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Nick Sharpe is an automotive content writer for Business Vans.

New Vauxhall Vivaro pricing from £21,240

By |2019-02-18T10:51:36+00:00February 18th, 2019|Archive|

THE new Vauxhall Vivaro is priced from £21,240 excluding VAT Vauxhall has confirmed. The built in Britain van will be available from Vauxhall showrooms in late summer. Orders are open now. The third-generation Vivaro medium van is a based on a state-of-the-art platform and available in two lengths (L1H1 4.95m and L2H1 5.30m). You can choose from panel van, doublecab [...]

BCA partners with TfL to stage dedicated ULEZ sale

By |2019-02-18T14:19:43+00:00February 18th, 2019|Van News|

AUCTION company BCA is holding a special Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) sale at its Blackbushe facility. Taking place on March 12, 2019, the sale is in partnership with Transport for London (TfL). The event will only feature Euro 6 compliant or electric/hybrid vehicles that can enter the Ultra Low Emission Zone without charge. More than 200 vehicles will be [...]

If you need an extra van to rent, how about a Vivaro Sportive?

By |2018-12-20T18:46:51+00:00December 20th, 2018|Van News|

THAT'S right. The high-spec Vauxhall Vivaro Sportive can now be rented from van hire specialists. Europcar. It's the latest model to join the Europcar commercial vehicle fleet and, says Europcar, offers exceptional productivity. The British built Vivaro Sportive provides a truly mobile office space for business drivers, giving them the tools they need to work while on the road. The [...]

Isuzu D-Max Utah V-Cross double cab – get yours from January

By |2018-12-14T18:49:33+00:00December 14th, 2018|Van News|

IF you fancy something a bit special after Christmas then check out this: the new Isuzu D-Max Utah V-Cross double cab. It's a special edition D-Max. The Utah V-Cross will be limited to 100 vehicles in both a manual and automatic transmission. This V-Comfortable and V-Capable pick-up does all you would expect of a D-Max Utah but also includes the [...]

Top 10 used vans

By |2018-12-13T09:27:56+00:00December 13th, 2018|Van News|

THOSE boys at data specialists cap hpi have been doing some number crunching for you to find out which are the vans that doing best in the wholesale used van market. And they've put together The Top 10 tables below to offer a clear picture of the makes and models in the main LCV sectors that continue to drive prices [...]

Volkswagen Vans prepares for WLTP for CVs with 6m euro investment

By |2018-12-12T05:48:21+00:00December 12th, 2018|Van News|

VOLKSWAGEN Commercial Vehicles is preparing for the new emissions testing regime for commercial vehicles, which all vans will have to comply with by September 2019. It has already been introduced for cars. Volkswagen has invested 6m euros in a fully-equipped emissions testing facility at its Hannover site. The new test centre will not only be used for type approval for every [...]

Pick-ups give November van sales a boost

By |2018-12-06T22:34:57+00:00December 6th, 2018|Van News|

THE demand for pick-up trucks gave new van sales in November a welcome boost. Along with increased demand for large vans, registrations grew 9.6%: 29,000 vans and pick-ups joined UK roads, according to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The increase represented 2,549 more pick-ups and vans registered in the month compared to November 2017. [...]

Gardening service trades are most accident prone van drivers

By |2018-11-29T09:06:56+00:00November 29th, 2018|Business Van Insurance, Van Insurance, Van News|

IF YOU see a gardening services trades van on the road, then give it a wide birth, especially in the North! According to latest accident stats, gardeners are the most accident prone van drivers. Especially those in the North where the accident will be at-fault. The stats were produced by The Van Insurer having crunched the numbers on claims processed throughout [...]

How will London ULEZ affect van drivers?

By |2018-12-07T13:52:28+00:00November 23rd, 2018|ULEZ London, Van News|

IT'S not far away now - and we're not talking Christmas. But the London ULEZ which starts in April 2019. How will this affect van drivers in London? Probably big time. The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) co-hosted an event with Transport for London (TfL) to explore the impact of the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) on van users in [...]

Toyota Hilux Invincible 50 – yours for £39,995

By |2018-11-01T10:55:36+00:00November 1st, 2018|Van News|

THE totally invincible looking ... well,  new Hilux Invincible 50 ... can be yours for £39,995 on the road. There will be just 50 examples built, making it the most exclusive publicly available version of Toyota’s legendary pick-up to be launched in the UK. Specialist engineering firm Arctic Trucks has helped design this extra-special pick-up, created to mark Hilux’s 50th anniversary. [...]

Isuzu updates D-Max with improved features and payload

By |2018-09-27T09:30:07+01:00September 27th, 2018|Van News|

THE tough Isuzu D-Max range is being updated with new features and improved payload from October 01,2018. Isuzu has reduced the kerb weight on double cab D-Max models by 10kgs resulting in a payload increase of 10kgs. That's because double cab suspension changes from a 5 piece to a 3-piece leaf spring suspension set up. Isuzu says the springs are made from [...]

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