Peugeot boosts Bipper’s green credentials

Environmentally-conscious van insurance customers may be interested to learn that Peugeot has added a new electronically-controlled five speed manual gearbox to its Bipper van.

The French manufacturer said the new gearbox makes the van ideal for use in busy urban areas as it incorporates both manual and automatic settings.

Its design also helps to reduce the amount of fuel consumed and emissions the van produces, Peugeot claimed.

The Bipper S 1.4 HDi 70 2-Tronic is priced at £9,695 plus VAT and includes electric front windows, remote control central locking and electric heated door mirrors.

Last month, Peugeot supplied Wyevale Grounds Maintenance with six commercial vehicles to support its parks and garden maintenance operations for Eastbourne borough council.

The new Boxer 335 120 Chassis Cabs were part of an £800,000 contract between the firm and the council.

Area contracts manager at Wyevale, Tim Brewster, described the vehicles are “practical and dependable”.

The vans also offer drivers a “high quality interior and specification”, he added.