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Volkswagen Transporter Kombi (2020) long-term test – Final Report
Fuel prices up again in February, RAC reports
Orders open for electric Fiat Professional E-Ducato
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Analysis and Comment
Latest Analysis and Comment
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.
01 Feb 21
Remarketing: Lockdown drives up digital demand
Tim Cattlin talks to industry experts about how the used vehicle sector coped with the unique challenges of 2020, and asks what might happen next.
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.
More Analysis and Comment
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
30 Oct 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Reality check
29 Oct 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Subdued in September
29 Oct 19
RACKING: Rack around the clock
29 Oct 19
RENTAL Q&A: Flexibility key to keeping customers satisfied
28 Oct 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Average sale price falls below £5k in August
14 Oct 19
MINIBUSES: Electric-powered people movers
7 Oct 19
TAIL-LIFTS & CRANES: Getting into the swing
30 Sep 19
REMARKETING: Clean Air Zone shockwaves reach used van market
23 Sep 19
LEASING & RENTAL: Has buying outright entered the end zone?
16 Sep 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Light electric vans in demand in July 2019
11 Sep 19
NEWS ANALYSIS: Vauxhall sets sights on PSA-driven sales bounce
11 Sep 19
NEWS ANALYSIS: Fiat expects automatic Ducato to deliver growth
30 Aug 19
IVOTY ANALYSIS: Fiat presents electric Ducato as masterstroke
23 Aug 19
CONVERSIONS: Weighing up the options
15 Aug 19
ANDY PICTON'S AUCTION BLOG: Unengaged buyers in June 2019
14 Aug 19
JAMES DALLAS'S BLOG: Toyota rebrand
14 Aug 19
ROUNDTABLE: Eliminating downtime
12 Aug 19
WHAT VAN? AWARDS - WINNER'S PROFILE: Strong start puts Partner on top
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