Andrew Charman

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Andrew is the News and Road Test Editor for The Van Expert. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has been testing and writing about new cars and vans for more than 20 years, and attends many new model launches each year.

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.

Nissan EV turns ice-cream vans green

Nissan has launched an electric vehicle concept to create a zero-emission ice cream van.

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.

No lack of confidence in new van market

The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market climbed 5% in May, the fifth consecutive month of growth in van sales.

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.

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

The all-new Vauxhall Vivaro has been launched at the CV Show in Birmingham, as the company emphasised the importance of the van to future UK 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.

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.

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.
Citroen Berlingo review wallpaper | The Van Expert

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.

Emissions driving private-hire Volkswagen order

Major private-hire operator Addison Lee Group is to add 1,200 Volkswagen Sharan people carriers to its fleet to meet London's new emissions regulations.

Renault Master gains new tipper and box van options

Renault is expanding its Master range of mid-sized vans with a new lightweight tipper and a Luton box van with greater payload.

More power and economy for Ford Ranger

Updates to the Ford Ranger pick-up will include more power, greater fuel efficiency, enhanced refinement and advanced driver assistance technologies.The revised Ranger will go on...

All-new Vauxhall Vivaro set for Birmingham debut

The all-new Vauxhall Vivaro van will make its world debut at the CV Show in Birmingham on 30th April, before going on sale in...

Vauxhall Vivaro Life turns van into MPV

Vauxhall is extending its popular Vivaro van range into the leisure MPV market with two new versions under the Life name.

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.

Volkswagen Grand California heads for NEC show

The Volkswagen Grand California will make its UK debut at the Birmingham NEC in February, the Crafter-based motorhome promising more space and more tech.

£45.7K price tag for Renault Master electric

Renault has revealed pricing and specifications for its all-electric Master Z.E. LCV.The van, which can cover 74 miles between charges and takes six hours...

Maxus electric van to debut in Hannover

Four electric versions of the Maxus V80 van will be unveiled at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover this month.The van manufacturer, known...

New Vauxhall Combo to cost from £15.6K

Dealers have opened order books for the new Vauxhall Combo van, at prices starting from £15,630.According to its makers, the new compact van is...
Ford Ranger Raptor

Ford Ranger Raptor will be extreme pick-up

The Ford Ranger Raptor is to launch in early 2019, becoming the most extreme model in the brand's pick-up range and aimed at high-speed off-roaders.

V6 added to Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up

Patience has paid off for buyers who have been awaiting more power since the Mercedes-Benz X-Class pick-up launched at the end of 2017.The X...

Skeletal Ford Transit adds to load

A skeletal chassis cab derivative has been added to the Ford Transit range, boosting load-carrying possibilities for body converters.The new skeletal Transit offers a...
SsangYong Musso pick-up truck review 2018 (The Van Expert)

SsangYong Musso review

The SsangYong Musso is an all-new version of the Korean brand’s signature full-size 4x4 pick-up. How does it stack up to its rivals?

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