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Ford’s E-Transit undergoes punishing testing

All-electric Ford E-Transit subjected to a punishing testing regime to recreate the effects of a lifetime of intensive customer use.

Peugeot opens order books for e-Rifter

New electric van-based people carrier available in two trims and two wheelbase lengths, on sale now and arriving in November.

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 Daily 2021 | The Van Expert

Refreshed Iveco Daily boasts more connectivity

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.
Fiat Ducato 2021

Orders open for new Fiat Ducato

Updated Fiat Ducato has a refreshed exterior and enhanced safety features, and is available to order from Fiat Professional dealers now.

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...

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.
Vauxhll Combo e-Life

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Peugeot launches e-Partner electric van

Peugeot has expanded its electric van range with the launch of the e-Partner, with a range of up to 171 miles and comparable load capacity to its diesel equivalent.

Sky adds first all-electric vans to its fleet

Media and entertainment company Sky has introduced 11 Renault Kangoo Z.E. vans into its fleet – the first all-electric commercial vehicles bought by the company – replacing diesel vans.
Vauxhall Combo-e

Vauxhall takes wraps off electric Combo-e

Vauxhall has released the first pictures of its Combo-e, a fully electric variant of its established Combo van. The company says it has a range of up to 171 miles (WLTP) from a single charge and can be 80% charged in 30 minutes.

Central England Co-op take on eight Mercedes-Benz eVitos

Central England Co-op is now using eight Mercedes-Benz eVitos with zero tailpipe emissions to deliver food and drink to customers.