Commercial Vehicles

SsangYong announces increased towing capacity for Musso pick-up

increased towing capacity

SsangYong has announced an increase in the towing capacity of its Musso one-tonne pick-up to 3,500kg following approval by the VCA – the UK Vehicle Certification Agency responsible for Vehicle Type Approval. Powered by a smooth and refined 2.2 litre Euro 6 turbo-diesel engine, the Musso pick-up is designed to appeal to those who need a competitively priced work truck, …

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New generation Isuzu D-Max pricing and range announced

New generation Isuzu D-Max

Isuzu has announced the range line up and pricing for its new generation D-Max which arrives in the UK this Spring. The range line up from the much-loved D-Max is retained; Utility, Eiger, Yukon, Utah and Blade with a range of single, extended and double cab variants available. Prices start from £15,749 The entry-level Utility D-Max, priced from £15,749 (CVOTR) …

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Isuzu opens order books for new generation D-Max

new generation D-Max

The new generation D-Max arrives in the UK this Spring, and customers can now register their interest in the new truck. D-Max has been extensively overhauled with the biggest changes under the bonnet. A brand new 1.9 litre turbo diesel engine has been fitted, which produces 164 PS and 360Nm of torque. The engine builds upon D-Max’s workhorse character and …

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Win a Ford Transit with Hope Cement

Win a Ford Transit

Following the unveiling of its new high-performing bagged product range, Hope Cement has developed a novel incentive scheme that rewards builders merchants and professional builders. Accessed through the Hope Cement smartphone App, the loyalty scheme is said to be the first of its kind, using a new approach to drive traffic into merchants’ stores and help to grow their business. …

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Fly-tippers could have vans crushed in pre-Christmas crackdown


A pre-Christmas zero-tolerance nationwide crackdown on fly-tippers is underway  – as councils up and down the country use new powers to seize and crush vehicles used by the dumpers. Councils are also calling for a legal loophole – which means enforcement officers have to give some fly-tippers seven days written warning before inspecting them and seizing evidence – to be …

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New custom Transits revealed

custom Transits

Ford has revealed exclusive new variants of the Transit Custom one-tonne commercial vehicle. The new Transit Custom Colour Edition van offers four colour schemes that feature contrasting roof, mirror caps, skid plate and side stripes, along with unique black 17‑inch alloy wheels. The Transit Custom Sport series van with its signature twin bonnet stripes is also now available in a …

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New Volkswagen Amarok goes on sale

New Volkswagen Amarok

Volkswagen Van Centres across the UK have started taking orders for the new Amarok model which is priced from £32,493 (RRP OTR). Replacing the previous model’s 2.0-litre TDI engine, the new Amarok features a 3.0-litre V6 TDI engine, making it the only six-cylinder model in the segment. The top-of-the-range version of this 3.0-litre V6 delivers 224 PS and 550 Nm …

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Volkswagen launches limited edition black caddy range

black caddy range

Volkswagen is launching a new Caddy Black Edition at the end of November with just 500 on offer in the UK. Although this is the first Black Edition to join the fourth-generation Caddy range, previous models are said to have have proved popular. Exterior highlights include Deep Black pearl effect paint, black roof rails, body-coloured bumpers, door mirrors and handles, …

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Nissan creates all-electric mobile office

mobile office

Nissan has collaborated with UK-based design workshop Studio Hardie to transform its zero-emission e-NV200 van into an all-electric mobile office – the e-NV200 WORKSPACe. The office on wheels features an integrated fold-out desk, touchscreen computer, wireless internet, smartphone-controlled LED lights, wireless phone charging, Bluetooth audio system, mini fridge and barista-quality coffee machine. The e-NV200 WORKSPACe paints a picture of what …

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Ford Transit family becomes world best seller

Ford Transit family

The Ford Transit was the best-selling cargo van family globally in 2015, with nearly 400,000 vans registered, according to IHS Markit registration data. Transit is building on a 50-year legacy in Europe. In the past 25 months, Ford has seen its commercial vehicle market share grow from 10.8 per cent to 12.9 per cent in Europe. This makes Ford the …

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