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.
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...