Vans Truck News (19)

The van from MAN Truck & Bus is receiving a comprehensive model upgrade and the facelift will be branded, “Next Level.” The MAN TGE will receive by far the largest package of technical innovations in its young history, with the first MAN TGE Next Level models rolling off the production line in May 2024. New…

For the sake of the environment most people would agree that promoting the take up of electric vans is a good thing – especially for our urban environments. To help smooth the transition along, it was agreed that the weight disadvantage of a battery electric van should not hold back the roll out of these…

Most businesses with a need to move things around will start off with a van or two, as they are straightforward to drive (and find drivers for), to buy and to service. Over time, the number of vans may well grow, but is using a load of vans the most efficient way of operating when…

The simple answer is not really. According to data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, (SMMT), June saw even fewer electric vans registered this June than in June 2022. Having said this, the first six months of this year did see an 8.7% rise in battery electric van registrations in the UK. Whilst…

A standard all-electric IVECO eDaily 3.5 tonne van has claimed the official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the ‘Heaviest weight towed by an electric van’. Towing an incredible 153.58 tonnes, this standard production electric vehicle is now globally recognised for its extensive capabilities. In fact, this achievement surpasses records set by all-wheel drive electric cars,…

West Cornwall Removals are well known for helping people move house, but the tragic situation in Ukraine will see its Iveco Daily 4×4 deliver medical aid to wounded animals. The seven Iveco Dailys of family-run West Cornwall Removals in their distinctive red and white colours are a familiar sight in Penzance – the company’s home…

 Pod Point has been announced as Iveco’s preferred supplier for charging the all-electric Iveco eDaily, enabling businesses to go electric with minimal fuss via a new referral program. The agreement will see Pod Point become Iveco’s preferred EV chargepoint supplier, on a referral basis. When Iveco customers – be that large fleets or SMEs –…

There’s still lots of grumbling going on about August’s impending extension to London’s ULEZ. Many of the councils don’t want the scheme so there is a chance that it may not go ahead as there are threats of court action to prevent the system going live. However, it looks as though TfL are trying to…

The Iveco Daily’s truck-based ladder frame chassis is proving ideal for Caerphilly- based iStadia Solutions with three Daily (35C14) mobile HD Digivans now delivered and ready for high-profile events. Helping a wide range of clients from luxury marques to industry-leading technology brands boost awareness, these vehicles provide mobile or static advertising at major events. Also…

Renault Truck Commercials has opened its first dedicated van and light commercial vehicle site in Tipton, West Midlands.  The new 1.5 acre site sells new and used Renault Trucks Trafic and Master vehicles from 2.8-6 tonnes including Euro 6 diesel and zero-emission electric drivelines, as well as providing aftersales service for all makes of vans…

If you need a van that’s designed to be more like a truck then you might want to consider the same choice as paving company, Perfect Pave, and try out a new Fuso Canter at 3.5 tonnes GVW. “A no-nonsense workhorse, that’s what we need and that’s what we get with the FUSO Canter.” So…

The Ferns Group has taken delivery of four new Iveco Daily 3.5T dropsides (35C14) that have joined its nationwide fleet of over 500 commercial vehicles. A new contract with BT Openreach generated the requirement for four new vehicles capable of carrying equipment, piping, and other tools necessary for rigorous 10–12-hour installations of new telecoms infrastructure….

Iveco and Petit Forestier Group have entered into an agreement  for the supply of 2,000 eDAILY chassis cabs, with delivery of the first 200 planned for 2023. The vehicles will be fitted with refrigerated bodies by bodybuilder Lecapitaine, a wholly owned subsidiary of Petit Forestier. The eDAILY refrigerated vehicles will join Petit Forestier’s extensive rental…

The number of commercial vehicles on Britain’s roads has reached the highest level in history, according to the latest annual Motorparc data, published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Some 5,483,319 vans, trucks, buses and coaches were recorded in operation at the end of 2021, a 4.1% increase on the previous year….

Iveco has partnered with finance house, Arval UK to introduce of a new range of contract hire funding options for the 3.5t GVW range of Daily panel and crew vans, chassis cabs and crew cabs. These offers are open to limited companies through business contract hire. Available across the UK dealer network, credit approval decisions…

If you are looking for a tipper or a dropside that’s the size of a van but built more like a truck then you need to follow Anwen Construction’s route and consider buying a 3.5 tonne Fuso Canter. The company already runs two tippers – one a ‘proper’ 7.5 tonner and the other a van-based…

These trucks won’t get worn out any time soon.  Bought to deliver to cafes and restaurants, Johnson’s lockdown Mk3 has restricted the operations of 31 new Iveco trucks and vans bought by Kent Frozen Foods (KFF). The deal included 13 Eurocargo and 18 Daily commercial vehicles which add to the company’s fleet now totalling 80…

Iveco has donated a refrigerated Daily van to FareShare, a food redistribution company co-founded with Sainsbury’s in 1994. Now in its 26th year, FareShare is the biggest operation of its kind in the UK and, since launching, has provided the equivalent of nearly 237 million meals. The new van will be put straight to work…

The period of Covid-19 lockdown across Europe is tough for many businesses – it is no exception for the truck manufacturers.  The factories have been closed for around six weeks and require total reorganisation to be able to open again safely for the production workers. Despite this, all manufacturers have been able to keep their…