The new breed of Citroen Berlingo vans have been developed with ‘Stop and Start’ technology, enabling van insurance customers to comply with Transport for London’s latest methods of improving the air quality in the capital, without having to switch off their engines manually.
A new plug-in van grant has been announced by the government which will save van insurance customers £3,400 on the cost of a new Renault Kangoo ZE.
Nissan have offered a first glimpse of their concept electric van to motor enthusiasts attending the recent Detroit Motor Show. The energy efficient vehicle, which was previewed as a “near future production model” offers van insurance customers a window into the commercial vehicle market over the next few years as technologies improve. The concept vehicle, based on the current NV200, is expected to hit showrooms across the UK in the near future.
Over the period of four years, Mercedes Benz has been carrying out extensive tests into one hundred electric versions of the Vito commercial vehicle. We anticipate van insurance customers will be interested to hear how these tests are progressing, as the electric vehicle could well change the face of motoring.
The January blues is a well known phenomenon throughout the UK. The Christmas holidays are a mere memory, finances are tight and the unrelenting slog through the winter months begins in earnest. But wait, do not despair, at least the van insurance customers of the UK can cheer themselves up by singing along to their stereos! However, recent research raises the question, should UK van insurance customers actually be allowed stereos at all? You can decide for yourself - here are the top tunes enjoyed by van insurance customers...
Driving in storms greatly increases your chance of being involved in an accident and having to make a subsequent van insurance claim. Whether it’s due to inexperienced driving on your behalf, the careless actions of anther, or simply a freak event over which you have no control, by taking heed of these tips, we hope your journey will be a safe one.
For all you delivery drivers out there, you’ll know just how important speed is to your job. The number of drops you can make in an hour or day is a key measure of your performance, leaving many delivery van drivers to cut corners where they can (metaphorically speaking of course). By leaving their vans unlocked and their engines running while delivering goods, drivers are at risk of invalidating their van insurance policy.
The results are in, and the winner is...the Renault Kangoo Z.E.! Here at Van Compare, one of the UK’s leading van insurance comparison sites, we’re always keen to find out more about the up-and-coming vehicles on the market. The news that the Renault Kangoo Z.E. has stolen the show this year is great for European manufacturing and for the future of electric vehicles.
For many tradespeople their van is their office. It is where they work and spend an awful lot of time during the week. Yet van insurance providers are warning that decorating your ‘office on wheels’ could jeopardise your van insurance. It might be tempting to deck your van with boughs of holly, but those fairy lights and baubles could result in a nasty accident, which your van insurance might not cover...