Volkswagen has greenlighted production of an electric-only cargo van, said to be inspired by the original Transporter line-up launched in the 1950s.
Chevin Fleet Solutions has bolstered its FleetWave management software with a function enabling users to combine and extract real-time data more easily using bespoke applications.
Volkswagen has introduced two 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engines, available across the Transporter range, claiming low-mileage operators could be better off not running a diesel.
The Department for Transport is considering raising the weight threshold for light commercial vehicles from 3.5 tonnes to 4.25 tonnes to offset their heavier drivetrains, in turn making them more cost-effective to operate. Electric ... Read More »
Tolls for the Severn Crossings will be abolished by the end of 2018, in a move claimed to offer a £100m boost to the Welsh economy, and save motorists over £1,400 per year.
The Liberal Democrats have pledged to ban the sale of small diesel vans by 2025, with plans to incentivise plug-ins as an alternative, according to their 2017 manifesto released today.
James Davis of Manheim (right) with Van Fleet World editor Dan Gilkes "Manheim has adopted a 360 degree imaging facility, using an automated turntable, to deliver consistent high definition images from around every vehicle ... Read More »
Martin Lister of VWS (right) with Van Fleet World editor Dan Gilkes "VOPS2 from Vehicle Weighing Services is an enclosed measurement system that can help a driver to prevent overloading of vans at 3.5-tonnes ... Read More »
Simon Simmons from Alphabet (right) with Van Fleet World editor Dan Gilkes "Alphabet has used technology to help fleet customers to get to grips with new vehicle conversions through the use of its Virtual ... Read More »
Nick Hale from BT Fleet (right) with Van Fleet World editor Dan Gilkes "BT Fleet’s multi-dimensional improvement programme takes commercial vehicle management to a whole new level. With extend opening hours and increased capacity ... Read More »
Businesses that have to venture off-road from time to time, occasionally need light commercials with real 4×4 capability. More often though, all they really require is something with a bit more ground clearance and … Read More »
Mercedes-Benz will launch its first one-tonne pickup truck next year, as part of its ongoing partnership with the Renault-Nissan Alliance.