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Ford Transit Connect set to cause 'Vandemonium' in Vegas

It's not even on sale in the USA yet, but Ford has pimped its ride for the SEMA automotive show. In true Las Vegas style Ford will showcase ten heavily customised re-vamped Transit Connect 2014 vans to impress America's trade van buyers. Initially launched in Europe in 2003 and named International...

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Greenfleet LCV Manufacturer of the Year Award for Fiat Professional Vans

Interested in leasing a Fiat Ducato, Doblo, Fiorino or Scudo? Then you will be interested to hear that Fiat Professional has been named LCV Manufacturer of the Year at the 2013 at the GreenFleet Awards . The 14 th annual GreenFleet Awards, recognises the ground-breaking adoption of low and zero emission...

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E.ON re-energises its fleet with Ford Transit Custom

If you are an E.ON energy customer chances are you will be greeted by a metre fitter in a Ford Transit Custom van next time you require their services. The energy company has recently taken delivery of 120 new Ford Transit Custom vans, complementing the company's existing 2000-strong fleet, the majority...

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Ford vans show economical excellence in mpg challenge

The Ford Fiesta Sport Van proved it is the most economical van in its sector after winning the commercial vehicle category of the annual MPG marathon last week. Ford's Fiesta Sport Van covered an impressive 362.9 miles on just 3.33 gallons of diesel, representing an incredible 108.82mpg. Meanwhile...

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Leading tyre firm shows confidence in Mercedes Sprinter

Midlands based tyre fitters Lodge Tyre is adding 12 more Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans to its fleet, reinforcing the confidence the company already has in the vehicle. Lodge has chosen six more medium-length 313 BlueEfficiency vans to supplement its Sprinter dominated existing 90-strong fleet. Reliability,...

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Volkswagen unveils the e-load up! electric city delivery van

Volkswagen has unveiled the e-load up! concept - an electrically powered delivery van based on the firm's up! city car. Smaller than your average commercial vehicle, the e-load-up! is targeted at urban delivery firms such as couriers or pizza delivery companies, who need to transport small loads within...

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10,000th Kangoo Z.E. means Renault leads the way in electric vans

Renault recently announced that its 10,000 th Kangoo Van Z.E. (Zero Emission) has rolled out of the manufacturing plant. Made on the same production line as the Kangoo, the Kangoo Z.E. is now the biggest selling small electric van in Europe. The batteries are located in the centre of the van under...

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Mercedes ends Crafter production to focus on Sprinter

The success of the Mercedes Sprinter has been underlined once again after the German auto maker announced that it will cease production of the Crafter for Volkswagen when the current arrangement expires in 2016. Mercedes says that the capacity will then be used to concentrate on the next generation...

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Best ever Volkswagen Caddy for fuel-savvy van drivers

Van drivers concerned about saving the planet, or at least saving money on fuel might be interested to learn that Volkswagen has launched its best ever Caddy on fuel. With an official combined cycle fuel consumption of 62.8mpg, Volkswagen claim it is the greenest version of the Caddy yet. The latest...

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Bridgestone chooses Nissan NV200

If you can't decide which van to lease then why not take a look at what the big companies choose to give you some inspiration? The latest example being the world's largest tyre company, Bridgestone, which has ordered a fleet of NV200 vans from Nissan in response to a contract win with Ulsterbus in Northern...

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Ford Transit takes clear lead over opposition

Motor manufacturer Ford, the current market leader for the year, has extended its lead gap over its nearest rival during a fruitful September sales month. Meanwhile total commercial vehicle registrations were strong in September, up *12.4%, helped of course by the plate change. The overall commercial...

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Schwartz spices up its fleet with the help of Citroen Berlingo

UK herbs and spices company, Shwartz has added 232 Citroën Berlingo crew vans to its fleet to help its salespeople and merchandisers to do their job. The company selected the HDi 90 manual L2 750 X model on lease agreements with maintenance included. While you might not be in the market for so many...

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Is white van man's van letting him and his business down?

Two thirds of consumers say the condition of a tradesman's vehicle would influence their decision to use them Vanarama is warning tradesmen - from electricians and plumbers to joiners and painter decorators - that the condition of their work vehicle is likely to have a significant influence on whether...

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Nissan edges closer to e-NV200 launch

All van drivers are keen to cut down on running costs. If reducing noise and harmful environmental emissions are a concern to you too, then you'll be pleased to learn that the boffins at Nissan are working hard on the introduction of the Nissan e-NV200 Zero Emission Van in the near future. The vehicle...

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NV200 Fridge Van widens choice for catering businesses

Catering businesses now have more choice when selecting a new fridge van. Nissan has created the NV200 Fridge van in response to customer demands for a bespoke refrigerated vehicle. It will be capable of refrigerating to 0°C and still have room for 2.2m³ of load space. The NV200 Fridge van also offers...

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High-roof Ford Transit Custom announced

FOR businesses that need additional height inside the load area, or trades that need a mobile workspace, Ford has announced a new high-roofed version of the Transit Custom. The 2013 International Van of the Year will now offer 20% more load volume than the standard model, featuring 370 mm greater load...

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Citroen TrafficMaster system improved with bigger screen

Citroen commercial vehicle drivers may get to their jobs faster after improvements to the TrafficMaster SmartNav system. Specified as standard on all Citroen Berlingo, Dispatch and Relay panel vans, the latest TrafficMaster SmartNav System now features a 5.0 inch screen with higher resolution for greater...

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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter gets chequered flag on emissions technology

Mercedes-Benz has claimed its new Sprinter is the first van to meet the forthcoming Euro6 emissions standards as well as being the most economical in its class, with fuel economy of 44.4mpg on the combined cycle. The new Euro6 emissions levels require manufacturers to drastically reduce emissions...

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Mercedes voted King of Cool

Mercedes-Benz, manufacturer of the Mercedes Sprinter, Vito and Citan has beaten all the other van manufacturers and been ranked 11 th out of 10,000 independently identified brands in this year's Coolbrands list, an improvement of 5 places over last year. The Coolbrands list is essentially a vote...

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BlueMotion is the most fuel efficient Volkswagen Caddy ever!

A 102hp 1.6-litre TDI with common rail direct injection, aerodynamic styling and advanced engineering measures are just some of the reasons why the new Volkswagen Caddy BlueMotion panel van is the most fuel efficient Caddy ever. The new Caddy, currently being shown at this week's Frankfurt Motor Show...

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