Used vans are the lifeblood of the UK’s small business community and with around four million of them on the UK’s roads performing myriad tasks they play a vital role in keeping the nation’s economy ticking over.
With the market in the midst of unprecedented change our Used Van Focus calls on the advice of industry experts in taking an in-depth look at the challenges facing operators across a range of areas.
We survey the overall market, drilling into its individual sectors and assessing the prevailing forces shaping them.
What about the law? The legal position for used LCV owners regarding servicing and warranties may not be as clear cut as it is for new models, so where do you stand when something goes wrong?
There are more ways than ever nowadays to buy used vans. Our focus examines the pros and cons of the various avenues the buyer can take from scouring the internet, to bidding at auction to visiting a dealership forecourt.
We also turn the spotlight on how to maximise returns when it’s time to sell, in terms of vehicle preparation and where to sell.
Electric and alternatively-fuelled vans are having a growing impact in our cities but how will the used sector for these vehicles develop? We shed some light on a market that is just starting to emerge.