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Average used LCV prices approach record levels, BCA reports
Rivus Fleet Solutions announces new appointments
New vice president of global sales hired by Visiontrack
EPC-UK adds Isuzu D-Max pick-ups to fleet
New business rental service introduced by Peter Vardy Group
RAC pilots electric Renault Zoe patrol van
Ford E-Transit (2022) review
Europcar adds LEVC VN5 vans to fleet
Citroen e-Berlingo van goes on sale
New Market Analysis: Medium Vans
Analysis and Comment
Latest Analysis and Comment
17 Jan 22
Remarketing: Pushing the value boundaries
A chronic shortage of supply pushed used values to record highs last year, so what’s in store for 2022?
26 Nov 21
Specialist conversions: Paths less trodden
Some operations call for a specialist light commercial outside the usual range of conversions.
23 Nov 21
Analysis: Keep calm and carry on e-driving
Van drivers face stress on a daily basis but can going electric help them to relax? George Barrow takes to the streets of London to find out.
12 Nov 21
IVOTY Analysis: What's in a name?
If the first Mercedes Citan was essentially a Renault Kangoo with a desirable badge, what’s changed with the second generation?
05 Nov 21
Security and insurance: Boom time for van break ins
Stolen tools and damage to vehicles costs operators a lot of money, so what precautions can van owners take?
03 Nov 21
IVOTY Analysis: Let battle commence
A trio of pick-up trucks is fighting it out for the coveted biennial International Pick-up Award.
02 Nov 21
Nissan looks to the stars
Manufacturer is aiming for sales growth across Europe with a revised light commercial vehicle strategy.
26 Oct 21
Remarketing: The second life of electric LCVs
A new challenge for the remarketing industry is the disposal of electric vans. Tim Cattlin talks to industry experts who offer tips on how to achieve ...
30 Sep 21
Leasing and Rental: Hire companies adapt to the order of the day
Constraints on vehicle production are having a major impact on supply and costs in the van hire sector.
27 Sep 21
IVOTY Analysis: It's all in the timing for LEVC
The Geely-backed brand insists now is the perfect time for its range-extended VN5, as it outlines plans for expansion to George Barrow.
24 Aug 21
Green Analysis: The pitfalls and potential of electric vans unpicked
The government requires us to go electric by 2030, but how ready is the industry to do so? Guy Bird canvassed expert opinion to find out
16 Aug 21
New ITT Hub show takes off
Executive jets screaming into the skies cannot be classed as environmentally friendly. Yet that was the backdrop to the new ITT (Innovation and Techno...
23 Jul 21
Countdown to the CV Show
Following last year’s Covid-enforced cancellation, The Commercial Vehicle Show returns in 2021, albeit later in the calendar. James Dallas picks out s...
20 Jul 21
Remarketing: When the chips are down
A severe shortage of semiconductors (or chips) – a vital component of modern vehicles – is causing huge delays in the supply of vans. So, what are the...
09 Jul 21
Racking and shelving: Manufacturers see the light
Environmental as well as practical considerations are coming to the fore in the production of van storage systems.
07 Jul 21
Fuel cards: The information highway
Fuel cards can provide LCV operators with a wealth of information about their fleets as well as reduce costs.
01 Jul 21
Arrival gets set for UK launch
The EV specialist will start trials this summer before ramping up production of its range of vans in 2022.
29 Jun 21
IVOTY Analysis: Made to measure
Fiat Professional conducted an extensive trial with a major fleet to ensure its E-Ducato meets customer requirements.
11 Jun 21
LCV operators show appetite for electric vans
The Arval Mobility Observatory reveals companies of all sizes are facing up to the challenge of transforming their fleets.
11 Jun 21
IVOTY Analysis: Nissan gets by (with a little help from its friends)
Nissan COO Ashwani Gupta tells George Barrow about the evolution of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance in Europe and beyond.
More Analysis and Comment
7 Jun 21
Towing: Keeping on the ball
28 May 21
Security and insurance: Thieves and insurers back in business
25 May 21
Licence and tax laws: UK businesses face O licence threat
12 May 21
IVOTY Analysis: The more the merrier
26 Apr 21
Electric vans: The final countdown
15 Apr 21
Remarketing: It's all about the spec
13 Apr 21
IVOTY Analysis: Iveco looks on the bright side
8 Apr 21
Conversions: Keep cool and carry on running
23 Mar 21
Driver training: Covid and beyond
15 Mar 21
IVOTY Analysis: The future is coming on
23 Feb 21
Telematics and connectivity: Making the right connections
12 Feb 21
IVOTY Analysis: A platform for electric expansion
1 Feb 21
Remarketing: Lockdown drives up digital demand
8 Dec 20
DRIVER TRAINING: Education key to keeping safe and cutting costs
30 Nov 20
CONVERSIONS: Body builders seek out material weight loss
24 Nov 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: All part of the service
4 Nov 20
SECURITY: Covid triggers crime rate rise
30 Oct 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Bringing up the rear-wheel drive
19 Oct 20
REMARKETING: Many happy returns?
30 Sep 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Artificial intelligence shows the way
28 Sep 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS – WINNER'S PROFILE: Vauxhall back in the game
25 Sep 20
LEASING AND RENTAL: The cost of flexibility
21 Sep 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: AA calls for EV incentives, with warning of specific challenges for CV fleets
17 Sep 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Iveco gets back to business
8 Sep 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS – WINNER'S PROFILE: Going the extra mile
24 Aug 20
CONVERSIONS: On the home run
7 Aug 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS – WINNER'S PROFILE: Taking the high road and the low road
31 Jul 20
IVOTY ANALYSIS: PSA pins hopes on electrification
29 Jul 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Iveco set to switch the electricity back on
28 Jul 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: In for the long haul
20 Jul 20
REMARKETING: Will there be calm after the storm?
26 Jun 20
IVOTY ANALYSIS: Renault shapes up to a changing market
25 Jun 20
COMPLIANCE: Practice what you preach
23 Jun 20
LIVERY: The art of graphic illustrations
22 Jun 20
CORONAVIRUS: The way out of lockdown
29 May 20
REMARKETING: Life after Brexit – Calmer waters in the used market
15 May 20
ALTERNATIVE FUELS: Is the future hybrid?
1 May 20
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Health crisis hits home
28 Apr 20
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Unprecedented changes
17 Apr 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: Master of its own destiny
10 Apr 20
CONVERSIONS: Chill out and lighten up
3 Apr 20
IVOTY ANALYSIS: Mercedes-Benz Vans starts to get over its X
31 Mar 20
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: February volume falls
27 Mar 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: LEVC finds its driving range
20 Mar 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: CV Show 2020
13 Mar 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: Growing through group therapy
12 Mar 20
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Record-breaking sales
6 Mar 20
TELEMATICS: An original approach
3 Mar 20
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Strong start to 2020
28 Feb 20
IVOTY ANALYSIS: A back seat (removal) driver for change
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