Stuart Masson

Stuart Masson
Stuart is the Editorial Director of The Van Expert, which came about after the success of sister site The Car Expert. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for cars and the automotive industry for over thirty years. He spent a decade in automotive retail, and now works tirelessly to help vehicle buyers by providing independent and impartial advice.
Things to consider when buying a van (The Car Expert)

Key factors to consider when buying a van

What are the key factors to consider when buying a van? The Van Expert has put together this handy guide to help van buyers.
Ford Ranger pops into the top ten best sellers, LCV market September 2017

New LCV sales fall 4% in September

The new LCV market continued a year-long trend of slight decline in the busy month of September, with an overall 4% fall in new registrations.
Vauxhall Vivaro Tourer Weekender

New Vauxhall Vivaro Tourer Weekender camper unveiled

Vauxhall has revealed a new camper version of its British-built van, called the Vivaro Tourer Weekender, ahead of the Frankfurt motor show.
Citroen Dispatch

Citroën and Peugeot offer LCV scrappage bonuses

PSA Groupe brands Peugeot and Citroën have joined LCV rivals with a scrappage offer for older part-exchange vehicles against selected new vans.

New LCV sales remain stable in August

New LCV registrations saw modest growth of 1.5% in August, compared to the same month last year, according to the latest data released today by the SMMT.
Ford Ranger Black Edition

Ford Ranger is back in black

Ford is debuting a special Ford Ranger Black Edition, a blacked-out version of its popular pick-up model, at the Frankfurt motor show next week.
Renault Trafic is included in the new scrappage scheme

Renault joins the 67-plate scrappage scheme party

Renault has joined the legion of manufacturers offering scrappage schemes to coincide with the new 67-plate registrations that commenced today.
Toyota Hilux

Toyota offers scrappage bonus on Hilux and Proace

Toyota has become the latest manufacturer to offer a scrappage scheme for customers part-exchanging an older vehicle on a new LCV.
Ford LCV scrappage scheme 2017

Ford announces LCV scrappage scheme

Ford has announced a scrappage scheme for older (pre-Euro 5) vehicles, with a £2,000 part-exchange allowance against selected Transit models.
MAN TGE van at CV Show 2017 (The Van Expert)

CV Show: MAN with a van

MAN Truck & Bus has shown off its first move into the LCV market at CV Show 2017, with a rebadged Volkswagen Crafter called the MAN TGE.
Toyota Hilux tray

Toyota announces new conversion programmes

Toyota has joined the ranks of manufacturers offering in-house conversion services with two new programmes to be launched at the 2017 CV Show later this month.
Renault-Nissan Alliance logo

Renault-Nissan Alliance consolidates its LCV business

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has announced that it will be combining the LCV divisions of Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi into a single business unit.
The new Volkswagen Crafter is now available to order in the UK

New Volkswagen Crafter now available to order

The all-new Volkswagen Crafter is now available to order in the UK, ahead of its official launch at the CV Show in April.
Nissan Navara Trek-1º limited edition model

Exclusive spec Nissan Navara Trek-1º launched

A new, limited-edition specification of the Nissan Navara has been unveiled at the Brussels Motor Show this week.The Navara Trek-1º is clearly aimed more...
Renault Master ZE 01

Renault unveils new Master ZE and updated Kangoo ZE

Renault has launched two new electric vans at the Brussels Motor Show. The Master ZE is the first electric large van and the Kangoo ZE is an updated version of the previous model.
Ford Transit Custom was the most-registered LCV in February 2017.

Ford planning plug-in hybrid Transit model

Ford has announced a plug-in hybrid Transit Custom model for European markets by 2019, as part of a massive investment in new electric vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo camper van 01

Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo camper goes on sale

Mercedes-Benz has announced UK pricing and specification for its new Marco Polo camper van, based on the long wheelbase version of the new V-Class people carrier range.
Volkswagen Caddy first response vehicle

Call 999 for a Volkswagen Caddy

A Volkswagen dealer has donated a brand new Volkswagen Caddy to a local ambulance charity for use as a first response vehicle.
Renault Kangoo ZE gets improved range

New battery, better range for Renault Kangoo ZE

Renault has announced a new motor and battery package for its electric Kangoo ZE van, promising to boost range by more than 50 per cent.

Best November on record for new LCV registrations

November 2016 was a record-breaking month for light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations, according to the latest results published by SMMT today.
Renault Master panel van for Lyreco

Renault supplies the goods for Lyreco

Renault is celebrating this week, with a new order for 172 Master vans from office supplies specialist Lyreco and an "LCV Manufacturer of the Year" award from GreenFleet.
Volkswagen Caddy Black Edition 02

Back in black for Volkswagen Caddy

Volkswagen has launched a limited edition version of its latest Caddy van, called the Black Edition.
Mercedes-Benz Vito October 2016

New van registrations fall in October

New light commercial vehicle registrations fell by 4.5 per cent in October compared to last year, according to latest figures released today.
Vauxhall Vivaro police conversions

Vauxhall opens dedicated police vehicle factory

Vauxhall has ramped up its vehicle conversion programme with the opening of a dedicated police vehicle factory at Luton, near the plant where the Vivaro van is built.
Fiat Ducato 35th anniversary

Fiat Ducato celebrates 35 years

Fiat is celebrating the 35th birthday of its large Ducato van, currently in its sixth generation and sold in more than 80 countries around the world.