Jeremy Clarkson: Laugh at the Peugeot Rifter all you want, but I loved it


Jeremy Clarkson is famously less-than-complimentary about Peugeots. And people carriers. So why does he say he loves the van-derived Rifter?

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...
Me and My Motor: Cerys Matthews of Catatonia on family cars and beaten-up trucks

Me and My Motor: Cerys Matthews of Catatonia


Before Catatonia became one of the top-selling groups of the 1990s, Cerys Matthews and her bandmates spent many long nights driving home...
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

News: GPs are the most accident prone drivers on the...


White-van man may suffer from a reputation for recklessness but it’s the drivers in white coats you should really be concerned about...
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

Restaurant owner uses Rolls-Royce as fruit and veg...


It's not every day you see a gold Rolls-Royce stuffed with vegetables. Incredibly, I see just such a sight at least once a week on my way to work...