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Mercedes vans

Van VED set to increase in April 2019

It was announced by Chancellor Hammond in his Budget on October 29th 2018 that Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) would increase for vans by the Retail Read more



Medium vans for sale

Have it your way – Medium van deals for everyone’s requirements

At Vansdirect we’re encouraging you to have it your way, by helping you tailor new van finance deals to your requirements, check out our range Read more



Mitsubishi L200 pick-up for sale

New Mitsubishi L200 2019 facelift revealed

The new Mitsubishi L200 has been revealed, with a facelift bringing a new look and new technology to the iconic pick-up! New Mitsubishi L200 An Read more



large vans

New van market soars in October with 14.1 percent growth!

The UK new van market soared in October 2018, growing 14.1 percent in comparison with October 2017, with buyers tucking into 68-plate vans. October new Read more



Renault vans for sale

Renault vans launch Premier Edition Kangoo, Trafic and Master vans

Renault vans are celebrating their partnership with Sky Sports Premier League coverage with the launch of Premier Edition models of the Renault Kangoo, Renault Trafic Read more



Small van deals

Have it your way – Small van deals for everyone’s requirements

At Vansdirect we’re encouraging you to have it your way, by helping you tailor new van finance deals to your requirements, check out our range Read more



New Citroen Berlingo van

Citroen Berlingo new van review

The all-new Citroen Berlingo van is here, Vansdirect reviews the small van which has already claimed the prestigious International Van of the Year 2019 crown! Read more



Electric vans

New electric vans expected in 2019 and beyond

The next collection of electric vans are on their way to the UK, Vansdirect has a look at the new electric vans to expect over Read more



New Ford Transit Connect

Hands-on with the new Ford Transit Connect Limited

Ford vans have given the Ford Transit Connect a facelift in line with the rest of the Ford Transit range, today at Vansdirect we got Read more



Van drive

Having a hangover may make you unsafe to drive

A new academic study has revealed that being hungover has a negative impact on our ability to drive, even after alcohol has exited the system. Read more




Hands-on with the Renault Kangoo Z.E.

The Renault Kangoo Z.E. has been the best-selling small electric van in Europe since its launch in October 2011, today at Vansdirect we got hands-on Read more



Fiat Fiorino vans for sale

Fiat Fiorino Tecnico – SPECtacular small van

The Fiat Fiorino is an award winning small van which certainly packs a punch, especially in the high spec Tecnico Trim! Vansdirect takes a closer Read more



renault kangoo

Renault Kangoo – cheap van leasing deals for everyone’s requirements

The Renault Kangoo has been a massive part of an incredibly competitive small van segment for more than 20 years, here at Vansdirect we’re tailoring Read more



new van finance

6 simple steps to your next new van from Vansdirect

Getting a brand new van at an unbeatable price is easy at Vansdirect, just following these 6 simple steps to your next new van finance Read more



new van deals

UK new van market dips in September with pick-ups bucking the trend

The UK new van market declined 6.1 percent in September 2018 in comparison with September 2017, however a number of buyers still tucked into new Read more



Vauxhall Vivaro new van for sale

The Evolution of the Vauxhall Vivaro

The Vauxhall Vivaro has been a mainstay of the medium van segment for some seventeen years, Vansdirect looks back at the history and evolution of Read more



Vansdirect van leasing

Vansdirect win Best van leasing broker award for third consecutive year!

Here at Vansdirect we’re delighted to announce that we are now three time winners of the best van leasing broker award! Regaining the title in Read more



Vauxhall Vivaro cheap van leasing

Vauxhall Vivaro Clearance – everything must go!

Everything must go in the Vansdirect Vauxhall Vivaro clearance sale, with brand new top spec Vauxhall Vivaro Sportive vans from just £159pm! Vauxhall Vivaro vans Read more



new small vans

PSA trio of small vans scoop International Van of the Year award!

Announced at the recent IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, the 2019 International Van of the Year 2019 prize has been claimed by the Citroen Read more



Vauxhall Vivaro cheap van leasing

Vauxhall Vivaro – Cheap van leasing deals for everyone’s requirements

The Vauxhall Vivaro is an award winning medium van perfect for all of the needs of your business, whilst at Vansdirect we appreciate that not Read more



Mercedes vans

Mercedes-Benz vans set for range of electric offerings

With the all-new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter hitting UK roads, Mercedes-Benz vans are now set to focus on electric vans, Vansdirect looks ahead to their latest developments! Read more




The Apprentice – You’re contract hired!

The Apprentice is here and Vansdirect has some excellent candidates of our own vying to be contract hired, time to meet the van contract hire Read more



Vansdirect Louis Foster

Vansdirect sponsored Louis Foster concludes record-breaking campaign as runner-up

Credit: Jakob Ebery Vansdirect sponsored Louis Foster brought the curtain down on a record-breaking rookie campaign in the Ginetta Junior Championship with another race victory Read more



Volkswagen Caddy electric vans

Volkswagen Caddy electric van revealed!

Volkswagen vans were busy at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show 2018 with five new models on show, one of which was an all-electric version of Read more



New Ford Transit Connect Sport

Ford Transit Connect and Courier facelift includes new Connect Sport van!

It was announced last year that Ford vans would be giving the Ford Transit Connect and Ford Transit Courier vans, Ford vans still surprised us Read more



New Ford Transit Custom PHEV

New Ford Transit Custom PHEV revealed

The UK’s most popular new van the Ford Transit Custom has gone electric with the new PHEV version, revealed at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show Read more



New Mercedes Sprinter

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter – now in front-wheel drive!

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has gained plaudits from almost everywhere for being an incredibly innovative new large van, the new Mk3 Sprinter includes a lot Read more



New Ford Transit

Facelifted Ford Transit revealed with new hybrid technology

The iconic Ford Transit has undergone a facelift, with the new model revealed at the 2018 IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover! New Ford Transit Read more



Gas Safety Week 2018

Gas Safety Week 2018 – Six top tips for keeping safe and warm in our homes

Here at Vansdirect we’re getting behind Gas Safety Week 2018, running from 17-23 September, the event is aimed at raising awareness of the dangers of Read more



renault kangoo

5 reasons to buy a Renault Kangoo

The Renault Kangoo has been a mainstay of the small van segment for in excess of 20 years, with it remaining an incredibly popular choice, Read more



Vansdirect Louis Foster

Vansdirect sponsored Louis Foster stuns with Silverstone hat-trick

Credit: Jakob Ebery Vansdirect sponsored Louis Foster maintained his stunning form in the Ginetta Junior Championship with a hat-trick of race victories in the penultimate Read more



New Ford Transit

Ford Transit and Transit Custom hybrids set for 2019!

The reveal of the new Ford Transit is nearly upon us, with Ford vans also confirming the facelifted model will be available with a hybrid Read more



new small vans

Shortlist for International Van of the Year 2019 revealed

The 2019 International Van of the Year (IVOTY) award will be fiercely contested by five of the best new vans on offer, with seven different Read more



new vans new Ford Transit Custom

New van market grows 5 percent in August

The UK new van market saw an increase in registrations last month of 5 percent in comparison with August 2017, with many buyers beating the Read more



Fiat Fullback Cross

Stand out from the crowd in a new Fiat Fullback Cross pick-up

Drive around in style in the new top of the range Fiat Fullback Cross pick-up, Vansdirect takes a closer look at the model certain to Read more



van drivers eyetest

Roadside eye tests for drivers on their way

Drivers who are unable to read a car numberplate 20 metres away will have their driver’s licence suspended, following calls earlier this year from the Read more



Mercedes vans

Major van fleets encouraged to commit to clean vans

Leaders of the UK’s major van fleets are being pressed to make a clean van commitment after research revealed that pollution from diesel vans in Read more



Van leasing clearance sale

18-plate van clearance – everything must go!

The new 68-plate is here and together with bringing you fantastic deals on new 68-plate vans, Vansdirect also has a number of bargains available on Read more



Renault vans

Government increase weight limit for electric vans

Electric vans or alternatively fuelled commercial vehicles (AFCVs) weighing up to 4.25-tonnes can now be driven by drivers with a standard category B UK driving Read more



volkswagen vans

Volkswagen vans call for AEB as standard with more new van manufacturers

Volkswagen vans are the only new van manufacturers to fit AEB (Autonomous Emergency Braking) as standard across their entire new van range in the UK, Read more



Renault Trafic crew van

Renault Trafic crew van – a Vansdirect special

The Renault Trafic is an award winning medium van which is the perfect all-rounder for all your business needs. Vansdirect has a special offer on Read more



Vansdirect van finance

Vansdirect sponsored Louis Foster does the double at Knockhill

Credit – Jakob Ebery Rising star Louis Foster produced a stunning performance on track to take a pair of race wins in the latest rounds Read more




Foster claims two wins in one weekend at the Ginetta Junior Championship

Photo credit: Jakob Ebrey Rising star Louis Foster enjoyed a near perfect weekend on track at Rockingham with two wins out of three during the Read more



68-plate vans

Tuck into these delicious new 68-plate van offers

New 68-plate vans are here, at Vansdirect we’re serving you some delicious offers on 68-plate vans, with everything from small vans to pick-ups available. Order Read more



Van VED tax

BVRLA and FSB call for delay to van VED changes

The government have already announced plans to reform vehicle excise duty (VED) for vans, with the aim of encouraging the adoption of cleaner vans, however Read more



new Mercedes X-Class

Specs revealed for new Mercedes X-Class V6 pick-up

Full specs for the brand new six-cylinder Mercedes X-Class X 350 d pick-up have been announced, going to the top of the posh pick-up’s range! Read more



new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter review

The brand new Mercedes Sprinter is here, with Mercedes vans claiming the van is the most connected van the world has ever seen. On the Read more




The cheapest Vauxhall Vivaro vans in the UK!

The Vauxhall Vivaro is an award winning medium van for everyone’s requirements and Vansdirect has them for the cheapest prices around, check out our MASSIVE Read more



New vans

UK new van market dips in July

The UK new van market saw a decrease in registrations last month of 5.9 percent in comparison with July 2017 following a similar decline of Read more



Renault Kangoo electric vans

Could some vans be replaced by electric bikes and micro vehicles?

The Department for Transport (DfT) believes vans in UK cities could be replaced by “a wave of electric cargo bikes, vans and micro vehicles.” Last Read more



Ford Transit chassis cab

Ford Transit chassis cab skeletal model announced

Ford vans have launched a new skeletal chassis cab model of the iconic Ford Transit van, Vansdirect takes a closer look at the new model! Read more



van drivers eyetest

DVLA calls for more regular eye tests for drivers

A new campaign by the DVLA is pushing drivers to get their eyesight tested after a recent survey revealed 50 percent of drivers aren’t aware Read more



van insurance

Van insurance prices fall – but are van drivers feeling the full benefits?

Van insurance annual premiums have decreased by 1.7 percent in the past year to an average cost of £1,240, according to new analysis by Consumer Read more



Vansdirect new van deals

Vansdirect cancelled order van bargains – order yours today!

Vansdirect are bringing you fantastic deals on a selection of cancelled order vans, these new van deals won’t last forever, so get yours while stocks Read more



Ply-lining

Four reasons to add ply-lining to your new van

Your new van is an asset to your business and it is important to maintain the value of the highly valuable asset, one way of Read more



Plug-in van grant

Electric vans to be pushed by Government with tax incentives

The government has vowed to incentivise the take up of electric vans following the publishing of its ‘Road to Zero’ document. Road to Zero Road Read more



Ford Ranger Raptor

Ford Ranger Raptor pick-up coming to the UK!

Ford vans have officially confirmed that they will bring the bold and bullish Ford Ranger Raptor performance pick-up to the UK, we can expect to Read more



new Mercedes X-Class

The top 5 new pick-ups for load length

There are an increasing number of new pick-up vans on the market, however you may be limited in practicality with certain options due to smaller Read more



Mercedes vans

Mercedes vans reveal spec for new electric Mercedes Sprinter

Mercedes vans have confirmed the final specifications of the electric powered version of the new Mercedes Sprinter panel van. The new Mercedes eSprinter is expected Read more



volkswagen amarok

Business van winning Volkswagen Amarok pick-up arrives with new V6 engine

Earlier this year, the Volkswagen Amarok won the pick-up award at the Business Van of the Year awards, sponsored by none other than Vansdirect. Now Read more



New van for sale

Vansdirect Summer Sale – new van bargains

The Vansdirect Summer Sale is now on! We have a HUGE range of new van bargains to be had and cheap van finance options to Read more



vauxhall vans

UK new van market dips in June

The UK new van market saw a decline in registrations last month of 5.8 percent in comparison with June 2017, following from two successive months Read more



new pick-up

Vansdirect at the new SsangYong Musso pick-up launch

There’s a new pick-up in the UK market and Vansdirect was there to oversee the launch of the brand new SsangYong Musso! New SsangYong Musso Read more



Tesla pick-up

Tesla pick-up could be with us next year

Electric car specialists Tesla could be set to unveil a new pick-up next year, with claims of a 400 plus mile range on a single Read more



new small vans

New small vans from Citroen, Peugeot and Vauxhall revealed!

Citroen vans, Peugeot vans and Vauxhall vans have all revealed new small vans at the same time, Vansdirect takes a look at the new Citroen Read more



Government

Government calls for nationwide roadwork permits

The government has called for every council in the UK to introduce roadwork permit schemes following research showing the schemes reducing congestion. Roadwork permit schemes Read more



Mercedes vans

Mercedes vans experienced!

Vansdirect were lucky enough to attend the Mercedes van experience live 2018 event at the fantastic Milbrook Proving ground. Putting the entire Mercedes vans range Read more



Ford Transit

Ford and Volkswagen to collaborate on building vans!

Volkswagen vans and Ford vans are two of the dominant brands on the market and now they’ve announced a strategic alliance that will include ‘several Read more



Mercedes Citan

Mercedes vans launch new van service website

Mercedes vans have launched a brand new website dedicated to Service Care maintenance plans for Mercedes vans customers. Mercedes vans Service Care maintenance plans Visitors Read more



Fiat vans

Fiat vans target small businesses with new Sportivo range!

First displayed at the 2018 CV Show at the NEC in April, Fiat vans are aiming their new range of Sportivo vans at small businesses Read more



18-plate vans

Pick-up a fantastic deal from Vansdirect

Get your new pick-up vans direct from Vansdirect, the UK’s number 1 independent retailer of brand new vans, with bargains across our new van range Read more



citroen dispatch

5 reasons to purchase a new Citroen Dispatch

The award multiple award winning Citroen Dispatch is part of an incredibly crowded and incredibly competitive medium van segment which includes big hitters including the Read more



Van leasing alphabet

Alphabet offers vehicle sharing technology on vans

Van leasing firm Alphabet have announced that their vehicle sharing platform currently available for cars, labelled ‘AlphaCity’ will now be available for van fleets. Broaden Read more



Vansdirect Louis Foster

Vansdirect sponsored Louis Foster gains double podium at Oulton Park

Credit – Jakob Ebery Young Vansdirect sponsored racer Louis Foster enjoyed another strong weekend on track as the Ginetta Junior Championship headed north to Oulton Read more



ulez

London ULEZ will expand in 2021

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has confirmed that the Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in London will be expanded from the 25th October 2021. London Ultra-Low Emission Read more




67-plate van sale – order yours NOW!

Everything must go in the Vansdirect 67-plate clearance sale, which is why we’re practically giving away a host of new vans at rock bottom prices Read more



new vans new Ford Transit Custom

UK new van market increases for second consecutive month in May!

The UK new van market warmed up in May 2018, with an increase in demand of 2.4 percent in comparison with the same period last Read more



vans

The five best vans to have played in the World Cup!

With the World Cup nearly upon us, we’ve been wondering about the best vans to have graced the biggest football tournament in the world. After Read more



new van offers

World Class new van offers – Everything Moscow!

Disappointed that the World Cup is over? Not to worry, Vansdirect are bringing you World Class new van offers on everything from small vans to pick-ups, Read more



Plug-in van grant

Five vans eligible for the plug-in van grant

With the recent announcement that the plug-in van grant will continue in its current form until at least October, Vansdirect selects five new vans eligible Read more



van safety

Tachographs proposed for UK vans

All UK vans should be fitted with tachographs, that’s the proposal of the European Parliament’s transport committee, who have stated that vans should get the Read more



new Volkswagen Crafter electric

New van tax change to encourage ‘white van man to go green’

The Government is urging van drivers to ‘go green’ and opt for ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), with the potential end of the £250 flat road Read more



Renault Kangoo electric vans

New van emissions decreased 4.7% last year

According to the latest statistics from the European Environment Agency (EEA), average CO2 emissions for new vans registered in the EU fell 4.7% last year, Read more



Pick-ups

Top 5 new pick-ups from the CV Show 2018!

The 2018 CV Show ended recently and to celebrate the new van industry’s largest event, Vansdirect is bring you the top 5 new pick-ups from Read more



Vansdirect

Vansdirect sponsored Louis Foster scoops another podium finish at Thruxton

Credit: Jakob Ebery   Young Vansdirect sponsored racer, Louis Foster produced a storming recovery drive to pick up another podium finish from his home round Read more



electric vans

UPS electric vans set for London trials

Delivery firm UPS has announced that they are going to be trialling electric vans in London, the trial will comprise of 35 vans from UK-based Read more



Toyota Hilux

Toyota vans celebrate 50 years of Hilux with special AT35 pick-up!

In conjunction with a new face-lifted Toyota Hilux model, Toyota vans celebrated 50 years of the iconic pick-up at the CV Show 2018 with the Read more



Ford Transit Custom PHEV

Ford Transit Custom PHEV trials expanded

Ford vans have announced that in conjunction with the ongoing trials of the Ford Transit Custom PHEV van in London, they will be expanding trials Read more



Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger Wildtrak X revealed

The Ford Fiesta Sport Van wasn’t the only surprising reveal from Ford vans at the 2018 CV Show 2018, introducing the Ford Ranger Wildtrak X Read more



Renault Trafic camper

New Renault Trafic campervan launched!

Renault vans have renewed their campervan range with the launch of the Renault Trafic Esterela at the CV Show 2018! The new four berth van Read more



Volkswagen vans

Volkswagen Crafter electric van gets UK debut

Volkswagen vans gave a UK debut to the Volkswagen Crafter electric van (eCrafter) at the CV Show 2018, whilst also offering the opportunity for customers Read more



Ford Transit Custom

New van market shows increase in April

The new van market enjoyed a fruitful April 2018, with an increase in demand of 3.9 percent in comparison with the same period last year, Read more



new van deals

Bank Holiday Bargains – new van savings from Vansdirect!

What better way to enjoy your bank holiday weekend than with a new van bargain from Vansdirect? We have everything from small vans to large Read more



new vans on finance

End of season deals – Table topping offers on new vans!

We’re at the business end of the season and to soften the blow of the season’s curtain call, Vansdirect is bringing you a HUGE selection Read more



Nissan Navara off-roader

Nissan Navara AT32 Off-Roader launched!

Nissan vans have partnered with pick-up van conversion specialists Arctic Trucks to create a new model of the Nissan Navara pick-up and the results certainly Read more



Vansdirect

Vansdirect sponsored Louis Foster takes maiden race win at Donington!

Louis Foster followed his pair of rookie successes in Brands Hatch earlier this month by taking his first outright win on the second weekend of Read more



Renault Kangoo electric vans

Electric vans will now require an MOT

A rule that permitted electric vans to operate without an MOT has been closed, all electric vans registered before the 1st of March 2015 will Read more



Isuzu D-Max stealth

Isuzu D-Max goes stealth with new pick-up

Isuzu have revealed an eye catching new pick-up at the CV Show 2018, the Isuzu D-Max Artic Trucks Stealth is loaded with unique features to Read more



Ford vans Fiesta

Ford vans reveal new Fiesta Sport Van

The new High spec car-derived van from Ford vans has made its debut at the 2018 CV Show at the NEC in Birmingham ahead of Read more



Volkswagen Amarok

Range-topping Volkswagen Amarok Aventura confirmed

Volkswagen vans have confirmed that they will be releasing a new top of the range Volkswagen Amarok Aventura model, which will be on sale later Read more



Mercedes X-Class

Hands-on with the new Mercedes X-Class!

Mercedes vans now have a pick-up, the Mercedes X-Class has joined the Mercedes vans range in line with the Citan, Vito and Sprinter vans. Today Read more



Toyota vans

Toyota vans range extended with LandCruiser Commercial

Toyota vans are following the lead of the likes of the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and Land Rover Discovery by producing a Commercial vehicle versions of Read more




Top tips for getting the best price when selling your vans

When running your fleet of vans it is incredibly important to take into account the wholelife costs, incorporating front-end price, daily running costs and money Read more



peugeot boxer

Peugeot Boxer – a VansDirect special!

The Peugeot Boxer is a superb large van that has a couple of ‘copycats’ in the shape of the Citroen Relay and Fiat Ducato. All Read more



Vansdirect

Vansdirect Sponsored Louis Foster grabs a double rookie win at Brands Hatch

An aspiring 14-year-old racer Louis Foster gets off to a head start in this year’s Brands Hatch, winning not one, but TWO rookie races, the Read more



Mitsubishi l200

Mitsubishi Madness!

Mitsubishi vans are renowned for producing top class durable and versatile pick-up vans, in Vansdirect we have phenomenal deals available on Mitsubishi vans in our Read more



Spring Sale new van leasing

Super Spring Sale – New van leasing bargains!

The Vansdirect Super Spring Sale is here, with new van leasing offers on small vans, medium vans, large vans and pick-ups! Get your new vans Read more



new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

New van market shows small decline in March

New van registrations experienced a decline in demand in March 2018, following on from an impressive February where registrations increased by 6.4 percent. Vansdirect reveals Read more



vauxhall vans

New Vauxhall Vivaro van to be built in Luton

Vauxhall vans have revealed that they will built the next-generation Vauxhall Vivaro van in Luton, with Vauxhall/Opel owner PSA announcing a significant investment in the Read more



Mitsubishi L200

CV Show 2018 – Vansdirect preview!

With the CV Show 2018 fast approaching, Vansdirect previews what to expect from the major new van brands including new vans and options from industry Read more



Nissan vans

Nissan vans target city fleets with new e-NV200

Nissan vans are targeting the ‘last-miles’ urban delivery market with the new and improved Nissan e-NV200 electric van. The new 40kWh e-NV200 will appear at Read more



New van leasing

Van leasing deals you’d be an April fool to miss!

Spring and April are both upon us and to celebrate at Vansdirect we’re bringing you a whole host of brand new van leasing deals you’d Read more



New van deals

New van deals to make you Egg-static!

Looking for a new van this Easter? Join us at Vansdirect for a whole host of egg-stra special Easter new van deals, that you can’t Read more



van leasing

New vans to lower VED rates under government proposals

The Chancellor is considering a new way of incentivising cleaner vans following the Spring Statement, with lower Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) rates being considered for Read more



Mitsubishi L200

Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian SVP II revealed

Mitsubishi vans have revealed the new Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian SVP II pick-up. The L200 Barbarian SVP II is the second new pick-up developed under Mitsubishi’s Read more



New Ford Transit Custom

New Ford Transit Custom – Up close and personal

The NEW Ford Transit Custom has been hotly anticipated, with the new face-lift bringing a new front end and whole host of modifications from its Read more



van leasing

Save your business thousands with a new van this March!

Looking for a new van for your business? Then hurry up! There’s no time like the present, with fantastic deals on new 18-plate vans and Read more



Renault vans

Renault Master ZE revealed with range of van fleet solutions!

Renault vans have revealed a new all-electric version of the largest model in their new van range the Renault Master. The new Renault Master ZE Read more



18-plate vans

Deals served on a new plate – pick-up a bargain today!

The new 18-plate is here and at Vansdirect its prime time to pick-up a bargain on a new 18-plate pick-up van, with a whole host Read more



new vans

Ford vans to launch new vans at CV Show!

Major players in the new van market have announced their plans for the upcoming CV show 2018, which will take place Between the 24th and Read more



Vansdirect new vans

Business Van of the Year Awards 2018 – Winners revealed!

The winners of the fifth Business Van of the Year Awards have been revealed, with yours truly Vansdirect being very proud sponsors this year! Vansdirect Read more



New van leasing

New van market shows significant growth in February!

New van registrations experienced an increase in demand in February, making up for January where registrations declined by 4.2 percent. Vansdirect reveals all! Statistics released Read more



18-plate vans

Grow your business with a new 18-plate van!

Looking to grow your business? A new van can be a massive asset to your business and can leave the perfect professional first impression. Time Read more



18-plate vans

New 18-plate van launch deals!

The new 18-plate van is here and at Vansdirect we’re bringing a huge selection of cheap new van deals on new 18-plate vans! Here are Read more



Toyota Proace

Toyota Proace campervan launched!

Toyota vans have transformed the Toyota Proace in collaboration with Wellhouse Leisure and created the Toyota Proace “Lerina camper.” Toyota Proace Lerina camper The new Read more



new small vans

New Vauxhall Combo revealed!

Following the recent reveal of the new Citroen Berlingo in MPV Multispace form, Vauxhall vans have revealed the new Vauxhall Combo in Life MPV format, Read more



New Citroen Berlingo

New Citroen Berlingo 2018 model revealed!

The new Citroen Berlingo third-generation model has been revealed as an activity / MPV. The new small van from Citroen vans will make its public Read more



new van clearance

Clearance sale – 67-plate vans for less than £50 per week!

With new 18-plate vans here, at Vansdirect we have a range of clearance sale mega deals on 67-plate vans. Get yourself a cheap new van Read more



Vansdirect new vans

Business Van of the Year Awards 2018 – meet the nominations!

Here are all of the new van entries for the fifth Business Van of the Year Awards, this year sponsored by ourselves, Vansdirect! Business Van Read more



new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

New Mercedes Sprinter unveiled!

Mercedes vans have revealed the third generation new Mercedes Sprinter, with a comprehensive redesign and fully-loaded with the latest technology! New Mercedes Sprinter Mk3 The Read more



18-plate vans

New vans for sale – Order your 18-plate van today!

The new 18-plate is nearly here, Vansdirect bring you a wide range of cheap new van deals on new 18-plate vans for sale. New Ford Read more



ford vans

New van market declines in January, but demand remains high!

New van registrations experienced a decrease in demand in January 2018, following an impressive December where registrations increased by 2.9 percent! Statistics released by the Read more



Vansdirect new vans

The Business Van of the Year Awards 2018 – winners announced this week!

At Vansdirect we’re proud sponsors of the Business Van of the Year Awards 2018, we look ahead to the 2018 show which takes place this Read more



van driving tips

10 tips for first time new van drivers!

Getting behind the wheel of a new van for the first time can be intimidating, Vansdirect provides a list of 10 tips to help you Read more



euro 6

The 5 best ways to keep your DPF clean!

With emissions regulations tightening by the day, diesel particulate filters (DPFs) are common place in diesel vans to collect the soot when a diesel engine Read more



van maintenance

When should new van fleets replace their tyres?

Tyres are a vital part in keeping any vehicle on the road and with recent news showing that 40% of drivers are using dangerous tyres, Read more



new Ford Ranger pickup

New Ford Ranger 2018 model revealed!

Ford vans have revealed the new facelifted Ford Ranger pick-up van ahead of its global debut at the Detroit Motor Show 2018! New Ford Ranger Read more



new Volkswagen Crafter electric

New Volkswagen Crafter Electric van fleet trials ongoing!

The new Volkswagen Crafter electric van, named the e-Crafter is currently undergoing trials with an international group of major customers across Europe which started almost Read more



New Peugeot Expert

Citroen Dispatch, Peugeot Expert & Toyota Proace share WhatVan? Medium van of the year 2018!

The prestigious WhatVan? Medium van of the year prize has been once again claimed by a joint venture. The Citroen Dispatch, Peugeot Expert and Toyota Read more



new vans

Sales of new vans decline in 2017 but market remains healthy

According to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) the new light commercial vehicle (LCV) market saw a 3.6% Read more



Fiat vans

Fiat vans excel at customer satisfaction in UK new van fleets

According to statistics from the UK Fleet Van Market Report 2018, a survey of 1088 ‘fleet decision makers,’ Fiat vans led the way for customer Read more



New van sales

January Sales – Brand new vans less than £50 per week!

At Vansdirect we have a huge range of fantastic new van deals available in our January sales with brand new vans from less than £50 Read more



Fiat Fullback

Can a pick-up be a perfect company car?

When looking for a new company car, pick-up vans may not appear as the traditional choice, however they certainly have their advantages! New pick-up van Read more



Mitsubishi L200

Why the Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian is the perfect pick-up for winter

Driving in winter can be challenging with a combination of wet and icy roads in conjunction with dark skies appearing in the middle of the Read more



Fiat Doblo Cargo

Fiat Doblo Cargo crowned WhatVan? Light van of the year 2018!

The reliable and economical light van from Fiat vans, the Fiat Doblo Cargo has won the prestigious WhatVan? Light Van of the Year Award for Read more



small vans

Ford Transit Courier crowned What Van? Small van of the Year 2018!

The smallest new van segment of all has been dominated by Ford vans over the past few years, cemented by Ford Transit Courier now winning Read more



New van

Boxing Day Sale – new van offers!

At Vansdirect we’re joining in the festivities by bringing you a range of new van deals on a selection of vans ranging from small vans Read more



euro 6

DVSA warns AdBlue cheats

Roadside checks by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have revealed very high level use of emissions-cheating devices that deactivate AdBlue systems our their Read more



volkswagen vans

New Volkswagen Crafter wins What Van? Light Commercial Vehicle of the Year 2018

The new Volkswagen Crafter van has won the prestigious What Van? Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) of the Year 2018 New Volkswagen Crafter – Winner of Read more



Mitsubishi L200

Hands-on with the Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian!

The Mitsubishi L200 is an iconic pick-up van renowned for its excellent all-round package both on and off-road! Top of the L200 range is the Read more



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Mercedes vans give X-Class big screen debut

Mercedes vans are set to release an advertisement for its first new pick-up van, the Mercedes X-Class in UK cinemas from Wednesday December 13th. New Read more



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New van market declines in November

New van registrations experienced a decrease in demand in November for the third consecutive month! Statistics released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Read more



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Ford vans reveal updates to Transit Connect and Transit Courier

Ford vans have previewed the new updated versions of the Ford Transit Connect and Ford Transit Courier vans, prior to their launch midway through 2018! Read more



mitsubishi l200

Price crash – Vansdirect’s best reduced price deals on new vans!

At Vansdirect we have slashed a number of prices on new vans this week! Whether you’re looking for a small van or a pick-up van, Read more



Volkswagen Amarok

Volkswagen Amarok wins International Pick-up of the Year 2018

At an award ceremony which saw the Iveco Daily Blue Power named International van of the Year 2018, the new Volkswagen Amarok was also named Read more



van leasing

Vansdirect win Best van leasing broker award for second consecutive year!

At Vansdirect we are proud winners of the best van leasing broker award 2017, regaining the title we also won in 2016! Vansdirect – Best Read more



van leasing

Black Friday – New van sale bargains

At Vansdirect we’re slashing our prices this Black Friday on a range of brand new vans, grab a fantastic new van deal this Black Friday! Read more



new van

Mercedes vans to join the electric van revolution

Mercedes vans have announced that they will be joining the electric van market with three new vans and a five stage electric van strategy! Mercedes Read more



petrol vans

Diesel van drivers set for tax and fuel hike this month

Drivers of diesel vans are expected to incur a combination of higher fuel duty and higher taxes on their vans in the 2017 budget, to Read more



peugeot

Vauxhall vans to launch electric vans from 2020

Vauxhall vans will put a new focus on their range of new vans, in conjunction with a number of changes brought in by the recent Read more



Isuzu D-max

Isuzu D-max new van review

Launched in 2012 and modified and face-lifted in 2017, the Isuzu D-Max is a tough pick-up van aimed at the most challenging of tasks. Vansdirect Read more



large vans

New van market declines in October

New van registrations experienced a decrease in demand in October, for the second month running! Statistics released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Read more



Fiat Doblo Cargo

The 5 best vans for passing the first MOT in the UK

Using MOT figures from the government, these new vans are top of the pile when it comes to passing the first MOT test and will Read more



new van finance

The UK’s 20 scariest road names!

Halloween is upon us and to celebrate, Vansdirect is bringing you the 20 scariest road names in the UK! With a spook-tastic list certain to Read more



Citroen Nemo

Small vans – even smaller prices!

Check out the range of small vans available from Vansdirect, with a range of top spec models on offer at phenomenally low prices! Small vans Read more



Toyota vans

Toyota vans reveal D-Cargo Concept van of the future!

Toyota vans have used the Tokyo Motor Show 2017 to display their concept new van of the future, the Toyota D-Cargo concept van. Toyota LCV Read more



Nissan vans

Nissan vans unveil e-NV200 Fridge van concept

At the Tokyo Motor Show 2017, Nissan vans have unveiled an all-electric Nissan e-NV200 Concept fridge van! Nissan e-NV200 Fridge van concept Designed as a Read more



van insurance

Van insurance – How to keep premiums as low as possible

Those of you who caught our article in August are aware that van insurance premiums are rising, but is there anything new van drivers and Read more



sat nav new vans

Major retailer to stop selling sat navs!

John Lewis has announced that they are to stop selling satellite navigation devices in their stores, with a number of new vans fitted with built-in Read more



electric vans

London T-charge to begin next week

There is less than one week to go until London sees the introduction of the T-charge (toxicity charge) where older, more polluting vans will have Read more



Vansdirect new vans

Vansdirect sponsoring the Business Van Awards 2018!

At Vansdirect we are proud sponsors of Business Van of the Year Awards 2018, a vital indicator for tradesmen, small businesses and van fleets looking Read more



Mercedes Citan

Mercedes Citan – The upmarket small van

The first ever small van from Mercedes vans, the Mercedes Citan carries on the reputation of the Mercedes vans brand with a small van with Read more



Renault Kangoo electric vans

Renault Kangoo Z.E. 33 eclipses official range at MPG Marathon

Still sceptical of the feasibility of electric vans for business use? Renault vans and the Renault Kangoo Z.E. 33 has gone some way to answer electric Read more



new van deals

New van market declines in September

New van registrations suffered a decrease in demand in September, following three months of increased demand! Statistics released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Read more



volkswagen vans

Volkswagen vans expand New Crafter van range

Volkswagen vans have started offer automatic, rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive 4Motion versions of the new Volkswagen Crafter, joining the front-wheel drive version launched earlier Read more



Volkswagen Crafter

All-Wheel Drive MAN TGE van launches in the UK

Based on the New Volkswagen Crafter, MAN’s first entry into the new van segment the All-wheel Drive MAN TGE is now being launched in the Read more



van driving tips

Van drivers amongst the safest on UK’s roads

Research conducted by telematics company Quartix has shown that accident rates connected to new vans are significantly lower than those for cars! What the study Read more



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Vansdirect – now on TV!

Vansdirect is back on TV! Years after the last television campaign featuring a well-known gardening show presenter, Vansdirect is back with a new 30-second advert Read more



mercedes sprinter

New Mercedes Sprinter revealed

Mercedes vans has released new sketches of its third generation Sprinter van, ahead of the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta, Georgia. Ever since Read more



ford vans

Ford vans available at rock bottom prices!

Ford vans have been around a long time, stretching right back to 1965 with the birth of the original Ford Transit van. Today, Ford remain Read more



renault kangoo

Renault Kangoo gets automatic transmission

Renault has added its efficient double-clutch automatic gearbox to its Kangoo small van range for the first time since launch. Available with the dCi 90 Read more



new van

New van infographic – August in numbers

Every month, we summarise the performance of the new van market based on figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). It Read more



new van

No more mobile phone distractions for new van drivers!

A number of businesses require constant contact with customers, however attempting to use your mobile phone when driving your new van is dangerous and illegal. Read more



pick-up van

Double cab pick-up van tax may rise

Double cab pick-up van tax will increase if HMRC alters new van status, Vansdirect explains all! Double cab pick-up vans When selecting a company van, Read more



Toyota Hilux pick-up van

Toyota Hilux celebrates half century with Invincible 50 model!

In 2018 the iconic Toyota Hilux pick-up van is 50 years old, Toyota vans has brought this Invincible 50 model to the Frankfurt motor show Read more



Ford Transit Custom

Ford vans reveal new Ford Transit Custom Tourneo

The Ford Transit Custom van is getting an update, the new passenger variant of the UK’s most popular new van has been revealed at the Read more



large vans battle

New van battle: Peugeot Boxer v Vauxhall Movano

Large vans are the real workhorses of the new van market, with the ability to carry the heaviest and most awkward of cargo. Vansdirect pits Read more



small vans

New van battle: Peugeot Bipper v Renault Kangoo

Time for another hard fought new van battle, this time from the category of small vans! With 10’s of new vans to choose from including Read more



new van

New van market continues to grow in August

New van registrations enjoyed an increase in demand in August, for the third consecutive month! Statistics released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Read more



volkswagen vans

Volkswagen vans – quality personified

Volkswagen vans are renowned for their quality and reliability, Vansdirect takes a closer look at the Volkswagen vans range, from the Caddy to the Amarok! Read more



vans for sale

New vans for sale – Order your 67-plate van today!

The new 67-plate is finally here, Vansdirect brings you a whole host of cheap new van deals on new 67-plate vans for sale! Here are Read more



Renault vans

Renault vans postpone UK launch of Alaskan pick-up van

The Renault Alaskan was set to be launched in the UK later on this year, now Renault vans have confirmed that they have delayed the Read more



petrol vans

Petrol vans – is it time to buck the trend?

In the recent past if you were interested in petrol vans, you’d need to choose a base model of a car-derived van and these were Read more



renault kangoo

Renault Kangoo Electric van gets 50% range increase

The Renault Kangoo electric van has dominated the electric van segment for the last six years, now Renault vans have given their small electric van Read more



new van

New van infographic – July in numbers

Every month, we summarise the performance of the new van market based on figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). July Read more



Van VED tax

Mercedes Vito – New van review

From the Mercedes vans brand renowned for safety, reliability and quality, Vansdirect reviews the Mercedes Vito van! Introduction to the Mercedes Vito Perhaps not as Read more



Ford Transit Electric van

Ford vans unveil electric delivery Transit van

Ford vans have collaborated with delivery giants DHL to jointly produce an electric Ford Transit based delivery van StreetScooter WORK XL The large van based Read more



small vans

Ford Transit Courier – Compact, but extremely versatile!

Panicking because you need to replace your fleet of Ford Fiesta vans? Your search is over.. Introducing the Ford Transit Courier! Ford Transit Courier – Read more



citroen dispatch

Clearance sale – 17 Plate vans for less than £50 per week!

The 67-plate is here, Vansdirect has a number of clearance sale bargains available on 17 plate vans, grab yourself a clearance van deal, while stocks Read more



van leasing

Alphabet unveils new online tyre service program for drivers

Taken out a van leasing agreement with van leasing company alphabet? Tyre changes will now be made easier, courtesy of their new online Tyre Replacement Read more



signwriting

Signwriting your new van

Your van is your mobile billboard and your chance to get your business name out there. Vansdirect provides you with tips for signwriting your new Read more



ford vans

New van registrations show steady increase in July!

New van registrations enjoyed an increase in demand in July, for the second consecutive month in a row. Statistics released by the Society of Motor Read more



van driving tips

Van drivers – A guide to penalty points and endorsements

Van drivers beware! If you don’t obey the rules of the road, you may be subject to penalty points, endorsements or even driving bans. Vansdirect Read more



electric vans

Electric vans supported by government licence changes

Van driver licensing rule changes will make the switch to electric vans easier, if proposed government plans go ahead! Why are changes proposed? The changes Read more



citroen berlingo

Citroen Berlingo – a VansDirect special!

The Citroen Berlingo is a spacious and capable small van that shares a platform with another small van in the Peugeot Partner. Both vans are Read more



van insurance

Van insurance premiums to rise by nearly 30 percent

Van drivers are poised to see van insurance prices increase by nearly 30 percent year-on-year as tax escalations and new compensation regulations are implemented. Van Read more



peugeot partner

Peugeot Partner Electric van – New van review

The name probably gives it away, the Peugeot Partner Electric is the plug-in version of the popular small van from Peugeot. Vansdirect reviews the Peugeot Read more



Mercedes Sprinter Luton

Mercedes Sprinter Luton van – perfect for all your delivery needs!

We’ve all heard of the iconic Mercedes Sprinter van and are surely all aware of its reputation for quality and huge load volumes in the Read more



van finance

A Guide to PCPs and PCH

Car finance has been in the spotlight recently with fears over negative equity in car deals and the prospect of a Financial Conduct Authority investigation Read more



renault trafic

Renault Trafic – a VansDirect special!

The Renault Trafic is a superb medium van that has spawned a number of ‘copycats’ in the shape of the Vauxhall Vivaro, Nissan NV300 and Read more



new van

New van infographic – June in numbers

Every month, we summarise the performance of the new van market based on figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). June Read more



ford_transit_custom

Ford Transit Custom – Up close and personal

The Ford Transit Custom is the UK’s most popular van and for some reason, today at Vansdirect we went up close and personal with the Read more



ford transit custom

New van market in the UK grows in June!

New van registrations enjoyed an increase in demand in June, following four months of declining demand! Statistics released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Read more



volkswagen vans

New Volkswagen Crafter – new van review!

For years the Volkswagen Crafter has been in the shadow somewhat of its ‘sister van’ the Mercedes Sprinter. But now the Volkswagen Crafter has branched Read more




Vansdirect MD interviewed by the LBF

In a male dominated industry, there are, alas, few females who head up leasing broker firms. I can count them on one hand – but one such Read more



Ford Transit Electric van

Ford Transit Electric van – Could DHL be about to bring it to the UK?

Logistics specialists DHL have indicated that they may bring a Ford Transit or similar sized electric van to the UK, with the aim of reducing Read more



peugeot partner crew van

Hands-on with the Peugeot Partner crew van

You’ve all heard of the Peugeot Partner van, today at Vansdirect we got hands-on with a five seater version of the Partner, the Peugeot Partner Read more



new van

New van infographic – May in numbers

Every month, we summarise the performance of the new van market based on figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Here’s Read more



large vans

New van battle: Mercedes Sprinter vs Iveco Daily

New large vans have the capabilities to carry the heaviest and bulkiest of cargo. Vansdirect compares two of the big hitters from the segment that Read more



commercial van

New van registrations decrease in May

New van registrations suffered a fall in demand in May, as the new van market continues to stabilise after record breaking demand! Statistics released by Read more



volkswagen vans

New Volkswagen vans to be fitted with autonomous emergency braking

A new van range that is made up of the Caddy, Transporter, Crafter and new Crafter vans, all new Volkswagen vans will now be fitted Read more



euro 6

Booming new van sales not just down to online shopping

New research has found that the increase of online shopping and the increased requirement for delivery of goods is not the sole factor for thriving Read more



Fiat Fullback

4 reasons to purchase a new Fiat Fullback pick-up

A strong and reliable part of Fiat’s thriving van range, Vansdirect outlines 4 reasons to purchase a new Fiat Fullback pick-up! Fiat Fullback introduction Accompanying Read more



petrol vans

Van drivers may be about to pay more for fuel at peak periods!

Major British supermarkets are in late stages of talks about an overhaul of British fuel prices, with van drivers set to see a change in Read more



Citroen Nemo

5 reasons to purchase a new Citroen Nemo

The smallest van in the Citroen van range; alongside the Citroen Berlingo, new Citroen Dispatch and Citroen Relay, the Nemo has been around for approximately Read more



New Peugeot Expert

Hands-on with the new Peugeot Expert and Citroen Dispatch!

We’ve all heard of the new Peugeot Expert and new Citroen Dispatch vans, today at Vansdirect we go hands-on with both new vans and share Read more



euro 6

Increase in use of vans takes UK traffic to an all-time high

According to statistics from the Department for Transport (DfT), traffic in the UK reached a record-breaking high in the year ending March 2017, with vans Read more



renault trafic

Van leasing – End of season special offers!

Vansdirect brings you end of season van leasing special offers, so that you beat the bank holiday rush! At Vansdirect we stock: small vans, medium vans, Read more



renault kangoo

Renault vans demonstrate electric van that charges while driving!

Tested at a 100-metre test track in Versailles, Renault vans revealed a way for electric vans to be charged up to 20 kilowatts at speeds Read more



new van deals

5 reasons to buy a new Ford Ranger pick-up

Available in the UK since 1998, the new Ford Ranger pick-up van is the third generation sold by Ford on our shores. Developed independently by Read more



renault trafic

Renault Trafic to add SpaceClass van to its range

The Renault Trafic is a medium van designed for professionals. From September this year professionals will have another Renault Trafic to choose from, in the Read more



large vans

Large vans – A guide to towing capacities

Looking for a new van for towing? You may be best choosing a large van, with certain large vans being able to tow up to Read more



mercedes x-class

Mercedes X-Class pick-up – what do we know so far?

Mercedes vans have announced their entry into the pick-up market with the new Mercedes X-Class pick-up van. Vansdirect reveals everything we now know about the Read more



commercial van

Van leasing – best deals of the week!

Vansdirect brings you the latest van leasing deals of the week, whether you are looking for a small van or a conversion, Vansdirect has the Read more



new van infographic

New van infographic – April in numbers

Every month, we summarise the performance of the new van market based on figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Here’s Read more



medium vans

Renault Trafic – Your perfect business partner!

The Renault Trafic is part of the incredibly competitive segment of medium vans which includes the incredibly popular new Ford Transit Custom and Volkswagen Transporter, Read more



van driving

Mercedes vans investigates mental health of van drivers

  In aid of mental health awareness week 2017, Mercedes vans has carried out research to investigate the mental health of van drivers.. The results Read more



medium vans

Medium vans – A guide to payload

Want to find out which of the medium vans that we sell has the highest payload? At Vansdirect, we have vans for sale, however we Read more



van speed limits

Everything you need to know about van speed limits!

You may have caught our blog about new speeding fines, but did you know on certain roads the van speed limit may differ? Vansdirect outlines Read more



new van

New van registrations drop in April

New van registrations showed an expected decrease in demand from March for new vans, with the effect of the new registration plates in March clear Read more



new van

New van battle: Ford Transit Custom vs Volkswagen Transporter

The medium new van segment is exceptionally competitive, with huge industry names including the Peugeot Expert, Renault Trafic and Vauxhall Vivaro all fighting it out Read more



Fiat Fullback

The Fiat Fullback – No job too tough!

Based on the Mitsubishi L200, The Fiat Fullback is strong and capable of carrying out the toughest of tasks in the most challenging of conditions. Read more



van insurance

Be smart – Protect your new van from theft!

Your van is your livelihood and your business partner, with van theft at an all-time high, Vansdirect advises how you can protect your van from Read more



cv show

CV show 2017 – Highlights (Part 2)

Yesterday as the CV show concluded, we brought you some of the highlights of this year’s event. With so many highlights to bring to you, Read more



signwriting

CV show 2017 – Highlights (Part 1)

Now that the CV show has concluded, Vansdirect looks at some of the highlights of Britain’s largest commercial vehicle event. CV Show introduction Held at Read more



new vans

Van manufacturers collaborate at CV show to promote Euro 6

The ongoing CV show yesterday opened its doors, with van manufacturers coming together to promote Euro 6 engines as the driving force behind the UK’s Read more



new van

New van battle: Fiat Fiorino v Ford Transit Courier

Time for another intriguing new van battle, this time from the small van segment! The small van segment is extremely competitive, with 10s of vans Read more




Ultra Low Emission Zone – Be Prepared with a Euro 6 van

The Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be a region in London where all vehicles will need to adhere to new exhaust emission standards or pay Read more



cv show

CV Show only 5 days away!

With less than a week until the CV show arrives back in Birmingham this year, Vansdirect provides a comprehensive preview of everything to expect when Read more



fiat fiorino

Fiat Fiorino – a VansDirect special!

The Fiat Fiorino is a compact city van that also has a couple of ‘copycats’ in the shape of the Citroen Nemo and Peugeot Bipper. Read more



peugeot expert

New Peugeot Expert review

Vansdirect reviews one of the medium van segment’s big hitters, the Peugeot Expert. Vansdirect also discovers what gives the Peugeot Expert its very relevant name. Read more



driving test

Driving test changes – what to expect

As a van driver you’ll already possess a valid driving licence, therefore it’s easy to read this headline and simply think, “Doesn’t affect me…don’t need Read more



new van

New van infographic – March in numbers

Every month, we summarise the performance of the new van market based on figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). This Read more



New van deals

Eggs-traordinary new van bargains!

Easter is here once again, and to celebrate we have some great deals on brand new vans! Whether you need a small, medium or large Read more




New van battle: Renault Trafic v Toyota Proace

The medium van segment is incredibly competitive, with the UK’s best-selling Ford Transit Custom amongst a whole host of big-hitters in this category. Two of Read more



petrol vans

Diesel engines – the facts

Last year, over 375,000 new vans were registered in the UK. The vast majority of these new vans will be powered by diesel engines. But Read more



new vans

Get ready for the CV show!

The Commercial Vehicle (CV) show takes place 25th-27th April at the NEC in Birmingham. With increased floor space for this year’s event, it promises to Read more



electric vans

London Mayor’s war on pollution outlines benefits of Euro 6 vans

Vansdirect outlines how the war on pollution could affect your daily commute and why transferring to Euro 6 can ensure you don’t continually pay a Read more



new vans

LCV market stabilises in March as new van demand dips slightly

March showed a marked increase in demand from February for new vans, as buyers snapped up new 17-plate vans. Vansdirect reports on March LCV sales Read more



brexit

Brexit may enhance SMEs

On 23rd June 2016, the result of the UK referendum did more than raise a few eyebrows and has divided opinions throughout the United Kingdom. Read more



crew vans

Crew Vans – A van for everyone’s needs

Require a van with the ability to carry cargo and passengers? With seating for up to 6 and a practical loadspace? Vansdirect searches for the Read more



new van deals

This week’s best new van deals

It’s time for another round up of the week’s best new van deals. From small vans to pickups, we have the new van for you! Read more



new van

New van battle: Renault Trafic v Vauxhall Vivaro

Medium vans are among the most popular on the market. It’s no surprise; the medium van segment includes big hitters like the best-selling Ford Transit Read more



van leasing

Get a new van this March and save yourself thousands

If you’re planning to buy a new van, you should probably get a move on. Why? Because it could save you thousands of pounds in Read more



citroen relay

The Citroen Relay – more than just a van

The Citroen Relay has been around since 1994, when the Relay name was first introduced to the public. For its entire life, the Citroen Relay Read more



fiat fiorino

New Fiat Fiorino review

The Fiat Fiorino is the smallest van in Fiat’s commercial vehicle range, sitting below the Doblo Cargo, Talento, Ducato and Fullback. It’s a compact ‘city Read more



renault

Renault Nissan alliance to consolidate van businesses

As part of a plan to reduce costs and maximise co-operation, the Renault-Nissan alliance has announced that it will be combining the light commercial vehicle Read more



van security

Van security: How to keep your van safe

Vans equal value. We’re not just talking about the cost of a van, or the equity you may have in it. For small businesses, their Read more



van insurance

Van insurance costs rise by 14 percent in 2016

Van insurance costs rose by 14.1 percent in the year ending January 2017 according to research from Consumer Intelligence, with the average policy costing an Read more



fiat fullback

New Fiat Fullback Cross model unveiled

Fiat has revealed a brand new version of the Fullback pickup at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show. The Fiat Fullback was made available to order Read more



new van deals

The best new van deals this week

You know how this works by now…we round up the best new van deals, so you don’t have to! Whether you’re looking for a small Read more



large vans

Large vans lead the way

Despite driving the new van market during the back-end of 2016, large vans still lag behind their medium-sized counterparts in terms of sales. Little should Read more



new vans

New vans see drop in demand as buyers wait for new 17-plate vans

February saw a drop in demand for new vans as buyers wait for the new 17-plate models, which are now available to buy. Statistics published Read more



peugeot

Peugeot Citroen PSA group acquires Vauxhall/Opel brand

After weeks of speculation, the PSA Group (Peugeot Societe Anonyme) has finally confirmed that it has come to an agreement to buy the Vauxhall/Opel brand. Read more



volkswagen vans

Volkswagen Crafter to make UK debut at CV Show

The new Volkswagen Crafter will make its long-awaited UK debut next month – at the NEC in Birmingham for the CV Show 2017. Having been Read more



peugeot partner

Peugeot and Citroen vans get an electric boost

PSA group partners Peugeot and Citroen have launched new longer-wheelbase versions of their small Partner and Berlingo electric vans. Both models are due to make Read more



van driving

Van driving tips: Staying safe in high winds

You can’t see it, but you know it’s there. The sudden ‘wobble’ of your van tells you as much. It may look like any other Read more



small vans

Small vans – bigger than you think?

There are all kinds of vans available in today’s market, from small vans to pickups. For some van operators, huge volumes and payloads are not Read more



new van

New van battle: Vauxhall Vivaro vs Ford Transit Custom

British-built versus British favourite… The medium van segment of the market is the most fiercely contested, with big names like the Volkswagen Transporter, Renault Trafic Read more



euro 6

Get a new van before the London T-Charge comes into force

A new surcharge will be implemented on motorists travelling through London’s Congestion Charge zone from October this year. The ‘T-charge’ – or Emissions Surcharge – Read more



toyota proace

Toyota Proace van review

The Toyota Proace is a brand-new medium van developed alongside the new Citroen Dispatch and Peugeot Expert, so each of the three models is based Read more



new van deals

Ford Ranger pickup review

The current generation Ford Ranger pickup is the third version sold by Ford in Europe, having launched here in 1998. While the first two were Read more



medium vans

Medium vans – a big year ahead

The competitive medium vans segment of the van market is probably the most ferociously contested. According to data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers Read more



new vans

When it comes to large vans, is bigger, better?

Large vans are currently driving the van market, and have been for some time – along with pickups. This increased demand is a result of Read more



new van

How to choose the right new van for your business

You’ve decided you need a new van. Your old one may be on its last legs, or you might just fancy a new and improved Read more



volkswagen amarok

Reviewed – the Volkswagen Amarok

When you think of Volkswagen, a pickup truck is not the first thing that comes to mind. Traditionally dominated by the likes of Mitsubishi and Read more



cv show

New pickup incoming – the Isuzu D-Max MY17

There’s another new pickup on the way this year. Well, not entirely new – the Isuzu D-Max is getting a facelift and an engine overhaul Read more



renault

Van leasing deals under £50 per week

Inspired by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ (SMMT) monthly top ten new van sales chart, we decided to create our own top ten Read more



ford vans

Ford vans strengthen their grip on the van market

The latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that 2017 has picked up where 2016 left off, as over 20,000 Read more



renault kangoo

The small vans to consider for your new 17 plate van

Buying a new van has never been easier – as evidenced by last year’s sales figures of over 375,000 units. With so many different options Read more



van leasing

Van finance options – which is best for you?

There are many ways to finance a new van, and each option will offer certain features that distinguish it from the others. Finance options are Read more



new vans

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As you know, here at Vansdirect we love a bargain. From small vans to pickups, we stock the best new vans from all of the Read more



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Renault Kangoo ZE updated with Master ZE to follow

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New vans enjoy a record-breaking 2016

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The term ‘mobile office’ was commonly used to describe an old portakabin that functioned as an extension to the main office and could be moved Read more



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This Christmas we’ve got a host of brand new vans in our clearance offers. From small vans to large vans, there’s something for everyone! What’s Read more



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New vans enjoy record month while Ford pass 100,000 sales

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Does your van have the right tyres?

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Mobile phones and penalty points – the new rules

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Van safety could be revolutionised with this new black box

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Need to sell a van at auction? Here’s how

If you have a van that you need to shift quickly, an auction is an ideal way to sell a van as it will be Read more



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Company van tax: Do you know the rules?

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Sales of new vans soar as new emissions tests apply in 2017

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Van tax and pick-ups – How does it work?

Everybody likes a pick-up. They look good while retaining the ability to carry or tow heavy loads. But do you have to pay tax on Read more



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New van technology – what’s next?

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PSA Peugeot Citroen announces new pick-up

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A ‘master class’ arranged by ACFO to tackle the issue of van maintenance and the rising numbers of vans unfit for the road will take Read more



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Van maintenance: Summer suggestions

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Telematics – what is it and why should you care?

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Van Contract Hire explained

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What does the London ULEZ mean for your business?

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Our highest capacity commercial vans

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Commercial vans with the highest torque – our top 6

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6 simple steps to a brand new van

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Your favourite commercial vans

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The Ford Transit Custom is arguably the most popular van on the market. The mid-sized, one-tonne panel van is the only van in its class Read more



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New van of the year? The Fleet Awards winners

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Large vans drive LCV growth

Almost 28,000 new vans were registered in April, an 11.8 percent increase on the same month in 2015, according to new figures released by the Read more



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August’s most popular new vans

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New vans, new offers!

When it comes to new vans, at Vansdirect we love a bargain. Whether you want a new van on lease, hire or to purchase – Read more



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Air pollution, along with Euro 6 compliant vans are back on the agenda in Britain as London’s new mayor, Sadiq Khan, announces a consultation to Read more



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Deal of the day: Ford Transit L3H2 Trend

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A host of new vans will debut at the CV Show 2016

Next week sees the start of this year’s Commercial Vehicle show at the NEC in Birmingham. We take a look at who’s scheduled to appear, Read more



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Why buy a new van?

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5 reasons to buy a Peugeot Partner

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The Ford Transit van is arguably the most popular van on the market, having been around for over 50 years. The range has evolved over Read more



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Looking to buy a van? Check out the Peugeot Boxer

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New Citroen Dispatch to launch at CV Show 2016

This year’s CV Show will see Citroen launch the new Dispatch, featuring new technology, design and architecture as well as some exciting functions new to Read more



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Van drivers hit in the pocket as fuel prices increase

FairFuelUK have found that retailers have been charging more for diesel than petrol, even though the wholesale fuel prices were cheaper in recent weeks. Retail Read more



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A closer look at the Ford Transit Custom

In case you didn’t know – which is very unlikely – the Ford Transit Custom is one of Ford’s four different Transit models, one for Read more



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Van leasing, hire or purchase?

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The best new vans and pickups for 2017

Sales of new vans hit record levels in 2016, with over 370,000 new vans and pickups sold in the UK alone. The market is booming, Read more



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Top 5 shortest small vans

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So what is Euro 6 legislation?

You’ll have no doubt seen the term ‘Euro 6’ more and more over the last few years. You’ll also have seen articles explaining how it Read more



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Large vans, small prices

With the recent news that large vans are doing rather well in driving the growth of the LCV sector, we decided to take a look Read more



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Van leasing advice for start-up businesses

In the last two years, new start-up business registrations have increased with 2014 seeing 581,000 new companies in the UK. Registrations continue to grow as Read more



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New van specification guide – what exactly do you get?

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How to look after your shiny new van

We’re sure you’ll have recently heard that there is now a record number of vehicles on Britain’s roads. Due in part to increased demand for Read more



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CV Show 2016: New vans, new pickups, new engines

Yesterday, Vansdirect headed up to the CV Show 2016 at the NEC in Birmingham with eager anticipation of the new van models on show at Read more



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Five new vans in contention for International Van of the Year

In a week’s time, the International Van of the Year (IVOTY) will be announced at the Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany. We’re guaranteed a Read more



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New vans for less than £50 per week!

As you know, at Vansdirect we love two things – vans and bargains. Especially when you combine the two! Our range covers small vans, medium Read more



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The five best vans to have graced the European Championships

Now that the European Championship is just a day away, we found ourselves wondering about the best vans to have graced the final tournament. After Read more



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66 plate vans are here!

It’s that time of the year again – yes, that’s right – new registration plates! September is just around the corner and will bring with Read more



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What is AdBlue, and how does it work?

By now, you’ve probably heard of AdBlue. We’re fast approaching September and the implementation of strict new Euro 6 regulations – and if you’re planning Read more



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Towing restrictions? Avoid that hitch

Recent research conducted by Volkswagen has revealed that 53% of van drivers do not know their vehicle’s maximum legal capacity – especially when towing. British Read more



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The van driver’s guide to winter driving

Now that the trees are bare and the nights are cold, it’s time to make sure you’re ready for winter and all that comes with Read more



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Van leasing – what is a broker?

Vansdirect is a leasing broker. But what exactly is that? A leasing broker is an intermediary (or ‘middleman’) that sits between the customer, the new Read more



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Diesel vans face congestion charge in SIXTEEN different cities

Owners of diesel vans may soon have to pay an ‘emissions surcharge’ in order to drive in sixteen of the UK’s biggest cities, following a Read more



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New vans: the medium segment’s big hitters

The traditional one-tonne van is in decline, according to recent data published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). In October, demand for Read more



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The van driver’s guide to ‘wear and tear’

If you’re financing a new van through contract hire it’s important to understand the potential for unexpected expenses. As a van driver, you may not Read more



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New vans from Citroen, Peugeot and Toyota coming soon

Three big name manufacturers have announced brand-new versions of their flagship vans ahead of their debuts at next month’s Commercial Vehicle Show in Birmingham. The Read more



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66 plate vans drive strong September for LCVs

Statistics published today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) revealed that the new van market experienced a moderate spike in demand of Read more



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Iveco Daily: Strong, versatile and capable

The Iveco Daily is one of the most unique vans in the UK market, in part due to the fact that it doesn’t share a Read more



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Mercedes Sprinter at a glance

The current-generation Mercedes Sprinter launched in 2013 with a facelifted version of the previous van. That’s not to say that the changes were insignificant – Read more



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Mercedes join the pickup party

Mercedes is to reveal a new pick-up truck concept later this year in a move that will create even more competition in the sector, following Read more



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Large vans: Our top 5

The latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) show that large vans are driving the growth of the LCV sector. In Read more



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Nissan Navara gets Euro 6 compliant engines

Nissan has announced that their flagship pickup, the Navara NP300, will receive an engine upgrade to bring it in line with Euro 6 requirements. The Read more



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Fiat Fiorino gets a facelift

Fiat is updating its Fiorino small van with a range of styling and mechanical improvements. Appearing for the first time on the New Fiorino are Read more



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Euro 6 engines – new Renault van range

Renault has enhanced its entire van range to bring them in line with Euro 6 regulations. The Renault van range comprises of the Kangoo, Trafic Read more



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Euro 5 vs Euro 6 – what’s the difference?

As you’ll have heard, Euro 6 engine regulations came into force for new vans this month. Euro 6 regulations mean that all new vans sold Read more



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Euro 6 on the agenda as fleets encouraged to give their views

Fleet operators are being asked to give their opinions on the expansion and earlier implementation of the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) in London. It’s expected Read more



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Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian at a glance

The Mitsubishi L200 has been around for over 30 years now and is in its fifth generation, which was launched back in 2015. A five-seat Read more



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Mercedes’ new van delivery concept

Mercedes-Benz has revealed a brand new concept van and a wider strategic outlook for urban deliveries, which they call adVANce. Clever. The intention of the Read more



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Vansdirect at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover

The 66th IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Hannover has just come to an end after a week of premieres, awards and concepts. Vansdirect sent a Read more



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MAN’s new van

Truck manufacturer MAN revealed its first ever light commercial vehicle in a world premiere at the 66th IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany. The Read more



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AdBlue – use and storage guide

As you’ll no doubt have heard, strict new Euro 6 regulations have now come into force. These regulations have been put in place in order Read more



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How to prepare your van for winter

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Today’s cheapest new van deals under £150 per month

Every week Vansdirect brings you the best van finance deals. Whether you want to lease, hire or purchase a new van we have a great Read more



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Self-driving electric van to go on sale in 2017

A self-driving electric van designed by British autonomous technology company Charge could go on sale as early as next year, it has been revealed. The Read more



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New van sales remain strong despite October slump

New van sales dipped this past month, with demand dropping 4.5 percent when compared with the same period in 2015. In October, almost 27,000 new Read more



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The new Fiat Fullback pick-up debuts at CV Show 2016

Fiat’s first ever pick-up, the new Fullback, is to make its UK debut at next week’s Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC in Birmingham. The Read more



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Nissan’s NP300 Navara awarded International Pick-up of the Year 2016

Nissan’s all-new NP300 Navara has been awarded the International Pick-up of the Year for 2016 at a ceremony in Lyon, France. The new NP300 Navara Read more



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5 reasons to buy a Peugeot Boxer

The Peugeot Boxer has always been a popular choice within the large panel van sector, being a serious contender alongside the Ford Transit and Mercedes Read more



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Small vans – where next?

The new van market is currently enjoying increased growth and demand, but for some reason small vans seem to be the odd ones out. Recent Read more



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Citroen Berlingo Euro 6 upgrade – what’s new?

Launched over 20 years ago, the Citroen Berlingo has accumulated many awards from publications such as Vans A2Z, BusinessVans and Fleet News’s small van of Read more



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Fuel prices slashed at UK supermarkets

You’ll no doubt have noticed that fuel prices are on the rise again, approaching £1.20 per litre at some filling stations. Fuel prices are now Read more



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Van towing capacities – which vans are the best?

At Vansdirect we are in constant dialogue with our customers. Whether it’s on the internet, social media or via the good old telephone we get Read more



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Road Safety Week – van driving tips

This week is Road Safety Week (21-27 November) and as usual, the focus is on prevention. Founded by Brake, a road safety charity, in 1997 Read more



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Black Friday new van deals

We don’t need to tell you – it’s Black Friday! We’ve got a number of great vans in our sale, with huge savings available. From Read more



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Leasing Broker Federation Awards – Van leasing broker of the year!

Last week saw the Leasing Broker Federation – formerly the Small Fleet Leasing Federation – Awards ceremony, held at London’s Covent Garden. A total of Read more




Payload: Do you know your limits?

Understanding payloads and why they’re important… When it comes to buying a van, a number of things may influence your decision. If you’re frequently working Read more



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New Trafic Sport added to Renault family

Welcoming the Renault Trafic Sport to the fold With the Renault Trafic recently named as Medium Van of the Year during the recent WhatVan? awards Read more



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5 reasons to buy a Renault Trafic Business+

The Renault Trafic first launched in the UK almost 35 years ago and is one of the most popular medium vans on the market. It’s Read more




The Renault Master at a glance

The Renault Master has been a staple of the large van market for over 30 years now, along with its near-identical twins, the Nissan NV400 Read more




Peugeot vans are just perfect

Much like other manufacturers, Peugeot have a van to cater to each of the van size segments. Whether you need a compact, small, medium or Read more



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The Peugeot Expert – Expert by name, Expert by nature?

The Peugeot Expert is a medium sized panel van with a difference. When you choose an Expert as your business’ van, you benefit from a Read more



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Peugeot Boxer gets a new range of engines

Peugeot has added ‘BlueHDi’ engines to its Boxer van range. The latest update rounds-off Peugeot’s roll-out of Euro 6 engines to its light commercial vehicle Read more



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New Volkswagen Amarok pickup gets a new engine

After the recent release of the first new images of the Volkswagen Amarok pickup, the German manufacturer has published full details on the new pick-up. Read more



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Volkswagen Transporter: The best van on the market?

The new Volkswagen Transporter has been awarded Honest John’s ‘Most popular van’ award for 2016, beating off competition from the Ford Transit Custom, Mercedes Vito Read more



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A look at the new Volkswagen Transporter T28 Highline

The Volkswagen Transporter Panel Van T28 Highline SWB 2.0-litre TDI 102PS is the most compact panel van (in the short wheelbase variant) in the Transporter Read more



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Ford vans continue to dominate the CV market

May’s commercial van sales figures reveal that Ford’s domination of the market shows no sign of slowing down as Ford vans continue to perform strongly. Read more



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5 reasons to buy a Ford Transit Custom

The Ford Transit Custom is the UK’s most popular, best-selling van. So, you may be wondering why we need to go to the effort of Read more



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5 reasons to buy a Citroen Berlingo

The Citroen Berlingo got a minor facelift back in 2015. With a refreshed look and enhanced equipment the Berlingo really is a capable van. Versatile Read more



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Peugeot Boxer – large vans built for tradesmen

The Peugeot Boxer is a capable and versatile large van. It comes in a range of lengths and heights making it an excellent choice of Read more



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New Volkswagen Crafter – International Van of the Year

Volkswagen has taken the International Van of the Year crown for a second successive year with their brand new large van, the Volkswagen Crafter despite Read more



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Fiat Doblo Cargo – at a glance

The Fiat Doblo Cargo has TWO International Van of the Year awards to its name. That’s right, two. While it may be a little odd Read more



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Ford Transit Custom Euro 6 upgrade – what’s new?

One of Britain’s best-selling vans, the Ford Transit Custom, has been upgraded with new and efficient Euro 6 engines. The Ford Transit Custom’s three engines Read more




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Nissan has revealed an emergency rescue concept vehicle based on its Navara pick up at the IAA Hannover Motor Show. The concept features two portable Read more



Citroen Nemo

Citroen Nemo review

The Citroen Nemo has now been around for nearly ten years, having launched way back in 2007. It’s the entry-level van in the Citroen van Read more



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Vauxhall Vivaro van flies the flag for Britain

The Vauxhall Vivaro van will feature a ‘Made in Britain’ badge on its rear doors as Vauxhall joins the Made in Britain campaign. Founded in Read more



Vauxhall Movano

5 reasons to buy a Vauxhall Movano

After launching in 2010, the Vauxhall Movano was given a minor upgrade in 2015. The Movano has been given a front-end facelift as well as Read more



vauxhall vans

Vauxhall Vivaro van: Versatile, valiant, valuable

Hard work. Performance. Flexibility. Versatility. These are just a few of the things that Vauxhall claims that the Vivaro is built for. Given the number Read more



Ford Transit

Ford Transit sets the bar – again

Ford has topped yet another sales chart with almost 400,000 registrations of their flagship Ford Transit panel van last year. The last two years have Read more



vauxhall vivaro

Vauxhall Vivaro – Built to work

The latest generation Vauxhall Vivaro launched two years ago, succeeding a van that saw almost a million models produced at Vauxhall’s Luton plant. Since then, Read more