April 9, 2020

Toyota marks LCV commitment with second van – and new brand

Toyota is to launch a dedicated LCV brand – Toyota Professional – as part of a plan to increase its presence in the light commercial vehicle market.

CV Show 2019: Preview

The 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show will open at the NEC in Birmingham from April 30-May 2. With more than 400 exhibitors, the show is almost sold-out once again, providing an opportunity for van operators to see the latest vans and trucks, along with a wide range of services. The show will incorporate separate Workshop and […]

Hard-working truck delivers sure-footed comfort

Toyota’s Land Cruiser Commercial Utility is a strong contender in an albeit specialist sector, says Dan Gilkes.

Toyota’s X factor

Toyota doesn’t disappoint when it comes to high end pick-ups, says Dan Gilkes.

Pick-ups: the popular choice

The popularity of pick-ups has been further bolstered, with the Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux, Nissan Navara and Mitsubishi L200 ranking among the top 10 most desired used vehicles in Britain.

The Selector: Conversions

Buying a panel van can be a complex business, finding the right wheelbase, roof height and load volume for your individual application, that can haul the payload that you need to move. Move into the world of the chassis cab, with the vast range of conversions and bodies available from a variety of suppliers and […]

CV Show – and the public – celebrate commercial vehicles

While official figures have not yet been released, around 21,000 people were expected to attend the CV Show 2018, held last month at the NEC, Birmingham. Now in its 19th year, some 460 companies exhibited.

CV Show preview

The 2018 CV Show may be set against a backdrop of uncertain times, but nevertheless reveals an optimistic and innovative vision for the future of the commercial vehicle sector. In this preview, we present a snapshot of the main players that will showcase their products and services at Birmingham’s NEC.

Dropside and tipper options extend Hilux appeal

Pick-up trucks are probably the toughest light commercial vehicles on the market, built to handle off-road work on construction sites and farms. While the sector continues to move inexorably upmarket, with luxurious leather-clad interiors and ever-larger alloy wheels, there are still plenty of users for whom the pick-up really is a working truck.

Toyota steps up its LCV offer

Hard on the heels of the success of its latest Hilux, Toyota is stepping up its commitment to the commercial vehicle sector with its new Proace.