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AFP launches course on electrifying LCV fleets
Diesel costs hit seven-year high as fuel prices increase again
Specs and prices announced for new Vauxhall Movano and Movano-e
New advisor joins Fleetcheck as part of electric van initiative
New Market Analysis: Small vans
Electric Renault vans join Lyreco fleet
The What Van Road Test: Toyota Hilux Invincible X (2021)
Lightfoot to be rolled out across Richard Irvin FM fleet
Connected service and E-Transit among Ford CV Show exhibits
Fleet V2G service launched by EDF and Nissan
Analysis and Comment
Latest Analysis and Comment
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.
07 Jun 21
Towing: Keeping on the ball
Adding a trailer can be a cost-effective solution, but it’s not without its hitches.
28 May 21
Security and insurance: Thieves and insurers back in business
Insurance premiums for LCV operators look set to rise as lockdown measures start to ease.
25 May 21
Licence and tax laws: UK businesses face O licence threat
The Brexit deal could require LCV operators to comply with heavy truck rules to work in mainland Europe.
12 May 21
IVOTY Analysis: The more the merrier
Has Renault got all bases covered or is it over egging the European pudding?
26 Apr 21
Electric vans: The final countdown
An abundance of products are now coming to market, but will the UK’s light commercial vehicle sector be ready to go electric by 2030?
15 Apr 21
Remarketing: It's all about the spec
What are the best measures to take when buying LCVs to ensure strong residual values at the end of the line?
13 Apr 21
IVOTY Analysis: Iveco looks on the bright side
Having helped to transport medical supplies during the pandemic, the Italian brand has started 2021 with a positive outlook, reports George Barrow.
08 Apr 21
Conversions: Keep cool and carry on running
Steve Banner looks at the challenges presented by installing temperature-controlled units onto electric vans
23 Mar 21
Driver training: Covid and beyond
Switched-on LCV operators have always invested in driver training, but Covid restrictions have brought big changes in both what training is deliverabl...
15 Mar 21
IVOTY Analysis: The future is coming on
George Barrow gets to glimpse the shape of things to come at the Consumer Electronics Show.
23 Feb 21
Telematics and connectivity: Making the right connections
Telemetry plays an increasingly central role in van fleet management through enhancing safety, security and efficiency.
12 Feb 21
IVOTY Analysis: A platform for electric expansion
Mercedes-Benz Vans is aiming to broaden its range of electric light commercials.
More Analysis and Comment
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
26 Feb 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: Berlingo beds in
25 Feb 20
2019 SALES FIGURES: Green shoots of continuity
19 Feb 20
REMARKETING: Assessing the past year and the road ahead
7 Feb 20
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Falling away at the end of the year
7 Feb 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Renault Trucks weighs into the electric market
29 Jan 20
IVOTY ANALYSIS: LCV industry plugs into a new decade
29 Jan 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS: Honouring the class of 2020
27 Jan 20
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: See EU later...
2 Dec 19
REMARKETING: Should have gone for spec savers
21 Nov 19
IVOTY ANALYSIS: Pick-ups roll in for the final reckoning
12 Nov 19
MANUFACTURERS' WEBSITES: The net result
30 Oct 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: October kick-start
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