Archive for February, 2012

2012 Model Year NEW Vauxhall Combo – The Full Details

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

2012 model year Vauxhall ComboThe new Vauxhall Combo sits below its larger stablemates, the Vauxhall Vivaro (up to 2.9 tonnes) and the Movano (up to 4.5 tonnes). Also available are the car-derived Corsavan and Astravan which complete Vauxhall’s commercial vehicle offering.

Vauxhall has sold the Combo since 1983. The second generation Combo, which was launched in 2001, won numerous industry awards including the International Van of the Year thanks to its practicality, quality and economy.

Combo has been very successful in the UK market, selling 21,000 at its peak in 2003. Even during the final phase of its lifecycle, it was second in its segment in the UK, selling over 10,000 last year alone. All-time European sales approach the 200,000 mark.

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Mercedes Announces New Small City Van – The Citan

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

Mercedes CitanMercedes-Benz revealed the Mercedes Citan – their new baby van at a launch event in Germany today. Until now even the name of the van was shrouded in mystery – the company using a working title of City Van. The big reveal was of both the van and it’s name. It sounds as though the experts at Mercedes-Benz put together the word city and van and came up with Citan. They had their best team on that one. We are told, however that he name is, in fact, a combination of City and Titan.

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Fiat Doblo gets new unlimited warranty

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Fiat Doblo vanFiat vans has just launched a new 3 years unlimited mileage warranty offer across its Doblò Cargo and Combi range.

This promotional offer is currently available on all new Doblò Cargos and Combis registered to business users until 31 March. The enhanced warranty, which increases the mileage period to unlimited rather than 120,000 miles, adds to the existing 3 years’ AA Assurance cover which includes Roadside Assistance, Home Start, Relay, Relay Plus & European cover. All other terms and conditions remain unchanged.

“This unlimited mileage warranty offer on Doblò Cargo further underlines the confidence that Fiat Professional has in this award-winning vehicle,” says Sebastiano Fedrigo, Director, Fiat Professional UK. “Since its launch, Fiat Professional’s Doblò Cargo has been very well received for its quality and reliability, both by the media and by customers. This enhancement to the warranty package provides customers with yet another reason to purchase this class-leading van.”

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