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.
Van driver back pain costing the UK £21bn per year

Van driver back pain costs the UK £21bn per year


The majority of British van drivers have had to take time off work because of back pain caused by an improperly-adjusted driver's seat.
Jeremy Clarkson review of the Peugeot Rifter for Sunday Times

Clarkson: I loved the Peugeot Rifter


Jeremy Clarkson is famously less-than-complimentary about Peugeots. And people carriers. So why does he say he loves the van-derived Rifter?
Me and My Motor: pop star Gary Numan

Me and My Motor: Gary Numan, electronic musician


"This might sound obvious, but I really did write Cars about me sitting in my car,” explains Gary Numan, who had a No 1 hit with the song in 1979

Volkswagen and Ford to build vans together


As a result of this new partnership, Ford and Volkswagen will work together on releasing new vans and pick-up trucks as early as 2022.
Blight van man: huge rise in van theft as crooks defeat keyless systems

Huge rise in theft of vans with 'smart keys'


It’s being called the blight of van man, or woman. Figures reveal there has been a staggering 100% rise in the theft of vans taken without the ow
Melanie Reid in praise of white-van man

Melanie Reid in praise of white-van man


There is fellowship, and then there is white-van-man fellowship. One of my happiest alter egos is out driving my Mercedes Sprinter, alone...
Me and My Motor: singer Beverley Knight

Me and My Motor: singer Beverley Knight


Growing up in Wolverhampton in the 1970s, nothing represented freedom for Beverley Knight, soul singer and Mobo award winner, more than...
Me and My Motor: Jason Kenny, Olympic cyclist

Me and My Motor: Jason Kenny


Jason Kenny, the six-time Olympic cycling gold medallist, is relaxing trackside. But this isn’t a velodrome, he’s at Silverstone, practising...
Electric taxi factory expands into vans

Electric taxi factory expands into vans


Geely, the Chinese car maker, has revealed plans to launch Britain’s first dedicated electric van manufacturing plant in the factory it built...
Me and My Motor: Bill Bailey, the musical comedian, is tickled pink by a French fancy

Me and My Motor: Bill Bailey


Bill Bailey has been on the road for more than 30 years. His current Limboland tour is now taking him to Australia and New Zealand...
Me and My Motor: Charlie Mullins, multimillionaire boss of Pimlico Plumbers

Me and My Motor: Charlie Mullins, boss of Pimlico Plumbers


As a newly qualified plumber driving around London in his beaten-up Morris Minor van, Charlie Mullins would gaze at the Bentleys and Rolls-Royces...
Me and My Motor: Eddie the Eagle Edwards

Me and My Motor: 'Eddie the Eagle' Edwards


One of the most memorable images in Olympic history was the sight of Michael Edwards soaring – or falling, to be more precise – from the ski jump...