Andrew Charman

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Andrew is the News and Road Test Editor for The Van Expert. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has been testing and writing about new cars and vans for more than 20 years, and attends many new model launches each year.
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Citroën Relay updated with more efficient engines

Citroën has updated its Relay van range, the changes including the addition of a pair of more efficient diesel engines.
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New Ford Tourneo Connect revealed ahead of 2022 launch

An all-new Ford Tourneo Connect will arrive in early 2022, with the van-based people carrier offering seven seats in a choice of two lengths.
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Chip shortage starves September LCV sales

The global semiconductor shortage has been blamed for a big slide in new LCV registrations across the UK in September.

Isuzu distributor to take over Mitsubishi aftersales

As Mitsubishi Motors departs the UK, what can existing Mitsubishi owners expect for servicing and parts for their vehicles?
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August van sales buck trend with busy showrooms

The UK van market saw its second-best August sales figures in 2021, in what is traditionally one of the quietest months of the year.
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Land Rover Defender attracts business users at CV Show

Land Rover made a return to the CV Show this year, displaying its all-new Defender Hard Top commercial models to potential customers.
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LEVC shows UK-built range-extender van at CV Show

LEVC has been showing off its new VN5 range-extender petrol/electric van at the 2021 Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham.
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Vauxhall prices Combo EV but hydrogen sparks interest

The all-new Vauxhall Combo-e electric van has debuted at the 2021 CV Show, as Vauxhall announces a starting price of just over £25K.
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Maxus plugs in all-electric display at CV Show

Maxus has revealed a stand consisting solely of electric vehicles at the 2021 CV Show, announcing that 54% of its sales are now EV models.
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Two debuts For Isuzu at CV Show

Isuzu has given CV Show visitors a first look at the next Arctic Trucks version of the D-Max, as well as a tipper conversion concept.
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Electric Transit unveiled at CV Show

The electric version of the mass-selling Ford Transit van has made its European debut at the CV Show in Birmingham.
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Innovation to bring new electric van brands to UK

Former Mitsubishi management are behind a new company set up to import and market electric vehicles in Britain.
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CV Show debut for Vauxhall electric and hydrogen vans

Electric and hydrogen additions to the Vauxhall LCV range will make their global debut at the CV Show later this month.
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Peugeot cuts £1,000 off Expert van prices

Peugeot has applied a £1,000 price cut across the entire model range of its Expert van, including the fully electric e-Expert.
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Vauxhall opens orders for electric Movano

Vauxhall is taking orders for its new Movano range and, for the first time, the brand's largest van model now includes an electric version.
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Renault adds to electric LCV conversions

Renault is expanding the range of PRO+ conversion options offered on the brand's Master E-Tech chassis cab electric LCV.
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Vauxhall Combo-e Life goes on sale

Vauxhall has announced prices for its van-based electric people-carrier, the Combo-e Life, which will hit streets in October.
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Ford Ranger Raptor review

60-second summary What is it?The Ford Ranger Raptor is a range-topping version of the pick-up with significant off-road upgrades. Key featuresBody styling, suspension upgrade, off-road electronic...
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Vauxhall Vivaro review

The all-new Vauxhall Vivaro is a significant improvement, and will ensure that the Vauxhall is a prime alternative to the dominant Ford Transit Custom.
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Nissan EV turns ice-cream vans green

Nissan has launched an electric vehicle concept to create a zero-emission ice cream van.

Fuel-cell electric van offers 300-mile range

Delivery giant DHL has revealed a new electric version of a Ford Transit panel van with a combination of battery and fuel-cell powertrains.
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No lack of confidence in new van market

The UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market climbed 5% in May, the fifth consecutive month of growth in van sales.
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CV show debut for Isuzu D-Max extreme XTR variant

Isuzu has unveiled what the brand describes as 'the most sophisticated and authentically capable version' of its D-Max pick-up.
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LDV launches first electric-only van at CV Show

LDV has unveiled its EV30 compact van at the CV Show, the first LCV from the brand to be sold with only an electric drivetrain.
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Vauxhall Vivaro waves UK flag at CV Show

The all-new Vauxhall Vivaro has been launched at the CV Show in Birmingham, as the company emphasised the importance of the van to future UK production.

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