:

  • Who runs trucks above 3.5 tonnes GVW?
  • Will operators be buying new trucks or trailers in the next 12 months?
  • How seriously are fleet buyers considering alternative fuel options?
  • Is the traditional three-year buying cycle over?
  • Which is the most popular truck marque to buy?
  • Do operators prefer buying used or new - or rental?
  • What do operators plan to do with vehicles that reach the end of their service contract?
  • What are the most pressing concerns for commercial vehicle buyers in 2018?
  • How are low emission/clean air zones perceived by road transport operators?
  • And much more


This white paper is available free of charge to all registered users of - and registration is free too. Simply click on the 'Download' button below and either log in or register if prompted to do so.


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Commercial Motor is the online presence for Commercial Motor magazine, the world’s oldest magazine dedicated to the commercial vehicle industry.

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