March 25, 2019

Give your brakes a break with Ford’s EcoGuide

Ford is introducing commercial vehicle-first technology that will help drivers economise by letting them know when to slow down in good time to avoid hard braking, based on the road ahead.

Mitsubishi L200 eSports concept declared winner of the ‘Truck King Battle’

The Mitsubishi L200 ‘eSports Concept’ has emerged as the winner of the brand’s inaugural ‘Truck King Battle’.

Gunn JCB opts for Mercedes-Benz Sprinters

One of the oldest JCB dealers, Gunn JCB, has taken delivery of its first Mercedes-Benz vans.

MoT at two years for new vans, urges Honest John Vans

A leading automotive advice website is calling on government to modernise MoT rules after official data revealed a quarter of vans fail their first MoT.

Over half of van drivers risk fine for using mobile phones

More than half of van drivers admitted to making calls behind the wheel without using a hands-free device, according to research from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK launches the ‘Truck King Battle’

Mitsubishi Motors in the UK has given its dealership staff the opportunity to get creative and design their own bespoke Mitsubishi L200, with the winning design being voted for on social media.

New Citroën Berlingo vans join Europcar fleet

Vehicle hire specialists Europcar have added 100 new Citroën Berlingo vans to its nationwide hire fleet, as well as introducing several Berlingo Electric vans.

Automotive support charity asks CV industry to ‘Bring It On 4 Ben’

Automotive support charity Ben is inviting the commercial vehicle industry to ‘Bring It On 4 Ben’ and take on a range of fundraising challenges.

Outlander PHEV now offered as a commercial

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is now available to order as a commercial vehicle. Based on the Mitsubishi PHEV Juro 4WD SUV, the commercial version is fitted with a full bulkhead and offers a maximum payload of half a tonne.

Ten millionth commercial vehicle rolls off production line in Hannover

Sixty-three years after the production of commercial vehicles began at the Hannover-Stöcken plant, Volkswagen are celebrating the ten millionth vehicle to come off the production line.