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Citroen Berlingo

Citroen Berlingo Electric van – More versatile than ever before!

There appears to be little opposition to the belief that electric vans will have a huge role to play in the UK over the next Read more

Toyota Hilux

Toyota vans add Hilux Tipper to pick-up range

Toyota has added more versatility to its new van range with the addition of the Toyota Hilux tipper! Toyota Hilux Tipper van A pick-up van Read more

ford transit new van

Ford Transit Custom and Ford Transit get security updates!

The UK’s two most popular vans this year, the Ford Transit Custom and Ford Transit have both received important security updates, reducing the likelihood of Read more

new vans

Van news round-up August week 2!

Vanman brings you a complete round-up of the past week’s new van news. From funny new van stories to new vans, Vanman has it all Read more


The 5 worst vans to play in the Premier League!

At Vanman we celebrated the return of the Premier League by looking at the 5 best vans to have graced the prestigious tournament. Now in Read more

Nissan Navara

Nissan release limited edition Navara Trek-1 model

The Nissan Navara is the pick-up which both the Mercedes X-Class and Renault Alaskan new pick-up vans are based upon. With both the new pick-ups Read more

5 best vans

The five best vans to play in the premier league!

The return of the Premier League looms closer and here at Vanman we’ve been wondering about the best vans to have played in the best Read more

volkswagen vans

Volkswagen vans announce conversion scheme

Volkswagen vans have now added another string to their bow, with the launch of a national Converter recognition scheme for its range of new vans Read more

van leasing deals

Vanman’s best van leasing deals of the week!

At Vanman we have a wide range of new van deals available, on everything from small vans to conversion vans. We breakdown a pick of Read more

New Ford Transit Custom

Ford Transit Custom Hybrid vans to be tested in London van fleets

Ford gets ready to trial 20 examples of the UK’s most popular van, the Ford Transit Custom complete with a mixture of internal combustion engines Read more

mercedes x-class

Mercedes X-class pick-up revealed!

Its been no secret that Mercedes vans are joining the pick-up van market, now Mercedes vans have revealed images of the X-Class pick-up ahead of Read more

volkswagen transporter

Volkswagen release petrol powered Transporter models

The Volkswagen Transporter is an iconic medium van, now the Transporter range is more extensive than ever before. With the choice of two TSI turbo Read more

new van parking

New van fleet parking app launched!

Tired of receiving parking fines as a result of where you park your new van? The new pay-as-you-go AppyParking app has been launched, aimed at Read more

New Ford Transit Custom

Ford Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom get face-lifts

Due to be released next year, Ford have given away the first details surrounding the first ever facelift to the Ford Transit Custom van! What Read more

fiat ducato

Fiat Ducato scoops Fleet Van of the Year award for 2017

The Fiat Ducato has picked up a huge prize in the Motor Transport Awards 2017 with judges stating the Ducato offers an ‘excellent all-round package.’ Read more


Hands-on with the new Ford Transit Courier Sport

The smallest van in the Ford Transit family has received a new sporty spec and today at Vanman we got to have a play with Read more

Volkswagen Caddy

Volkswagen Caddy gets end of year updates

The Volkswagen Caddy is an iconic small van, now new models of the Caddy will receive end of year updates across the range. Autonomous Emergency Read more

van leasing deals

Summer Scorchers – Vanman’s best June low prices on new vans!

At Vanman we are offering a range of reduced price deals for the remainder of June on new vans. With a wide range of new Read more

new vans

Van news round-up June week 2!

Vanman brings you a comprehensive round-up of the past week’s new van news. Whether there’s new vans, funny new van stories, or anything van related, Read more

caddy black edition

Hands-on with the new Volkswagen Caddy Black Edition!

The Volkswagen Caddy Black Edition is a limited edition high spec model of the notoriously popular reliable small van. Today at Vanman we got hands-on Read more

Do you know the van speed limits?

  With new driving laws meaning that van drivers exceeding the speed limit could face fines up to £2,500, do you know the different van Read more

Top 5 new Euro 6 vans

  With new emission laws on their ways to large towns and cities, it has never been more important to own a Euro 6 van. Read more

van news round up

Van news round-up May 2017

Vanman brings you a complete round-up of the past month’s van news, from funny van news stories and serious van news stories, to new vans! Read more

new vans

Best bank-holiday weekend deals on new vans!

  At Vanman we’re in the bank holiday spirit and to celebrate the long weekend and the unofficial start of summer, we have some scorching Read more

mercedes sprinter

Top 5 most reliable vans of last year named!

  Vans travel thousands of miles per year, so everyone wants a van that they can rely on! This should be the number one priority Read more

medium vans

Medium vans – Vanman’s top 5

  The medium van segment is incredibly competitive. With over ten new medium vans to choose from, which medium van should you choose? The Vanman Read more

new vans

Price Crash – Vanman’s best reduced price deals on new vans!

  At Vanman we have slashed a number of prices on new vans this week. Whatever type of new van you are looking for, Vanman Read more


Wrapping your new van – All you need to know!

Your new van is more than just a way to get you and your cargo to the job location. For many businesses your new van Read more

van news round up

Van news round-up, May Week 2

  Vanman brings you a comprehensive round-up of the past week’s van news. Whether it’s new stories, new vans or serious van news. Vanman brings Read more

The best new van deals this week!

Time for Vanman to bring you the best new van deals of the week. Every week we’re committed to bringing you the best that we Read more

Fiat Fiorino

Fiat Fiorino – small van that packs a huge punch

Winner of WhatVan’s small van of the year 2017, the Fiat Fiorino is the smallest van from Fiat’s thriving van range. Built alongside the Citroen Read more

citroen berlingo

5 reasons to buy a Citroen Berlingo!

The Citroen Berlingo van was launched over 20 years ago, but it remains just as popular today! Winning countless awards over the years, Vanman outlines Read more

new van

The best new van deals this week!

It’s that time of the week again, where Vanman brings you the best new van deals of the week. Whether you’re looking for a small Read more

van news

Van news round-up, May Week 1

  Vanman continues to bring you a widespread round-up of the week’s van news. This can range from funny stories, new vans or serious van Read more

mercedes citan

Mercedes Citan – van review!

Based on the Renault Kangoo, the Mercedes Citan is the first small van ever created by Mercedes and has a number of credentials which suggest Read more

New van deals

The best new van deals this week!

Vanman brings you the best new van deals this week. We search through our range of high spec vans and bring you the show-stopping deals Read more

cv show

CV Show 2017 – new vans unveiled!

Many manufacturers have used the CV show 2017 to unveil new vans and concepts. Vanman outlines those on show and advises on their possible impact in Read more

van news

Van news round-up, April Week 3

Vanman brings to you a comprehensive round-up of the week’s van news. Funny stories, new vans, industry news, Vanman brings you all the van news Read more

van leasing deals

The best new van deals this week!!

Every week Vanman brings you the best new van deals and this week is no exception. Whether it is a small van, medium van, large Read more

Iveco Daily

Iveco Daily new van review

Strong with the capacity to carry almost any load weight, Vanman reviews the iconic Iveco Daily van. Iveco Daily introduction Iveco built its status from Read more

cv show

More Major Brands Announce Plans for CV Show 2017

With one week to go until the CV show, four major new van brands have announced their plans for the upcoming event. Toyota reveals new Read more

Eggs-treme deals on new vans!

Vanman brings you the best new van deals this week, with an Easter twist! At Vanman we have a whole host of egg-citing and cracking Read more

CV Show 2017

CV Show 2017 – two weeks to go!

Britain’s biggest light commercial vehicle show opens its doors to visitors on the 25th April 2017 – running for three days and offering operators that Read more

Ford Ranger

Four of the best pickups available

VanMan loves a pickup. Who doesn’t? They are practical, versatile, attractive and hard-working. Pickups can be used equally efficiently on site, off-road or even on Read more

new vans

Van news round-up, April Week 1

  Vanman brings to you a comprehensive round-up of the week’s van news. Funny stories, new vans, industry news, Vanman brings you all the van Read more

new van

The best new van deals this week

Vanman continues to bring you the best new van deal every week! Whether you need a small van, medium van, large van, pick-up or any Read more

van news

Van news round up, March Week 4

  VanMan brings you a round-up of the week’s van related news. From new vans to funny stories, here are the stories everybody is talking Read more

peugeot expert

Peugeot Expert review

The Peugeot Expert is an attractive, modern working van that combines low running costs with big load carrying capabilities. Powered by a range of diesel Read more

new van deals

The best new van deals this week

Every week, VanMan brings you the best new van deals! Whether you’re looking for a small van, medium van, large van, pickup or conversion, the Read more

van news

Van news round up

  VanMan brings you a round-up of the week’s van related news. From new vans to funny stories, here are the stories everybody is talking Read more

van running costs

How to reduce your van running costs

Running a van is not cheap. After you’ve acquired a van, taxed and insured it there are fuel and maintenance costs – and these never Read more

toyota proace

Toyota Proace review

The new Toyota Proace is a medium van built in partnership with the PSA Group and is pretty much identical to the French manufacturer’s new Read more

new van finance

New van finance – midweek specials!

Once again, VanMan rounds up the week’s very best van finance deals. We offer a number of flexible van finance options including van leasing, contract Read more

CV Show 2017: New Isuzu D-Max confirmed

The brand-new, latest generation Isuzu D-Max pickup has been revealed ahead of its debut at April’s CV Show 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. New Read more

ford transit

Ford Transit and Transit Custom get new driving aids

Just before Christmas it was Barbara. Now, it’s Doris. VanMan isn’t talking about his latest girlfriends but the recent storms to have hit the UK. Read more

small vans

Guide to new vans: Compact and Light vans

As you know, VanMan has a huge range of vans in stock. From small vans to large vans and pickups to conversions, VanMan has all Read more

van leasing on finance lease

What is Finance Lease, and how does it work?

You’re after a new van on finance, and you’re keen to avoid any unnecessary complications. There are a number of different van finance options, including Read more

ford transit connect

Ford Transit Connect van review

The Ford Transit Connect was originally launched in 2002, before getting a significant redesign ten years later, in 2012. The line-up also now includes the Read more

van finance

VanMan’s van finance deals of the week

It’s that time again – that’s right, it’s VanMan’s van finance deals of the week! We offer a number of flexible van finance options including Read more

Van Contract Hire

What is Contract Hire and how does it work?

Contract Hire represents a convenient way to get a new van on a budget…. As many of us know, choosing and buying a new van Read more

large vans

Vanman’s top 5 large vans

For the big jobs, there are large vans. Sometimes, you need the extra space or the additional payload that large vans provide. There are a Read more

Ford Transit Custom

5 reasons to buy a Ford Transit Custom

The Ford Transit Custom is unquestionably the most popular van in the UK. The figures are clear – with around 20,000 more units sold than Read more

ford transit custom

Ford Transit Custom Euro 6 review

Way back in 2012, Ford split its Transit range by introducing the Transit Custom – bringing their range in line with their rivals with the Read more

isuzu d-max

VanMan’s most economical new vans and pickups

If you’re a van operator, then you’ll know that fuel economy has a bigger impact on your company finances than most would think. Choosing the Read more

volkswagen caddy

New vans can help your business grow

Growth is an aspiration for all kinds of businesses, including tradespeople. Yes, the first goal is to earn a living doing what you do, but Read more

van conversions

Van conversion guide

New vans aren’t just your standard panel vans or crew vans. They are far more than that. In fact, there’s a whole other category of Read more

new van

Why you NEED a new 2017 plate van this year

Never underestimate the impact of a first impression. It’s huge. Think about it – we form our opinions very quickly. Yes, they can be changed Read more

new van

The new vans and pickups to look forward to in 2017

After a record-breaking 2016, the van market has never been stronger. Over 370,000 new vans and pickups were registered last year confirming 2016 as the Read more

volkswagen caddy

5 reasons to buy a Volkswagen Caddy

Having started life as a pick-up, the Volkswagen Caddy is now one of the best small vans on the market. Volkswagen’s smallest commercial vehicle is Read more

new van finance

VanMan’s most reliable vans

Let’s face it – your van is one of, if not your company’s most important asset. Unless you have a back-up or a fleet, when Read more

large vans

Peugeot Boxer – Big Capacity, Big Value!

The Peugeot Boxer has had a busy few years. In 2014, it was facelifted for a more modern appearance, then in 2016 the engine range Read more

nissan navara

Nissan Navara Trek-1 special edition launched

Pick-up fans rejoice – a new, limited edition Nissan Navara was revealed at the Brussels Motor Show this week. The Trek-1 is a special version Read more

peugeot expert

The New Peugeot Expert – 5 things you should know

The New Peugeot Expert is finally here. Unveiled alongside the Citroen Dispatch and Toyota Proace, all three vans are based on the same body. Here Read more

crew vans

Crew vans – The best on the market in 2017

For those with big working teams, a crew van is essential. A crew van is the perfect method for carrying a team of workers – Read more


Volkswagen ID Buzz concept van

New vans don’t get any more new than this. Volkswagen have revealed their latest concept van, the ‘ID Buzz’. No, really – that’s its name. Read more

Renault Kangoo

Renault Kangoo review

First introduced in 1997, the Renault Kangoo celebrates its 20th birthday this year. A second-generation model was launched in 2008, then upgraded just last year Read more

new van finance

VanMan’s best new vans of 2016

New vans enjoyed a stellar 2016. Demand for commercial vehicles rose 1 percent year-on-year, with over 375,000 new vans registered in 2016. Large vans and Read more


5 reasons to buy a pickup truck

Most commercial vehicle operators will have at least thought at some point about acquiring a pickup truck. It’s no surprise – pickups offer an attractive Read more

new vans

How to set up as a food vendor with a brand new van

The rise in popularity of ‘street food’ over the last few years has seen growing numbers of mobile food vendors take to the streets. Forget Read more

Citroen Dispatch

The NEW Citroen Dispatch – is it any good?

The Citroen Dispatch is Citroen’s brand-new medium sized van ready to take on the giants of the segment, like the Ford Transit Custom and Volkswagen Read more

nissan nv300

New NV300 completes the Nissan van range

Nissan’s new medium NV300 van has gone on sale. The Nissan NV300 is a direct replacement for the departing Primastar but is still based on Read more


The Ford Transit Custom, but not as you know it

Ford has announced two new heavily-styled versions of its Transit Custom one-tonne van. Known as the ‘Colour Edition’, the new van will be available in Read more

isuzu d-max

VanMan’s top 5 most economical pickups

Pickups are popular, there’s no denying that. It’s easy to see why – their versatility and four-wheel drive capability makes them perfect for on-site work. Read more

Van Hire Purchase

What is van hire purchase?

There are many ways to finance a new van. One of them is with a Hire Purchase agreement. So what is Hire Purchase? It’s the Read more

brand new vans

Get a brand new van for less than £50 per week!

Yep, it’s that time again…bargain time! This week’s special offers include medium vans, large vans and pickups – all for under £50 per week! If Read more

van insurance

Van insurance groups

Van insurance groups work in the same way as cars – the lower the group, the cheaper the vehicle is to insure. In the UK, Read more

Fiat Fullback

Hands-on with the Fiat Fullback pickup

By now, we’re sure you’ll have heard about Fiat’s new pickup, the Fullback. In fact, you may have even seen one on the road. Today, Read more

ford transit

Big vans, big offers!

The VanMan is back with some more big offers! Every month we bring you the best deals on new vans – and this one is Read more

new van

Is it a car? Is it a new van? Nope, it’s a conversion

New vans are what the VanMan is all about. There are small vans, medium vans, large vans, even pickups in VanMan’s amazingly priced range of Read more

van racking

Van racking tips from VanMan

Like many of these guides, it starts at the kitchen table or desk. The first thing to do when it comes to van racking is Read more


Van tax legislation may be about to change

Recently, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) recommended that LCV Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) should be reformed. Now, the industry is certain that Read more

mercedes x-class

Mercedes has the X-Factor

Mercedes has finally revealed its new pick-up, the Mercedes-Benz X-Class, which is being branded as the first ‘premium’ pick-up on the market. There are two Read more

Vauxhall Vivaro

Vauxhall Vivaro – the ideal van

The Vauxhall Vivaro is designed to look tough and improve performance. And guess what? It does. With panel van, doublecab and combi variants it can Read more


Small vans just got smaller

Small vans could be about to change forever. It’s been reported that some manufacturers are possibly looking to cease production of their smaller models like Read more

Mercedes Sprinter

Mercedes Sprinter – 3-star quality

Mercedes Sprinter. A 21-year old van that’s now in its second generation, the Sprinter is as big as it is boxy. That’s not a bad Read more

euro 6

Euro 6 vans: FTA issues warning over expanded ULEZ

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has issued a warning that a proposal to roll-out the Ultra-low emissions zone (ULEZ) a year earlier than scheduled and Read more

volkswagen transporter

5 reasons to buy a Volkswagen Transporter

The Volkswagen Transporter is a van that needs no introduction. Now in its sixth generation, the Transporter has been around for 66 years. From the Read more

peugeot expert

One-tonne vans at lightweight prices!

The traditional ‘one-tonne’ panel van is in decline, according to September’s van sales figures published by the Society for Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Statistics Read more

large vans

Autumn offers on new large vans

Autumn is here, daylight is dwindling and it’s starting to get colder. But – rather than be down about it, VanMan has decided to celebrate Read more

commercial vehicle

IAA Commercial Vehicle Show 2016 – the highlights

Last week the 66th IAA Commercial vehicle show took place at Hannover in Germany. As you can imagine, there were a lot of exhibitors – Read more


Ford Transit – a true classic

The Ford Transit launched in 1965 and has now been around for over 50 years. It’s been over three years since the Ford Transit ceased Read more

euro 6

Euro 6: what, why and when?

From the start of September 2016, all new vans sold in the UK will have to comply with strict new Euro 6 emissions standards. The Read more

new citroen dispatch

VanMan gets hands on with the new Citroen Dispatch

Today VanMan got his hands on the brand new Citroen Dispatch and took the time to check out all of this new vans’ features. As Read more

new vans

New vans MOT pass rates

It’s the once-a-year event that almost everyone dreads. No, it’s not Christmas at the in-laws – it’s your vehicle’s MOT test! When it comes to Read more

nissan nv300

New Nissan NV300 panel van revealed

Nissan has announced its new medium-sized panel van, the NV300. The new van will be available as a standard panel van, crew cab or combi Read more

new van

Nissan NV400 Dropside review

Based on the Renault Master/Vauxhall Movano platform, the Nissan NV400 is a large van that comes in a variety of forms – including the ‘Dropside’. Read more


New tracker aimed at fleets of all sizes

A brand-new fleet tracker has launched today, from telematics and usage-based insurance (UBI) technology company Hubio. Providing driver behaviour and vehicle insight for both small Read more

Ford Transit Custom

Medium vans on finance – VanMan’s best deals

Medium vans are among the most popular on the market, thanks to their compact size, driveability and capacity. Despite the recent news that large vans Read more

volkswagen vans

The new Volkswagen Crafter is here!

Volkswagen has finally revealed its brand-new large panel van, the Crafter, at a special event in Offenbach, Germany. After months of teasers and snippets of Read more

large vans

Large vans for couriers

Couriers are currently in high demand – as are large vans. It should come as no surprise – most of us now do at least Read more

Is it a van? Is it a truck? Nope, it’s the Ox

The McLaren Formula One car. The Mercedes-Benz SLR. The Rocket. And now? The Ox. Got it yet? That’s right – it’s the renowned automotive designer Read more

new vans

Sales of new vans rebound in August

After a slower July, the van market rebounded spectacularly in August. While demand dropped by 0.2% last month, the traditionally quiet month of August saw Read more

Ford Transit Connect review

The top petrol-powered vans

In the world of commercial vehicles, when it comes to engine power – diesel is king. For large, heavy-duty vans, this may be the right Read more


Ford Ranger review

The Ford Ranger is a ruggedly robust working vehicle with a heavy American influence. With front end styling that resembles a muscle car the Ford Read more

volkswagen transporter

Volkswagen shows off the Transporter Kombi Sportline

Volkswagen has announced that the Transporter Kombi Sportline is on its way, releasing details ahead of the van’s showroom debut next month. The six-seater Kombi Read more

ford transit custom

Ford Transit Custom – Smart technology

The Ford Transit Custom is one of the best – and most popular – medium vans on the market. It’s the safest van in its Read more

van leasing on finance lease

Van finance: which is the best option?

So you’re looking to buy a new van. You know what type of van you need, and have settled on a specific model. That’s the Read more

The greatest driving games of all-time

Driving games were first available back in the 1970’s, when home video game consoles were originally introduced to the public. Those original games, such as Read more

apps for tradespeople

The best free apps for tradespeople

Our lives are becoming more and more ingrained with digital tools. We aren’t taking about the latest ‘hit’ game or social media app. Nope – Read more

isuzu d-max

Stay legal in your doublecab pickup

As you’ll no doubt be aware, there have been a lot of new pickups announced this year. Customer requirements are changing and as a result, Read more

new van

MAN to launch new van

There’s a new challenger approaching! That’s right, truck manufacturer MAN will enter the light commercial vehicle (LCV) market with a new van based on the Read more


The craziest vans ever

The weekend is here again, so it’s time for a little fun! Last week, we brought you the most famous vans of all-time. This week, Read more

brand new vans

Looking for van finance? Just call the VanMan

VanMan is the new van specialist that loves to supply the nation’s tradespeople and businesses with new van finance at the lowest possible price. Whether Read more

large vans

Top 5: Biggest capacity large vans

When you buy a new van, if you carry heavy items then you’ll inevitably be looking for the best new van deals with high payloads. Read more

commercial vans new toyota proace

Toyota announces new Specialist Business Centre network

Toyota has announced a new Specialist Business Centres network to support their brand new light commercial vehicle (LCV) range. Customers can expect much better support Read more

The most famous vans of all-time

Vans aren’t just working vehicles. They’re far more than that. Vans are everywhere – on the road, on TV, in history – so much so Read more

new vans

Sales of new vans hit a summer plateau

Sales of new vans were steady in July – after five months of continued growth for the light commercial vehicle (LCV) market. Demand has risen Read more

euro ncap

What is Euro NCAP?

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) is a European car safety performance assessment programme designed to make vehicles safer. What does Euro NCAP Read more

fuel prices

Fuel prices to drop

Britain’s top supermarkets have announced a fuel price-cut, slashing prices by up to two pence-per-litre. Asda, Sainsbury’s and Tesco have all stated that they will Read more

volkswagen vans

The new Volkswagen Crafter

After releasing sketches of its new Crafter panel van earlier this month, Volkswagen has now published new images of the large panel van ahead of Read more

brand new vans

The Peugeot Boxer: Boxing Clever

The Peugeot Boxer is the French manufacturers’ biggest van, and offers such a wide range of shapes and sizes that it pretty much covers both Read more

peugeot boxer

VanMan’s best-selling vans of 2016

You’ll have recently read some news about the continued growth of the Light Commercial Vehicle market (LCV) in 2016, and how large vans and pick-ups Read more

volkswagen vans

The new Volkswagen Crafter is on its way

Volkswagen has released the first images of the new Crafter, scheduled to go on sale in around the end of the year. In an interesting Read more

Citroen Relay

5 reasons to buy a Citroen Relay

The Citroen Relay has existed under its current guise for over 20 years. Sharing a platform with the Peugeot Boxer and Fiat Ducato, the second Read more

iveco daily

The Iveco Daily – bigger and better

We now have the fantastic Iveco Daily panel van back in stock, and it comes with some excellent optional features included in the deal. The Read more

ford transit new van

The Ford Transit range: covering all bases

You may or may not be aware that Ford’s ‘Transit’ brand no longer refers to a single type of van. In fact, it now covers Read more

Renault reveals its first ever pick-up

In news that seems to be commonplace in the commercial vehicle industry this year, Renault have become the latest manufacturer to enter the pick-up market. Read more

Fiat Talento

An early look at the Fiat Talento

Fiat recently announced the successor to its long-serving Scudo, the Fiat Talento. Just like Fiat’s other new vehicle, the Fullback, you may find that this Read more

renault trafic

VanMan reviews the Renault Trafic

The Renault Trafic first launched over 30 years ago, in 1981. Since then it was seen two major overhauls – the first in 2001, and Read more

concept vans

Concept vans that never saw the light of day

The concept car is nothing new – every year we see new ideas that have been brought to life by a manufacturer hoping that the Read more

Fiat Fullback

The new Fiat Fullback is a proper off-roader

This year sees the launch of Fiat’s new pickup, the Fullback. While a new pickup, the Fiat Fullback will look very familiar to most. That’s Read more

large vans

Big vans – big offers! Large vans from VanMan

VanMan loves a bargain – but who doesn’t? When it comes to van leasing, there’s no one better. There’s some good news for those of Read more

Ford Ranger

Pickups – five of the best

Everybody loves a pickup. They’re practical, versatile and good-looking. A pickup can be used on site, off road or on holiday with the same degree Read more


Volkswagen adds 25 Van Centres to its network

Here’s some great news for Volkswagen commercial vehicle owners; you now have almost 100 outlets in the Volkswagen Van Centre network. Volkswagen have increased their Read more

van insurance

How to cut your commercial van insurance costs

With another Insurance Premium Tax rise just around the corner, it’s worth looking at the possibility of reducing your commercial van insurance costs. ‘Best price’ Read more

volkswagen amarok

First images of the new Volkswagen Amarok on the move

Volkswagen has distributed the first images of the new Volkswagen Amarok pickup on the move, along with a restyled interior cabin. The Volkswagen Amarok has Read more

New Ford Transit

Vauxhall Vivaro: The pride of Britain

The Vauxhall Vivaro is proudly built in Britain, at Vauxhall’s Luton plant. In fact, it even has a badge acknowledging its origins – you know, Read more


Clean up your act: five of the lowest CO2 commercial vans

Recent developments in London have seen van drivers inadvertently put at risk. Why? Because the new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, wants to clean the Read more

Vauxhall Vivaro

The Vauxhall van range has something for everyone

Whatever your business, whatever load you need to accommodate there is a Vauxhall van to suit you. Vauxhall has a range of compact and commercial Read more

ford transit new van

Looking to buy a new van? Make sure you’re eligible

Do you know which types of vehicle you’re legally allowed to drive? If not, don’t worry – it can be difficult to know what vehicles Read more

new van

Online shopping growth fuels new van sales

Last year in the UK, the average total weekly spend online was over £800million. That’s 12.4% up on 2014 and twice that of 2010. This Read more

van insurance

How to reduce your van insurance premium

Van Insurance. Nobody wants it – until they need it – but whether we like it or not, it’s a prerequisite for using a vehicle Read more

van leasing

VanMan’s guide to commercial vans

Commercial vans come in all shapes and sizes. Ranging from car-derived vans like the Vauxhall Corsavan to seven-seater crew vans like the Renault Master. As Read more

fuel prices

Manage your bills with a fuel card

VanMan provides some simple solutions to help manage and reduce fuel bills… VanMan is always looking to pass on advice to his readers when it Read more


Which pickups are the most economical?

VanMan brings you another ‘Top 5’, and this time it’s pickups. Pickups are versatile and usually feature four wheel drive making them ideal for on-site Read more

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VanMan’s top 5 van loading tips

New figures released this week revealed that almost nine in ten vans checked by the DVSA last year were overloaded. Overloading can affect your van’s Read more

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Top 5 most economical large vans

If you cover tens of thousands of road miles every year, just a slight difference in fuel economy is enough to significantly reduce your fuel Read more

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Van safety scrutinised by DVSA

Roughly nine in ten vans checked by the DVSA last year were overloaded. In a blow to van safety, New figures have revealed that an Read more

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Toyota releases prices for its new commercial vans

Toyota has released the pricing details for its new Proace panel van and Hilux pickup range. Both commercial vans premiered at this week’s CV Show Read more

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There are now over 4 million vans on UK roads

Figures revealed by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) this week reveal a record high in the number of vans on British roads. Read more

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Ford launches cost-saving Euro 6 compliant engine

Ford has revealed the first new EcoBlue Euro 6 compliant engine that will use sophisticated technology and innovative design to offer optimised fuel-efficiency as well Read more

large vans

Iveco announces Euro6 compliant Daily range

Iveco has announced a new Euro6 compliant version of its Daily panel van, to be launched in June ahead of the new emissions legislations becoming Read more

volkswagen vans

Volkswagen Amarok facelift: First picture revealed

Volkswagen has distributed the first images of its upgraded Amarok pick-up truck, scheduled to go on sale in the UK in the third quarter on Read more

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VanMan’s top 5 crew cab vans

If you’re looking for a versatile van, then it’s worth considering a crew cab van. Combining the capacity of a people carrier with the load Read more

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Renault van range gets added grip

Renault has announced a 4×4 version of their large Master van as well as X-Track enhanced traction models across its entire LCV range. It’s claimed Read more

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Want to become an employer? Here’s what you need to know…

If you are thinking of expanding your business to become an employer and take on more tradespeople you’re bound to have a lot of questions. Read more


Nissan Navara NP300 Review

The Nissan Navara is a pick-up truck now in its third generation, having been produced by Nissan since 1998. The third generation one-tonne pick-up – Read more

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See the new van technology on display at CV Show 2016

It’s now less than two weeks until the CV Show 2016, and it promises to be one of the busiest yet. Floor space at the Read more

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Van loading: VanMan’s top tips

VanMan gives you 10 top tips for van loading whilst minimising damage. VanMan knows what you’re thinking, that you’re clued right up when it comes to Read more

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The all-new Peugeot Expert launches this month at CV Show 2016

This year’s CV Show kicks off on April 26 at Birmingham’s NEC with a host of manufacturers exhibiting their next generation vehicles. One of which Read more

Citroen Dispatch features

5 reasons to buy a…..Citroen Dispatch

The Citroen Dispatch is a hard-working medium sized van, capable of carrying a payload of up to 1,200kg along with two passengers. Taking up less Read more

van tyres

Keep your van and crew safe with these essential tyre checks

VanMan gives you some solid advice to avoid potential fines and driving disasters with regular tyre checks A lot of people think tyre maintenance is Read more

Ford Transit

What makes the Ford Transit van such a popular choice?

The Ford Transit van is the biggest van in the range. Whatever your trade there is a Transit van to suit your needs as there Read more


LCV market grows as Ford remains the leader

The new van market ended the first three months of the year on the rise, as demand for LCVs grew 3.3% in March, according to Read more

van drivers

The UK’s best drivers are….Roofers!

Forget the stereotypes. A new study by 1st Central has revealed that roofers are the UK’s best drivers, and the least likely to make an Read more

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Driverless van trials come to the UK

British-based trials of driverless vans will begin by the end of this year, according to Nick Reed, of Government-backed research body Transport Research Laboratory (TRL). Read more

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Are HMRC changing the existing van benefit scheme?

HMRC plans company car style tax scheme for top-end vans One thing Vanman enjoys is keeping our loyal readers updated about the LCV world. Well, Read more


VanMan’s favourite April Fools’ vans

Every year on April 1st companies and brands alike give their best efforts to capitalise on the banter with a bit of free publicity. It Read more

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Buying a new van? Here’s a good place to start…

Helping you to consider which new van is the best for you and your business VanMan loves nothing more than giving useful hints and tips Read more

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Looking for a new van? Here’s how to sell your old one

Your van is your livelihood, the vehicle on which you depend to earn a living. If you’re looking for a new van, chances are you’ll Read more

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Britain’s most dangerous roads

Britain’s major road network covers over 4,300 miles and is home to 36.5million vehicles. Every day, 5 people are killed in road traffic incidents on Read more

crew vans

Which is the best crew cab van?

Vanman looks at five of the best crew vans on the market for your money When you buy a van, you want the practicality of Read more

Cheaper Van Insurance

Cheaper van insurance for UK drivers

New van insurance groups mean a reduction in insurance premiums for van drivers New van insurance groups have been launched in 2016 which are now Read more

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Driving vans safely in snow

Hints and tips on driving your van in snow and adverse weather conditions Will it snow in 2016? With predictions varying between more extreme rain Read more

Finance Lease Infographic

Buying a van on finance lease

Finance lease explained in depth to help you make that important decision As many of us know, choosing and buying a new van for your Read more

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Loading your van safely and securely

How much importance do people put on loading their vans safely and securely? It probably depends on whether you are a business van manager or Read more

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Vanman Takes a Closer Look At Contract Hire

Why is Contract hire so popular? As many of us know, choosing and buying a new van for your business can be exciting, confusing and Read more

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This Weeks Red Hot VanMan Deals

Our cheapest weekly deals on your brand new van …. Here at Vanman, we pride ourselves on having the best deals on brand new vans. Read more


VW launch the new Transporter into the LCV market

VW has a big year replacing two of its biggest and best selling LCV models VW is having a pretty big year, given the fact Read more

AdBlue for Diesel - DEF

AdBlue helping to create a cleaner atmosphere

Know your AdBlue tank to stop your van grinding to a standstill and clean up Britain’s Roads  A lot of people think that AdBlue is Read more

Toyota Hilux 2016 Pickup

Flying high with the Toyota Hilux

The new Hilux is revealed with some very interesting modifications. The new 2016 Toyota Hilux is looking to take the pickup arena by storm in Read more

Citroen Berlingo New 2015

Nip and tuck for the new Citroen Berlingo

Citroen’s best selling light commercial vehicle gets another facelift Last year alone, Citroen sold 15,349 units. That’s three times more units compared to 5879 sold Read more

Nissan Navara NP300 new for 2015

New Nissan Navara NP300 revealed at Frankfurt 

New Nissan Navara NP300 debuts at Frankfurt motor show The New Nissan Navara NP300 debuts in Frankfurt Motor Show this year with its class-leading loading Read more

Hire Purchase Explained by the VanMan

Buying a van on Hire Purchase

Hire purchase explained in depth to help you make that important purchasing decision As many of us know, choosing and buying a new van for Read more

Top 6 Fuel Efficiency Tips

Top 6 Ways to Boost Your Fuel Efficiency

Vanman gives you 6 fuel saving tips to help with cash flow Vanman has again been thinking about ways in which we can save you, Read more

New Peugeot Partner Van for 2015

Introducing the Peugeot Partner

The Peugeot Partner which gives you a lot of van for a small price The new look Peugeot Partner is one of the UK’s most Read more

Overloaded Vans and the Law - VanMan

Is the Weight Of Your Van An Issue?

Vanman looks at a big problem sweeping the nations LCV drivers as police are cracking down Here at Vanman, safety is one of our number Read more

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Citroen Berlingo Review

Vanman turns his attention to the new Citroen Berlingo with positive findings. Citroen has always been considered one of the UKs leading manufacturers of both Read more

Keeping your van safe and secure from thieves

How to keep your van secure

Most of us rely on our vans to do our job, making your van one of the most important things that you and your business Read more

Van Telematics

What is Telematics?

How can technology help reduce LCV running costs? Everywhere you go in the motoring industry, the word ‘Telematics’ keeps raising its head. What is it? Read more

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Under Pressure – Van Tyres

Tyres. When was the last time you checked yours? Vans are our workhorses. Our livelihoods on wheels. They go anywhere and take everything with them Read more

AdBlue for Diesel - DEF

What is AdBlue? Your LCV questions answered

What is AdBlue? AdBlue or Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is a non-toxic, non-flammable, biodegradable urea solution that is used with the Selective Catalytic Reduction system Read more


Van driver convicted of middle lane hogging

Since 2013, motorists who hog the middle lane on motorways, have been risking a £100 fine and points on their licence. We have all been Read more

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The benefits of ply-lining your van

Buying a new van is an investment to your business so naturally there are lots of questions to ask when choosing your workhorse. Do you Read more

Citroen - Peugeot - Vauxhall Small Vans for 2015

Great things come in small van packages

As the saying goes, you wait for ages for one thing and then several come along at once. We’re not talking about buses here but Read more