The industry’s best suppliers and manufacturers have been named at the prestigious 2018 Van Awards event, which took place today.
Judging comment: “Whether it’s one or hundreds, running a van is a very different proposition to a passenger car. A van is a working tool, designed to fulfil a function. Not only has this ... Read More »
Judging comment: “Specifying standard vans can be hard enough, but overseeing complex conversions, involving several parties, requires a far higher level of transparency and a joined-up approach. Alphabet has created a commercial vehicle build ... Read More »
Judging comment: “For many temperature-controlled van users, payload is king. CoolKit carried out an evaluation of different body structures within the food delivery market and found new methods of construction, with new materials that ... Read More »
Judging comment: “BT Fleet Solutions invested more than £1.6m in its SMR offer last year. It extended its working hours, tripled its repair network, introduced mobile technicians and brought further digitisation to improve efficiency. ... Read More »
Ford has started an 18-month renewal of its LCV line-up with an update to Custom, says Dan Gilkes.
Lex Autolease is expanding to meet growing demand for vans, head of LCV Richard Tilden tells Dan Gilkes.
As the market looks for alternatives to diesel, Dan Gilkes tries two petrol options from Volkswagen.
Conversions top the list of priorities at Fiat Professional, Richard Chamberlain tells Dan Gilkes.
Volkswagen completes Crafter line-up with rear and all-wheel drive models, says Dan Gilkes.
MAN’s entry into the LCV arena can only be good news for operators big or small, says Neil McIntee.
Ingimex has spotted a gap in the market for a compact 1-tonne tipper or dropside, says Dan Gilkes.
It’s not hard to see why Ford’s Ranger remains one of the UK’s most popular pick-ups, says Dan Gilkes.
Autonomous grocery deliveries test possible future technology, says Dan Gilkes.
Mercedes-Benz Vans’ head of fleet Ricky McFarland talks Dan Gilkes through some of the company’s plans for the future.
Volkswagen’s new Crafter is arriving in UK showrooms, at least with front wheel drive, says Dan Gilkes.
Six-speed automatic transmission should open up market sectors for Ford’s Transit, says Dan Gilkes.
Renault Trucks is providing a service as much as a vehicle, head of LCV Grahame Neagus tells Dan Gilkes.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is planning growth in van conversions, specialist sales manager Nick Axtell tells Dan Gilkes.
Iveco has improved its electric Daily option for last mile delivery, says Dan Gilkes.
Renault boosts electric van performance, with the launch of new Master Z.E and improved Kangoo Z.E, says Dan Gilkes.
If not electric, this could be the time for natural gas to shine, says Dan Gilkes.