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Vauxhall Vivaro gets ‘invisible refrigeration’ treatment

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Vans using the ‘invisible refrigeration’ concept to bring refrigerated performance with zero external intrusion to the vehicle are now available through The Cold Consortium.

ACFO reveals van winners at annual awards

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ACFO has named the winners of its Small and Large Van of the Year titles at its annual awards dinner.

Landscape construction and maintenance firm streamlines tyre management

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Grounds maintenance and landscape construction company idverde has deployed a joint Michelin and BFGoodrich policy across its entire UK fleet to streamline tyre management.

LCV values rise as two-tier market develops

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Average light commercial vehicle values at BCA reached a new record in October with the best stock attracting premium values.

Fiat Professional and Lex Autolease reveal van plans in Van Fleet World iD

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Fleets can now access the November edition of Van Fleet World iD digital magazine, including updates on how Fiat Professional and Lex Autolease are targeting LCV operators’ vehicle needs.

Hexagon Leasing promotes benefits of 7.2-tonne Iveco Daily box tail lift

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Derby-based Hexagon Leasing is offering customers the 7.2 tonne Iveco Daily Box Tail Lift vehicle as it promotes the benefits of the vehicle.

Vanarama chatbot to take care of vehicle ordering

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Vanarama has introduced a new iVan chatbot that can help customers find and order vehicles.

Operators increasingly choosing pickups over vans

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The arrival of prestige models within the pickup sector is leading to a growing growing proportion of buyers choosing to run them instead of vans.

Autoglass scoops deal for ground support equipment

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TCR UK, which provides ground support equipment for airports across the UK, has awarded a sole provider deal to Autoglass.

DfT clarifies widespread misunderstanding of petrol/diesel ban

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All cars and vans sold in the UK from 2040 will need at least full hybrid technology and the ability to drive only using electricity, the Department for Transport has confirmed, seeking to clarify … Read More »

Early introduction of ULEZ could increase van usage

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The Mayor of London’s decision to introduce the Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule could bring about a rise in the number of vans operating in London, potentially undermining air quality … Read More »

Axis appoints Leigh Goodland as managing director

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Axis Fleet Management has promoted sales and marketing director Leigh Goodland to the role of managing director.

Trakm8 targets SMEs with low-cost plug and play vehicle tracking

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Aimed at trades professionals and other SMEs, a new plug and play tracking solution with fully online ordering and no installation/removal fees is now available from Trakm8.

Van sale values hit new record in October

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Average van sale values at Manheim reached a new high in October, with shift to online buying also picking up pace.

Vauxhall targets increased LCV sales under turnaround plans

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Opel and sibling Vauxhall are to drive LCV sales and launch new models under post-takeover plans to bring the company back into profit.

Fresh food distributor drives delivery service with Maxoptra

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Arthur David, a Bristol-based fresh product distributor, has dramatically enhanced its customer service and cut costs after implementing Maxoptra route planning and scheduling software.

ProVision accelerates plans for fleet telematics take-up under new investment

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Fleet tracking and telematics firm ProVision has secured £1m in seed funding to help accelerate plans to target fleets.

Fleet Alliance appointed to manage Pinnacle Group’s fleet

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Fleet Alliance has been chosen to manage Pinnacle Group’s fleet in order to streamline its fleet administration, reduce costs and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the fleet, the company said.

Delivery firms, councils and SMEs could rack up savings from EVs, says Venson

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LCV fleets in urban areas could drive down their whole-life costs by turning to electric and plug-in hybrid commercial vehicles.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles makes grade for Armed Forces contract

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GB Electrical has taken delivery of 38 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to support its services to the armed forces as well as its work on installing charge points.

Torus housing group achieves Van Excellence accreditation

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North West-based housing group, Torus has achieved the Freight Transport Association’s  Van Excellence operator accreditation.

SMEs and specialist vehicle operators to bear brunt of early ULEZ introduction

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The introduction of the London Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule is likely to hit SMEs and specialist vehicle operators the most, with limited impact on other fleets, according to Arval.

New Isuzu website aids vehicle selection

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Isuzu Truck UK has launched a new website to help make it easier to find the right vehicle.

0% finance offer launched on Isuzu Grafter 3.5t tippers

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Isuzu Truck UK has launched a 0% finance offer on its Grafter N35.120T twin rear wheeled tipper models.

Van registrations struck by declining business confidence

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Demand for new vans continued to tumble in October as a result of falling business confidence.

Early ULEZ introduction to bring significant challenges for fleets

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The Mayor of London has come under fire for his decision to introduce the Ultra Low Emission Zone 17 months ahead of schedule, impacting on fleet operators in the capital.

FTA becomes 40th organisation to partner with FleetCheck

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The Freight Transport Association has signed up to FleetCheck’s partner programme with a host of initiatives planned for the future.

Aarsleff Ground Engineering streamlines fleet management with Pendragon

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Aarsleff Ground Engineering has cut the time spent on managing its fleet of commercial vehicles under a new deal with Pendragon Vehicle Management (PVM).

Record attendance levels for 2017 FTA Transport Manager events

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The Freight Transport Association’s Transport Manager 2017 conferences have exceeded all previous attendance records halfway through the series.

G-Force to offer Maxoptra to telematics users

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G-Force Communications has added Maxoptra dynamic route planning and scheduling software to its fleet vehicle solutions portfolio.