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Volkswagen Crafter joins Europcar commercial fleet

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Europcar UK has added 170 new Volkswagen Crafter panel vans to its commercial fleet.

Fresh produce grower expands deliveries with Maxoptra

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Isle of Wight-based firm The Tomato Stall is expanding its deliveries across the country using dynamic route planning and scheduling software from Maxoptra.

Tribunal tax decision could have ramifications for double-cab picks ups

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Accountancy firm RSM is warning that double cab pick-ups could face increased taxes following a recent tribunal decision.

Used van market hotting up as industry readies for Christmas deliveries

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Demand and prices for used 3.5-tonne panel vans are already showing signs of increase as the delivery market ramps up for the festive season.

New digital magazine brings everything van fleets need to know

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The first-ever issue of Van Fleet World iD digital magazine has gone live, delivering everything that decision-makers need to run essential van fleets.

VRA meeting to spotlight impact of clean air legislation on van sector

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Government air quality plans as well as other current and future issues affecting the commercial vehicle market are to come under focus at the September meeting of the Vehicle Remarketing Association.

Travel carbon-neutral to this year’s FORS Members Conference

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Delegates travelling to the 2017 FORS Members Conference will have their carbon emissions offset with the help of BP Target Neutral.

ULEMCo introduces hydrogen powered roof box range-extender for Nissan e-NV200

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Plans for a hydrogen powered fuel cell roof box range-extender have been revealed by ultra-low emission specialist ULEMCo.

Renault launches Formula One inspired trim on LCVs

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Renault has launched Formula Edition versions of the Kangoo, Trafic and Master van range.

New head of risk at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK

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BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions UK has appointed Morgan Vessier as its new head of risk, succeeding Mike Quinn, who recently took over as head of the company’s UK technology finance division.

Hexagon Leasing partners with Launceston Truck to enhance service in south west

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Derby-based van and truck supplier Hexagon Leasing has teamed up with Launceston Truck Service Ltd to bring local access to key services for customers in the south west of the UK.

PSA launches UK scrappage scheme

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PSA Group has become the latest manufacturer to offer a UK scrappage scheme covering the Peugeot, Citroen and DS brands.

Time is running out for free pre-registration for DriveVansA2Z

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Fleet World and Van Fleet World readers have just days left to gain free registration for next week’s DriveVansA2Z – the biggest light commercial vehicle test driving event in the UK.

Ford Transit Plug-in Hybrid breaks cover ahead of London trials

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Ford’s forthcoming Plug-in Hybrid Transit Custom has made its first public appearance just weeks ahead of the start of London-based fleet trials.

Fiat reveals prices for range-topping Fullback Cross

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Fiat has announced prices for its new top-of-the-range model Fullback Cross model, which is available to order now.

Fiat Professional enters scrappage deal arena

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Fiat Professional has become the latest manufacturer to launch a scrappage scheme as it introduces a deal targeting both vans and cars.

Brake to drive SME fleet safety with FORS and Ambit roundtable event

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Brake is teaming up with FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, and app developer Ambit to run an event on how fleet managers at SMEs can lower the risk of road traffic incidents for … Read More »

Rewire Security introduces cost-effective fleet tracking solutions for SMEs

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GPS vehicle tracking specialist Rewire Security has launched a new telematics solution for fleets of 5-5000 vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz dealer helps cut downtime and accident rates for Iceland Foods

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Iceland Foods has slashed delivery fleet downtime due to flat batteries and low-speed accidents with the help of technology.

Fleet operators give thumbs up to FTA Van Fleet Certificate of Excellence

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Van Fleet Certificate of Excellence courses delivered by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) and Venson Automotive Solutions have been awarded high ratings by van fleet operators.

Van market puts in best August performance in 12 years

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UK van registrations saw a moderate rise in August, marking the best performance for the month in 12 years.

Dawsonrentals | vans expands into Stoke

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Light commercial rental provider Dawsonrentals | vans is expanding its national network of rental facilities with a new site in Stoke.

Prices announced for new longer-range Renault Kangoo Van Z.E.

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Order books have opened for the new Renault Kangoo Van Z.E. 33, which brings a 50% increase in range.

Manufacturers launch scrappage schemes in time for plate change

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Manufacturers including Renault-Nissan, Toyota and VW have become the latest to launch scrappage schemes intended to tempt buyers to new, less-polluting vehicles.

Mick George launches car and van leasing division

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Construction company Mick George has set up a car and van leasing division, intended to provide fleets with unrivalled service and experience.

Europcar expands network with new Fareham van hub

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Europcar UK has opened a new van hub in Fareham as it claims to now have the largest national van network in the UK.

Latest DAF LF introduces new engine for urban operations

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DAF Trucks has revealed its new LF series, which introduces a range of additions including a new 3.8-litre PACCAR engine for the ‘LF City’ to target urban operations.

Latest D-Max gets Arctic Trucks AT35 treatment

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Vehicle engineering specialist Arctic Trucks has re-engineered Isuzu’s Euro 6 D-Max to tackle the most demanding terrain and conditions.

Frost & Sullivan’s Christoph Domke joins KPMG UK Mobility 2030 team

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Christoph Domke has joined KPMG to lead its Commercial Mobility function as a director within its Mobility 2030 practice.

Fleet and lease LCV values remain stable in July, reports BCA

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Fleet & lease commercial vehicles values at BCA saw a marginal rise in July accompanied by an increase in overall values.