September 26, 2018

VW’s Crafter joins growing ranks of electric vans

As the pace of demand for electric vehicles continues to rise, VW announces roll-out of its e-Crafter, reports Dan Gilkes.

Parking and reversing ‘to blame for almost one in 10 serious van accidents’

An investigation by Volkswagen Commercial vehicles has found that parking and reversing account for almost one in 10 serious van accidents.

Fitting AEB as standard on all vans could stop almost 2,500 crashes per year

Fitting autonomous emergency braking systems (AEB) as standard on all commercial vehicles in the UK has the potential to stop almost 2,500 crashes per year, according to the Department for Transport.

Volkswagen delivers 41,900 commercial vehicles globally in July

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has supplied 41,900 vehicles to customers around the world in July, up 13.4 per cent on the previous year.

Fleet of new Crafters for Hyperoptic

Internet service provider Hyperoptic has taken delivery of a fleet of new Crafters to support its business expansion plans, as it increases the rollout of its broadband infrastructure across the UK.

A matter of choice

VW is scaling up the flexibility it offers customers to specify its vans, writes Dan Gilkes.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ free servicing offer returns for the summer

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles are once again offering two free services on all new vans bought before the end of September 2018.

WeFix to add eight Volkswagen Transporters to fleet each month

Mobile smartphone and tablet repair company, WeFix, has signed an agreement with Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles to add eight new converted Transporters to its fleet every month, with plans to deploy over 100 vans between now and the end of 2019.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles increase worldwide deliveries in first half of year

From January to June 2018, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 258,850 vehicles to customers worldwide, representing an increase of 3.6 per cent on the same period last year.

Come over to the dark side

Dan Gilkes takes VW’s latest Amarok special edition for a spin.