Archive for April, 2009

FORD TRANSIT LAUNCHES ECO VERSION

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

The Ford Transit now gets the company’s ECOnetic treatment – their low CO2 technology. On sale this year, the Transit ECOnetic uses the front wheel drive T280 as a base vehicle and is powered by the 2200cc 115PS. Target fuel economy is 39.2mpg*, while average CO2 emissions are a best in class 189 g/km.
Ford's new Transit Econetic

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New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Curtainsider Sold by Gerard Mann

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

A Midlands company that makes the chassis for the Morgan Aero 8 has turned to Mercedes-Benz to drive its own business forward.
New Sprinter Curtainsider on www.vanlocator.co.uk
Radshape Sheet Metal chose a new Mercedes Sprinter to deliver the chassis to the manufacturer of the British sports car.

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SSANGYONG MOVES TO FIVE YEAR / 250,000 MILE WARRANTY

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

Five years’ free servicing until end of June
How many miles do you drive in five years? Fifty thousand? One hundred thousand?

In a new SsangYong you can drive for a quarter of a million miles and not have to worry about a warranty claim. Now even better value for money, SsangYong Kyron, Rexton and Rodius models from South Korea now come with a five year or 250,000 mile warranty (whichever comes first).

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CITROËN BERLINGOS IMPROVE GREEN CREDENTIALS

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Lots of benefits have been gained from acquiring a new fleet of Citroën Berlingo vans by Hewer Facilities Management Ltd (Hewer FM). The 35 Berlingo LX 1.6HDi 90hp L1 850 vans just are painted in blackwith bold graphics.
New Citroen Berlingos at vanlocator.co.uk

In operation, the Berlingos are getting as much as 25%improved consumption. And, the company is achieving further environmental and cost saving benefits as the Berlingos are using 30 per cent bio diesel fuel.

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LCV values rise for third month running

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Significant rise in fleet & lease values
Data from BCA’s monthly Pulse report shows that average values for light commercials have continued to climb in 2009. Over £400 was added to the average value in March as buyers continued to compete strongly for stock.

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Van Styling Experts Bucking The Falling Sales Trend

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Many businesses are struggling this year, and the majority have experienced falling sales. That is not the case however for van styling experts Vanstyle, who have seen their company grow and grow over the last 12 months. Vanstyle, who specialise in van accessories and modifications, are bucking the current economic trend by reporting growing sales. […]

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SPRING DEALS ON VOLKSWAGEN VANS

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

With the special offers from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles this Spring, including fixed price service plans and some of the best, flexible finance options around, there has never been an easier or more affordable time to buy a Volkswagen Caddy, Caddy Maxi, Transporter or Crafter van.
VW Vans for sale at vanlocator.co.uk

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BEST EVER LCV OFFERS CONTINUE AS CITROËN BUILDS ON STRONG FIRST QUARTER LCV PERFORMANCE

Tuesday, April 7th, 2009

A strong first quarter performance has seen Citroën take an 8.05 per cent share of the up to 3.5 tonne GVW LCV market. During the first quarter of 2009, Citroën’s LCV sales of 4,008 units also enabled the company to regain third place in the up to 3.5 tonne GVW sector.

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THE LAND ROVER DEFENDER 110 UTILITY WAGON

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

From yesterday, all Defender 110 Station Wagons featuring the Utility Pack will gain a classification change from M1 passenger carrying to N1 Light Commercial Vehicle. With a payload capability in excess of 1,000kg, the Defender 110 Utility Wagon also meets requirements to be classified as a light goods vehicle for VAT purposes should the usage be commercial.

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SHERWOOD’S SELL FIAT DUCATO TO LIGHTING CO

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Sherwood Truck and Van go the extra mile to help specialist freight customer maximise their profits with a state-of-the-art, super-lightweight vehicle

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