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Isle of Wright Marathon

Pete racks up the miles preparing for the Isle of Wight Marathon pete iow marathon The dedication needed to put in all of the hours of constant running to build the stamina and mental toughness to complete a full marathon is not lost on Pete Wheeler. Pete is a Partsperson at Adams Morey on the Isle of Wight and he has entered for the IOW Marathon on the 4th October 2020 and he will be running in support of research into Motor Neurone Disease. Pete explained the reason for choosing this charity saying: “My mother in law, Sandra Gregory, passed away in...

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Portsmouth Adams Morey body shop

Portsmouth Adams Morey body shop will tackle anything that is possible! That is the claim from Mick Mitas, the Body Shop Manager at Adams Morey in Portsmouth. Certainly the body shop is a very busy environment and Mick reports that they have a very experienced staff who collectively have the skills to tackle almost any body shop job. Mick says: “We undertake accident repairs to commercial vehicles, trailers, vans, cars and motorhomes. We are deemed “Specialist” when it comes to motorhomes. Our reputation is based on our flexibility, rapid response, our wide skills base and versatility. “We carry out paint spraying of new...

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Long service celebrated

Long service celebrated at Adams Morey. The loyalty shown by staff at Adams Morey is a credit to both the employees themselves and to Adams Morey as an employer. Celebrating 20 years of service to the company is reason to applaud and we have two more staff to add to that illustrious list, but also we are looking to celebrate the 48 year career of one of our Bournemouth technicians. Who better to call upon to present our recipients with their rewards than former Managing Director, Mike Fennell who was contacted by present MD Kevin Swinnerton to come and do the honours....

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Sam saves the day!

Sam Wilson is an HGV technician at Adams Morey Portsmouth and he has reason to be pleased with himself following on from the receipt of a testimonial about him from a DAF Aid customer, Mr Hall from Advanced Access Platforms. Sam has been with Adams Morey since his apprenticeship 16 years ago. He is one of the DAF Aid responders at the Portsmouth depot. *The message below says it all. Well done Sam!* Good morning, Please may I take this opportunity to give feedback about one of your engineers. In the early hours of Saturday morning I happened to break down near Gun...

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New operational hours

New operational hours announced at Adams Morey Newport. new hours1 The Adams Morey service and repair depot in Newport, Isle of Wight has extended its weekday operating hours to accommodate the demand for post normal day working hours. Mark Johnson, Service Manager, says: "We are responding to the demand from our customers for out of hours servicing and repair. Having a vehicle off the road costs businesses money and so our new weekday opening hours have been extended from 8am to Midnight with our Saturday morning opening from 8am to Noon. "We aim to be as flexible as we can to help...

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Supporting Wave 105 Xmas Appeal

With 8 operational sites across the South and well over 300 employees Adams Morey has always tried to be a good partner in its communities. When a request came in from Samantha Tanner, Charity Manager at Wave 105, for help with the collection of Christmas presents from around the region, the company were quick to answer the call. Adams Morey Managing Director, Kevin Swinnerton arranged for a Fiat Ducato van to be made available for the Wave 105 charity to be able to use up until the Christmas deadline for donations to be made to the hundreds of drop off points...

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one stop shop for your vehicle body work

Adams Morey Southampton offers a one stop shop for your vehicle body work. Whilst Adams Morey are well known for DAF sales, repair and maintenance, there is so much more to the business and one important and well used service is body work on all types of vehicles that have been in accidents or suffered accidental damage. One of the two Adams Morey body shops is based at Redbridge in Southampton. The other is in Portsmouth. At Redbridge the team of technicians have between them the whole range of technical experience in returning vehicles back to near showroom condition. one stop body Lee...

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DAF Trucks Opens Second Dealership In Paris

The new state of the art DAF Trucks Paris dealership is instrumental in providing DAF customers the highest quality support and service. DAF Trucks reinforces its presence in the Paris region by establishing a new, state of the art dealership in Louvres, just north of the French capital. The opening of the completely new truck sales, parts and service centre follows the 2017 commissioning of a new dealership, south of Paris, in Massy. The new DAF Trucks Paris dealership in Louvres is strategically located close to the A1 motorway from Paris to Lille, national transport corridors, logistical hubs and airport Charles de...

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Where There's Muck There's Brass

Adam Rogers attended college to study light vehicle mechanics. His father knew of Adams Morey and suggested them as a possible career progression into HGVs. Adam started with Adams Morey doing some work experience and this then led to his signing up for a 3 year DAF apprenticeship at Adams Morey in Newport, Isle of Wight, which he has just successfully completed. Adam enjoyed the DAF graduation ceremony at Celtic Manor. Adam, who is from Shanklin on the island, says of his job: “I really enjoy it here, every day is different and the work can be very interesting and varied....

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Good work for apprenticeships

After initially trying out plumbing as a potential career and then moving into retail, Harpreet Bhakar from Shirley, Southampton discovered an advertisement for an apprenticeship to be an HGV Technician with DAF specialist Adams Morey. Harpreet embarked upon the 3 year course and has just graduated along with other Adams Morey apprentices. Harpreet’s father was a long distance lorry driver and as a boy he had shown interest in the heavy goods vehicles. Harpreet says he enjoyed his apprenticeship, being supported by the technician team at the Redbridge depot. He says: “They are a good group of lads, there is plenty...

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New CF Electric 6x2

DAF Trucks has introduced a new CF Electric 6x2 rigid chassis. The first vehicles will be field-tested later on this year as refuse collection trucks with Dutch public waste disposal firms HVC and ROVA. The city of Rotterdam and Cure will follow early in 2020 with a fully electric 6x2 refuse collection truck fitted with a loader crane. All of these vehicles are equipped with a VDL E-Power driveline. The fully electric superstructure is supplied by VDL Translift. Since the end of 2018, the first DAF CF Electric vehicles have been operating as 4x2 tractors with various Dutch transporters, including Peter...

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WorldSkills UK finals

Claire nominated for WorldSkills UK finals by DAF and Skillnet. Completing her three year DAF apprenticeship was a major achievement for Claire Weller. However, on top of that success Claire, who was nominated for DAF Apprentice of the Year in her first two years of apprenticeship, will now go forward to take part in the WorldSkills UK finals. Claire had to pass on line tests which she did with flying colours and this led to entry into the heats with 17 other individuals. After a series of tests working on MAN trucks and vans Claire came out with top marks and an...

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DAF Trucks at Solutrans Exhibition in Lyon

DAF Trucks is participating at the bi-annual Solutrans exhibition, taking place from November 19 till 23, 2019 in Lyon, France. On display at the DAF stand will be, among others, the DAF CF Electric. DAF will have its 450 m2 stand in Hall 5 of the Solutrans exhibition and will have 3 vehicles on display, including the new 8x4 DAF CF FAW chassis for a wide variety of applications and a 4x2 XF Super Space Cab for heavy haulage. They will be next to the full electric DAF CF Electric tractor which is part of extensive customer field tests in Germany...

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