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Number Of New Vans Registered In September Increases

You may be interested to read that, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), the number of new vans registered here in the UK in September 2020 increased in comparison to the same month last year. This … Continue reading

How Carefully Do You Drive Your Van?

Driving a van safely may be more difficult than driving a family saloon with one reason for this being because many vans are larger than cars and, therefore, are harder to manoeuvre in and out of tight spots. We happened … Continue reading

July Sees Rise In New Van Sales

According to data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), there was an increase in the number of new vans sold here in the UK in July 2020. This is pleasing news considering the impact that COVID-19 … Continue reading

Why Not Consider A Used Ford Transit Custom Van

If you run your own business and are looking to upgrade your van then you can either splash out and buy a new one or you could consider a second hand vehicle. In the current economic climate that can partly … Continue reading

British Gas Orders 1,000 New All-Electric Vans

Apparently, British Gas has placed an order to buy 1,000 electric vans that will be delivered over the next 12 months. The vans will be used by their engineers that travel around the country presumably installing and repairing the likes … Continue reading

Is Now A Good Time To Buy A New Van?

With many motor showrooms re-opening this month, as it appears that the CORONAVIRUS-19 pandemic is under control, could this be a good time to purchase a new commercial van for your business? Those business involved in the sale of new … Continue reading

May Sees Huge Fall In New Van Sales

Not surprisingly, there has been a very large reduction in the number of new vans sold here in the UK in May according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Of course, the main reason for the drop … Continue reading

Motor Insurance Premiums Increase

Van drivers will be interested to read that in the 3 month period December 2019 to February 2020 (Q1 2020), the average cost of car insurance rose to £755 per annum compared to £730 per annum for the previous quarter. … Continue reading

Concerning Van Theft Figures

Owners of vans may be interested to read about some concerning statistics relating to the theft of vans here in the UK. The research was published back in October last year by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Apparently, in the four years … Continue reading

Insurer To Refund £25

There are a lot fewer vans and other motor vehicles on our roads here in the UK as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This is because of the lockdown put in place by the government. So, why has a … Continue reading