There are lots of different business types that would require a van – whether you are looking to become a professional tradesperson, a logistics specialist, or run a mobile food truck. One of your biggest considerations to make when you are running a business of this description is deciding whether to buy or lease the van. There are pros and [...]
THE focus for Europcar’s van services during 2020 was on the needs of ‘Business Britain’ and in particular on providing services that would help small businesses continue to operate in a COVID world. That’s the reason Europcar was selected as the winner of the 2021 Business Vans Best Long Term Rental Award. The UK’s reliance on the logistics sector changed [...]
WINNER of the 2021 Business Vans Van Rental award, Europcar focused its services during 2020 on the needs of ‘Business Britain’ and in particular on providing services that would help small businesses continue to operate in a COVID world. The UK’s reliance on the logistics sector changed immeasurably in 2020 – with firms having to pivot to provide delivery of [...]
With the internal combustion engine ban coming into effect in just eight and half years, what does the future hold for this sector? The pick-up of the future is very much on the horizon and enthusiasts should have much to look forward to, albeit with some uncertainty. Glass’s Chief Commercial Vehicle Editor, Andy Picton, takes a closer look at the current situation and what could be coming our way.
In terms of long term rental, Northgate Vehicle Hire’s product range includes its minimum term 12months+ product. Available for hire periods of up to 48 months, this allows customers to commit to a longer term hire period to obtain the best possible rates – whilst having the back up of full Service, Maintenance and Breakdown Cover being included in the [...]
THE benefits of digital have been amplified during the Covid-19 pandemic. During Q3 2020 – which for the vast majority saw all physical auction activity suspended – Aston Barclay still managed to sell 32,589 vehicles (equating to more than 8,100 LCVs). July saw a significant uplift in activity and proved to be our best sale month on record with 12,148 [...]
VIMCAR's the leading fleet management supplier in Germany and last year took its first steps in international expansion by launching in the UK. Its core product is Vimcar Fleet Geo, which is unique in that it is extremely easy to order, install and use – making it perfect for small businesses, particularly those with no dedicated full-time fleet manager. And [...]
THE All-New Isuzu D-Max is the latest generation pickup that raises the bar for safety, technology, capability, and refinement the pick-up segment as a whole. Add competitive pricing to that and you have a worthy winner of the 2021 Business Vans Best Pick-up award. The new D-Max combines smart new styling and impressive safety technology with improved off-road performance. Not [...]
DURING a difficult year Mercedes-Benz Finance, winner of this year’s Business Vans Funder Award, said that customers tailored solutions and advice to keep business moving. It continued to provide access to its free and dedicated Business Manager Service. Available through the Mercedes-Benz dealer network, it gave customers guidance and support on the best finance solution for their business. During the [...]
NORTHGATE’S core business remains LCV hire – the very thing it's most famous for. With 52,000 LCVs, the company has been in a prime position to support businesses with all of their vehicle needs. It can source almost any type of vehicle for customers through its third party supply chain. Some of the reasons then, why the judges in this [...]
NORTHGATE Vehicle Hire, winner of this year’s Business Vans Fleet Management Award, provides bespoke fleet management services to customers who operate LCVs, acquired in a combination of ways including purchased, leased and rented. The Northgate UK fleet is circa 52,000 LCVs and 1,400 cars, and it can supply virtually any type of vehicle through its outsourced supply chain. In the [...]
Mobility vehicles like vans or cars are designed to transport people with ailments. In addition to this, such cars have room for transporting wheelchairs and other mobility vehicles. Not only do mobility cars provide utility, but they are also comfortable.
IT was dark as pitch as it was unloaded from its transporter. “Is it a Bentley?” said the dairyman from the local farm as he peered through gloom at the badge and front grille. Praise indeed, but in daylight he would probably gone for “is it a London cab?” on which the VN5 Electric van is based, but with a [...]
The LEVC van has a total flexible range of over 300 miles (482 km) with ultra-low emissions of just 21 g/km CO2 on the combined WLTP cycle. This cycle delivers a pure electric zero emissions range of 61 miles (98 km) and the more frugal driver could achieve a 76 mile (122 km) range in pure EV mode, according to WLTP city methodology.
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