November 17, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Vans launches exclusive offers for Checkatrade members

Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd has announced a new partnership with – the online directory of recommended tradespeople – providing its members with access to exclusive offers across new Citan, Vito, Sprinter and X-Class purchases.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles marks Motability milestone with new offers

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced new offers on mobility models to celebrate 40 years since the first Motability vehicles were delivered to customers.

Van production expands for Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi in France

Automotive partnership Alliance has announced new van production for manufacturing facilities in Maubeuge and Sandouville, France.

Hitched: towing a trailer

Mastering the art of towing a trailer is one thing. But first of all, operators need to understand the complex laws that govern it. Dan Gilkes unpicks them.

Road test: Renault Master Z.E

With the growing demand for electric vehicles, van manufacturers are eventually bringing larger models to market. One of the issues preventing take-up of heavier vans has been just that, the weight. Adding heavy batteries to a 3.5-tonne van results in a greatly reduced payload potential.

Rideshare service arrives in Milton Keynes

ViaVan, the joint venture between shared transit company Via and Mercedes-Benz Vans, has announced the launch of its rideshare service in Milton Keynes.

DPD opens first electric depot in Westminster

Parcel delivery company DPD has opened the UK’s first all-electric parcel depot in Westminster and has announced plans for a further seven all-electric sites throughout London.

The Eden Project leads by example

The Eden Project has taken delivery of a new fleet of all-electric Renault ZOE and Kangoo Z.E models.

Three’s company

PSA Group’s latest van comes to the market in three guises from its Vauxhall, Citroën and Peugeot brands. Dan Gilkes looks at what’s on offer.

Ford Transit Custom is Britain’s second best-selling vehicle in October

The Ford Transit Custom was Britain’s second best-selling vehicle among all vehicles sold in October, only outsold by the Ford Fiesta.