In a bid to reduce running costs and boost the operational efficiency of their vehicles, fleet managers are increasingly turning to telemetry systems as a method of managing their vehicles in a more intelligent way.
With fuel consumption such an issue for many van drivers, the stop-and-start function on the new Citroen Relay is expected to be a big hit with LCV customers.
Recent research carried out by the Freight Transport Association (FTA), has revealed the shocking statistic that half of all vans on UK roads which are more than three years old are unroadworthy.
The all new Mercedes Sprinter is expected to set the pace in its class in terms of fuel efficiency, emissions and safety when it goes on sale in June.
Despite the health warnings, smoking in the UK is still widespread, with millions of drivers enjoying a puff as they go about their business on the roads of the UK. Smoking is already against the law in the workplace, and for thousands of drivers this extends to the van they are driving — but for many, it still doesn’t stop them.
Sister brands Peugeot and Citroen have unveiled the latest all-electric versions of their small vans at the recent Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham.
To ensure deliveries are kept at their freshest, the Sprinter has been equipped with a dual temperature GAH van refrigeration unit, which can carry up to 105 totes, representing an industry leading capacity which was created by removing the vehicle’s wheel arch intrusion, making space for one extra tote.
The VW Campervan is a British icon. It’s rare indeed that we travel on the UK’s motorways without passing one of these iconic relics spluttering its way up the inside lane of the motorway, complete with merry travellers in tow.