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Dan Gilkes , reports from this year’s show

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Commercial Vehicle Show review

The Commercial Vehicle Show returned to the NEC in Birmingham last month. Though smaller in size and with less vehicle manufacturers than in previous years, the show was certainly popular with visitors, with packed aisles across the three days. These were some of the highlights that we spotted.

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Volkswagen Crafter converted to mobile COVID-19 support vehicle

A Volkswagen Crafter has been converted into a mobile COVID-19 support unit for East Riding of Yorkshire Council to assist with COVID-19 test kits, vaccine information, and mental health support.

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Plug-in Ford Transit “Vanelope” joins fight against Christmas food poverty

Ford has teamed up with the Oxford-based organisation, Oxford Mutual Aid, to support their work in fighting food poverty across the city this Christmas.

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Volkswagen reveals COVID-19 mental health impact on UK’s workforce

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched a campaign to re-establish a better work-life balance after research revealed the damaging impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the mental health of the UK’s workforce.

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Taking care of the grey areas

Association of Fleet Professionals’ chair Paul Hollick looks at the potential risks of grey fleet use

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Telematics more vital than ever in light of fuel crisis, says Trakm8

Amid reports of panic buying and the government drawing up plans to use the army to get petrol to pumps, the UK’s fuel supply chain crisis means telematics are more important than ever, says vehicle technology specialist Trackm8.

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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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