Big Lorry Blog

Classic commercials; haulage tales from yesteryear; and the weird and the wonderful from the world of trucks – Big Lorry Blog has it all! The anorak army bring you tales of big rigs; little rigs and downright unusual rigs from far-flung parts of the world.

Eddie Stobart truck names…more terrific truck titles on Biglorryblog

Continuing the intermittent series of the best (or otherwise) of Eddie Stobart truck names, Road Rat has been busy clicking away on behalf of Biglorryblog to bring you the very latest batch of cab names for your delectation…and no prizes for guessing which tractor manufacturer has had their pleasure of Eddie’s business lately.Starting with Verity Ness, sister of Loch Ness …

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Old Italian Fiat trucks. Biglorryblog gets an offer he can’t refuse…from Sicily

Following Biglorryblog’s recent postings on old Fiat trucks, Globe-trotting wagon driver Nick Garlick has sent me these snaps from his recent trip to Sicily. Nick tells me: “I came across these three excellent ‘proper Misters motors’ sheltering from the midday sun in Palermo port. Enjoy!” For more ancient Italians click through here… This slightly ‘younger’ 8×2 (the Italians were big …

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MAN’s new 680hp V8 TGX..Biglorryblog finally gets down to work!

I can put it off no longer. It’s now time to tell you about my last couple of days driving the new MAN TGX and TGS artics…and of course the fabulous V8 TGX at 680hp which comes with its own ‘groupies’ as witnessed above…But I’m getting ahead of myself. The day (Wednesday) starts with a whole shed-load of Europe’s finest …

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