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Ford Transit electric vans

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 Transit Custom Sport, Connect Sport and Courier Sport

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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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 The Van Expert

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.
Citroen Really Electric The Van Expert

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.
Wheelchair-friendly Volkswagen Crafter minibus

Volkswagen debuts wheelchair-friendly Crafter minibus

Volkswagen has debuted a new addition to its 'Engineered To Go' range – a 16-seater wheelchair-accessible minibus.
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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 EZ-Flex concept van 2019 | The Van Expert

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.
Mercedes-benz Vito van update 2019

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.
Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) warning - London 2019

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.
Ford Transit Electric the Van Expert

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.
Ford Transit Custom | The Van Expert

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.
John Lewis fleet vehicles | The Van Expert

John Lewis pledges to make entire fleet zero-emissions by 2045

The John Lewis Partnership today revealed that it it plans to replace all 3,200 vehicles in its fleet with zero-emissions models by 2045.
Mercedes-Benz Concept EQV | The Van Expert

Mercedes previews future electric van at Geneva

Mercedes-Benz has previewed an all-electric van-based premium MPV concept at this week's Geneva motor show.
Ford tops the charts in February

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.
Illuminated taxi sign on a black cab

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.
Mitsubishi L200 pick-up - February 2019

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.
Mercedes-Benz V-Class facelift | The Van Expert

Updated Mercedes-Benz V-Class gets styling tweaks and more power

Mercedes-Benz has upgraded its largest and most capacious passenger model – the Vito van-based V-Class MPV – with more power and updated styling.
Volkswagen Sharan The Van Expert

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 aluminium tipper The Van Expert

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.
1901 Ford Ranger The Van Expert

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...
1901 Vauxhall Vivaro The Van Expert

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...
Ford Transit Nugget campervan | The Van Expert

Ford to offer campervan conversion directly through dealers

Ford has announced that the Nugget, a campervan version of its Transit Custom, will be available to order directly from Ford dealers later this year.
Nissan NV300 concept van January 2019 | The Van Expert

Nissan NV300 concept showcases recycled battery tech

Nissan has built a new NV300 concept van conversion to highlight a new integrated portable battery pack made from recycled Nissan Leaf batteries.
Ford and Volkswagen announce alliance to develop new LCVs

VW and Ford to jointly develop new LCVs

Ford and VW have announced a partnership to develop new vans and pick-ups, as well as share development of electric vehicles and other future technology.