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Ford commercial vehicles claim five awards

Ford commercial vehicles claim five awards

Monday, March 23 2015

Ford’s commercial vehicles have scooped five major titles at a recent award ceremony. The American manufacturer’s Transit range was the big winner with the Courier, Custom and large panel version winning their respective categories at the VansA2Z awards. In addition, the Fiesta van won the Best Small Van title while a lifetime Achievement Award was […]

Van Buyer's Guide News

Special discounted packs for Renault Trucks

Special discounted packs for Renault Trucks

Aimed squarely at operators in the courier, package and parcel delivery sector, Renault is offering a specially discounted options pack on trucks. The offer is available on all 125hp and 150hp front-wheel drive L2H2 AND L3H2 Master parcel vans. Accessories included are cruise control, speed limiter, reversing sensors, resin wood floor lining, 270 degree opening […]


New Vans, Products & Services News

New specification details for Mercedes Vito revealed

New specification details for Mercedes Vito revealed

Mercedes has revealed pricing and specification details for the new 2015 Vito range, including two brand new engines.  The Vito is one of the German manufacturer’s leading commercial vehicles and it is set for launch at the CV Show in April. The new range includes three different wheelbase models and three weight options, as well […]


Road Safety News

The end of the white van man?

The end of the white van man?

Proposed laws from Brussels could soon see all new light vans fitted with automatic speed limiters, which could see speeds reduced to a maximum of 62mph – 8mph less than the current motorway limit. They’re also looking into so-called ‘intelligent’ limiters which would use satellite technology to detect the speed limit and slow down vehicles […]


Insurance News

Thousands of drivers uninsured

Thousands of drivers uninsured

A report carried out by the IAM has shown that thousands of drivers are on the road without insurance. In fact, 226,803 drivers have points on their licence for driving without being covered; that’s 1 in every 200. Of all the statistics researched, 194,997 full licence holders don’t bother with any kind of insurance, while […]


Eco Friendly Vans News

Fourth-generation Volkswagen Caddy unveiled

Fourth-generation Volkswagen Caddy unveiled

Volkswagen has unveiled the fourth-generation Caddy van as it looks to emulate the success of its predecessor.  The third-generation model sold more than 1.5m units across the globe and the German manufacturer will hope the latest iteration returns similar figures. There are two bodystyles for the latest version, with the urban delivery van and passenger […]


Finance & Leasing a Van News

‘Summer Sizzler’ deals from Renault

'Summer Sizzler' deals from Renault

As a part of its ‘LCV Summer Sizzler’ campaign, Renault is offering a range of deals for its business users which offers low interest rates on new build Master vans and chassis cabs ordered before the 30th September 2013 and registered before the end of December 2013. The deal includes: Three years at a flat […]


Van Competitions News

Brand new Combo for B&Q TradePoint winner

Brand new Combo for B&Q TradePoint winner

The winner of a B&Q TradePoint competition has been awarded a 90hp ecoFLEX 1.3cDTi Vauxhall Combo van, complete with Start/Stop. The van was a prize in a promotional competition which consisted of ninety-seven days of events, in fifty-eight stores across the UK. The lucky winner entered the draw at the Aberdeen branch of the store. […]


Van Awards News

Business vans of the year announced

Business vans of the year announced

The Business Vans annual awards ceremony ended in success for Volkswagen with the German manufacturer scooping six individual awards. As well as prizes for best service and finance packages for owners, Volkswagen also grabbed the best crew, utility pick-up, double cab and local delivery van prizes. The Amarok led the way after being named best […]


Trade Information News

Van market grows again

Van market grows again

The UK van market has continued to grow in January, rising by 21.7 per cent compared to 2014. This year, more than 22,000 vans have been sold, up from the 18,122 new registrations in the same month last year. Again, an increase in confidence among businesses has been cited as the major reason behind the […]


Other Van News News

Dartford crossing toll booths to be replaced

Dartford crossing toll booths to be replaced

Motorists using the Dartford Crossing will be forced to pay online, over the phone or in registered retailers from 30 November with payment booths ousted. Work will begin to remove the payment booths two days before the introduction of the scheme that will use similar technology to the London Congestion Charge system. Automatic Number Plate […]