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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 […]

Citroen prepares for ‘National Van Open Fortnight’

Citroen prepares for ‘National Van Open Fortnight’

CITROEN opens its autumn campaign with the awkwardly-named Citroen National Van Open Fortnight, from 15-30 October, in which almost all its UK dealers will be participating. A new range of free insurance and competitive contract hire deals (from £136 plus VAT per month) will be available as well as a […]

UNDERSTANDING CAR FINANCE

UNDERSTANDING CAR FINANCE

Deciding which car you want is all very well, but deciding how to pay for it is another matter entirely. But don’t worry, as there is a scheme out there to suit most people, says Mike Collier YOU’VE decided which car you want and you know how much you can […]

Trucks take toll (M6 expressway)

Trucks take toll (M6 expressway)

MORE lorries are using Britain’s first toll motorway after a disappointing start, the company that operates the route has claimed. Bosses at Midland Expressway Limited (MEL) said the number of heavy goods vehicles using the M6 Toll through the West Midlands had increased “substantially” since prices were lowered from £11 […]