April 9, 2020

Towing and trailers

Towing a trailer is a safe and effective solution for extending the versatility of a van or pick-up if operators are aware of the limitations – and the law, says VanUser technical editor Dan Gilkes.


Whether you’re looking for a highly specialised vehicle for a niche application or something ready to drive away, the market for conversions has never been better served. Peter Ringham looks at some of the options.

High hopes for Isuzu

Isuzu UK’s managing director William Brown is looking to double sales of the D-Max pick-up range by 2025.

Movano is last piece in Vauxhall’s jigsaw

Vauxhall’s latest Movano van marks the end of a total LCV overhaul for the company, that has taken just 10 months to complete.

Ford Transits transformed with new tech

Ford has launched updated Transit and Transit Custom models, offering improved performance, increased fuel economy and a range of new technologies.

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.