UK commercial vehicle production rises for fifth consecutive month


Commercial vehicle output has risen for the fifth month in a row, according to figures released by the SMMT.
Future of Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port factory secure after decision to build electric vans

Ellesmere Port secure after EV investment


More than 1,000 jobs will be protected at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port factory after it decided to build electric vehicles at the plant.

Electric van boss makes Rich List


The Russian CEO of electric bus and van start-up Arrival has entered The Sunday Times Rich List for the first time.
Van rental checks introduced to prevent terrorist attacks

New van rental checks to prevent terrorist attacks


New guidance designed to prevent terrorist attacks using vans and other commercial vehicles has been introduced today.

Vans falling well behind cars on safety


New research has found that the safety of light commercial vehicles such as vans lags significantly behind that of passenger vehicles.
Volkswagen Caddy van gets the California camper treatment

VW Caddy van gets the California camper treatment


The new VW Caddy California is the successor to the Caddy Beach campervan and the first Caddy to bear the California name.
British Gas orders 1,000 electric vans

British Gas orders 1,000 electric vans


Energy provider British Gas has announced that it has ordered 1,000 electric vans, as part of its plans to electrify its entire fleet by 2030.
Pollution concerns could spell end of free deliveries

Pollution could spell end of free deliveries


An attempt to lower congestion and harmful emissions could spell the end of free internet shopping deliveries, The Times has learnt.
2021 Morris Commercial JE November 2019 reveal

Morris revived as a retro electric van maker


The Morris name is set to once again return to UK roads with this, the ultra-cute retro Morris JE, after a British-based investment firm announce

Van thefts in the UK rise by 50% in four years


According to figures sourced from UK police forces, there has been a spike in van thefts across the country over the last four years.
VW Transporter Kombi review by Nick Rufford for Sunday Times

2019 Volkswagen Transporter Kombi review


The white van once provided the transport needs for self-employed plumbers and plasterers. Now, it seems, it's the turn of the surf van.
A delivery van driver caused three major crashes along a mile-and-a-half stretch of the M6 motorway — and continuing on after each collision. Police in Birmingham arrested Awil Hayow, the driver of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter delivery van, for his dangerous and illegal driving.

Delivery driver arrested after multiple crashes


Astonishing CCTV footage shows a delivery van driver causing three major crashes along a mile-and-a-half stretch of the M6 motorway.

Plug-in London taxi now comes as a panel van, too


The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) is no longer exclusively a manufacturer of London's iconic black cab — it now makes a panel van, too.