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Business vans of the year announced

Business vans of the year announced

Tuesday, January 27 2015

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 […]

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

Panic buying? VW campervan gifts for Christmas

Panic buying? VW campervan gifts for Christmas

There are just ten days to go until Christmas day which means that for many people, things are getting a bit hectic. If you’ve missed black Friday, cyber Monday or orange Wednesday, don’t worry, because we’ve got a great list of van related gifts that could take the panic out of your panic buying. When […]


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

Zero emissions NV200s for Barcelona

Zero emissions NV200s for Barcelona

Barcelona is set to become the first city in the world to benefit from  the zero-emission electric taxi variant of the Nissan light van. Due to go into service from the middle of next year, the scheme has invested 100 million Euros and has created over 700 new jobs. Here in the UK, London will […]


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

Van of the Year for Transit Connect

Van of the Year for Transit Connect

Ford’s brand new Transit Connect has been voted International Van of the Year 2014 by a panel of European commercial vehicle journalists, collecting 130 out of a possible 163 points. UK deliveries of the Connect will be available from the end of the year when it will be sold in both the long and short wheelbase […]


Trade Information News

Ford stays on top of the pile

Ford stays on top of the pile

Ford is the leading commercial vehicle manufacturer in the UK after another year of impressive sales. In 2014, the American manufacturer sold almost 53,000 units, giving it a CV market share of 23.5 per cent, well ahead of VW in second place and up from the 20.9 per cent share it held in 2013. And […]


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 […]