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.
Buying and selling vans is something that happens on a pretty regular basis when you’re in the trade. There’s a lot of back and forth between vans, buying ones that are bigger or smaller depending on your needs that year and changing up whenever you reach a certain mileage.
Google’s Android Auto is an innovative new technology that aims to bring the power of smartphones into your vehicle’s infotainment (radio, sat nav, phonebook and traffic updates) unit. This new feature essentially turns your car’s touchscreen display unit into a full-on tablet, powered by Android 5.x Lollipop.
In a recent survey carried out by Auto Trader and Digital Radio UK, a large number of motorists where asked what they believed the future of driving would bring. The answers largely surrounded the increase in technology capabilities of their vehicles.
Ford have announced that they have had a comprehensive growth in their refrigerated vans in order to meet the needs of their customers. Over the last year this growth has been as high as 25 per cent in some areas of the UK, signalling changes in the economy and increases in both local and national food businesses.
Despite fears that the introduction of an ‘SOS black box’ encroaches the realms of ‘Big Brother’, the EU have approved a rule that will make it a standard feature of vehicles from 2018.