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The Van Expert provides news and reviews about LCV manufacturers, from all over the automotive world.

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.
Ford Ranger MS-RT

Ford introduces motorsport-inspired Ranger MS-RT

Ford has introduced an exclusive new version of the Ranger pick-up, developed in partnership with vehicle design specialists MS-RT.

Volkswagen launches new Crafter delivery van conversion

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a new delivery van conversion for the Volkswagen Crafter, in partnership with Bri-Stor Systems, to meet the growing demand for home deliveries.

MAXUS launches fully electric eDeliver 9

MAXUS has launched its full electric eDeliver 9 zero emission van, with two size options and a range of 219km.

Sky invests in 151 Ford Transit PHEVs for its engineers

Sky has bought 151 Ford Transit Custom PHEVs for its engineers as part of the company’s aim to reach net zero carbon by 2030.

Pricing and specification announced for evolved Mercedes-Benz eVito

Mercedes-Benz has announced the pricing and specification for its new eVito, including a range of technology as standard and a range of 92 miles.

Groupe PSA announces 2021 launches for Vauxhall, Peugeot and Citroen compact...

Groupe PSA has announced that it will be launching the Vauxhall Combo-e, Opel Combo-e, Peugeot e-Partner and Citroën ë-Berlingo vans in 2021.

Limited edition MS-RT Transit Connect launched

MS-RT has launched a limited edition run of MS-RT R120 models finished in Frozen White based on the best-selling Ford Transit Connect.

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.
2021 Renault Kangoo

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.
2021 Ford E-Transit

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...

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.

Whitby Morrison buys 55 new Mercedes-Benz Sprinters to make into ice...

Crewe-based ice cream van manufacturer Whitby Morrison has taken delivery of 55 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 314 CDI chassis cabs to build ice cream bodies onto.

Volkswagen announces pricing for new Caddy

Volkswagen has announced that its fifth-generation Caddy will be available from December in standard and Maxi wheelbases, with prices starting at £17,800.
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Van demand underpins September boost in UK CV production

UK commercial vehicle production grew by 3.3% in September, boosted by high demand for vans, but order for buses and coaches remain at worryingly low levels, new figures have revealed.

Ford updates Transit Connect with greater payload

Ford has announced updates to its Transit Connect, offering greater payload than previously.
Citroën SpaceTourer

New diesel engine added to Citroën SpaceTourer range

Citroen’s SpaceTourer MPV range has been bolstered with the introduction of an efficient new diesel engine to replace two previous units.