On first inspection, the latest figures released by the National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA) are less than promising. However, once the traditional summer slowdown is taken into account, the used LCV market appears to be in good health.
The new Transit Connect is due to hit the roads of the UK at the end of the year at prices Ford says are seven percent cheaper than its predecessors.
The French manufacturer Renault has added to its long line of commercial and private vehicles with the addition of the diminutive new Twizy.
According to recent research conducted by a UK insurer, many businesses are failing to take even basic steps when protecting themselves against the risk of prosecution in the event of an accident.
In recent months, delivery vehicles in London have experienced consistent and sustained levels of parking fines, but whether it’s a sign of policy failure or successful enforcement is open to debate.
The van market is at last returning to some semblance of good health as its resurgence continues. To May, year-to-date van sales were up 13 per cent on last year’s figures.
With a nod to possible future legislation, Fiat has made its Electronic Stability Programme standard across all versions of its Ducato van, bringing it in line with safety requirements for new cars in the UK.
The EU Environment Committee has voted in favour of proposed legislation, put forth by UK Liberal Democrat MEP Chris Davies, to electronically limit the speed of new vans.