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Isuzu launches limited edition D-Max Blade+ double cab pick-up

Isuzu UK has launched a limited-edition addition to its D-Max range – the Blade+ double cab, which has an array of extra...

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Volkswagen Amarok Black Edition bolsters range

Volkswagen has bolstered the specification on its pick-up truck model with a new Amarok Black Edition trim level.

ATS Euromaster buys six new Volkswagen Crafters

Tyre fitting, servicing and MOT provider ATS Euromaster has signed a deal with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles for six new converted Volkswagen Crafters...

UK van market falls 23% in September

The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market fell by more than 23% year-on-year in September, according to registration figures published this week.

Peugeot and Citroën launch small crew vans

PSA Group has announced crew van versions of its Peugeot Partner and Citroën Berlingo models, with a similar Vauxhall Combo version presumably on the way.

Ford Transit test drive

The heavily-revised Ford Transit retains its crown as the go-to large van, but we're not convinced of the real-world benefits of the mild hybrid system.

Citroën Dispatch gets new engine and gearbox option

Citroën UK has added a new engine and gearbox option to the Dispatch range. The Dispatch BlueHDi 120 S&S EAT8 eight-speed automatic...

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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.

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 LCV reviews

Volkswagen Transporter test drive

The Volkswagen Transporter has long been regarded as one of the best vans on sale today, and that continues with the updated T6.1 series.

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.

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.

Manufacturer news

IW Drains expands fleet of Mercedes-Benz vans

Waste management solutions provider IW Drains has more than doubled the size of its fleet with the purchase of three new Mercedes-Benz...

Toyota Hilux gets new safety tech and styling updates

Toyota has announced a suite of updates for its Toyota Hilux pickup truck that improve safety and emissions as well as offering trim updates.

A-B 24/7 invests in MAN TGE vans

Event transport, logistics and urgent delivery specialists A-B 24/7 has boosted its operational capacity with the purchase of 13 new MAN TGE...

Ford introduces Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid

Ford has revealed the Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid, the first vehicle in the one-tonne van segment to offer zero-emission driving capability.

Spartan Motor Factors adds Mercedes-Benz vans to fleet

Spartan Motor Factors has added the first Sprinter models to its fleet of more than 40 Mercedes-Benz vans.The...

Order books open for new Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport

The new top-spec Mercedes Vito Sport is now available to order, with prices starting from £37,475.

Citroën UK adds Euro 6.2-compliant powertrains to conversions range

Citroën UK has added Euro 6.2-compliant powertrains to its Relay ‘Ready to Run’ conversions range, as well as to its Relay Chassis...

Industry news

Amazon orders 100,000 electric delivery vehicles

Amazon has pledged to be carbon neutral by 2040 as it announces ‘the largest order ever of electric delivery vehicles’.

New van registrations soar in August

New light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations jumped by 41% year-on-year, with regulatory changes and retail deals fuelling growth, according to new figures.

Loading bay fines cost UK van drivers £600,000 per year

Incorrectly parking or stopping in loading bays has cost UK van drivers £1.7 million in the past three years, according to new research.

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.

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.