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Transit ‘Spy Van’ achieves record value

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A 1988 Ford Transit Mark 3 converted into a covert surveillance vehicle has achieved what is believed to be a record price for that model at auction.

Public sector ambulances make Michelin first-choice fitment

20 hours ago / 0 comments

All UK public sector ambulance services now fit Michelin tyres on a first-choice policy.

Ford dealers branch into all-makes servicing and parts

2 days ago / 0 comments

Ford dealers in Europe can now offer servicing and parts for all car and LCV makes following the brand’s launch of a new Omnicraft brand of replacement parts.

RHCV one of first Renault Trucks dealers to get rebrand

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East Midlands Renault Trucks distributor, RH Commercial Vehicles has undergone a major revamp under investment from Renault Trucks UK.

Automated parking on van drivers’ wish lists

1 week ago / 0 comments

Automated parking has come out top in a survey of which future van technologies drivers would like to see introduced, with respondents showing less support for fully driverless systems.

Surge in van traffic not due to online shopping

1 week ago / 0 comments

Online shopping is not behind a surge in UK van numbers, the RAC Foundation says.

Vauxhall and Masternaut to offer pre-installed van telematics

1 week ago / 0 comments

Fleets can now buy Vauxhall vans with pre-installed Masternaut telematics devices in a move intended to eliminate deployment time, hassle, and cost.

Official van CO2 emissions continue to fall

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Average CO2 emissions of new vans in the European Union fell 2.7%, marking the highest annual reduction since 2013.

Confusion over maintenance responsibilities exposing SMEs to prosecution

1 week ago / 0 comments

Fleets leasing cars and vans with an inclusive maintenance package need to put robust systems in place to ensure the work is actually being carried out.

Lib Dems to ban diesel van sales

1 week ago / 0 comments

The Liberal Democrats have pledged to ban the sale of small diesel vans by 2025, with plans to incentivise plug-ins as an alternative, according to their 2017 manifesto released today.

Lex LCV fleet hits new milestone

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Lex Autolease’s van fleet has reached the 100,000 mark for the first time, following a 19% rise in the past 12 months.

GPS tracking provides noticeable fuel consumption reduction

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A family-run business in Wales says it’s cut costs while improving driver safety with the help of GPS tracking.

Consumers embracing prospect of drone deliveries

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Nearly half of consumers are ready for drone deliveries, which could revolutionise the ‘last-mile’ delivery process, new research finds.

Next deploys Paragon HDX to enhance delivery operation

1 week ago / 0 comments

Next has implemented Paragon HDX as part of a major upgrade to its omni-channel order fulfilment solution.

Iveco Retail opens £1.1m flagship facility

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Iveco-owned dealer group Iveco Retail has opened a new flagship dealership in Farnborough, Hampshire following investment of £1.1m.

Future developments in LCV fleet management come under focus

1 week ago / 0 comments

Future trends and challenges for van fleets are to come under the spotlight at a new event – Let’s Explore: LCV Fleet 2017. 

Fleet and lease LCV market stable in April as overall values decline

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A changing model mix impacted on average light commercial vehicle values at BCA in April but fleet and lease values remained strong.

Morley Glass returns to Renault Trucks and JDS

1 week ago / 0 comments

Morley Glass has taken delivery of further Renault Trucks Masters, supplied through dealer JDS Trucks of Leeds.

Hireway places 50-vehicles order with VW

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Recently launched vehicle rental business Hireway has purchased 40 Transporters and 10 Caddys as part of its ongoing fleet replacement and expansion programme. 

Truckman launches new hardtops for facelifted D-Max

2 weeks ago / 0 comments

Truckman has unveiled the range of eight Isuzu-approved commercial and luxury canopies for the updated D-Max.