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Choosing the right van – why a tipper was right for JS Berry

By |2018-06-20T09:24:52+01:00June 19th, 2018|Van Conversions, What van should I buy?|

PRESTON-based demolition and groundworks contractor JS Berry has just added a tipper to his fleet. When proprietor James Berry established his company 12 years ago he had but one vehicle. He now runs eight. And  now has added a converter built Fuso 3.5-tonne Canter 3C15 to his growing fleet. The truck is fitted with an alloy tipping body with large [...]

Vauxhall vans get converted for construction supplier

By |2017-12-18T12:45:39+00:00December 18th, 2017|Van Conversions, Van News|

A FLEET of Vauxhall vans was built by Clarks Vehicle Conversions to meet the demands of Hanson UK, a leading supplier of heavy building materials to the UK construction industry. The brief was to create safe and practical tool vans for the vans’ crews.  So to raise the safety standards, lockable cages and metal racking were installed in the vans [...]

Powering up the van for multitude of tasks

By |2017-11-13T16:59:53+00:00November 13th, 2017|Van Accessories, Van Conversions|

WHEN leasing a van, it’s worth considering the optional extras that the lease hire company offers – including on-vehicle power. Paul Smith, commercial manager at Winton, explains the benefits of powering up the van for a multitude of tasks. When a business owner takes out a van lease agreement, it’s worth reviewing the optional extras on offer - including on-vehicle [...]

Guide to van street food vending

By |2017-09-18T18:11:41+01:00September 18th, 2017|Van Conversions, Van News|

SELLING street food from vans has become incredibly popular over the past few years, with the market being flooded with vendors of all shapes and sizes. Van Monster,  the UK’s largest used van retailer, part of Northgate plc, has some tips on street food vending to help businesses wanting to get involved in this revolution. The popularity of street food The numbers definitely [...]

Get your conversion factory approved as Ford launches Qualified Vehicle Modifier programme

By |2017-09-01T10:45:45+01:00September 1st, 2017|Van Conversions, Van News|

New Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier scheme accredits converters modifying Ford vehicles These factory approved conversions offer  peace of mind that matches Ford’s own warranty in terms of mileage and duration Converters must also have adequate liability insurance First seven converters named as Ford launches  Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier programme A FORD Transit is a great van. We know that. But [...]

Volkswagen Recognised Converters list goes live

By |2017-07-24T14:18:56+01:00July 24th, 2017|Van Conversions, Van News|

New converter recognition programme backs up ‘Working with You’ promise Range of conversion products offered will be of the highest standards Programme currently covers Recognised Converters ranging from minibus to breakdown truck, dropsides to access platforms and more One-stop-shop, single invoice, warranty and peace of mind assured THE new Volkswagen Recognised Converters list is now fully live, underpinning the brand’s [...]

Dyno-Rod vans action success story for CVM Group

By |2017-06-05T15:39:41+01:00June 5th, 2017|Van Conversions, Van Lease, Van News, Van Racking|

It started with one van for a Dyno-Rod franchisee and five years on she has supplied more than 120 vans plus cars for directors and managers THERE'S no disputing that Dyno-Rod vans are distinctive in their fluorescent red that shouts 'action' - and those Dyno-Rod vans are an action success story for Hampshire-based CVM Group which supplies many of them. That [...]

Fiat Professional approved body conversion programme scheduled

By |2017-05-11T13:21:00+01:00May 8th, 2017|Van Conversions, Van News|

FOLLOWING rivals such as Citroen, Peugeot and Renault, the new UK head of commercial vehicles at Fiat Professional Richard Chamberlin has confirmed that it will launch its own Fiat Professional approved body conversion programme. The as yet unnamed programme, which will be launched by quarter 3, will offer more choice than the tippers and dropsides currently available he said in [...]

Van conversions: flexible mobile power to your elbow

By |2016-12-15T17:26:19+00:00December 15th, 2016|Van Conversions, Van News|

WHEN a business requires flexible mobile power, van conversions with on-vehicle systems can be an ideal solution. Andy Jones, managing director of on-vehicle power specialist Winton, explains more about the benefits and considerations. With an on-vehicle power system, vehicles are professionally converted so the power of the engine is used to drive auxiliary equipment - similar to the way farm [...]

New petrol Caddy wheelchair conversion launched

By |2016-08-01T16:19:30+01:00August 1st, 2016|Van Conversions, Van News|

Sirus Caddy wheelchair conversions Developed with wheelchair conversion specialist Sirus Automotive Available in Caddy Transfer, Caddy Drive and Caddy Up-Front variants Provides increased choice, independence and mobility for wheelchair users Offers a more realistic ‘car driving’ experience Priced from £26,195 VOLKSWAGEN has launched the first petrol Caddy wheelchair conversion in partnership with Sirus Automotive, the UK’s leading provider of ‘drive-from’ [...]

Volkswagen to launch new scheme for VW approved LCV conversions

By |2016-02-29T14:19:27+00:00February 29th, 2016|Van Conversions, Van News|

VOLKSWAGEN Commercial Vehicles is to launch a new scheme to recognise conversion specialists to widen the range of conversions available on VW commercial vehicle bodies. VW is launching the scheme when it returns to the Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham (26-28 April ), the first time the manufacturer has attended the show since 2011. The new Converter Recognition Programme builds on [...]

Vauxhall Conversion Centre producing vans precisely the way you want them

By |2015-11-10T09:42:44+00:00November 9th, 2015|Van Conversions, Van News|

With 9,200 vans already converted to date in 2015, this has got to be proof that bringing this business in-house was the right idea. THE idea of having your new van exactly the way you want it and ready for work has really caught on. You only have to look at the success of both Hitachi Trade Ready Solutions and [...]

Relay ready to run – Citroen has overhauled its range of specialist CVs

By |2015-02-17T12:10:50+00:00February 17th, 2015|Van Conversions, Van News|

‘Relay Ready to Run' is the new name for Citroën's successful range of Relay ready-bodied vehicles IT includes tippers, dropsides and Luton vans, which are available from stock via Citroën’s Business Centre network and other large Citroën dealers. The Relay Ready to Run range is included in the Citroën LCV price list and has a full 2 year [...]

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