You Can Now Rent a Van for the Night Through Airbnb!
Yes, you read that right. If you drive a Ford Transit van you could be contributing up to £30,000 to the UK economy without even realising it.
When it comes to picking the perfect van for your needs, many people tend to overestimate the amount of space they really require. While this may not always be a bad thing (you can never have too much space, right?) it can end up costing you a lot of money for the privilege.
In recent news, it has been announced that David Cameron will be examining the case for banning HGVs from cities during peak hours. Understandably, the FTA has said that they are firmly against this decision going forward.
In recent research carried out by Volkswagen, it was found that over half of the UK’s three million vans regularly exceed their maximum payload. Not only could this cause huge potential problems for the vehicle, but it is illegal as it is considered non-roadworthy and can land the driver with a penalty and a fine to pay.
There are constant innovations being introduced to the motoring world, but one of the most impressive thing to hit our roads has been launched by Korean technology giants, Samsung.
The European Commission has set tougher CO2 emissions targets for manufacturers to meet on cars being sold in the EU. This is being met with opposition from the ACEA, who want to see this target postponed to 2030, rather than 2025, in order to give the car industry reasonable time to meet this new target.
Nobody wants to leave their tools in their van overnight - it’s a huge target for thieves and a quick smash and grab could end up costing you thousands. But if you have a proper tool storage solution then this threat can be reduced - even if they do get into your van!
Technology is continuously increasing and expanding in this modern world, and one place that’s under fire is the automotive industry. New devices and gadgets are being packed into our vehicles all the time with a wide variety of purposes - the latest in this list is on-board cameras.