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MPVS: PEOPLE CARRIER CHOOSER

Mike Collier makes the art of choosing the right MPV stress-free so you can sit back, relax and enjoy the ride       IN THE days before the Renault Espace arrived and invented a whole new class of car, saying you wanted to buy an MPV (Multi Purpose Vehicle) […]

Iveco adds daily minibus to driveaway options range

Iveco adds daily minibus to driveaway options range

IVECO has added a 17 seat Daily minibus to its DriveAway Options range, enabling operators to order a new minibus and have it on the road almost immediately. The Daily DriveAway Options programme means customers only have to deal with their local Iveco dealer, instead of co-ordinating between two or […]

BACKGROUND: JOB CUTS IN UK CAR INDUSTRY

THE job cuts announced by Vauxhall are the latest blow to the UK car industry, which has suffered a series of high-profile losses over the past year. The biggest casualty was the collapse of MG Rover just before the general election last year, when the huge factory at Longbridge in […]

Vivaro achieves production milestone

Vivaro achieves production milestone

PRODUCTION at General Motors’ Luton plant has reached a significant milestone, with the plant’s 400,000th van rolling off the line. The Vauxhall Vivaro was handed over to Carillion, a civil engineering and building contractors company based in Wolverhampton, W Mids, which has a fleet of 3,000 vans and 3,500 cars. […]

SAVING MONEY: ECONOMY DRIVING TIPS

Iain Dooley offers some tips on how to make the fuel in your tank and the money in your bank last a little bit longer IF THERE’S one thing we can’t influence, it’s the price of fuel. News of miniscule reductions sends us racing to the pumps to brim our […]

SAVING MONEY: HOW TO HAGGLE

WE Brits are rubbish at haggling – or so we think. While the rest of the world is happy to kick up a fuss to get what they want, we prefer not to make a scene, pay a bit more and slink into the background grumbling under our breath. But […]

SAVING MONEY CUT PRICE ALTERNATIVES

    MANUFACTURERS spend a fortune on glossy brochures and slick advertising campaigns, all designed to illustrate just how unique and attractive their products are. Which is all very well, but what they won’t tell you is that in terms of mechanical layout, equipment and performance, there is often very […]

Jumbuck has it covered (Proton)

Jumbuck has it covered (Proton)

PROTON’S low cost half-tonne pick-up the Jumbuck is now available with a hard top making the vehicle suitable for all seasons and providing users with extra versatility and security. This new top, which is available from all 90 Proton Jumbuck dealers, will allow the Jumbuck to function like a van […]

Mitsubishi grabs double award

Mitsubishi grabs double award

THE new Mitsubishi L200 pick-up and the familiar Shogun commercial version have each been presented with top accolades by Professional Van & Light Truck Magazine. Taking the title of ‘Pick-Up of the Year’, the all-new L200 defeated stiff competition from the likes of the Nissan Navara and Toyota Hilux to […]

Sporty Fiesta Van on the way

Sporty Fiesta Van on the way

GOOD news for White Van Man – a new model of the Fiesta Van will go on sale in Britain by the end of this year. With sporty hot-hatch looks and road performance as well as load carrying capacity, the Fiesta SportVan should make delivery runs more fun than ever […]