Focus On : Vans and LCVs

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As operators cut costs, many are looking to light commercial vehicles as a way forward – with medium van chassis, smaller chassis cabs, as well as car derived and integral light vans all seeing increased uptake. (image: Mitsubishi)

So with panel vans and specialist van conversions alike now part of transport managers’ drive for efficiency, the focus is on OEMs, body builders and van conversion companies to deliver more flexible, yet purpose-built and high performing LCVs.

But it’s not just about higher-capacity, ultra-efficient, modular LCVs. Light vans and medium vans are also being challenged to meet increasingly stringent emissions limits and to improve on fuel economy. Further, owner-drivers are demanding more and better equipment – from air conditioning to satnav units and automatic transmissions.

As fleet managers and engineers contend with the changes, Transport Engineer’s online focus on vans and LCVs will keep you informed.

News
23/04/2018

Peugeot boxes clever with LCVs

Peugeot has announced a new LCV conversion programme, called Built for ...
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12/04/2018

MOTs for electric vans

The government has announced that all electric vans registered before 1 ...
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06/04/2018

First MAN vans for Aspray2

Willenhall-based supply chain business Aspray24 has taken delivery of six ...
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28/03/2018

Electric vans for water firm

Yorkshire Water has taken delivery of ten Nissan eNV200 electric vans – ...
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27/03/2018

Allports Group at CV Show

Allports Group has announced that a Renault Range T High will be taking ...
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Features
05/04/2018

CV Show preview

Only a few weeks to go before the commercial vehicle world converges at ...
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01/03/2018

Computer says brake

Although fitted as standard in medium and large trucks, AEBS technology is ...
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01/03/2018

Springtime is show time

Some of the biggest names in the LCV industry will be among the major ...
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01/02/2018

E-axle conversions for vans

Operations of diesel light commercial vehicles are likely to be ...
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01/01/2018

In the vanguard

Vans were at the centre of the ACEA’s ‘Powertrain options for commercial ...
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