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

Iveco introduces Business trimline for Daily range

Iveco has launched a new Business trimline for its Daily product range, which groups together some of the range’s most popular options and can give customers significant savings.

Renault celebrates Master’s 40th birthday with Ruby Edition

To celebrate 40 years of the Master van, Renault Trucks has launched a special edition of its latest generation Master Red Edition range.

Ford introduces new finance options for LCV buyers

Ford Credit, Ford's financing arm, has introduced two new financing products for business purchasers purchasing a new van.

Clancy Group orders more than 500 Mercedes-Benz vans

Utilities contractor Clancy Group has taken delivery of more than 500 Mercedes-Benz vans, which are now supporting a range of well-known service providers.

Orders open for Volkswagen’s first electric van

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has opened order books for the ABT eTransporter, its first electric van in the UK.