Truck News and Views from Trucklocator

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.

New Mercedes-Benz Econic Truck Aimed at Urban Truck Market

Mercedes-Benz was just one of a number of truck manufacturers to show off its latest city-friendly HGVs at the CLOCS Progress event earlier this month, shining a spotlight on the cutting-edge Econic model which has been updated to offer a low-entry cab that puts safety at the top of the agenda. Transport Engineer reports that … Continue reading “New Mercedes-Benz Econic Truck Aimed at Urban Truck Market”

Read Volume 21 Issue 12 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 24th March 2017, and is available on subscription. Click to launch the full edition … Continue reading “Read Volume 21 Issue 12 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now”

Volvo Trucks Reinforces Safety Commitment at CLOCS Event

This week Construction Logistics and Community Safety (CLOCS) held a meeting in London in order to discuss the progress which is being made and to highlight the vehicle and equipment manufacturers that are taking the biggest steps to make their products better at integrating with the rest of the modern world. Transport Engineer reports that … Continue reading “Volvo Trucks Reinforces Safety Commitment at CLOCS Event”

Read Volume 21 Issue 11 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now

The latest issue of Truck Locator is available to read online now. Our latest issue features 90+ 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 17th March 2017, and is available on subscription. Click to launch the full edition … Continue reading “Read Volume 21 Issue 11 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now”

Read Volume 21 Issue 10 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now

The latest issue of Truck Locator is available to read online now. Our latest issue features 90+ 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 10th March 2017, and is available on subscription. Click to launch the full edition … Continue reading “Read Volume 21 Issue 10 Of Truck Locator Magazine For FREE Now”

Volvo Trucks Unveils Improved Hybrid HGV Concept

Last year a concept truck introduced by Volvo was claimed to be able to cut fuel consumption by almost a third compared with diesel models thanks to its hybrid power train. This week the Swedish manufacturer announced that it has made further changes to the heavily adapted FH 420 to boost its eco-friendly credentials beyond … Continue reading “Volvo Trucks Unveils Improved Hybrid HGV Concept”