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2018 Van Awards

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The industry’s best suppliers and manufacturers have been named at the prestigious 2018 Van Awards event, which took place today.

Best Small Van: Ford Transit Courier

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Judging comment: “Small vans are designed from the outset to be light commercials completely at home in the urban environment. They are easy to drive and manoeuvre, and very fuel efficient. Currently there are ... Read More »

Manufacturer of the Year: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles

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Judging comment: “Whether it’s one or hundreds, running a van is a very different proposition to a passenger car. A van is a working tool, designed to fulfil a function. Not only has this ... Read More »

Best Daily Van Rental: Ogilvie Fleet

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Judging comment: “With a significant increase in rental days over the last few years, Ogilvie Fleet launched Ogilvie Rental in 2017, accompanied by a dedicated website. The site provides access to more than 120,000 ... Read More »

Editors’ award: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter technology

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Judging comment: “We have yet to drive the third generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, so can’t judge it in this year’s awards. However, we have had an in-depth look at the technology both inside and surrounding ... Read More »

Best Van Fleet Management: Alphabet (GB) Smartsheet Build & Conversion Management

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Judging comment: “Specifying standard vans can be hard enough, but overseeing complex conversions, involving several parties, requires a far higher level of transparency and a joined-up approach. Alphabet has created a commercial vehicle build ... Read More »

Best Large Panel Van: Volkswagen Crafter/MAN TGE

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Judging comment: “Large Panel Vans are the fuel-efficient, high payload, large capacity load-shifters that tend to dominate the outside lane of the motorway. Deciding on the winner of this category for 2018 has not ... Read More »

Best Van Innovation: CoolKit Refrigerated Box Body

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Judging comment: “For many temperature-controlled van users, payload is king. CoolKit carried out an evaluation of different body structures within the food delivery market and found new methods of construction, with new materials that ... Read More »

Best Light Truck: Fuso Canter

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Judging comment: “Light trucks are used by businesses like landscape gardeners and builders that require a sturdy, uncomplaining, no-nonsense workhorse. They may not cover high mileages, but they are frequently abused. Available with a ... Read More »

Best Service, Maintenance & Repair: BT Fleet Solutions

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Judging comment: “BT Fleet Solutions invested more than £1.6m in its SMR offer last year. It extended its working hours, tripled its repair network, introduced mobile technicians and brought further digitisation to improve efficiency. ... Read More »

Best Light Panel Van: Volkswagen Caddy

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Judging comment: “Light Panel Vans are ideal for multi-drop delivery work on congested urban streets thanks to their excellent load capacity-payload-footprint ratio; not to mention fuel efficiency and driveability. Sporting a stylish exterior design ... Read More »

Best Lease Provider: Arval

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Judging comment: “Arval has been working to reduce downtime for its LCV customers by looking at every step of the vehicle life cycle. This covers initial vehicle requirements, sourcing the right van at the ... Read More »

Van of the Year: Ford Transit Custom

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Judging comment: “As it’s one of the main vehicle category winners, the nominations are: Ford Transit Courier, Ford Transit Custom, Fuso Canter, Mitsubishi Outlander, Nissan Navara, Volkswagen Caddy and Volkswagen Crafter/M-A-N TGE. “The winner ... Read More »

Best Technology: TMC

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Judging comment: “Harnessing data from multiple fleet service providers to assess fuel use can be a real headache for a fleet manager. TMC has created Fuel+, using fuel, telematics and journey data to reduce ... Read More »

Best Pick-up: Nissan Navara

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Judging comment: “Farmers, landscape gardeners and builders, to mention just a few, rely on pick-ups for their businesses. That’s one reason we restrict nominations for this Award to model ranges that offer a selection ... Read More »

Best Medium Panel Van: Ford Transit Custom

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Judging comment: “Medium panel vans remain the mainstay of the service industries, building trades and delivery companies. Without them, UK PLC would grind to a halt. The standard of products currently on offer is ... Read More »

Best CDV: Mitsubishi Outlander Commercial

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Judging comment: “Car-derived vans (CDV) are the three- and five-door passenger cars that have had the rear seats removed and the rear side glass replaced with steel panels. There is no shortage of models ... Read More »

Best Electric/hybrid VOTY: Renault Kangoo Z.E.

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Judging comment: “Whether we like it or not, Ultra Low Emission Zones are heading to an urban centre near you. With this in mind the role of the battery-powered and hybrid van will become ... Read More »

Best Van Safety: Volkswagen AEB

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Judging comment: “All too often, advances in vehicle safety are available as optional extras, only to be ignored by many buyers. By making autonomous emergency braking (AEB) standard on all of its new vans, ... Read More »

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.

Time is running out for free pre-registration for DriveVansA2Z

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Fleet World and Van Fleet World readers have just days left to gain free registration for next week’s DriveVansA2Z – the biggest light commercial vehicle test driving event in the UK.