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Vauxhall reveals Movano update

Vauxhall has revealed the first details of its updated Movano van, including new safety features and a payload of up to 2,110kg.

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Nissan unveils new NV250 van

Japanese manufacturer Nissan has unveiled the NV250 compact van, which will go on sale in the UK in September.

Another month of sales growth in April

The UK new van market continued its strong start to the year in April, with registrations up nearly 5% year-on-year, according to the latest figures.

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.

CV show debut for Isuzu D-Max extreme XTR variant

Isuzu has unveiled what the brand describes as 'the most sophisticated and authentically capable version' of its D-Max pick-up.

New licence regulations to help electric vans

Holders of standard car driving licences will be able to drive heavier electric vans than conventional equivalents, according to newly announced rules...

Ford LCV range gets sportier

Ford has bolstered the engine range for its Transit Custom Sport, while new Transit Connect Sport and Courier Sport models have joined the family.

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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.

Taxi and minicab drivers to face tougher checks

All taxi and minicab drivers could have to pass enhanced criminal record checks under Government plans to protect vulnerable passengers.

The best used panel vans for £10,000

Not in a position to fork out for a new van? We look at five different models you can get your hands on for less than £10K

Mayor of London launches scrappage scheme for older diesel vans

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched a scrappage scheme to help small businesses prepare for the capital’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone.

The Christmas getaway rush has arrived

Every delivery driver in the country will probably already know this, but the worst hotspots for Christmas traffic jams have been identified.

New LCV reviews

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.

Volkswagen Caddy long-term test: Report #1

It’s a tough job, transporting video equipment and their operators. Is the Volkswagen Caddy up to the task? Zaak Andrews finds out

Mercedes-Benz X-Class long-term test: Report #2

I managed to spend 720 miles behind the wheel of the Mercedes-Benz X-Class over Christmas, so I’ve got a pretty clear idea of what this truck is all about.

Volkswagen California Ocean test drive

The Volkswagen California is geared towards adventures and, if that’s your thing, then you won’t be disappointed by this well-finished camper van.

Toyota Land Cruiser Utility Commercial test drive

The Toyota Land Cruiser Utility is every bit as capable as the now-departed Land Rover Defender, and adds the reassurance of Toyota reliability and quality.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class long-term test: Report #1

We kick off a long-term test of a Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up just as the weather takes a turn for the worse. Jack Evans reports his initial findings.

Manufacturer news

LDV launches first electric-only van at CV Show

LDV has unveiled its EV30 compact van at the CV Show, the first LCV from the brand to be sold with only an electric drivetrain.

Vauxhall Vivaro waves UK flag at CV Show

Vauxhall has revealed its new Vivaro van at the CV Show in Birmingham and emphasised the importance of the vehicle to UK vehicle production.

PSA Group goes electric at CV show

The Peugeot Boxer and Citroën Relay electric models are both receiving their world debuts at the CV show in Birmingham.

Volkswagen debuts wheelchair-friendly Crafter minibus

Volkswagen has debuted a new addition to its 'Engineered To Go' range – a 16-seater wheelchair-accessible minibus.

Toyota launches Proace City, its smallest van yet

Toyota is bolstering its commercial vehicle line-up with the Proace City, the brand's smallest van yet and co-produced with PSA Group.

Renault electric delivery van to clean up city centres

Renault has shown off an all-new concept electric van. Named the EZ-Flex, it could make production if trials of the vehicle across Europe are successful.

Updates and new engines for Mercedes-Benz Vito

Mercedes-Benz has given its popular Vito van a mild update, bringing new engines, extra features and a refreshed trim line-up.

Industry news

Ford reveals electric future for its CV line-up

Ford has announced a new wide-ranging commercial vehicle strategy that will include new electrified vehicles, innovative connectivity and more support for van users.

Big and small vans carry new LCV load in February

New LCV registrations were up slightly in February compared to the same month last year, recording just under 2% of growth.

New LCV registrations up by 9% in January

The new light commercial vehicle market grew by nearly 9% in January, according to the latest results posted this week by the SMMT.

Poor December results bring rollercoaster LCV sales year to a close

It was a poor showing for December new LCV registrations, with results down nearly 9% to close the year for 2018 in figures published today by the SMMT.

Surprise boost to UK CV manufacturing

UK commercial vehicle production increased by 26% in November, but industry bosses said figures were skewed by fleet orders.

Another strong month for new LCV sales in November

The LCV market is enjoying a strong finish to a turbulent year in 2018, with new registrations up by 10% in November, following a 14% increase in October.

Large van sales carry the new LCV market in October

Strong sales of large vans overcame falls of medium and small vans to help the overall new LCV market post growth of 14% in October.

Greener taxis help reduce driver pollution exposure

The type of vehicle a London cab driver chooses can drastically affect their exposure to pollution, a university survey has found.