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Ford Grand Connect Flame - Qualified Vehicle Modifier

Ford launches Qualified Vehicle Modifier programme

Ford has launched its Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) programme, providing buyers and owners with a list of seven approved vehicle converters.
Isuzu D-Max with Raptor

Isuzu D-Max gets Raptor protection

Isuzu has added the new hard wearing Raptor Tough and Protective coating to the range of available accessories for its D-Max pick-up.
Peugeot Partner L2 Electric for Royal Mail

Electric Peugeot delivers for Royal Mail

Royal Mail has signed an agreement to purchase 100 Peugeot Partner L2 electric vans for use as delivery vehicles. The L2 went on sale earlier this year.
Mercedes-Benz launches My Van Service

Mercedes-Benz launches My Van Service

Mercedes-Benz has launched My Van Service, an online service booking tool with five new options to allow customers to book their vehicles in for a service.
Volkswagen Transporter - now available with a petrol engine

Volkswagen continues petrol push with Transporter range

In light of the increasing backlash against diesel engines, Volkswagen is now offering two new petrol options for its mid-size Transporter van range.
VW launches Converter Recognition scheme

Volkswagen launches Converter Recognition scheme

Following a recent trend, Volkswagen has launched it Converter Recognition scheme, providing customers with a list of approved vehicle converters.
Mercedes-Benz X-Class revealed | The Van Expert

Mercedes-Benz hoping X-Class marks the spot

Following last year's concept designs, Mercedes-Benz has revealed the production version of its first pick-up, the X-Class.
Ford Transit Custom facelift (The Van Expert)

Ford reveals new Transit Custom

Ford has revealed the latest version of its Transit Custom, with the new model boasting a refreshed design and improved fuel economy.

Green is the new black as London Taxi Company rebrands

69 years after building the original black cab, The London Taxi Company has moved in a new direction, rebranding as the London Electric Vehicle...
Ford Torneo Custom

Updated trim and tech for Ford Torneo Custom

Ford has announced details of its updated Torneo Custom people mover. First introduced in 2013, the model can carry up to nine occupants.
Blue Volkswagen Caddy

Model year updates for Volkswagen Caddy

The 2018 model-year updates for the Volkswagen Caddy boost standard safety and equipment levels across all models.

Deutsche Post and Ford to build new electric van

German logistics group Deutsche Post DHL and Ford have partnered to manufacture a battery-electric delivery van based on the Ford Transit.
Peugeot Partner van

Insight – electric future for Peugeot and Citroën

PSA Group is increasing promotional activity for its electric vans – the Peugeot Partner and Citroën Berlingo – to grow its urban fleet presence.
Volkswagen Crafter with autonomous emergency braking

Volkswagen to fit autonomous emergency braking to all vans

Volkswagen will become the first commercial vehicle brand to fit autonomous emergency braking systems on all its vans.
A Renault Kangoo ZE van demonstrates dynamic wireless electric charging

Renault electric van charges wirelessly while driving

A Renault Kangoo ZE electric van has demonstrated dynamic wireless charging while driving along a specially-constructed road in France.
Renault Trafic SpaceClass (The Car Expert)

Renault to debut high-spec Trafic passenger van

Renault will debut its latest variation of the Trafic van, the Trafic SpaceClass passenger model, at the upcoming Cannes International Film Festival.
Hireway adds Volkswagen CVs to fleet (The Van Expert)

Hireway adds 50 new Volkswagen vans to fleet

Hireway, a vehicle rental business based in Wishaw, Lanarkshire, has added 50 new Volkswagen vans to its fleet to replace existing vehicles.
Volkswagen Amarok Trailblazer Challenge

Volkswagen issues Trailblazer Challenge for new Amarok pickup

Following the launch of its new Amarok pickup truck, Volkswagen has tested the vehicle with real-world drivers as part of the Amarok Trailblazers Challenge (sponsored post)
MAN TGE van at CV Show 2017 (The Van Expert)

CV Show: MAN with a van

MAN Truck & Bus has shown off its first move into the LCV market at CV Show 2017, with a rebadged Volkswagen Crafter called the MAN TGE.