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MORE RENAULT MIDLUMS FOR WEST MERCIA SUPPLIES

Stationery and educational supplier, West Mercia Supplies, has taken delivery of three Renault Midlum 220.12s, through Renault Trucks Midlands. The vehicles join a 10-strong mixed fleet. The rigid trucks, which have box bodies, will be used to deliver an extensive range of office and educational products to schools and colleges, as well as local government … Continue reading “MORE RENAULT MIDLUMS FOR WEST MERCIA SUPPLIES”

Mayor of London shows strong interest in LBM powered Daily

All eyes were on Iveco’s natural gas powered Daily light commercial at the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership’s exhibition earlier this week, as Boris Johnson, Mayor of London, stopped to talk to Iveco and Gasrec about the benefits of Liquid Biomethane (LBM). Hosted in Potters Field Park, on the southern side of the River Thames between … Continue reading “Mayor of London shows strong interest in LBM powered Daily”

VOLVO TRUCK AND BUS CENTRE NORTH & SCOTLAND OPEN DEALERSHIP ON TEESSIDE All Used trucks on trucklocator.co.uk

Volvo Truck and Bus Centre North & Scotland have opened a new, state-of-the-art dealership on Teesside. The new Dealerpoint handles truck, bus and coach parts and service as well as new and used truck sales. Customers can also book annual tests at the on-site, VOSA-authorised MOT Test bay. To service tanker operators in the region, … Continue reading “VOLVO TRUCK AND BUS CENTRE NORTH & SCOTLAND OPEN DEALERSHIP ON TEESSIDE All Used trucks on trucklocator.co.uk”

Truckstops: too few and too poor, say FTA members

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has revealed a wholesale dissatisfaction with the standard and scale of truck stop provision in the UK among its members. In the leading trade body’s latest survey, two-thirds of FTA members rated truckstop driver facilities, their availability and security levels to be ‘poor’ or ‘very poor’. None of the respondents … Continue reading “Truckstops: too few and too poor, say FTA members”

Truck Manufacturers call on Governments to Help in Crisis – Trucklocator.co.uk

In an update given to on trucklocator.co.uk, the European commercial vehicle manufacturers have called upon the European Union and Member States to push economic recovery by investing in the infrastructure of the future, restoring broad access to financing, ensuring a supportive regulatory framework and stimulating vehicle fleet renewal. “This is not a normal cycle; we … Continue reading “Truck Manufacturers call on Governments to Help in Crisis – Trucklocator.co.uk”

Update Trucklocator and Vanlocator websites using your existing Dealer Edit

Truck dealers and van dealers already using dealer edit to update their stock on the internet can now have the details of their stock automatically uploaded to Trucklocator.co.uk and Vanlocator.co.uk for a nominal fee of just £5 per week on top of the standard Trucklocator and Vanlocator charges. This small fee does not depend on … Continue reading “Update Trucklocator and Vanlocator websites using your existing Dealer Edit”

Hundreds of Volvo Trucks for Sale at Trucklocator.co.uk

In a recent agreement with Volvo Trucks UK, more than five hundred Volvo commercial vehicles for sale were put onto the trucklocator.co.uk website. This more than doubled the total number of Volvo commercial vehicles available on the site and includes Volvo Tractor units, Volvo rigids with all body types including box-bodies, curtainsiders, Volvo tippers and all … Continue reading “Hundreds of Volvo Trucks for Sale at Trucklocator.co.uk”

We can but ask…. Trucks in Scrappage Scheme?

The Chancellor’s Budget yesterday heralded the introduction of the long-awaited vehicle scrappage scheme. To my utter shock and surprise, vans up to 3.5 tonnes are included in the deal as well. Usually commercial vehicle owners are the first in the Firing line for financial penalties. Consider London’s LEZ where trucks were the first hit, (not … Continue reading “We can but ask…. Trucks in Scrappage Scheme?”

New Mercedes are ‘piefection’ for Pukka

Some of Britain’s favourite pies and pasties are reaching retailers and wholesalers nationwide aboard a pair of distinctly upper crust trucks. The two Mercedes – a 12-tonne Atego 1218 and a 26-tonne Actros 2532L – are recent additions to the fleet of Pukka Pies and wear striking liveries that feature examples of its delicious savoury … Continue reading “New Mercedes are ‘piefection’ for Pukka”