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Natalie Middleton

New VW Crafter priced from £23,920

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Order books have opened for Volkswagen’s new Crafter panel van, which is priced from £23,920 (basic RRP excl VAT).

Vredestein launches new van and light truck tyres

11 months ago / 0 comments

Premium tyre company Vredestein has launched new van and light truck tyres as it looks to expand its presence in the UK fleet market.

Northgate introduces range of new rental solutions

11 months ago / 0 comments

Northgate has launched a number of new products to bring a wide range of choices for how LCV fleets rent and manage their vehicles.

Van driver found eating cereal at wheel in police campaign

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A van driver has been caught shaving at the wheel as part of a week-long clampdown on distracted driving.

Northside scoops Mercedes-Benz Vans Retailer of the Year title

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Northside Truck & Van has won the Mercedes-Benz Van Retailer of the Year title for the second time running.

Vanarama enters commercial vehicle insurance market

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Vehicle leasing provider Vanarama has entered the commercial vehicle insurance market as it looks to offer a one-stop shop solution for leased vehicles and the wider commercial vehicle market.

Spedian introduces reusable up and over door graphics system for delivery vans

11 months ago / 0 comments

Aimed at the grocery trade and other delivery operators, a new rear-door promotion opportunity has launched from vehicle graphics specialist Spedian.

London ULEV initiatives to bring hydrogen-diesel powered vans pilot

11 months ago / 0 comments

A number of Ultra Low Emission Vehicle (ULEV) initiatives including trials on hydrogen-powered vans are to be run in London boroughs to tackle London’s air pollution problems at a local level.

London fleets to trial new Ford plug-in hybrid vans

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New Ford plug-in hybrid vans are to be trialled by London businesses from this autumn as part of a £4.7m project.

Vehicle operator becomes 600th individual FORS Practitioner

11 months ago / 0 comments

Mohamed Abdurahim, logistics support manager at Bywaters (Leyton) Ltd, has become the 600th FORS Practitioner for the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme.

Malcolm Group takes delivery of latest Mercedes-Benz vans consignment

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One of the UK’s leading suppliers of logistics, construction and maintenance services has returned to Mercedes-Benz dealer Western Commercial for the latest additions to its fleet.

New report calls for road pricing to replace Congestion Charge in London

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London’s Congestion Charge is “no longer fit for purpose” and should be reformed in the short term and ultimately replaced with road pricing.

Driver First Assist to target commercial drivers using DfT funding

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The Department for Transport has awarded Driver First Assist (DFA) a £70,000 grant to communicate the benefits of first responder training to professional drivers and fleet operators.

New Goodyear light truck tyre designed to bring significant savings for fleets

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Goodyear’s new EfficientGrip Cargo could help fleets drive down costs thanks to improved fuel economy and longer tyre life.

Marshall Fleet Solutions to drive company profile with new website

11 months ago / 0 comments

Marshall Fleet Solutions has launched a new website to provide an up-to-date overview of the company, including its three main business divisions.

Firestone introduces Vanhawk 2

11 months ago / 0 comments

Firestone has launched its new Vanhawk 2 van tyre, which offers the durability and wear life of the original Vanhawk product but with significantly improved wet weather handling and fuel economy.

Renault adds new Master to electric vehicle line-up

11 months ago / 0 comments

Renault has updated its electric vehicle line-up with the launch of its first-ever Master Z.E. model, which arrives as the new version Kangoo Van Z.E. gets a 50% longer range.

Plans to slash Severn crossing tolls met with mixed reaction

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Government plans to reduce the Severn Crossing tolls have met with a  mixed reaction.

Funding awarded to trial for fast-charging electric commercial vehicles

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Fast-charging technology said to be available to deliver over 400kW in minutes is to be trialled in the UK with the help of new funding.

Mercedes-Benz Vans invests in delivery robots manufacturer

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Mercedes-Benz Vans has taken a lead investor role in a 16.5m euro (£14.4m) funding round in a start-up company that develops ground-based, autonomous delivery robots. 

GSF Car Parts expands Sealey partnership with second branded van

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GSF Car Parts has added a second Sealey branded van to its fleet following the success of the original trial.

Isuzu appoints Cartwright Fleet Services to dealer network

11 months ago / 0 comments

Isuzu Truck UK is continuing the expansion of its UK dealer network with the addition of Cartwright Fleet Services as full sales, service and parts dealers based in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Used van market sees one of strongest quarters on record

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The used van sector continued to perform strongly in December, with buyers out in force and vendors selling right up until Christmas Eve.

New managing director at Pullman Fleet Services

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Pullman Fleet Services has appointed Vince McGurk as its new managing director.

Major flooring contractor extends partnership with Volkswagen

11 months ago / 0 comments

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has won a new supply contract with one of the UK’s largest flooring contractors.

Traffilog UK named latest FORS Associate

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The company’s solution has been developed to offer a one-stop-shop, easy-to-use, single platform offering that enables transport managers to monitor and analyse key data, providing actionable insights to improve fleet operations.  The technology … Read More »

GSF invests £3.5m in van fleet

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The firm is planning to invest a total £3.5m on 350 Peugeot Partner vans, which will see around 60% of the current GSF van fleet renewed across its network of 65 branches this year. … Read More »

Van and logistics firms win share of funding to deploy ULEVs

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Firms including global package delivery company UPS and Gnewt Cargo have won a share of £20m Government funding to reduce fleet emissions. 

Volkswagen showcases latest in I.D. electric car range at Detroit

11 months ago / 0 comments

The I.D. Buzz follows in the footsteps of the I.D. electric hatchback unveiled at the Paris Motor Show last autumn as part of a series of new electric vehicles due for launch in 2020 and … Read More »

Argos installs Microlise for customer delivery fleet

11 months ago / 0 comments

Using the Microlise Journey Management solution, the retailer will be provided with live visibility of vehicles and ETAs, enabling the firm to maximise its on-time performance and proactively keep customers informed of any delays … Read More »