A new report from car and van leasing company Arval suggests that larger fleets are downsizing their vans, while smaller vans are upsizing. So what sort of van should you buy or lease?
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 [...]
WHAT do you do if you regularly carry a team of workers around with all their gear? Or you still want the practicality of a van, but regularly have to carry the family? Well, we think what you need is a crew van and here we have some of the best crew vans. Why a crew van? Well it has up to six [...]
Buying a new van checklist Get the van you need It might sound obvious, but make sure you buy a new van to suit your needs. Ignore the advertising fluff and drill down to the detail on running costs, fuel consumption, load capacity and standard equipment. Be aware of the costs Make sure you find out the service and insurance costs [...]
WHAT van is right for you? Two things: size and weight. When you’re choosing a van, make sure it’s big and strong enough to handle your typical cargo. Check the width, length and height of the van’s cargo hold. Check its maximum payload. And if you tow, check its maximum trailer weight. Then ensure the van meets your cargo needs. [...]