About Us

Meet the team behind The Van Expert

The Van Expert is the sister site to our award-winning consumer automotive site, The Car Expert, and our heavy vehicle site, The Truck Expert.

We provide you with the latest news from across the LCV industry, along with vehicle reviews and independent, impartial advice to help you make the best decision on your next vehicle.

When you are looking for a new or used van, pick-up or other form of light commercial vehicle, our site is your best independent resource to help you choose the best vehicle for your needs and get the best possible deal.

For more in-depth engineering features, check out our sister magazine, Commercial Vehicle Engineer. It’s currently found over at The Truck Expert but will also be available here soon!

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Editor: Dan Parton

Dan Parton is a former editor of Truck & Driver, the UK’s biggest selling truck magazine. He is now the editor of our three commercial vehicle titles: The Van Expert, The Truck Expert and Commercial Vehicle Engineer.

Editorial Director: Stuart Masson

Stuart founded sister site The Car Expert in 2011. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for the car industry for over thirty years. He now provides overall direction for our four automotive titles.

Managing Director: John Blauth

John is Vice-President of the Guild of Motoring Writers, with over 40 years’ experience in automotive media. He has previously been Motoring Editor for the Daily Express, Editor for Company Car and Business Editor for Motor Transport, among many other roles.

We also take relevant news, reviews and other automotive features from PA Media (formerly the Press Association).

Latest articles at The Van Expert

Ford launches conversion-ready chassis cab to Ranger line-up

Ford is introducing a new Ranger chassis cab variant for the first time, giving customers the ability to easily create bespoke vehicles.

Van crime falls in 2019 but still costs victims thousands

The number of vans stolen fell by 5% and thefts from vans dropped by 10% in 2019 – but the average cost of goods stolen is increasing, according to new figures.

Renault releases first details of new Kangoo

Renault has released the first details of its all-new Kangoo van, which boasts a fresh look as well as new infotainment and safety systems.

Ford unveils E-Transit

Fully electric version of the bestselling Transit range claims an estimated range of 217 miles, lower TCO and no compromise on payload.

MAN and Bevan Group team up to provide St John Ambulance vehicles

St John Ambulance is preparing to deploy a new fleet of eight specially designed logistics vehicles that will be used to provide frontline support to the NHS and local communities.