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Van sales grow as businesses downsize

Van sales grow as businesses downsize

Tuesday, October 7 2014

Van sales are on the rise in the UK with registrations in September up by more than 18 per cent compared to last year. And it’s increased business confidence that is helping to push van sales this year, according to The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), with companies downsizing their vehicles and moving into […]

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

Nissan NV200 Fridge Van now on sale

Nissan NV200 Fridge Van now on sale

The long-awaited Nissan NV200 Fridge Van is now ready to order from dealerships, with prices stating from £19,375. SO, what’s involved? The load area is lined with high thermal efficiency moulded panels which form an insulated cell. Its load volume comes in at 2.2m3 and its temperature control can be reduced to zero degrees. It […]


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

Partnership for Mercedes-Benz and Tom-Tom

Partnership for Mercedes-Benz and Tom-Tom

Sat-Nav giant, Tom-Tom, has announced it is joining forces with Mercedes-Benz and will soon be equipping the manufacturer’s vehicles with its HD Traffic Sat-Nav system. The system will be available for customers in twelve countries throughout Europe this summer, with real-time traffic info included in the high-end Command Navigation system. Charles Cautley, MD of Tom-Tom […]


Other Van News News

AutoGlass chooses the Transit Custom

AutoGlass chooses the Transit Custom

Glass manufacturer AutoGlass is refreshing its 1250-strong Transit Fleet by adding 90 long-wheelbase 2.9 tonne Custom vans. Each van will be fitted with the bespoke interior needed by AutoGlass, especially the racking which carries the windcreens safely to vehicles. Each Transit Custom will go through a 4 year/100,000 mile lifecycle with the business. AutoGlass’ Fleet […]