The Magazine for LCV Fleet Operators
Electric leads on show return

Zero-emission battery-electric models dominated van manufacturers’ exhibits at this year’s rather different looking Commercial Vehicle Show, held as usual at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre (NEC).

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Road transport ‘back to business’ as 2021 Commercial Vehicle Show opens

The 2021 Commercial Vehicle Show opened with a celebratory atmosphere at the NEC yesterday, with exhibitors and visitors able to meet face-to-face for the first time in more than two years.

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Ford and MS-RT join forces

Ford Pro conversion partner MS-RT, which builds a range of specialist Transit Connect, Transit Custom and Ranger models, is to establish a £4m conversion facility at Ford’s Dagenham plant. The collaboration will accelerate development of future MS-RT models, providing work for more than 50 new employees when it comes online in 2022, rising to a workforce of 120 when fully operational.

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Ford launches low-floor Luton box van

Ford is to launch an L5 low-floor Luton box van, built by Qualified Vehicle Modifier VFS.

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LCV market remains buoyant as prices rise

Light commercial vehicle values rose sharply again in June at auction company BCA. Average LCV prices reached just under £10,000 for the first time, as average prices rose £558 during the month.

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Almost half of motorists support making 20mph the new 30mph

New research by IAM RoadSmart, the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, reveals that support for reducing the speed limit on all urban roads from 30mph to 20mph has increased in recent years.

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Menzies Distribution takes delivery of new Volkswagen Crafter fleet

Menzies Distribution has expanded its nationwide fleet with more than 100 new Volkswagen Crafters.

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Essential connectivity: Ford extends FordLiive

Ford is extending its FordLiive connected uptime offering, with the launch of Ford Telematics Essentials.

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Showtime: ITT Hub Review

The UK logistics industry has a new exhibition, as the first ITT Hub event took place earlier this month. Dan Gilkes reports.

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‘Plan needed’ if government is to achieve 2030 goals

The government needs a plan for vans, if it is serious about achieving its economic and environmental goals, says the BVRLA.

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