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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
Futures Housing Group opts for GMP Drivecare and Ctrack fleet services
Isuzu launches new accessory pack for D-Max
BVRLA reports record van fleet size
Sale of Mitsubishi UK aftersales business finalised
BCA reports record used LCV values
Countdown to the CV Show
Analysis and Comment
08 Dec 20
DRIVER TRAINING: Education key to keeping safe and cutting costs
Under pressure to improve safety and economy, fleet managers are introducing driver training and monitoring.
30 Nov 20
CONVERSIONS: Body builders seek out material weight loss
Reducing weight while maintaining strength is the goal for light commercial vehicle body builders.
24 Nov 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: All part of the service
Volkswagen has launched a maintenance plan to support electric van customers.
04 Nov 20
SECURITY: Covid triggers crime rate rise
The economic impact of lockdown has led to an increase in van break-ins, so what can operators do to protect their assets?
30 Oct 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Bringing up the rear-wheel drive
Ford is targeting the supermarket delivery sector with a 10-speed auto RWD Transit, report James Dallas and Steve Banner
19 Oct 20
REMARKETING: Many happy returns?
Securing the best sales price for light commercials at remarketing time takes care and planning.
30 Sep 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Artificial intelligence shows the way
Computer intelligence could be coming to the rescue of light commercial fleet managers drowning in telematics data.
28 Sep 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS – WINNER'S PROFILE: Vauxhall back in the game
Having fallen off the pace the Luton-based manufacturer is making a comeback, with a little help from its friends.
25 Sep 20
LEASING AND RENTAL: The cost of flexibility
The coronavirus lockdown has had a profound impact on the rental and contract hire sectors. Steve Banner looks at the options available to operators.
21 Sep 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: AA calls for EV incentives, with warning of specific challenges for CV fleets
Introducing punitive measures against polluting vehicles will not be enough on its own to persuade fleets to adopt alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFV...
17 Sep 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Iveco gets back to business
The Italian manufacturer is targeting the competition by adopting a clearer specification regime for its 3.5t Daily.
08 Sep 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS – WINNER'S PROFILE: Going the extra mile
No matter how specialist the van insurance required, Brightside will strive to get it covered.
24 Aug 20
CONVERSIONS: On the home run
The coronavirus lockdown has triggered a spike in demand for light commercials equipped to carry out parcel deliveries, reports Steve Banner.
07 Aug 20
WHAT VAN? AWARDS – WINNER'S PROFILE: Taking the high road and the low road
Isuzu UK believes it can continue to prosper by serving a broad range of the pick-up market.
31 Jul 20
IVOTY ANALYSIS: PSA pins hopes on electrification
The French manufacturer vows to take the lead in last mile delivery, George Barrow reports.
29 Jul 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: Iveco set to switch the electricity back on
A new plug-in Daily will arrive within two years with a better chance of success than its forerunners, reports Steve Banner
28 Jul 20
NEWS ANALYSIS: In for the long haul
The VN5 light commercial can take operators beyond the city limits, LEVC tells Steve Banner.
20 Jul 20
REMARKETING: Will there be calm after the storm?
The used van market has hit severe turbulence in the past few months. Tim Cattlin looks at how the remarketing industry has been affected, and asks if...
26 Jun 20
IVOTY ANALYSIS: Renault shapes up to a changing market
The manufacturer has restructured its LCV operation as it prepares to meet global demand, George Barrow reports
25 Jun 20
COMPLIANCE: Practice what you preach
Most LCV operators insist they comply to best-practice standards, but FORS membership gives customers the reassurance they need, reports James Dallas
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...
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