Mercedes vans warns firms of driving licence change

Businesses and van drivers are being reminded by Mercedes vans that the paper counterpart of the photocard driving licence has been abolished. The firm says it could affect small businesses and their stance has been backed up by the Freight … Continued

Vauxhall Vivaro rings the changes for BT

The Vauxhall Vivaro is the van of choice for telecoms firm BT who have just signed a huge deal to take delivery of 2,500 of them. In addition, the firm is also taking on 330 Vauxhall Corsavans that are to … Continued

Entries open for Van Excellence Driver 2015

After a successful launch last year for the Van Excellence driver of the year competition, organisers have unveiled this year’s event. It will take part in July at Wentworth Park in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, and drivers who work for accredited … Continued

Mercedes and Ford vans to tour the UK

Going on tour is a great way to publicise products and the coming week swill see Mercedes and Ford vans coming to a location near you soon. First out of the blocks is Mercedes who are highlighting the ‘versatility’ of … Continued

SMMT warns van owners to ‘sharpen up on safety’

A new safety campaign has been launched to highlight the importance of van maintenance to boost safety by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The aim of the campaign is to also keep road users and van drivers … Continued

Van Excellence scheme hits 100

Van Excellence is an initiative to improve the driving standards for organisations that run vans and there are now 100 members. It’s an industry-led scheme to boost van operator compliance and celebrate those van operators who can demonstrate excellence. The … Continued

Van owners urged to consider LPG by one business

With many business and fleet owners keen to reduce their fuel consumption in a bid to lower their running costs should consider switching to LPG, says one businessman. Guy Lachlan runs an online hardware store called Jones & Cocks in … Continued

VW Caddy picks up prestigious award

The highly versatile VW Caddy has picked up a major award to reflect its growing popularity with a wide range of impressed owners and fleets. The Caddy has now been hailed as the ‘Small Van of the Year’ by the … Continued