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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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


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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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 safety

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

commercial vans new toyota proace

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

dangerous roads

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

euro 6 compliant engine

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

cv show

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

peugeot expert

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

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

driverless van

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

dangerous roads

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

contract hire

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


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