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Greater adaption for local businesses to keep afloat, but van drivers still not seen as key workers, shows Mercedes-Benz Vans business barometer

Greater adaption for local businesses to keep afloat, but van drivers still not seen as key workers, shows Mercedes-Benz Vans business barometer

Local businesses are travelling further than ever before to attract customers and are pushing the boundaries of what is ‘local’ in order to stay afloat; two-thirds of companies have widened their search and are prepared to travel up to 25 miles outside of their home, and in some cases more than 50 miles (34%), to service new business, according to

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Sleeping under the stars: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles shows first images of the new Mini-Camper

Sleeping under the stars: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles shows first images of the new Mini-Camper

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has revealed the first images and details of the successor to the Caddy Beach. The new Mini-camper is based on the all-new fifth generation Caddy and boasts a host of new features. One example is the entirely new bed concept that has been redeveloped to offer greater versatility. Technology in the compact camper van

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World’s first fuel cell heavy-duty truck, hyundai xcient fuel cell, heads to Europe for commercial use

World’s first fuel cell heavy-duty truck, hyundai xcient fuel cell, heads to Europe for commercial use

Hyundai Motor Company today shipped the first 10 units of the Hyundai XCIENT Fuel Cell, the world’s first mass-produced fuel cell heavy-duty truck, to Switzerland. The company plans to ship a total of 50 XCIENT Fuel Cells to Switzerland this year, with handover to commercial fleet customers starting in September. Hyundai plans to roll out a total

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Van sales decline in May as demand and availability are hit

Van sales decline in May as demand and availability are hit “Light commercial vehicle registrations fell by -74.1% in May as the pandemic continued to affect demand and availability”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Associa

“Light commercial vehicle registrations fell by -74.1% in May as the pandemic continued to affect demand and availability”, said Sue Robinson, Director of the National Franchised Dealers Association (NFDA) which represents franchised commercial vehicle and car retailers across the UK, commenting on the SMMT’s LCV registration figures.

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