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Mirrors designed to beat the blind spot

Mirrors designed to beat the blind spot

THE days of the blind spot are numbered, according to truck maker DaimlerChrysler. The new mirror system which the company is already fitting as standard to the new Mercedes-Benz Atego and Axor truck model series improves the driver’s view of the side areas to the left and right of the […]

FIVE CHEAP GOLF ALTERNATIVES

FIVE CHEAP GOLF ALTERNATIVES

      THERE was a time when hatchbacks could be divided into two groups: The Golf and The Others. Everyone wanted a Golf, but if you couldn’t afford one, you opted for one of The Others. That is no longer the case. While the Golf remains a permanent fixture […]

Another nice Navara (Nissan Navara Sport)

Another nice Navara (Nissan Navara Sport)

FOLLOWING on from the success of the limited edition Navara Rally Raid, Nissan is to launch another special Double Cab at the end of October, called the Navara Sport. But even more special is the price: £14,950 on the road, a hefty £1340 less than the standard Double Cab. The […]

Master of Luton (Renault Master)

Master of Luton (Renault Master)

RENAULT is launching the new Master Luton box van off-the-shelf conversion. With vast load capacities and a wide range of commercial uses, ranging from the transportation of white goods and furniture to glass panels and bulky medical supplies, Luton vans account for 5,000 sales in the UK each year. Renault’s […]

20 years of the C15 (Citroen)

20 years of the C15 (Citroen)

THE popular Citroën C15 van, of which a remarkable 1.2 million models have already been sold around the world, is celebrating its 20th birthday this month. Despite its age – or perhaps because of it – latest versions of the commercial classic are still available in the UK for under […]

Plenty of room down the back

Plenty of room down the back

NEXT time you squeeze onto overcrowded public transport, you’ll wish you were on the latest bus made by Volvo, which is the world’s longest. It is a bi-articulated, 26.8-metre bus with room for 300 passengers – as many as some airliners. The bus has been designed for dedicated bus lanes […]

Transit prices dropped

Transit prices dropped

FORD has cut prices on 17 Ford Transit models with savings from £100 to £1,450 effective immediately. The savings come as a direct result of increased competition from competitors such as Vauxhall, Citroen and Renault. The price reductions are good news particularly for operators who need more than 2.6 metres […]

LTI introduces new entry price black cab

LTI introduces new entry price black cab

COVENTRY-based LTI Vehicles, manufacturers of the purpose built London Black Taxi, have introduced a new entry price limited edition model at the annual Private Hire and Taxi Exhibition held at Sandown Park, Surrey. Announcing the new TXII Driver variant, Matthew Cheyne, Sales and Marketing Director for LTI Vehicles said; “We […]

FIVE FABULOUS FIRST-TIMERS

FIVE FABULOUS FIRST-TIMERS

Mike Collier presents five cars that are just as much fun as they are cheap to run for first-time buyers       KIA PICANTO If you want a completely risk-free introduction to motoring, there’s no better car than the Kia Picanto. Not only does it have the benefit of […]

Norwich Union launches fleet telematics product

Norwich Union launches fleet telematics product

NORWICH Union has launched the UK’s only fleet insurance product based on telematics technology. Fleet Telematics – officially launched Monday 4 October – is an insurance product designed for fleets that currently have telematics devices installed or plan to have them installed. The data gathered enables operators and insurers to […]