November 17, 2018

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.

The ups and downs of the pick-up market

The 1-tonne pick-up market is becoming increasingly busy, as manufacturers rush to claim a share of a growing sector that could account for as many as 45,000 registrations in the UK this year. Dan Gilkes tries the latest Toyota Hilux, the recently launched Fiat Fullback and a revised VW Amarok.

Toyota issue statement on misuse of registered trademark by Vote Leave

Toyota is considering making a formal legal complaint over the use of its trademarks by the official Vote Leave campaign. The company have issued the below statement: “It has come to our attention that the Vote Leave official election communication contains Toyota’s logos and trademarks and could mislead the reader into thinking that Toyota endorses […]

Vans galore at CV Show

The focus of the CV Show at the NEC in Birmingham was vans as most truck manufacturers were absent. It was a bumper year for LCVs with a record number of new vehicles unveiled.

CV Show preview: Year of the van

This year’s CV Show (26-28 April, NEC Birmingham) is very much about the vans, with the majority of truck manufacturers taking a year away. There will be a host of new LCVs on show, as manufacturers prepare for the introduction of Euro 6 emissions standards in September, as well as a huge range of products […]