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Iveco Daily Blue Power range tackles urban operation issues

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Iveco has launched a new Daily Blue Power range featuring a choice of powertrains to help urban and suburban fleets run city centre operations round the clock.

Volkswagen expands Crafter range

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New derivatives of the new Volkswagen Crafter are now on sale, joining the existing front-wheel drive panel vans.

Shift to contact hire to cut Cape Plc van costs

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Energy services company Cape Plc is to see significant savings after switching to the majority of its van fleet from daily rental to contract hire.

Scottish Ambulance Service deploys new ambulances

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Scottish Ambulance Service has nearly finished the roll-out of more than 150 new Mercedes-Benz ambulances.

Latest Verilocation vehicle camera brings live streaming and 360-degree coverage

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Verilocation has launched a new live multi camera system that combines integrated tracking and camera technology to provide fleets with full visibility of their vehicles.

Mercedes PRO adapter brings telematics services for Vito and Sprinter

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SME fleet operators can now access telematics services for Mercedes-Benz Vito and Sprinters with the launch of a new device.

Europcar opens Van Hub in heart of Northern Powerhouse

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Europcar’s latest Van Hub is now open, situated at Trafford Park in the heart of the Northern Powerhouse.

New head of fleet at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle has appointed David Hanna has its new head of fleet from the start of November.

Toyota Hilux proves credentials for JCB

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JCB has deployed the Toyota Hilux on its fleet after determining the pickup was the best vehicle to carry out multiple duties at its UK sites.

Nationwide search starts for Britain’s Brainiest Van Driver

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A new contest to find Britain’s Brainiest Van Driver is now underway in a move to smash the myth of the poorly educated van driver once and for all.

Declining business confidence takes toll on van registrations

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Demand for new vans fell 4.2% in September, betraying signs of declining business confidence.

Trakm8 launches 4G telematics camera for fleets

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A new 4G telematics camera that combines the benefits of in-cab cameras with advanced telematics functionality is now available from Trakm8. 

Mercedes-Benz drone pilot could cut delivery times

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Mercedes-Benz Vans is working with US drone systems developer Matternet and Swiss online marketplace siroop to team up vans and drones for a new concept that could revolutionise deliveries.

CoolKit expands manufacturing facilities

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Fridge van conversion company CoolKit has secured new manufacturing facilities, enabling it to expand its work.

Alphabet publishes free guide to minimising van fleet downtime

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Intended to help fleets identify and pre-empt potential vehicle downtime hotspots, a new free guide is available from Alphabet.

Range boost for Nissan e-NV200

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Nissan has revealed a new longer-range e-NV200 van thanks to the use of new battery tech.

RAC Patrol of the Year joins line-up for 2017 MPG Marathon

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As the 2017 ALD Automotive Fleet World MPG Marathon gets underway, RAC Patrol of the Year Chris Burgess is joining the line-up of competitors looking to prove their eco-driving skills over the next two … Read More »

Van driver and owner confidence waning, finds business barometer  

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Confidence and optimism among Britain’s van drivers, owners and operators are showing signs of waning following the EU referendum and General Election, according to the new Mercedes-Benz Vans Business Barometer.

Vauxhall expands Corsavan range with top-spec Limited Edition Nav model

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Vauxhall has added a new Limited Edition Nav model to its Corsavan range, bringing enhanced styling and technology features.

Standard-fit AEB cuts insurance costs for Crafter

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This summer’s introduction of standard-fit autonomous emergency braking (AEB) systems has cut insurance group ratings for the new Crafter.