Archive for February, 2012

NEW Limited Edition DUCATO TECNICO

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Fiat Professional has launched a new special series Fiat Ducato called the Ducato Tecnico, which is now available to order.
The special series Ducato Tecnico is based on the Ducato 35 Van 2.3 Litre 130 MultiJet II LWB HR (L3H2), but offers a number of additional features as standard equipment that are normally available as extra cost options.

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THE NEW MINI VAN – THE “CLUBVAN” CONCEPT

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

A new concept van from Mini - the ClubvanIt seems the natural thing to do for Mini – they have extended the brand as far as they can go in the car market, now it’s the turn of the van sector to receive some attention from the BMW offshoot.
MINI will reveal a new concept at Geneva International Motor Show 2012 – The MINI Clubvan Concept – a compact van for business and leisure, and the first premium model in the small car-based van segment.
The Clubvan concept opens the door to a completely new market for MINI, premium small businesses who want to combine sharp driving dynamics with low cost of ownership, while also making a style statement with their company van.

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NEW MODEL FORD TRANSIT IMAGES RELEASED

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

2012 Model Year Ford TransitWe have got a sneak preview ot how the new Ford Transit is to look at its launch later this year.

The new design can be seen in the new Ford Tourneo Custom Concept which makes its global debut at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March.

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NO MORE CITROEN BERLINGO FIRST VANS FOR UK

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Citroen-Berlingo-FirstAfter nearly sixteen years in the UK market, the Citroen Berlingo First will cease to sold in the UK. The total number of Berlingo First vans sold in the UK is approaching 140,000.
One business where the Berlingo First really made its mark is Mill Autoquip, a distributor of car and commercial vehicle parts, which has operated Berlingo Firsts for 10 years. Accountant and Fleet Manager, Tony Watson, with his latest order for 21 vans, snapped up virtually all of the remaining Berlingo Firsts in the UK. This last Berlingo First fleet order was supplied via Citroën dealers Hawkins Motors and PC Tonkin in Cornwall.

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LATEST 995KG CRANE HELPS MAINTAIN COMPLIANCE

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Van with craneThe new SwingLift FV995 commercial vehicle-mounted crane has been introduced by Penny Hydraulics to meet demand from customers for a fully hydraulic crane with near one-tonne maximum working load but who do not want or need the added cost and complexity demanded by the new EN12999 regulations. These stipulate that any cranes with a maximum working load of 1000kg or over must have additional sensors and interlocks to remain compliant.
The new SwingLift FV995 crane has a maximum working load of 995kg and has been designed to complement existing models in the versatile SwingLift range.

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Fiat Vans Bring Strada to Italy

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Fiat Strada Pick-up 2012The New Fiat Strada van has been available from Italian dealerships from the end of January. The Brazilian-made pick up has sold more than 127,800 vehicles worldwide, the Strada was the second most popular Fiat vans model after the Fiat Ducato in 2011.
The New Fiat Strada comes in three outfits (Working, Trekking, Adventure) and three body types (Short Cab, Long Cab, Crew Cab) for a total of six different versions. The most important innovation is the introduction of the Crew Cab version (for Working and Adventure versions), which can carry four people while maintaining a loading capacity of up to 650 kg at the same time.

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Sinclair VW Put Unique Volkswagen Transporter Doubleback on the Road

Monday, February 13th, 2012
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Overlander motorhomes has worked together with Cardiff-based Sinclair VW centre to create the VW Transporter Doubleback.

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THE NEW FACELIFTED, EURO 5 PEUGEOT EXPERT

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Peugeot Expert 2012 model Euro 5At the same time as the upgrades to the Citroen Berlingo and Dispatch, Peugeot has facelifted the Expert with the same new range of Euro 5 engines, improving further their CO2 emissions.
The 2012 model Peugeot Expert, still available as a Van or Combi (Tepee) has a new front face, upgraded, Euro 5 engines which are developing the best-in-class CO2 emissions for the Expert Tepee at 172g/km anda 6-speed automatic gearbox is now available on the 2.0-litre HDi 163bhp engine.
The new Peugeot Expert Tepee will be presented as a world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March and available in the UK, along with the new Peugeot Expert Van from mid-March 2012

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FACELIFTED EURO 5 CITROEN BERLINGO & CITROEN DISPATCH

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

Citroen Berlingo and Dispatch LCV models have been refreshed for 2012 with smart new styling, additional equipment and improved efficiency. The upgrades bring the models in line with the rest of Citroën’s award-winning commercial vehicle range, which includes the stylish and efficient Nemo and the versatile and practical Relay.

Citroen berlingo 2012 model yearCITROEN BERLINGO

The first van of its kind when launched in 1996, the original Berlingo combined good looks and functionality in an integrated body style. The current Berlingo, launched in 2008, has now gained further improvements for 2012. The new model boasts a more robust and expressive design, with additional functionality for even more advantage over its rivals.

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The “Comfort-Matic” robotised gearbox extends across Fiat Ducato Range

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Fiat vans are equipping other Ducato vans in their range with the automated “Comfort-Matic” 6-speed robotised gearbox, Customers can now speify the gearbox in variants with the 130 and 150 MultiJet engines, in addition to the 180 MultiJet Power engine. The “Comfort-Matic” gearbox is an robotised transmission that combines the advantages of a manual gearbox […]

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