January 18, 2018

Enhanced Mitsubishi L200 offers 3.5-tonne towing capacity

An increase in towing capacity to 3.5 tonnes headlines the latest improvements to the Mitsubishi L200 pickup.

Mercedes-Benz Vito Sport keeps champion athlete’s new business running

Former sprinter Jamie Baulch is enjoying a new lease of sporting life, courtesy of his Mercedes Benz Vito Sport.

Visitor registration now open for CV Show 2018

The UK’s biggest event for the road transport, distribution and logistics industries is now open for visitor registration.

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles extends scrappage scheme for 2018

There’s good news for businesses looking to update their company transport in 2018: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has extended the scrappage scheme launched in September 2017 to encourage the exchange of latest generation, lower-emission new vehicles, in tandem with the removal of older, Euro 1-41 emissions standards vehicles from the UK.

New LCV market falls in 2017 but overall demand remains high

The new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market declined in 2017, a -3.6% fall on 2016, according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Mercedes-Benz enjoy record UK van sales

In the first full year since Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd became a legal entity, the brand have enjoyed a record-breaking eighth consecutive year of growth. Representing a 12% increase in total registrations, 41,404 vehicles were sold in 2017 – the first time that Mercedes-Benz has broken through the 40,000 van sales barrier in the UK.

Nissan unveils Brain-to-Vehicle technology

Nissan have unveiled research that will enable vehicles to interpret signals from the driver’s brain, redefining how people interact with their transport.

Social housing provider achieves Van Excellence accreditation

Leading south west housing provider DCH has become the first social housing group in the region to achieve the Freight Transport Association’s (FTA) coveted ‘Van Excellence’ operator accreditation, recognising its commitment to safer, more efficient and sustainable van operations.

CV manufacturing declines by a third in November

Declining business confidence and fluctuating buying cycles continued to affect production volumes, with a -34.6% fall in UK commercial vehicle manufacturing in November.

’Tis the season to be busy… for Britain’s van drivers

A new study by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has found that Britain’s van drivers could be the forgotten heroes of the holidays, making as many deliveries as Santa himself and working over the festive period to make everyone’s Christmas merry.