November 19, 2019

Road safety week: We can all make a difference, says GEM

Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging every road user to get involved in Road Safety Week (18-24 November).  

Volkswagen introduces new Crafter crane conversion

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ Integrated Partner Penny Hydraulics has released its latest range of crane conversions, available on the Volkswagen Crafter Dropside.

All-new Morris JE makes debut at London’s Design Museum

Morris Commercial, the UK-based automotive engineering and manufacturing start-up, has unveiled its new battery electric LCV, the Morris JE, at The Design Museum in London.

Motor industry gathers as SMMT launches UK’s biggest auto supplier finder to boost new business

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) brought together vehicle manufacturers, suppliers and business leaders at its Regional Forum in Luton to assess current automotive challenges and opportunities for sectoral growth in the area.

Van market falls in October but new models help offset market weakness

UK new LCV registrations fell -11.0% in October, the second consecutive monthly decline, as uncertainty and regulatory changes continued to affect the market.

Vauxhall Vivaro van goes electric

Vauxhall has announced it will launch the new pure battery electric Vivaro-e next year, as part of its commitment to electrify its entire product portfolio by 2024.

Bodybuilder centre is knowledge base for Sprinter converters

The UK has a highly developed network of specialist converters and body builders, capable of creating a huge array of vehicle body types to suit individual business applications.

Cleaner Daily range unveiled

Iveco has introduced an updated Daily van and light truck range to the UK, with the latest emissions standard engines, an improved cab interior with enhanced driver assistance, plus a range of connectivity solutions.

Brave new world?

A recent conference speculated on a future world for van operators. Dan Gilkes reports.

UK CV production falls back in September

UK commercial vehicle production declined -11.7% in September, with 7,320 units manufactured, according to figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).