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About Chris Wright

Chris Wright has been covering the automotive industry nationally and internationally for 30 years. Following spells with consumer titles he became News Editor of Automotive Management (AM), Editor of Automotive International, International Editor for Detroit-based Automotive News, and Editor of Dealer Update. He has also co-authored several FT Management Reports and contributes regularly to Justauto.com

LCV market still playing catch-up

By |2021-04-07T10:13:31+01:00April 7th, 2021|Van News|

Usually one of the busiest months of the year, March saw the largest ever increase since the switch to the two plate system in 1999,  but one which still represented an 10.9% decrease when compared to the pre-pandemic 2015-2019 average, as prolonged nationwide lockdown continued to suppress business confidence in the first quarter of the year

Free2Move offers free six month telematics trial

By |2021-04-07T10:09:01+01:00April 7th, 2021|Featured, Van News|

Available on all Peugeot LCV orders from April 1st, the ‘Pack 3 - Geolocation’ service provides the most comprehensive data for the ultimate in fleet efficiency. Normally costing £12 a month plus VAT this technology provides fleet managers over-the-air real time driving and location data, allowing them to stay connected with their vehicles anytime and anywhere.

New van availability causing Clean Air Zone issues

By |2021-04-07T09:24:51+01:00April 7th, 2021|Van News|

With the Bath CAZ already in place and Birmingham and Bristol to follow, as well as the upgraded London Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) now in effect, the fleet software specialist FleetCheck said that some businesses are only now starting to realise that they need to ensure that they have sufficient Euro 6 LCVs available.

Vimcar helps medics meet their targets

By |2021-03-31T11:16:00+01:00March 31st, 2021|Van News|

Talk to a Doctor, part of Health Finder Pro, installed Vimcar’s Fleet Geo SaaS plug-and-play units into its seven-strong fleet of emergency response vehicles in August 2020. The move followed a shift within its business to in-person visits to private patients in their homes, rather than its original remit of offering healthcare advice online or over the phone.

2021 Business Vans Awards – the shortlist is announced

By |2021-03-31T12:11:39+01:00March 23rd, 2021|Business Van Awards, Featured, Van News|

THERE has been a record entry for this year's Business Vans awards and the judges have been making their choices. We are now down to the shortlist for the 2021 Awards. Categories are for both vehicles and service providers. So, here's who is in the frame  and who will be a winner? VANS Maxus Citroen Volkswagen Mercedes-Benz Fiat Renault Isuzu [...]

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