The BVRLA (British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association) reports:
1. Ford Transit
2. Mercedes Sprinter
3. Ford Transit Connect
4. Citroen Berlingo
5. Citroen Relay
6. Vauxhall Combo
7. Nissan Navara
8. Vauxhall Vivaro
9. VW Caddy
10. VW Transporter
All of these reliable vans are available from Vansdirect at cheap van prices.
WHAT VAN ? have just revealed their "Van of the Year Awards for 2011"
Van of the Year - Renault Master & Vauxhall Movano
Small Van - Ford Fiesta Van
Light Van - Fiat Doblo Cargo
Small Panel Van - VW Transporter
Large Van - Renault Master & Vauxhall Movano
Pick-Up - Mitsubishi L200
Minibus - Ford Transit
4X4 Van - Ford Transit AWD
Safety - Mercedes
Technology - Renault Kangoo ZE
The environment is now a very important consideration for all of us as individuals, for companies and for Government policies. It's worth noting that if your van is part of your daily business then fuel can represent up to 30% of your operational costs. Every litre of diesel burned emits 2.68g of CO2 into the atmosphere, contributing to global warming.
Have you ever considered if you are running the right size of van ?
Many of our customers regularly question the size of van that they require based on the fact that the back of the van is either; a) so crammed full of stuff that they cannot find anything in there or; b) they are carrying very little in the back of a massive van and it's crashing around every time they turn a corner !
However, it may also be worth considering other impacts of running half empty or full to the brim;
1) Enviromental impact: