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Toyota Proace pictures released

Toyota Proace pictures released

NEW IMAGES of the Toyota Proace have been released as the model’s launch approaches. The mid-size van, which aims to replace the ageing but much-loved Hiace van, was developed as part of a partnership with PSA Peugeot Citroen, which already builds vans sharing the same body, chassis and running gear. […]

Mercedes unveils production-ready Citan small van

Mercedes unveils production-ready Citan small van

MERCEDES-BENZ has finally released full details for the Citan compact van that was announced last year. The firm’s first small van breaks new ground in the affordability of its products, with prices staring from just over £13,000. The cheapest finance deal will cost the equivalent of around £6.95 per day. […]

Berlingo brings in 2013 with cheap finance

Berlingo brings in 2013 with cheap finance

THE FIRM behind contract hire for Citroen vans has announced a special deal on the Berlingo that it says should appeal especially to small and medium businesses. Citroen Contract Motoring (CCM) has made the Berlingo HDi 75 manual L1 625 Enterprise available on a two-year/20,000-mile contract hire agreement, with monthly […]

Efficient new Fiesta Van revealed

Efficient new Fiesta Van revealed

FORD has announced a new Fiesta Van with claims of potentially unmatched running costs and advanced new technology. The smallest commercial vehicle in the Ford stable has a load area of one cubic metre, with a payload varying between 485kg and 508kg depending on the engine choice. The maximum load […]

Ford Transit scores a five-star first

Ford Transit scores a five-star first

THE NEW Ford Transit Custom has become the first one-tonne van to be awarded five starts in the Euro NCAP safety tests. Along with its people-carrier cousin the Tourneo, the Transit scored 77% overall, with 84% for adult protection, 90% for child protection and 71% for its safety systems. It […]

Latest Transit Custom Sport Van revealed

Latest Transit Custom Sport Van revealed

FORD has released details of a new range-topping Transit, with a powerful engine, bold styling and a colour-coded exterior. The style-focused Transit Custom Sport Van will also have a part-leather interior, SYNC voice-activated functionality and DAB radio as standard. It is the latest model in a line of commercially available […]

SsangYong reveals new Korando van

SsangYong reveals new Korando van

SSANGYONG has announced a van derivative of its milestone Korando compact SUV. The four-wheel-drive Korando CSX is based on the SX version of the passenger car, but with blacked-out rear windows and a flat load area instead of rear seats. Its payload is 433kg from a 1,312-litre load space. The […]

New Transit ‘as efficient as a family car’

New Transit ‘as efficient as a family car’

THE NEW Transit Econetic van achieves an all-time fuel-efficiency record for the famous model line, according to Ford. At 47.1mpg and 159g/km, the most economical version of the one-tonne van records fuel efficiency figures similar to those from Ford’s 2.0-litre diesel automatic S-Max family car. The reductions in fuel consumption […]

Vauxhall offers DAB van upgrade

Vauxhall offers DAB van upgrade

A SELECTION of Vauxhall vans can now be retro-fitted with fully integrated DAB radio. The Corsavan, the latest Combo, the Astravan, the Vivaro and the Movano can all be fitted with the system, which leaves no wires on show and can be controlled with the existing stereo unit. Priced at […]

Ex-Stig beats ex-footballer in VW van challenge

Ex-Stig beats ex-footballer in VW van challenge

EX-STIG Ben Collins has beaten ex-footballer-turned-pundit Robbie Savage in a challenge to visit as many London football grounds as possible in one day using a Volkswagen van. The final score was 7-5 to professional driver Ben after fans’ favourite (or not) Robbie got off to a sticky start in heavy […]