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New Mitsubishi L200 Series 6 now on sale in the UK

Mitsubishi’s L200 Series 6 pickup is now on sale in the UK, with a host of new design, driving and safety features.

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Vauxhall adds rear vision camera system to Combo

Vauxhall has announced that its new Surround Rear Vision camera system is available for its Combo Cargo. The system improves visibility to...

Sparkx invests in new Mercedes-Benz vans

Electrical contractor Sparkx has purchased three new Mercedes-Benz Sprinters – including a UK first – and an X-Class pickup after switching from...

Updated Volkswagen California unveiled

Volkswagen has revealed its updated California camper van, showcasing an updated design along with more interior technology.

Ford Ranger Raptor review

60-second summaryWhat is it?The Ford Ranger Raptor is a range-topping version of the pick-up with significant off-road upgrades.

UK LCV registrations up in July

Registrations of new LCVs rose by 11% in July, largely driven by demand for vans, but the market for rigids from 3.5 - 6.0 tonnes continues to fall.

Mercedes-Benz introduces driving style monitoring

Mercedes-Benz Vans has introduced its Mercedes PRO connect vehicle drive style monitoring as standard on all new Sprinter and Vito Tourer models.

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Worst motorway services in England revealed

A motorway service area overlooking the Severn Bridge has been ranked the least popular in England.

New van fleet insurance product recognises compliant drivers

A new insurance product has been launched aimed at rewarding fleets with van drivers who drive safely, efficiently and compliantly.

Fuel-cell electric van offers 300-mile range

Delivery giant DHL has revealed a new electric version of a Ford Transit panel van with a combination of battery and fuel-cell powertrains.

New Hyundai tech can adjust performance based on payload

Korean manufacturer Hyundai has unveiled a system that can adjust the performance of an electric light commercial vehicle depending on the gross...

Ultra Low Emission Zone comes into force in central London

Drivers of older vehicles will have to pay a new £12.50 fee to enter the centre of London now that the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has come into force.

New Ford navigation tech could help van drivers save money

Ford will add a new on-board system called Ford EcoGuide to its commercial vehicles, starting later this year, in order to help drivers save fuel.

New LCV reviews

Twin test: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vs Volkswagen Crafter

Choosing between the Volkswagen Crafter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is as difficult today as it was a few years ago when they were basically the same van.

Vauxhall Vivaro review

The all-new Vauxhall Vivaro is a significant improvement, and will ensure that the Vauxhall is a prime alternative to the dominant Ford Transit Custom.

Volkswagen Amarok Aventura test drive

Does the VW Amarok Aventura offer enough over the Highline spec? Only just. But in terms of a go-everywhere, do-everything pick-up, it's hard to beat.

Ford Fiesta Sport Van test drive

The Ford Fiesta Sport Van might not be the most useful van on the market, but for its sheer car-like feel it deserves high praise.

Ford Ranger Raptor test drive

The Ford Ranger Raptor is one of the most accomplished pick-up trucks we’ve driven when it comes to outright, go-anywhere ability.

Citroën Berlingo van review

The third-generation version of the Citroën Berlingo van is a major update on its predecessor in all the important areas.

Manufacturer news

Mercedes-Benz Vans launch 0% APR offer across Vito range

Mercedes-Benz Vans has launched, for a limited time, 0% APR representative finance offers across the entire Vito range, including pre-trimline and Sport...

Toyota reveals its electric ambitions

Toyota has announced plans to introduce battery-powered electric versions of its Proace and Proace City van models over the next two years.

Updated Nissan Navara pick-up is more comfortable and economical

Nissan has revealed an updated Navara pick-up truck range, which gets better road-going sensibilities without compromising its rugged off-road appeal.

Fiat unveils Ducato Electric

Fiat Professional has unveiled its Ducato Electric, an all-electric version of its popular van range, which will go on sale in 2020.

Updated Renault Trafic and Master vans unveiled

Renault has revealed UK pricing for its updated Trafic and Master van ranges, which have been given a new look inside and out as well as new engines.

Peugeot supplies specialist vans to Guide Dogs

Charity Guide Dogs, which provides guide dogs and other services to people with sight loss, has begun a programme of updating the...

Vauxhall announces pricing for new Movano

Vauxhall has announced that prices for its new Movano large van, which will arrive at retailers from September, will start at £27,745,...

Industry news

Commercial vehicle production falls by half in June

UK commercial vehicle production more than halved in June compared to 2018, thanks to changeovers in models and declining exports.

High Court rules minicab drivers must pay congestion charge

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s decision to introduce the congestion charge for minicab drivers is not unlawfully discriminatory, the High Court has ruled.

Government announces tax breaks for electric taxis

Taxi drivers and businesses are being encouraged to buy new electric taxis after the government made them exempt from the highest tax...

New LCV registrations up 13.5% in June

The UK new light commercial vehicle market recorded a record first half of the year, registering its sixth consecutive month of growth in June.

Nominations now open for the Van Excellence Awards 2019

Van operators who have made a significant contribution to the van market will be celebrated at the 2019 Van Excellence Honours Lunch...

Leeds and Birmingham delay CAZ implementation

The planned introduction of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) into Leeds and Birmingham in January 2020 have been “significantly postponed” because of a Government delay...

Increasing numbers of operators turning to electric vans

More than two thirds of van operators intend to use electric vehicles in their fleet this year, a report has found.

Van Excellence Driver of the Year winners announced

The winners of the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) 2019 Van Excellence Driver of the Year and Young Driver of the Year, sponsored...