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Dan Gilkes

Fiat Professional gears up for 2015

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Fiat Professional is celebrating record UK sales of almost 15,000 vans in 2014 and looking forward to further growth this year. With the latest version of Ducato now up to speed and a revised … Read More »

Strength in numbers

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Almost every van manufacturer will have benefitted from the UK’s rising LCV market in 2014, though Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ registrations were particularly strong. The company sold more than 41,200 vans to the end of … Read More »

Seasonal security

3 years ago / 0 comments

Seasonal demand With the Christmas season fast approaching, many home delivery companies, couriers, supermarkets and parcel firms will be looking to boost their fleets with additional drivers. Even the recent explosion of “click and … Read More »

Renault Trafic

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With the latest version of the mid-weight Trafic van, Renault has achieved the seemingly impossible. Despite installing a smaller engine, it produces more power than the previous larger model, yet delivers lower emissions and … Read More »

Vauxhall Combo

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For fleets looking at the possibility of downsizing, adopting a smaller van with lower running costs and improved fuel economy, Vauxhall’s Combo is a natural replacement for the firm’s Vivaro customers. But what if … Read More »

Peugeot Boxer

3 years ago / 0 comments

With manufacturers all adhering to the same set of regulations and standards, and with aerodynamics driving vehicle body design, you might think that all vans are pretty much the same. That is definitely not … Read More »

Data overload

3 years ago / 0 comments

Telematic systems, from the most basic vehicle tracking to an all-encompassing fleet management solution such as TomTom’s Worksmart, can save time and money. Simply knowing where vehicles are is a vital component of fleet … Read More »

Road Test: Ford Transit Courier

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Those with a long memory will know that this isn’t Ford’s first Courier van. Based on a Fiesta chassis cowl, the last one was literally a high-cube box mounted behind the car’s front end. … Read More »

Fiat Professional reveals updated Doblo range

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However the new model now comes with the option of seating for three and load volumes of up to 5m3. Both the 1.3-litre and 1.6-litre diesel engines have been tuned for improved torque delivery, … Read More »

Hyundai unveils 3.5 tonne H350 van at Hanover

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H350 is available as a panel van, minibus and as a chassis cab for conversions. The van offers a 12.9m3 load capacity, enough to fit five Euro pallets, with payloads of 1,336-1,365kg. The chassis … Read More »

Mitsubishi launches first 4×4 PHEV van

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A sturdy load bed, capable of handling around 500kg, is installed in the rear of  the vehicle at the same height as the loading sill. This can be accessed from the  rear hatch or … Read More »