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Buy a used truck and get a free AK47

  Now, Laurie Dealer understands that when times are tough and sales teams are under pressure to generate business and shift stock it can lead to the occasional promotion or so...

West Pennine Trucks in CM

  The current edition of Commercial Motor, available through all reputable retailers priced £2.40, is a feature on Scania dealer West Pennine Trucks.      

Laurie Dealer's bargain basement 3

  Laurie Dealer loves a bargain and once again has been busy looking for some deals to help find operators and owner drivers some classic, functional bargains. Using buy and sell the search is straightforward enough, all that's left to do is place that call.

VAT increase to play havoc with the used truck market

  Yes folks, value added tax goes full circle from 15% under the Labour administration (an Americanism that makes little sense) to a whopping 20% under the Coalition come January 2011. Laurie Dealer, never one to accept changes in life without a battle, is surprised at this latest move as operators who buy will buy second hand have to find more cash to broker a deal.

ATF: every dealers must have...

  The horns of the bull that is Authorised Testing Facilities (ATF) has been well and truly taken, says Laurie Dealer, as a plethora of businesses seek and gain official approval from VOSA.

Crossroads adds Nissan light CV to the line up

  Laurie Dealer, when not being charged £172 for a new wing mirror, enjoys other pursuits too. Like Block Exemption and how it has freed up the industry, to some extent anyways, to broadening its horizons.