Due to a shortage in the supply of used vans, the average price consumers can expect to pay is on the rise. In just one month alone, from August to September this year, prices saw an average increase of 3.6 per cent, up to £4224.
Vauxhall’s range of light commercial vehicles has proved to be a real hit with small business owners, who have flocked to the Vauxhall’s award winning range, making them the number one LCV manufacturer outside of fleet sales for the year to date.
Recent research conducted by the AA motoring organisation into the behaviours of different groups of drivers has shown that van drivers are more than twice as likely as car drivers to receive a motoring conviction.
There is a long running mystery that car and commercial vehicle drivers would like to have cleared up sooner rather than later. It seems that petrol and diesel prices have reached record highs, despite the fact that oil prices are currently falling, and have been for some time. So why are reductions in the cost of raw materials not being passed onto motorists?
The Ford Transit Custom has driven away with the spoils at the Hannover Commercial Vehicle show, having been named ‘International Van of the Year’ by a 24-strong judging panel.
Despite the anticipated arrival of China’s vehicle manufacturers en masse, Great Wall’s Steed is one of the few to be introduced to the UK market, and we were luckily enough to be able to road test it.
The safety of light commercial vehicles is often overlooked in favour of performance, fuel efficiency and emissions; Ford however have made safety top priority with the new Transit Custom, building it heavily into the design of their new offering.
The future of London transport is set to change with the unveiling of the Nissan NV200, providing a vision of the next generation of London taxi cab.