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UK CV production falls by 13.6% in February
Tesco expands fleet with refrigerated vans
LEVC to close plant from next week
Nissan loans Navara pick-ups to disaster response charity
NAMA pledges support for motor auctions during shutdown
VW to deliver 134 Crafters to Murphy Plant
Vehicle rental sites and dealership workshops remain open during pandemic
VW launches EV conversion of classic vans
The Month in Numbers – March 2020
NEWS ANALYSIS: CV Show 2020
Analysis and Comment
02 Dec 19
REMARKETING: Should have gone for spec savers
What features and equipment make used vans stand out for buyers at an auction?
21 Nov 19
IVOTY ANALYSIS: Pick-ups roll in for the final reckoning
It’s down to the shortlist, but which truck will triumph? George Barrow assesses the contenders for the International Pick-Up of the Year crown.
12 Nov 19
MANUFACTURERS' WEBSITES: The net result
What Van?’s 2019 assessment of the top 10 manufacturers’ websites uncovers the highs and lows of the online world. Jack Carfrae reports.
30 Oct 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: October kick-start
The October wholesale market kick-started into life with a near 50% improvement in sales over September.
30 Oct 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Reality check
But then we got to the big-volume plate-change month of September and with it came a reality check...
29 Oct 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Subdued in September
In what should be a buoyant buying period, the September wholesale market was subdued.
29 Oct 19
RACKING: Rack around the clock
The growing demand for 24/7 parcel deliveries and the need for tradespeople to store tools drives the market for vans with storage systems.
29 Oct 19
RENTAL Q&A: Flexibility key to keeping customers satisfied
With a growing trend for operators to choose hiring vehicles over outright purchase, James Dallas quizzes Neil McCrossan of Northgate Vehicle Hire, ab...
28 Oct 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Average sale price falls below £5k in August
The August wholesale market saw limited buyer demand compounded by significant volumes of duplicate vehicles.
14 Oct 19
MINIBUSES: Electric-powered people movers
From alternative-fuelled vehicles to on-demand services, Steve Banner examines what’s happening in the world of minibuses.
07 Oct 19
TAIL-LIFTS & CRANES: Getting into the swing
Cranes and lifting equipment can be invaluable tools but operators must come to the market fully prepared, advises Steve Banner.
30 Sep 19
REMARKETING: Clean Air Zone shockwaves reach used van market
With sales of greener vans on the rise, Rachel Boagey investigates the subsequent impact on the remarketing sector.
23 Sep 19
LEASING & RENTAL: Has buying outright entered the end zone?
With low-emission zones popping up all over the UK, we look at whether buying vehicles outright is being replaced by leasing and rental.
16 Sep 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Light electric vans in demand in July 2019
Retail and wholesale activity was slow in July, with economic caution and the holiday period cited as reasons.
11 Sep 19
NEWS ANALYSIS: Vauxhall sets sights on PSA-driven sales bounce
Following two decades in the red the Luton-based manufacturer is counting on a reversal of fortune, James Dallas reports
11 Sep 19
NEWS ANALYSIS: Fiat expects automatic Ducato to deliver growth
The manufacturer targets supermarkets with new nine-speed transmission on its large van, James Dallas reports
30 Aug 19
IVOTY ANALYSIS: Fiat presents electric Ducato as masterstroke
The Italian manufacturer sought inspiration from a masterpiece of art and science in the design of its electric large van, reports George Barrow.
23 Aug 19
CONVERSIONS: Weighing up the options
Maximising payload through minimising weight is an increasing challenge for commercial vehicle bodybuilders, as Steve Banner discovers
15 Aug 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Unengaged buyers in June 2019
Softer retail activity continues to impact demand.
14 Aug 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Toyota rebrand
When people think about Toyota what first springs to mind is likely to be the ‘indestructible’ Hilux pick-up or a hybrid-powered car, like the Prius...
14 Aug 19
ROUNDTABLE: Eliminating downtime
12 Aug 19
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: Strong start puts Partner on top
31 Jul 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Future mobility
29 Jul 19
IVOTY ANALYSIS: What power can deliver us from diesel?
17 Jul 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Buyers being cautious
3 Jul 19
TELEMATICS: Smart fraud prevention
28 Jun 19
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: D-Max at the double
26 Jun 19
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: All systems Berlingo
21 Jun 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Widening price gap
19 Jun 19
IVECO: A box of new business tricks
11 Jun 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Diesel and the transition to cleaner fuels
7 Jun 19
IVOTY ANALYSIS: Ford reveals electric light vehicle strategy
30 May 19
NEWS ANALYSIS: The devil is in the detail
27 May 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Stock increases
17 May 19
REMARKETING: Guiding lights
14 May 19
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: Fitting the light fantastic
9 May 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: CV Show round-up
3 May 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Market breakdown
23 Apr 19
REFRIGERATION: Hot demand for cool electric vans
10 Apr 19
NEWS ANALYSIS: Counting down to the CV Show
3 Apr 19
SECURITY: Under lock and key
27 Mar 19
NEWS ANALYSIS: Creating a safe haven
21 Mar 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Ford breaks further away from the pack
21 Mar 19
NEWS ANALYSIS: Collaboration of the titans
20 Mar 19
LCV SALES: When the going gets tough, Ford keeps going
20 Mar 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Prices higher across all auction sectors
14 Mar 19
REMARKETING: The Brexit effect
7 Mar 19
MENTAL HEALTH: Calm before the storm
6 Mar 19
NGMC EVENT: Laying out roadmap for electric future
1 Mar 19
WHAT VAN? AWARDS 2019: We salute the best in the business
25 Feb 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Bearing up
18 Feb 19
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: The Right Combination
5 Feb 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Buyers become ever more selective
8 Jan 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Buyers being selective
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