Dan Parton

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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.

Peugeot opens order books for e-Rifter

Peugeot has opened the order books for its new e-Rifter zero emissions van, which is available in two trim levels, with prices starting from £30,375.

DPD buys 750 MAXUS electric vans

Parcel delivery firm DPD has purchased 750 fully electric vans from MAXUS, as part of its commitment to be the most responsible and sustainable city centre delivery brand in the UK.

Iveco launches new Daily

Iveco has launched an updated version of its well-established Daily model, promising enhanced connectivity, updated engines, pneumatic suspension and 6% fuel savings on previous models.

Orders open for new Fiat Ducato

Orders are now open at all Fiat Professional showrooms for the new Ducato, which has a refreshed exterior and enhanced safety features, with prices starting from £30,885.

SSE brings in quartet of electric Renault Zoe vans

Utility provider SSE has introduced four Renault Zoe Vans into its fleet to replace several ICE vehicles, with eight more set to be delivered soon.

Peugeot announces prices and specs for e-Boxer van

Peugeot has announced full specification and prices for its new e-Boxer, the brand’s largest fully electric van.

M Group Services takes delivery of fleet of bespoke Volkswagen Transporter vans

M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions has taken delivery of 40 Volkswagen Transporter 4MOTION all-wheel drive vans fitted with a UK-first conversion by Bott Ltd.

Volkswagen simplifies its service plans

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has simplified its Service Plans for its van line up, with a new age-based pricing offer.
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Surge in used van sales in April

Used van sales have surged in April, which shows that the economy is on the road to recovery, according to an online used vehicle supermarket.

Ford announces customer trials of its E-Transit

The first European customer trials of the new E-Transit will soon be underway, Ford has announced.
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Van market records busiest ever April for registrations

The light commercial vehicle market recorded its busiest ever April as 30,440 new vans were registered, with the number of vans registered in 2021 back to 2019 levels, according to new figures.

Mitie makes huge Vauxhall electric van order

Facilities management and professional services firm Mitie has ordered 655 electric Vivaro-e vans from Vauxhall.

Vauxhall adds Griffin Edition models to van range

Vauxhall has introduced new Griffin Edition models across its light commercial vehicle (LCV) line up offering high levels of standard specification.
LCV racking

Rack ’em up

Demand for LCV racking solutions is increasing, not just for the booming parcel delivery sector but in a variety of industries

Ford launches system to boost vehicle uptime

Ford has launched FORDLiive, a new connected uptime system designed to help Ford commercial vehicle operators increase their productivity by maximising vehicle uptime.

Translink goes electric with Renault vans

Translink has taken a major step towards reducing its carbon footprint by striking a deal with Shelbourne Motors to add 100% electric Renault Zoe and Kangoo vans to its fleet of support vehicles.

Renault introduces additional LCV warranty and service cover

Renault has introduced its 5 Year PRO+ Promise, which includes additional warranty, service plan and breakdown cover across its LCV range.

Volkswagen launches Transporter T6.1 Sportline

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched the new Transporter T6.1 Sportline, with sports styling and technological upgrades.

Arrival unveils electric van

Technology company Arrival has unveiled more about its electric van, which will be starting public road trials with key customers this summer.
CV Show 2018 crowd

CV Show moves to September date

The organisers of the Commercial Vehicle Show have announced that it has been rescheduled to a later date in the year, following the government’s recent announcement of a roadmap out of lockdown.

Isuzu launches updated D-Max

Isuzu has launched an updated version of its popular D-Max pick-up, which includes new styling, improved off-road performance and new safety features.

British Gas places biggest ever UK electric van order

British Gas has ordered 2,000 new all-electric Vivaro-e vans from Vauxhall and has introduced plans to never purchase another combustion engine vehicle.

Ford announces plans to re-enter UK ambulance market

Ford has announced it plans to re-enter the UK ambulance market, with a new Transit ambulance developed in conjunction with industry experts and frontline medical teams under the code name Project Siren.

Dacia introduces Duster Commercial LCV

Dacia has launched the Duster Commercial, an LCV version of its popular Duster SUV offering a cargo area offering 1.5 cubic metres of load space and a range of engine options.

Nissan launches NV300 Combi update

Nissan has unveiled its refreshed NV300 Combi, which includes a new Euro 6D Full compliant powertrain, sharper appearance and a host of new technologies to improve safety and convenience.

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