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Natalie Middleton

Isuzu Truck North London moves premises

11 months ago / 0 comments

The new location provides the company with a much larger operational site with far better access to the A10 trunk road and M25 motorway networks and forms part of plans to grow business levels … Read More »

UK new van market reaches 20-year high in November

11 months ago / 0 comments

The new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that 29,784 vans hit the road in November, up 2.5%. The overall year-to-date market also remained strong, with a 2.1% increase … Read More »

New Volkswagen Mobile Service Clinic vans to help fleets cut downtime

11 months ago / 0 comments

Deployed in line with the brand’s Working With You’ promise, the Mobile Service vans can be used to carry out service work, inspections, A/C servicing, MoT repairs, minor warranty work and software updates remotely … Read More »

Haulier launches into commercial vehicle service market

11 months ago / 0 comments

The company already runs a large workshop at its headquarters site in Tewkesbury, which has been granted ‘Authorised Repairer’ status by Mercedes-Benz and FUSO Trucks.  Now the firm is embarking on a programme … Read More »

More work needed to shake off ‘white van man’ image, says FTA report

11 months ago / 0 comments

The latest report shows the growth of the industry, with over four million vans on UK roads and e-commerce growing faster than ever, but also recognises the lack of professional transport skills of many … Read More »

Continued growth for van leasing sector

11 months ago / 0 comments

According to the results of the BVRLA’s latest quarterly leasing survey, the number of cars and vans for both contract hire and finance lease has grown by 5.2% year-on-year, with the car fleet increasing … Read More »

Police launch Christmas drink and drug driving campaign

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As well as deploying intelligence-led tactics and local knowledge of hotspots, this year will also see police share social media campaigns to remind people that it is never worth taking the risk of driving … Read More »

Opus Autoroute signs up Selsia for mixed fleet

11 months ago / 0 comments

The contract builds on the existing partnership between Selsia and the 25-year-old Opus group which also delivers uninsured loss recovery services to Selsia’s growing commercial fleet customer base. Peter Eldridge, director at Opus … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4×4 provides emergency service in Peak District

11 months ago / 0 comments

The fully kitted out Sprinter 4×4 is being used by the Edale MRT (Mountain Rescue Team) to provide transportation to remote locations safely and efficiently, move casualties across challenging terrain, and act as a … Read More »

Aston Barclay provides all-in-one LCV solution for ENGIE

11 months ago / 0 comments

The remarketing process for the French multinational started in October with the two-day transfer of a replacement fleet of 90 new specialist vehicles and an introduction handover for the staff involved in the new … Read More »

Ford reveals new Transit Custom vans

11 months ago / 0 comments

Aimed at independent businesses and artisans who want to stand out from the crowd, the line-up includes the new Transit Custom Colour Edition van, which brings four stand-out colour schemes with contrasting roof, mirror … Read More »

New appointments as BT Fleet enters funding sector

11 months ago / 0 comments

Goodwin joins BT Fleet from his former role as business development director, mega fleets at Lex Autolease and brings over 20 years fleet management and leasing experience including a long tenure at Arval. BT … Read More »

Traffic jams costing LCV fleets £767m a year

11 months ago / 0 comments

So says TomTom as it warns fleets that telematics is a key solution in mitigating congestion. Analysis by the TomTom Traffic Index found traffic across the UK’s 25 most congested cities and towns … Read More »

Tolchards Drinks deploys first Isuzus

11 months ago / 0 comments

Two brand-new Isuzu Forward N75.190 manual rigids, fitted with sliding curtain sided bodies, are now working from the Tolchards branches in Hampshire and Somerset as part of a recent fleet update programme to introduce 7.5-tonne … Read More »

Marshall Fleet Solutions strengthens national sales team

11 months ago / 0 comments

With a five-strong nationwide sales team reporting to him, covering both Thermo King transport refrigeration systems and new tail lift sales, Jones will be responsible for coordinating the development and ongoing relationship with all … Read More »

Vauxhall retailer groups support London charity with Vivaro vans

11 months ago / 0 comments

The London-based charity provides food that would have otherwise been disposed of to homeless and vulnerable people, and the two vehicles, provided by dealer groups Now, Tony Le Voi and GO Vauxhall, will help … Read More »

Facelifted Volkswagen Amarok goes on sale

11 months ago / 0 comments

Due to start first UK customer deliveries in January, the new model features subtle exterior changes including a new front bumper and radiator grille design with front fog lights, new alloy wheels and a … Read More »

Bridgestone updates Retorque App with van data

11 months ago / 0 comments

The free-of-charge app is available on the Apple and Google Play stores and now includes wheel security data from all main van manufacturers Bridgestone’s product and marketing manager Andy Mathias said: “Bridgestone recognises … Read More »

First Northern Ireland operator awarded FTA Van Excellence

11 months ago / 0 comments

The business, which operates around 60 vans, is a leading construction and civil engineering company currently celebrating its 40th year in business.   Plant manager Colin Lumber said: “We are delighted to have … Read More »

Mercedes-Benz launches ‘Winter Means Business’ campaign to support van customers

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According to the manufacturer, some 250,000 Mercedes-Benz vans will be on the roads over the Black Friday to Cyber Monday period. To ensure that businesses are prepared, Mercedes-Benz Vans is running free Visual … Read More »