September 17, 2019

Managing the load

Dan Gilkes looks at some options for the safe handling of loads.

Powering on

As vans are adapted for an increasingly wide range of uses, so the demand for more flexible and powerful electrical systems increases. Peter Ringham looks at some of the options.

Keeping one step ahead of the thieves

As criminals develop increasingly smart ways to get into your vans, so owners needs to respond in kind. Peter Ringham looks at some of the options.

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 […]

Why CAZs are good for the environment but bad for van operators

By James Davis, customer strategy and insight director, commercial vehicles at Cox Automotive.

Balancing act

Effective fleet managers will be cost-conscious and risk averse, says Dan Gilkes.

Renault aims to be ahead of the game on electric vans

With its extended range, Renault’s Kangoo Z.E.33 could be a game changer and Master Z.E. is expected in the UK any time now. If a shortage of batteries is currently slowing sales, it’s doing little to dent the company’s ambition in the electric market, reports Peter Ringham.

Hitched: towing a trailer

Mastering the art of towing a trailer is one thing. But first of all, operators need to understand the complex laws that govern it. Dan Gilkes unpicks them.

Three’s company

PSA Group’s latest van comes to the market in three guises from its Vauxhall, Citroën and Peugeot brands. Dan Gilkes looks at what’s on offer.

Smart about charging

Dan Gilkes looks at a system that aims to streamline – and optimise – charging infrastructures for fleets of electric vans.