LCV manufacturer news

The Van Expert provides news and reviews about LCV manufacturers, from all over the automotive world.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2018 The Van Expert

£24.4K buys new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

UK prices and full specification for the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter have been unveiled – first examples of the new model will appear in June...
vauxhall combo

New Vauxhall Combo Life revealed

Arriving in Vauxhall showrooms late in 2018 will be the new Combo Life, a practical and versatile mini people carrier.
Mercedes-Benz MobiloVan technician

Mercedes Vans upping its health and safety game

Mercedes-Benz Vans is embarking on a new health and safety accreditation programme for its MobiloVan roadside assistance technicians.
Mercedes-Benz Sprinter line-up

New Mercedes Sprinter blends old and new technology

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been a huge success story since its launch in 1995, and the third-generation model has just arrived.
Ssangyong Musso

SsangYong Musso one-tonne pick-up

Claiming to be the most competitively priced one-tonne pick-up available in the UK, the SsangYong Musso has a starting price of £16,795 plus VAT.
Renault Pro Plus The Van Expert

Renault launches EasyLife service plan

Renault's Pro+ Commercial Vehicle division is launching a new service and warranty plan dubbed EasyLife, which is now available on all new Renault commercial...
Isuzu D-Max front

Isuzu announces new contract hire offers on D-Max

Isuzu has announced new contract hire offers across its latest D-Max pick-up range.

Mitsubishi L200 gains 3.5-tonne towing ability

An increase in towing ability to 3.5 tonnes tops a raft of changes to the Mitsubishi L200. Mitsubishi claims that its long-established model is now...
LDV V80 The Van Expert

LDV joins the scrappage scramble

LDV has become the latest commercial manufacturer to offer a scrappage scheme, worth up to £8,500. The van maker, which today is owned by SAIC,...
Vauxhall Movano

Vauxhall’s new year van sale

Vauxhall has announced details of its January van sale, with savings of up to 20% on selected new vehicles from Boxing Day until 15 January 2018.
Fiat Talento panel van

Fiat and Mercedes-Benz leading the way for fleet satisfaction

Mercedes-Benz and Fiat are the clear leaders for customer satisfaction, according to a major survey of van fleet operators.
Land Rover Discovery Commercial

Land Rover Discovery goes commercial

The Land Rover Discovery Commercial has gone on sale, priced from £48,695 and replacing the second and third seat rows with load space.
London Electric Vehicle Company TX electric taxi

London’s new taxi is ready for business

The next generation of the famous London Taxi has been officially certified to carry fare-paying passengers by Transport for London
Ford Transit Connect The Car Expert

First look at Ford Transit Connect, Courier

First details have been released of the new Ford Transit Connect and Courier models, that will be added to the range in mid 2018. The...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class earns top safety rating

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class has secured a top five-star safety rating in the latest series of crash tests of new models staged by Euro NCAP. In the...
Mercedes-Benz eVito

Mercedes-Benz planning full range of electric vans

Mercedes-Benz is planning to roll out electric models across its entire van range in coming years, starting with the mid-sized Vito in 2018.
Volkswagen Amarok The Van Expert

Volkswagen Amarok adds manual gearbox

The Volkswagen Amarok pickup should now appeal to a wider potential customer base following the addition of a manual gearbox version to the range. The...

Renault Trafic range adds nine-seat shuttle

The Renault Trafic Spaceclass has gone on sale, expanding the French manufacturer's well-known mid-sized van range to include a people-carrier. First seen at the Cannes...
Mercedes-Benz Vito The Car Expert

Mercedes-Benz launches van scrappage

Mercedes-Benz Vans is following the example of the retail car industry by launching a van scrappage and swappage scheme to remove older, dirtier vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup gets £27K price tag

The Mercedes-Benz X-Class pickup will cost from £27,310 when it arrives on UK roads in January 2018. While the first venture of Mercedes into pickup...
Volkswagen Crafter pick-up The Car Expert

More models added to Volkswagen Crafter range

The core Volkswagen Crafter range has been expanded, with several new models joining the panel vans launched at the Commercial Vehicle Show in April. Alongside...

Volkswagen Crafter added to Europcar UK fleet

Europcar UK has added 170 new Volkswagen Crafter panel vans to its commercial fleet. The vans will be available from Europcar's UK locations from September.
Renault Kangoo

Automatic arrival for Renault Kangoo

Renault's Efficient Dual Clutch (EDC) automatic transmission is now available on their Kangoo range for the first time.
Volkswagen and Pelican Rouge

Volkswagen Crafter on the coffee run for Pelican Rouge

Pelican Rouge, a company specialising in coffee roasting and solutions, has taken a delivery of 62 Volkswagen Crafter vans.
Vauxhall Vivaro Tourer Weekender

New Vauxhall Vivaro Tourer Weekender camper unveiled

Vauxhall has revealed a new camper version of its British-built van, called the Vivaro Tourer Weekender, ahead of the Frankfurt motor show.