After a couple of faltering years for the Commercial Vehicle Show organisers are delighted with the attendance for this year’s event, which took place in the Birmingham NEC from the 12-14 April. The news will come as a breath of fresh air to some van insurance comparison sites which have experienced tough times recently as the commercial vehicle market showed signs of wavering.
Although the van market has experienced a remarkable recovery over recent years, a rate of recovery many other industries only wish they could replicate, sales of small vans, which typically attract cheap van insurance quotes, have seen year on year figures actually drop by nearly 9%, representing a year on year decrease of 3298 in the actual amount of units sold.
In the latest in a long line of leading commercial vehicle manufacturers to do so, Ford has announced it is to make its ‘biggest ever investment’ in its commercial vehicle line up, with a renewed offering set to hit the showrooms over the next three years.
With typical German efficiency, Volkswagen has continued its relentless march towards the top of the van sales charts. VW can now be found sitting proudly in the number three spot, with sales having increased thus far into 2011 by a staggering 69%. With this upturn in fortunes, the amount of individuals looking for cheap van insurance on their Volkswagens has surged. Well look no further, here at Van Compare cheap van insurance is our speciality!
As the largest vehicle auctioneer in the world, Manheim Auctions in the UK has revealed some insightful statistics which shed light on the buying habits of the British consumer. Although millions are happy to buy cheap van insurance online, many are less confident when it comes to buying vehicles online.
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It might sound shocking, but the Government estimates that up to 1.4 million drivers in Britain are driving without insurance. The costs resulting from accidents involving uninsured drivers have to be absorbed somewhere and unfortunately, it’s usually the law-abiding insured drivers who pay for this problem through their insurance premiums. Figures show that each insured motorist could be paying more than £30 each year.
Ford’s long running tradition of producing a one-off racy van continues with the new Transit SuperSportVan, which was unveiled at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham. Although the van drew a massive amount of attention, onlookers were understandably dubious about their chances of managing to obtain van insurance on such a beast.
Coverage in the press regarding drink driving has been widespread over the last decade or so, which has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of drivers prepared to take such a risk. However, more and more it seems, drivers are replacing drink with drugs, and rather worryingly, it seems this crime is on the increase.