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Initial deliveries of EV80 electric vans commence

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Sales of the zero-emission EV80 electric van have commenced in the UK and Europe, under brands LDV UK market) and Maxus (European market).

Breeze Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles appoints group fleet manager

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Hampshire and Dorset-based Breeze Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has appointed Chris Brown to the role of commercial vehicle fleet manager as it looks to further drive its services for the business market.

Hexagon Leasing enhances service with inhouse roadside assistance vehicles

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Van and truck supplier Hexagon Leasing has deployed two new roadside assistance vehicles, which will be used to carry out services and assist with roadside breakdowns.

Vredestein secures latest win under corporate business drive

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Heathrow-based CCH Logistics has become the latest fleet to sign up to Apollo Vredestein following the premium tyre brand’s move to drive up its corporate business.

Riverside expands rental fleet with Isuzu 7.5-tonners

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Riverside Truck Rental has added 16 Isuzu Forward N75.190 rigids into its rental fleet as part of a major fleet investment programme.

Shoreham and EST to extend used EV training course to LCVs

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Shoreham Vehicle Auctions (SVA) is planning to roll out its dealer training scheme on electric vehicles to cover LCVs to encourage more buyers to purchase EVs at auction.

Nextbase targets fleets with bespoke van dashcam and insurance

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Dashcam manufacturer Nextbase has launched a new model aimed exclusively at the commercial sector.

EU commercial vehicle registrations up 3.2% in 2017

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Commercial vehicle registrations in the EU rose 3.2% last year despite a 3.5% fall in December. 

Flogas turns to removable van graphics for seasonal messages

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LPG supplier Flogas Britain has deployed reusable van graphics from Spedian for its varied promotional programme.

Absolutely acquires 3D Couriers 

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Absolutely has bought 3D Couriers for an undisclosed sum.

Today’s van drivers turning to healthier lifestyles

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Far from being junk food-loving and exercise-shy, today’s van drivers in Britain are far more likely to be on a health drive.

Truckman marks fourth year as approved accessory supplier for VW

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Truckman is celebrating its fourth anniversary as an approved accessory supplier to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK with the production of a new brochure and a series of short films about its range of hardtops … Read More »

Chris Read takes responsibility for Iveco’s UK Daily range

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Iveco has appointed Chris Read as light business line director, with responsibility for its Daily light commercial range in the UK and Ireland.

Astrata expands into LCV telematics market

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HGV telematics and fleet management provider Astrata has branched into the European LCV market with the launch of its new VanLinc solution.

RAM Tracking provides full suite of fleet management services with new Fleet Club

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A new one-stop shop solution has launched from RAM Tracking to provide a full range of fleet services, from vehicle finance and fuel cards to breakdown recovery.

LCV values reach new record

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Average light commercial vehicle values hit a new record at BCA in December while fleet and lease LCV values remained at a near-record-high level.

New software tool stops auto-renewals on supplier contracts

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A software tool that could cut costs for fleet operators by preventing automatic renewal of rolling fleet supplier contracts is to be introduced by FleetCheck.

DVSA to get MOT test fee income for safety enforcement

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has indicated that it will enable the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to access MOT test fee income to help pay for enforcement on large vans – but … Read More »

Matrix Plastics extends pickup fleet with new X-Class

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Matrix Plastic has deployed a Mercedes-Benz X-Class alongside its existing pick-up fleet.

Fleet Source enhances Terrorism Risk and Incident Prevention suite 

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Training provider Fleet Source has augmented its Terrorism Risk and Incident Prevention (TRIP) suite of products and training services with new policy and procedure packs.

Bournville Village Trust revamps fleet with Transporters

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Bournville Village Trust, one of the oldest housing associations in the UK, has updated its service and maintenance fleet with a delivery of 36 Volkswagen Transporters.

Thrive Homes gives vehicles the Sign Language treatment

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Thrive Homes, a Hertfordshire-based housing association, has deployed a fleet of LCVs liveried by Sign Language.

Roofing supplier deploys third generation of Isuzus

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North West Roofing Supplies has taken delivery of four brand-new Isuzus some 14 years after taking its first nearly-new W reg Isuzu 7.5-tonne truck.

Latest Lightfoot initiative brings cash rewards for most efficient drivers

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Lightfoot Elite drivers now have the chance to win £5 every week during 2018 under a new initiative.

LDV launches scrappage scheme

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Van drivers could get up to £8,500 towards a brand-new LDV V80 under the firm’s scrappage scheme.

One in five CV fleets planning for ULEVs

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Commercial vehicle fleets have ultra low emission vehicles firmly in their radar, new research by Paragon Software Systems suggests.

Tow capacity increased to 3.5 tonnes for Mitsubishi L200

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Mitsubishi has increased the maximum towing capacity for its L200 pickup.

Isotrak to enhance tracking with integrated breathalyser immobilisation systems

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Isotrak and Verilocation are to gain integrated breathalyser immobilisation systems with the group’s acquisition of Alcolock GB Ltd.

Cargo bike scheme launches in Square Mile

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A new cargo bike delivery scheme has launched in the City of London to provide an alternative to diesel vans for local businesses.

Conversion sales see growth despite market decline

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Contradicting the LCV market decline of 3.6% according to latest SMMT figures, CoolKit’s vehicle conversion revenues grew 21% in 2017.