All the latest LCV news from across the automotive industry
The number of new LCVS registered increased by 7% in July, the first monthly year-on-year increase since January, fuelled by pent-up demand from operators after lockdown restrictions have been lifted.
The UK’s most reliable light commercial vehicle (LCV) is the Nissan NV200, while the Ford Ranger is the most prone to needing repair, according to new research.
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Van owners are being urged to get their vans checked and repaired, as about 1.2 million vans had MOTs postponed during the COVID-19 lockdown exemption.
Customers buying online food from Waitrose or receiving smaller John Lewis deliveries are set to start seeing their shopping arrive in electric vans.
Mercedes has revealed its pricing and specification structure for its refreshed Vito, which will start at £22,845 plus VAT.
Ford has increased its range of Active vehicles with the introduction of the new Tourneo Connect Active and Transit Connect Active small vans.
Southampton City Council (SCC) has put 24 zero emission Renault Kangoo ZE33 panel vans into service around the city.
Ford has announced two new Transit specifications called Trail and Active that make the best-selling van family more capable off road.
Citroën has revealed an electric version of its SpaceTourer MPV that brings zero-emission motoring to its big van-based people carrier.
Ford and Volkswagen have signed an agreement that will see the pair share technology to build three new commercial vehicles.
Fiat Professional has launched a new limited version of its Ducato large van – the Shadow Edition. Just 100 examples of the LWB version will be available in the UK.
Nissan has expanded its family of electric van models with the introduction of a new e-NV200 XL Voltia model, a conversion of its existing e-NV 200 model.
Isuzu has revealed three new variations of the D-Max: a lifestyle-focused XTR, a Tipper conversion kit, and a go-anywhere off-road version.