Proace kicks off Toyota van renewal programme
Toyota has unveiled updated versions of its Proace and Proace City vans, beginning what the brand describes as a "year of transformation" across its Professional light-commercial range.
Locator aids online searches for VW LCVs
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has added a new vehicle locator tool to its website to make it easier for potential online customers to identify the right vehicle for their needs.
Used van values reverse slide in January
Used light-commercial vehicle prices have started 2024 with positive signs of recovery, according to major auction house BCA.
Government reverses pick-up tax hike
Plans to change the taxing of pick-up trucks announced just a week ago by the Government, which would have seen double-cab models taxed as cars rather than commercial vehicles, have been scrapped.
The Business Van guide to types of van
There are lots of types of van on the market, ranging from car-derived vans like the Ford Fiesta to expansive six-seater crew models like the Mercedes Viano.
There are also stripped-down chassis vans for those who need to build a van to their own requirements.
Let’s break down the different types of van to see which one...
Tips to save money as a courier van driver
As a courier van driver, you know that fuel prices can be a significant expense. With the prices of petrol and diesel going up and the cost of living increasing, it can be difficult to make ends meet. In this article, we will share some tips on how you can save money and keep costs...
2023 Business Van Awards - The Winners
IT’S been another record entry for the Business Van Awards this year. The judges have made their decisions – and it was a very close run thing in many categories – but now the results are in: So, who are the tops when it comes to vans and services?
Get switched on to EVs with SwitchedonEV.com
Business Car Manager Ltd is helping to lead the way to 2030, when sales of petrol and diesel engines are scheduled to be banned, with the launch of a new Electric Vehicle media channel.
From cars to light commercial vehicles, charging partners to infrastructure providers, Switched on EV gives clear and concise information on the areas...
By Chris Wright|2024-02-19T10:50:57+00:00February 15th, 2024|
The number of van thefts last year increased to 12,950 across the UK, an 18% jump from 2022’s total. Although the total is smaller compared to car thefts across the UK, which had a 5% increase and amounted to 64,087, it seems drivers just can’t get away from criminals targeting their vehicles.
By Chris Wright|2024-02-15T08:45:38+00:00February 15th, 2024|
Campaign Manager can be used to apply a range of incentives to remarketed vehicles, such as low-interest stocking loans and free delivery. It has been added to the company’s 1link Disposal Network platform, which has been used by fleets to sell more than 500,000 cars, vans and trucks since its launch in 2005.
By Chris Wright|2024-02-14T08:54:52+00:00February 14th, 2024|
WLTP labelling for vans needs to cover not just a load-free vehicle in warm conditions but a variety of payload and weather variations. Ideally, we’d end up with a grid that perhaps showed how vans operated with no load, a medium load and a full load in warm, normal and cold conditions.
By Chris Wright|2024-02-13T17:16:14+00:00February 13th, 2024|
From July, double-cab pick-ups will be considered cars as they don’t have a primarily commercial function. Professional Pick-up said the changes will be significant - a driver using a Ford Ranger Wildtrak 2.0 as a company vehicle will, if taking delivery after 1 July 2024, face a company car tax bill of around £290 a month, rising to around £580 a month for a higher rate taxpayer — an increase of 340% over the existing figures.
By Chris Wright|2024-02-12T09:54:40+00:00February 12th, 2024|
Reporting into Managing Director Yvette Giannini, Greenaway’s appointment is the latest in a series of new announcements at DriverCheck, the most recent of which was the promotion of Giannini herself to the position of MD. The company had an outstanding year last year and results show sales growth of almost 10%, with a further 26,500 drivers added across the 1,200-plus client portfolio.
By Chris Wright|2024-02-12T09:45:52+00:00February 12th, 2024|
Offered as part of Europcar’s Long-Term Van Hire solutions, the new solution can be applied to any of the van fleet including short and long wheel base, Chapter 8 vehicles, crew cabs and specialist bodied vehicles. It also provides the option for variable mileage requirements and includes free delivery & collection to business or home addresses.
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