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Welcome to our blog where we cover a range of truck-related topics – It's not all about trucks and trailers, but we focus on some of the issues facing UK hauliers, own account operators and people exporting trucks from the UK to right hand drive markets like Africa and the Caribbean. We also feature information about new truck launches, truck technology and truck shows – both in the UK and abroad. Remember also to check out our Facebook page and Twitter for the latest from trucklocator. If you have any information you would like to see here contact us via the website or give us a call on +44 (0) 1733 566933.

Iveco Stralis Gets Makeover to Celebrate Racing Partnership

Iveco has signed a new deal to work with Italian tuning house Abarth and supply it with HGVs so that it can haul its cars, equipment and personnel across Europe between now and 2020. IOL reports that the partnership has been cemented with the creation of a custom Stralis XP tractor unit which bears a … Continue reading “Iveco Stralis Gets Makeover to Celebrate Racing Partnership”

Scania Updates Truck Range with Fresh Models

After the recent introduction of its next-generation trucks last year, it may have seemed that Swedish firm Scania was finished with significant launches for the time being. But this month the all-new G-Series model has been introduced, adding new technologies and eco-friendly engines to low-entry cab designs, according to Transport Engineer. Although the G-Series trucks … Continue reading “Scania Updates Truck Range with Fresh Models”

Read Volume 21 Issue 24 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now

The latest issue of Truck Locator is available to read online now. Our latest issue features 80+ pages of new and used trucks, vans and plant equipment for sale across the UK. The printed magazine can be purchased at good UK newsagents from 16th June 2017, and is available on subscription.   Click to launch the full … Continue reading “Read Volume 21 Issue 24 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now”

Read Volume 21 Issue 23 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now

The latest issue of Truck Locator is available to read online now. Our latest issue features 70+ pages of new and used trucks, vans and plant equipment for sale across the UK. The printed magazine can be purchased at good UK newsagents from 9th June 2017, and is available on subscription.   Click to launch the full … Continue reading “Read Volume 21 Issue 23 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now”

Volvo Trucks Completes Anniversary Trip

After initially setting off from the Volvo Trucks headquarters in Sweden, a special version of the FH16-750 has completed its journey all the way to the northernmost reaches of Scotland in order to celebrate the five decades during which the firm’s trucks have been officially available to British buyers. UK Haulier reports that the FH … Continue reading “Volvo Trucks Completes Anniversary Trip”

Read Volume 21 Issue 22 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now

The latest issue of Truck Locator is available to read online now. Our latest issue features 70+ pages of new and used trucks, vans and plant equipment for sale across the UK. The printed magazine can be purchased at good UK newsagents from 2nd June 2017, and is available on subscription.   Click to launch the full … Continue reading “Read Volume 21 Issue 22 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now”

Tip-Ex 2017 Gets Under Way with Major Truck Exhibits

The Tip-Ex and Tank-Ex conventions kicked off in earnest under the same roof at the Harrogate Convention Centre, with many big names in trucking and transport making an appearance. The events, which run until the 3rd of June, attract thousands of attendees and enable manufacturers to showcase their latest and most innovative products for the … Continue reading “Tip-Ex 2017 Gets Under Way with Major Truck Exhibits”