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Abnormal loads no problem for Mercedes-Benz Vito

Jason Priest, owner of Priest Abnormal Load Services, has purchased a new Mercedes-Benz Vito 111 CDI, having been so impressed with his previous one.
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EU commercial vehicle production falls again in October

The recent decline in commercial vehicle registrations in the European Union continued in October, with a 7.3% fall registered across the 28...
Uber app on smartphone | The Van Expert

Uber refused London licence after unauthorised drivers carry out 14,000 trips

Uber’s application for a new London operating licence has been refused, although the company will continue to operate while it appeals the decision.

Ford Transit Custom Hybrids win International Van of the Year 2020...

Ford scooped the International Van of the Year Award 2020 (IVoY) Award for its range of Transit Custom Hybrids, comprising the Plug-In...

Van driver who saved motorist from burning car named Hero of...

A delivery driver who saved a motorist trapped in a burning car after a high-speed crash has been named Hero of the Year at the Van Excellence Awards.

Historic car restorers choose latest technology in new Mercedes-Benz van

Ian and Sarah Milford, the couple behind Milford Vintage Engineering, which restores and maintains historic cars, have chosen a raft of the...
Morris JE electric delivery van | The Van Expert

Morris launches new electric LCV

Automotive engineering and manufacturing start-up Morris Commercial has unveiled its new battery electric light commercial vehicle (LCV), the Morris JE.

Peugeot to launch electric version of its Expert van

Peugeot will launch a fully electric version of its Expert van, the e-Expert in the second half of 2020, the company has...
Vauxhall Vivaro-e | The Van Expert

Vauxhall to launch electric Vivaro in 2020

Vauxhall will launch a pure battery electric version of its Vivaro van next year, the company has announced.
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New van registrations fall by 11% in October

New LCV registrations fell by 11% year-on-year in October – the second consecutive monthly decline – as economic uncertainty and regulatory changes...
Updated Nissan NV300 and NV400 vans | The Van Expert

Nissan updates NV300 and NV400 vans

Nissan has given its mid-sized NV300 and large NV400 vans a mid-life refresh, improving comfort, safety and efficiency.
Electrified Citroen van range | The Van Expert

Citroën plans to electrify van range

Citroën has confirmed all-electric versions of its Dispatch and Berlingo vans will spearhead its commercial vehicle arm’s move towards electrification.
Vauxhall Vivaro on the road

Used van sector moving towards 12-month warranties as standard

Used van dealers are now leading their car counterparts when it comes to offering longer standard warranties, according to the RAC Dealer...

Order books open for updated Volkswagen Transporter

Orders can now be placed for the updated Volkswagen Transporter 6.1, which has been given a visual refresh and extra digital technology.

Hambleton District Council introduces electric vans into fleet

Hambleton District Council has put two Nissan eNV200 vans into service to replace conventional fuel vans as it seeks to move to...

Groupe PSA to launch all-electric versions of its compact range

Groupe PSA has announced that the Peugeot Expert, Citroën Dispatch, Vauxhall Vivaro and Opel Vivaro will be available in all‑electric versions from...
Fiat Talento 2019 | The Van Expert

Fiat Talento updates revealed

Fiat Professional has announced details of updates for its Talento for 2020, including a new 2.0-litre Euro 6D-Temp engines and revised cabin...

Morris Commercial announces plans for new electric LCV

Automotive engineering and manufacturing start-up Morris Commercial has announced that it will soon unveil its new electric light commercial vehicle, the Morris...

City Electrical Factors adds 42 Citroën Relay vans to fleet

Electrical products and services provider City Electrical Factors (CEF) has added 42 Citroën Relay L3H2 Enterprise panel vans to its nationwide delivery fleet.
Isuzu D-Max Blade+ | The Van Expert

Isuzu launches limited edition D-Max Blade+

Isuzu UK has launched a limited-edition addition to its D-Max range – the Blade+ double cab, which has an array of extra...
Volkswagen Amarok Black Edition 2019 | The Car Expert

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...
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...