Citroen Relay 35 Dropside Review

April 21st, 2015

Back in 2008, the van sector experienced a bit of a seismic change. New rules came in that meant that the popular 7.5 tonne sector vehicles were required to be fitted with a tacho and also a speed limiter. There were also licensing changes for the driver. Anyone who passed their driving test after 1995 […]

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Mitsubishi L200 Pick Up Review

April 21st, 2015

When a new version of the Mitsubishi L200 was launched back in 2007, most of the press attention was focused on the private sale market. These were butch-looking 4×4 pick-up trucks that looked the part but had plenty of creature comforts inside. With chrome detailing on the bodywork and leather seating in the cabin, these […]

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VW Caddy Maxi Review

April 21st, 2015

Back in 2008 something a little strange happened in the small van market. Perhaps in an attempt to gain a little ground by segmenting the market further, the main players such as Citroen and Peugeot started to launch bigger versions of their Berlingos and Partners. The VW Caddy Maxi is also a result of this […]

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Citroen Nemo 2008 Review | Vanlocator UK

April 17th, 2015

Citroen launched a new version of the Nemo back in 2008, and in doing so they helped launch a new market segment in the shape of the urban light van. The Citroen Nemo had quite a few things going for it in this sector. The purchase price was low and so were the running costs. […]

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Iveco Daily Dropside 2005 Vintage Review

April 7th, 2015

There has never been a shortage of 3.5 tonne trucks, and it wasn’t much different back in 2005. What was different about the Iveco Daily dropsides, though, was its massive size. What we are talking about here is a load area of six feet by 14 feet, so there is definitely no shortage of space […]

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And Now for Something Completely Different: The Tata TL 2.5 4×4 Double Cab Review

April 4th, 2015

Take a look at most modern 4x4s and you will find that they seem more comfortable on the High Street than on the brown stuff. This is the result of the phenomenon known as the SUV ‘crossover’, which has given us cars that look a lot like big and tough off-roaders but don’t actually behave […]

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2007 Volkswagen Crafter Review | Vanlocator UK

March 31st, 2015

VW released an updated version of their popular workhorse, the Crafter, back in 2007. It certainly made an impact with about as aggressive a profile as it is possible to imagine. As it bowls along the road, anyone seeing one approach from the rear would be forgiven for assuming that a 40-tonne artic was bearing […]

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Iveco Daily 2.3 Agile 2010 Review | Vanlocator UK

March 26th, 2015

In 2010, Iveco launched an upgraded version of the popular Daily. The new model had a gross vehicle weight of 3.5 tonnes and a payload of 1,440kg, whilst the load space was more generous at 12 cubic metres. The Iveco Daily 2.3 Agile is powered by a 2.3 litre turbo diesel engine rated at 126bhp […]

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Vauxhall Movano L4 H2 Review | Vanlocator UK

March 25th, 2015

When the new version of the Vauxhall Movano L4 H2 arrived in 2010, it was clear that this was a van that really pushed the boundaries. It is 6848mm long and has a load area of a shade under 15 metres cubed. This is probably about as big as a 3.5 tonne gross vehicle weight […]

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Nissan NV 400 Review | Vanlocator UK

March 17th, 2015

The Nissan NV 400 was instrumental in building the company’s presence in the UK van market when the new version was launched in 2012. This heavy panel van is the product of Nissan’s relationship with Renault, and most new Nissan vans have really just been Renaults with a different badge. In more recent times, however, […]

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