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 [...]
A VAUXHALL concept van duo - its first in over a decade - has been unveiled to celebrate Vauxhall’s commercial vehicle partnership for the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship (BSB). Debuting at the first BSB race of the season last weekend at Donington Park, the Vivaro Race Van Concept and the Movano Race Van Concept will be on display at all [...]
NEW generation racking for commercial vehicles is something that fleets should be exploiting for a variety of benefits, believes Arval. The vehicle leasing and fleet management company says that the latest designs are lighter in weight, safer, more practical and are easier to refit for “second life” use. Eddie Parker: Many fleets treat vans like mobile warehouses Arval [...]
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ALD Automotive is launching its own range of Trade Vans – specially kitted out vans for the professional trades – similar in function to Renault’s Ready4Work range (pictured) which was launched at the CV Show 2014 THE leasing company ALD Automotive has launched its own version of a ‘Trade Van’ for those in the trades – electricians, plumbers, [...]
Bevan Group, the first company to secure EU accreditation for its external glass racking SPECIALIST vehicle body builder, the Bevan Group at Halesowen, has become the first company to secure EU accreditation for its external glass racking, or frails, fitted to panel vans. The breakthrough follows months of negotiation with VCA, the Department for Transport agency responsible for [...]
Invis-A-Rack: great carrying solution for tradespeople driving pick-ups THERE'S a new cargo management system for pick-ups called Invis-A-Rack. It should be just perfect for trades - such as plumbers, builders, garden landscapers and joiners - that need to carry ladders or longer items. The Invis-A-Rack Cargo Management System features a retractable cab-level racking system which means trades can carry ladders, [...]
All this, ready for work, and under one monthly repayment scheme HERE's a great idea for trades people. Because everything is included in a monthly repayment, all the cost is off your balance sheet Hitachi Capital is to launch Trade Ready Solutions in a new partnership with Hitachi Power Tools. The new venture is aimed directly at trades [...]
BCA sells a great many vans through its Blackbushe site so it's well placed to know what commands bidders' attention LEADING car and van auctioneer BCA (British Car Auctions) is offering some very valuable advice to SMEs with business vans. The key is, knowing which features are worth paying for when it comes to resale value. The decisions [...]
The racking allows best use of space - so you might even get away with a smaller van IT PAYS to get the best out of your van, and this applies to the way you carry your tools, equipment or goods. Good racking can help, and can even cut fuel costs. With fuel bills among the greatest outgoings [...]
The 'ground-up' redesign of the new system has introduced fresh ideas with many innovative improvements IF you use ladders for your business, it's vital to ensure you carry them safely. It’s also important to be able to mount and demount them easily and without risk to yourself or your workers. Rhino Products introduced the latest incarnation of its [...]
Bott van racking system for the Ford Transit Custom - including fold-down vice (foreground) RACKING specialists Bott used the CV Show to launch its new Ford Transit Custom van racking system. Based on Bott’s established Uno and Vario module van racking, the systems can be adjusted to meet your own operational requirements. The full Bott Ford Transit [...]
Get it racked: new Bott racking for Transit Custom launched at CV Show RACKING specialist Bott is getting the new Ford Transit Custom all kitted up for work with a new racking system The Bott racking system for Transit Custom will be shown at the CV Show (9-11 April at the NEC). The Ford Transit Custom is compatible [...]
It's the simplest way to add carrying capacity to your business van ROOF racking is a relatively easy and inexpensive way to boost a business van’s carrying capacity. It also makes the van more versatile, so you can use the van for a wider variety of jobs. Which means you can take on new types of work. In [...]