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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 […]

Toyota unveils ProAce mid-size van

Toyota unveils ProAce mid-size van

TOYOTA has revealed its new mid-size van for Europe, based on an existing Peugeot-Citroen platform. The ProAce shares its chassis and running gear with the Citroen Dispatch and the Peugeot Expert, and will be built on the same production line with a number of Toyota-bespoke design details and branding. Available […]

‘White Van Woman’ becoming more common

‘White Van Woman’ becoming more common

THERE is now a chance that the familiar road user White Van Man may actually be White Van Woman. As many as a third of van drivers interviewed for a survey were females using their vehicles for business purposes, the poll by AXA Business Insurance found. About 14% of those […]

Ford Transit ‘most stolen van’

Ford Transit ‘most stolen van’

THE FORD Transit is still the most stolen van in the country, according to data accumulated by vehicle and industry information suppliers HPI. While 25% of Transits checked by HPI were stolen, close behind was the Mercedes Sprinter on 21%. Those two vans are also among the most popular used […]

Caddy Cross MPV and panel van confirmed

Caddy Cross MPV and panel van confirmed

VOLKSWAGEN has released the first pictures of a sporty new Caddy Cross special edition MPV, with plans to add a panel van to the range early next year. With standard Viper Green paintwork the Caddy Cross is on the bold side of normal for an MPV, and that’s before considering […]

Electric Berlingo to star at Hanover Show

Electric Berlingo to star at Hanover Show

CITROEN is set to unveil an electric version of its Berlingo van at the Hanover Motor Show this month. Following in the footsteps of the little-known Berlingo Electrique van, which was on sale in the UK until 2005, the Electric Berlingo aims to bring much greater usability and value to […]

FTA to offer Van Excellence courses

FTA to offer Van Excellence courses

VAN OPERATORS will have the chance to obtain new Certificates of Excellence from the Freight Transport Association (FTA). Two training courses have been set up by the FTA, offering certificates titled the Certificate of Excellence for Van Operators and the Certificate of Excellence for Passenger Van Operators. The courses are […]

Renault offers van for Britain’s Top Tradesman

Renault offers van for Britain’s Top Tradesman

RENAULT has joined forces with Screwfix and national newspaper the Daily Star to find ‘Britain’s Top Tradesman 2012’, with the winner in line for a brand new van worth up to £27,000. The annual competition is open to all tradesmen and women, whether they are builders, plumbers, gas engineers, glaziers […]

New option pack for Citroen CVs

New option pack for Citroen CVs

A NEW option pack is to be made available across certain models from Citroen’s van range from August. Called the Enterprise Pack, mimicking the existing Nemo, Berlingo, Dispatch and Relay Enterprise models, it will be a £600 plus VAT option on the Berlingo LX, Berlingo XTR+, Dispatch and Relay panel […]