Vauxhall Vivaro Ecoflex Review | Vanlocator UK

February 18th, 2015

Economy is all the rage in the new-car market, with hybrids and super-efficient little petrols and diesels crowding the forecourts. Fuel may have been dropping in price of late, but there is little doubt that the overall trend is upwards. Vans may have been a little slower to catch on, but they have certainly made up […]

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Citroen Dispatch Review | Vanlocator UK

February 11th, 2015

Around 2012, Citroen enlarged the Berlingo, giving it a load volume approaching four cubic metres. This was excellent news for customers of the Berlingo, but it did leave the Citroen Dispatch a little high and dry. With just a slight advantage in load space, it was fair to question exactly how relevant the Citroen Dispatch […]

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Fiat Fiorino Adventure Review | Vanlocator UK

February 10th, 2015

Some van operators work in the type of environments where four-wheel drive is a real consideration. For vans that have to access rough construction, industrial or agricultural sites, it can begin to look like a good idea. The trouble is that the economic arguments often don’t stack up. Four-wheel-drive vans are more expensive to buy […]

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Fiat Scudo 1.6 Comfort Review | Vanlocator UK

February 6th, 2015

Many vans these days come with a whole host of creature comforts, such as air-con, satellite navigation and even leather upholstery. Some even add some pretty but hardly practical body modifications, such as metallic paint, colour-coded bumpers and alloy wheels. While these are all well and good for those who can afford them, some operators […]

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Nissan NV 400 Dropside Review | Vanlocator UK

February 3rd, 2015

One of the key characteristics of any van is its versatility, and the Nissan NV 400 dropsides certainly delivers that in spades. The Nissan NV 400 dropsides comes from the same stock as the well-known NV 400 panel van and adds a bit of variety to the Nissan van range. It also overlaps a good […]

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Iveco Daily 35S21 Review | Vanlocator

January 29th, 2015

At the top end of the van market the competition is intense, but if you are looking at 3.5 tonne gross vehicle weight vans, then you should definitely give the Iveco Daily 35S21 a once-over. When it comes to strength and size, there are few fans to compare with the Iveco Daily 35S21, especially in […]

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Spotlight On… Sinclair Van Centre – Wales

January 29th, 2015

South Wales Volkswagen van dealer, Sinclair is an expanding business. Only last year did its Swansea branch move into a new premises to allow for business expansion. This hasn’t meant the dealership has forgotten its roots though – in fact they’ve only moved next door to premises the group formally occupied. Sinclair Group has made […]

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2010 Fiat Doblo Review from Vanlocator UK

January 26th, 2015

2010 saw the Fiat Doblo reach a decade in production, and it was rewarded with a comprehensive facelift. The vans got a new range of engines and an attractive new shape. The payload is also among the best in the sector for vans of this age. The Fiat Doblo is available as a short- or […]

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Ford Fiesta Van 1.6 TDCi 95 Econetic Review | Vanlocator UK

January 21st, 2015

Fuel prices may be on the decrease at the moment, but fuel still makes up a huge chunk of the running cost of any van. It is no wonder, then, that manufacturers are focusing on fuel economy as a major selling point for their vans in all sectors of the market. The small, car-derived van […]

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Citroen Berlingo Airdream Review | Vanlocator UK

January 20th, 2015

Fuel prices may be falling at the moment, but most industry experts are predicting that they will rise again by the end of the year. Van operators will therefore look to the longer term when considering their purchases, and fuel economy will still be near the top of most buyers’ purchasing criteria. Van manufacturers are […]

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