July 21, 2019

New Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles authorised repairer opens in Leeds

A new Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Authorised Repairer and Used Van Centre has opened in Leeds.

UK motor industry celebrates 20 years of sustainable growth

The progress of UK Automotive in sustainable development has been revealed in new data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Volkswagen: Almost 260,000 delivered commercial vehicles in first half-year

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 259,400 Transporter, Caddy, Amarok and Crafter models to customers worldwide from January until June this year.

Mercedes-Benz Vans cyclists use pedal power to raise money for Cancer Research 

The Mercedes-Benz Vans ‘chain gang’ have raised more than £20,000 for Cancer Research by cycling 62 miles between Manchester and Blackpool.

Mobile servicing saves UK businesses more than £1 million a year

New research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles shows that demand for mobile servicing has surged in the past year, resulting in an estimated £1.1m  saving for UK businesses.

Boost for EV charging as BVRLA provides Plug-in-Pledge update

The BVRLA has welcomed the announcement that the government is marking the anniversary of its Road to Zero Strategy launch by investing £37m in new vehicle charging infrastructure.

Six months of growth for UK light commercial vehicle market

June marked the sixth consecutive month of growth for the UK new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market, with figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showing registrations rose by 13.5%.

Powering on

As vans are adapted for an increasingly wide range of uses, so the demand for more flexible and powerful electrical systems increases. Peter Ringham looks at some of the options.

Courier flies the flag for sporty compacts

Dan Gilkes reports on Ford’s Transit Courier Sport.

Electric minibus marks milestone for Renault Trucks

Renault Trucks has sold its first Master Z.E. in the UK, to Kent County Council, reports Dan Gilkes. Built as a minibus, with conversion work carried out by Minibus Options, the Master Z.E. will be used by local charity Compaid, which provides training services to disadvantaged and disabled people throughout the county.