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Old truck makers, number 1: Thrifty Bespoke Lorries Ltd. (1921-1924)

  Laurie Dealer is always on the look out for the rare and when a funnel turned up in a dredger just of the Dorset coast it reminded Laurie Dealer of an old engineer, who was willing to try and build anything...on the cheap.  Manufacturer: Thrifty Bespoke Lorries Ltd, West Coker, Som. Timespan: 1921-1924

Malcolm Harrison to sell off George Taylor fleet

It's the end of an era as haulier George Taylor closes its doors. Laurie Dealer will be of many potential buyers attending the sale of vehicle from Bristol haulier George Taylor, as it closes its doors after more than 100 years of trading.

The Vehicle Remarketing Association wants YOU...

  That's right, all you people in the light CV market, the Vehicle Remarketing Association wants you to help set up its commercial vehicle division. This message is officially endorsed by Laurie Dealer.    

FLAG signs up to aid counter terrorism

  Laurie Dealer is pleased to see the Fleet Auction Group's (FLAG) has tied up with Leicestershire Constabulary to help promote a national counter-terrorism campaign.

Northern Commercials' Roger Peel gets local business profile

  Roger Peel, one time interviewee in Commercial Motor, is the subject of a business feature in the Huddersfield Examiner. The dealer principal at Iveco-franchise Northern Commercials, Brighouse, charts his rise through the ranks at the Iveco dealership, to the present day's struggles in the current economic climate.