Fleet news

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.

Mitie makes huge Vauxhall electric van order

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 earlier in...

Southampton City Council takes delivery of 24 Renault Kangoo ZE33 vans

Southampton City Council (SCC) has put 24 zero emission Renault Kangoo ZE33 panel vans into service around the city.
LEVC electric van prototype for Royal Mail

Royal Mail to trial electric vans for deliveries

Royal Mail is trialling a prototype LEVC VN5 electric van for parcel and letter deliveries in urban areas, with the aim of cutting emissions.
British Gas orders 1,000 Vauxhall Vivaro-e electric vans

British Gas orders 1,000 new electric vans

British Gas has placed an order for 1,000 new Vauxhall Vivaro-e electric vans, the largest purchase of electric LCVs ever made in the UK.

Five Mile adds to green credentials with five new eVito vans

Recycling company First Mile has become one of the first customers to take delivery of fully electric Mercedes-Benz eVito vans since members of the...

Reliability key for Roy Cowie’s new tippers

Landscaping contractor Roy Cowie has taken on four new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter tippers with seven-seat crew cabs having been impressed with the reliability of previous vans.

Nissan delivers 300 electric vans to DPD

Delivery and logistics firm DPD has purchased 300 e-NV200 vans from Nissan as the company aims to have 10% of its vehicles electrically powered by the end of 2020.

North East Ambulance Service takes on 44 Mercedes-Benz Sprinters

New response time targets for A&E provision in the region prompted North East Ambulance Service to bolster its frontline fleet with 44 Mercedes-Benz Sprinters.

Cascade takes on Ready to Work Mercedes-Benz Sprinters

Cascade Pipeline Corporation has taken advantage of the fast delivery times of Mercedes-Benz Vans’ Ready to Work programme to buy four dropside-bodied 3.5-tonne Sprinters to cope with new contract wins.

Falck takes on 92 new MAN TGE ambulances

Independent ambulance and healthcare provider Falck has boosted its UK Patient Transport Service (PTS) function with the arrival of a fleet of 92 new...

NGC Logistics goes electric with Renault Master Z.E.

NGC Logistics, an Amazon delivery service partner, has taken on the first Renault Trucks Master Red Edition Z.E. delivered to a customer in Europe – as well as the company’s first all-electric vehicle.

Ford supplies RNLI with 20 new Rangers to support beach patrols

Ford has supplied the RNLI, the charity that saves lives at sea, with 20 new four-wheel-drive Ford Rangers to support beach patrols across the...

Abnormal loads no problem for Mercedes-Benz Vito

Jason Priest, owner of Priest Abnormal Load Services, has purchased a new Mercedes-Benz Vito 111 CDI, having been so impressed with his previous one.