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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.

Amazon launches first custom electric delivery vehicle

Amazon has unveiled its first custom electric delivery vehicle, designed and built in partnership with Rivian, which is plans to have on the road in 2022.
Luxury LEVC taxi

Is this the most luxurious London taxi ever made?

A limited-edition version of the latest-generation London black cab has been revealed, promising ‘unrivalled comfort’.
Renault Master dropside

Renault adds Master Dropside option to range

Renault has added an enhanced off-the-shelf Master Dropside option to its range, aimed at customers who need to load and bulky items.
Volkswagen California Beach

New Volkswagen California Beach brings added versatility

Volkswagen has introduced a new California Beach variant of its popular camper model for owners who need extra space and flexibility.
2021 Citroën e-Spacetourer

Citroën confirms pricing for e-SpaceTourer

The new electric Citroen e-Spacetourer will be priced from £45,600 after the plug-in car grant and is available for orders now.

UK’s first all-electric ambulance hits the roads

The first all-electric zero emissions ambulance to be used in frontline services in the UK has hit the roads in the West Midlands.
Five-tonne Transit

Five-tonne Transit offers heavy-duty capability

Ford has announced a new 5.0-tonne Transit, adding a heavy-duty edge to Ford’s series of commercial vehicles. Billed by...
Iveco Daily Business

Iveco introduces Business trim 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.

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.

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.
Volkswagen Transporter electric

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.
Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life - rear

Pricing announced for Vauxhall Vivaro-e Life

Vauxhall has announced pricing and specifications for its electric Vivaro-e Life, which starts from £34,645 after the Government’s plug-in grant.

Amazon to add 1,800 electric Mercedes-Benz vans to its fleet

Internet retail giant Amazon has announced that it is to add 1,800 electric Mercedes-Benz vans to its European deliver fleet this year.
Fiat e-Ducato

Fiat e-Ducato pricing and specification announced

Fiat has today announced UK pricing and specifications for the fully electric e-Ducato van, which is on sale now.

Ford launches rally-inspired MS-RT Transit Custom and Transit Connect vans

Ford has announced that Ford Transit Custom and Transit Connect vans developed by vehicle design specialist MS‑RT will be available to order direct from Ford Transit Centres from September.

Openreach makes significant investment in Vauxhall electric vans

Telecommunications specialist Openreach has ordered 270 Vauxhall Vivaro-e vans and nine Corsa-e cars as part of the company’s commitment to electric-powered vehicles.
Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

Pricing and specs confirmed for Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the pricing and specification of its new large electric van, the eSprinter, starting at £51,950 exc. VAT and plug-in car grant.
2021 Toyota Proace Verso

Equipment upgrades for Toyota Proace

Toyota has announced equipment upgrades for the Toyota Proace van and Proace Verso MPV, with the first vehicles set to arrive in October.

Spartan take on 70 new Mercedes-Benz Citans

Spartan Motor Factors has commissioned 70 new Mercedes-Benz Citans as the company seeks to grow following its acquisition by MWR Sales Ltd...
Ford Transit Custom PHEV with geofencing technology | The Van Expert

Geofencing tech for Ford Transit Custom PHEV

Ford has a new geofencing system for its Transit Custom plug-in hybrid that allows the van to automatically switch into EV mode in low-emission zones.