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69-plate on a Citroën Dispatch | The Van Expert

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 Partner crew van | The Van Expert

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.

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...

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 updated for 2020 | The Van Expert

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 Transit Plug-In Hybrid | The Van Expert

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...
Amazon electric delivery van by Rivian | The Van Expert

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’.
Mercede-Benz Vito Sport | The Van Expert

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...

New engines confirmed for Vauxhall Movano

Customers buying Vauxhall’s updated Movano will also have a new range of BiTurbo diesel engines to choose from offering higher power, more...

Boots adds five electric Renault Kangoos to fleet

Pharmacy and healthcare retailer Boots has introduced five electric vans into its fleet. The Renault Kangoo iVans will run in Nottinghamshire and...

London Electric Vehicle Company unveils electric van

Green vehicle manufacturer London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has unveiled its LCV van at a preview event in Frankfurt, Germany.

Van drivers favourite sauce for their bacon sandwich revealed

The answer to the perennial question of what sauce van drivers prefer on their bacon sandwich has finally been answered: brown sauce...
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter alongside a wall | The Van Expert

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.

Pinnacle peaks with vinyl-wrapped Mercedes-Benz Vitos

Roofing contractor Pinnacle Slating & Tiling has taken delivery of two new Mercedes-Benz Vito vans, both with eye-catching vinyl wrap artwork by...

MS-RT reveals new Transit Connect

Performance styling company MS-RT has unveiled its new Ford Transit Connect, which uses styling and technology pioneered by Ford’s works rally team.

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.

Fiat announces pricing and specification for updated Doblo

Fiat has added a 1.3-litre MultiJet 80hp engine to its Professional Doblo model line-up to complement its existing 95hp version.

Watertight switches to Mercedes-Benz vans

Specialist infrastructure and road management firm Watertight Management has switched to Mercedes-Benz vans from its previous supplier – thanks in part to...
Mercedes-Benz EQV launched | The Van Expert

Mercedes-Benz reveals all-electric EQV MPV

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the second model in its all-electric EQ range in the form of the EQV, with a claimed 250 miles of range.

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.

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...