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TRICK QUESTION??? Question 1. Is this a Truck? Answer – No, it’s a car. Question 2. Can you rent a car from Western Truck Rental? Answer – YES you can! We rent Cars, Vans and Trucks, see here for more info – http://www.westerntruckrental.co.uk/self-drive-hire/  

BRAND NEW VW CAMPER VAN FOR CONTRACT HIRE

2018 Volkswagen T6 204 ps Highline Campervan.   Fantastic opportunity to Contract Hire a brand new VW T6 Camper with 75 delivery miles. Based on a T32 MWB Highline Tdi 204 PS Van with 7 speed DSG gearbox.  Finished in Indium Grey Metallic. Converted by West Country Conversions of Exmouth, whose modern approach and attention…

FACEBOOK LEGO COMPETITION!

FACEBOOK COMPETITION! – WIN A LEGO MONSTER TRUCK! Like LEGO? Like Trucks? You could win a LEGO Monster Truck! All you need to do for a chance to win is – LIKE The Western Truck Rental Facebook page SHARE this post TAG a friend The winner will be picked at random on Friday 11th of…

A Flexible Business Needs a Flexible Fleet

Is the demand for fleet vehicles in your business constant and predictable? Does it vary with the time of year or depending on which contracts or projects you need to fulfil? Do you always need the same types of vehicle? And do you sometimes find yourself having to ‘make do’ with what’s there as the…

Vehicle Hire Excess – What you Need to Know

Vehicle Hire Excess – What you Need to Know If you own a car, your insurance policy will have an ‘excess’ specified. The sum is normally a few hundred pounds. Should you have an accident that is your fault, the excess is what you agree to pay towards the cost of the necessary repairs. The…

How to Stop Vehicle Downtime Derailing your 2018 Business Plan

As we ease into a new year many businesses are wondering what 2018 will bring. There’s plenty of uncertainty and who knows what events might blow business plans off course. Many expect the business environment to become more challenging and competitive. Which means it’s probably a good time to look at productivity and how hard…

Merry Christmas

Everyone at Western Truck Rental would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. In Barnstaple we will be closed from Sunday 24th December until Tuesday 26th December. We will then be opened as follows: Wednesday 27th December 7.30 – 2pm Thursday 28th December 7.30 – 2pm Friday 29th December 7.30 – 2pm Closing again…

Preparing for Winter Driving

Winter is now upon us and who knows when we will get the first bout of cold and snowy weather. If or when it does happen, you can bet there will be plenty of drivers who get caught out by not being prepared or not making allowances for the hazards of driving in the extreme…

Thank you for your Movember support

So Movember has come to an end. It’s time to shave off the moustaches, if you haven’t grown too attached, and count the funds raised for this incredible cause. We have truly enjoyed being involved with this event and we’re really pleased to announce that we exceeded our target by raising £545. Thank you so…

Will Electric Vehicles Really Power our Future?

There’s an assumption that at some unspecified date in the not too distant future, we’ll all be driving electric vehicles. The Government has decreed no more petrol or diesel vehicles by 2040. We’ll then be reminiscing about the ‘old days’ when we had to keep filling up our vehicles with petrol, diesel or, very occasionally…