Category Archives: van

Why choose trade policy insurance?

Wednesday, 19th June, 2013

19 June 2013   Tweet   Motortrade insurance is very different from your average car insurance policy. If you are a motor trade company, buy or sell vehicles or drive or own a taxi, this kind of policy is ideal for you. Often referred to as Road Risk Insurance, the size of your business is Read the full article…

Another company signs up for the Nissan Leaf

Wednesday, 29th May, 2013

29 May 2013   Tweet   The Nissan Leaf is becoming the cheap-running vehicle of choice for more and more companies throughout the UK. The latest company to add a Leaf to its fleet is engineering firm Alstom, which is using the zero-emissions vehicle for short journeys. Alstom is currently undergoing a trial period with Read the full article…

Government should encourage plug-in fleets, argue MPs

Tuesday, 21st May, 2013

21 May 2013 Tweet Some MPs and the Transport Committee have claimed that the government has not done enough to encourage companies to invest in electric vehicles for their fleets. The Committee believes that the government should be encouraging fleets to purchase plug-in vehicles Read the full article…

New tyre deal could improve UK business for Falken

Tuesday, 21st May, 2013

21 May 2013   Tweet   The UK distribution of Falken truck and bus tyres will be extended as the company begins supplying to Treadsetters distributors. Treadsetters is already one of Europe and the UK’s biggest wholesalers of tyres for commercial vehicles. The company’s extensive portfolio – which has been exhibited at the 2013 commercial Read the full article…

Used vans see rise in value

Tuesday, 9th April, 2013

09 April 2013   Tweet   The value of used vans have risen once again throughout March, according to new research published by British Car Auctions (BCA). Officials from the organisation noted that the average figures for the past month stood at £4,860 for all light commercial vehicles (LCV) representing the highest on record since Read the full article…

Clean vans improve driver performance

Monday, 4th March, 2013

04 March 2013 Tweet A clean van and the dulcet tones of Radio 2 improves the driving performance of a modern day professional motorist, according to a new survey. Research published in the 2013 Nissan Van Report revealed that 72 per cent of owners Read the full article…

Retail companies continuing to favour Vauxhall vans

Wednesday, 9th January, 2013

09 January 2013 Tweet Vauxhall has continued its dominance within the commercial sector, with new figures showing that its vans are continuing to prove popular. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed that Vauxhall managed to sell more vans to retail customers Read the full article…

Ford vans named most reliable in the UK

Wednesday, 7th November, 2012

07 November 2012 Tweet The UK is renowned for the ‘white van man’ trader but every mobile worker needs a reliable vehicle to conduct their everyday business and Ford has been named as the most popular. A poll by Fleet News placed the manufacturer Read the full article…

Volkswagen offers free commercial vehicle checks

Monday, 5th November, 2012

05 November 2012 Tweet The nights are drawing in and as the temperature drops the roads across the UK are becoming increasingly hazardous. With this in mind Volkswagen is offering all of its commercial vehicle customers free winter checks to ensure that their van Read the full article…