Bump in the Night- The UK’s Rental-vehicle Collision Problem…

Road accidents are a nonpareil phenomenon; you can’t quite look head-on at the multitude of twisted metal and shattered glass, but you can’t quite bring yourself to look away either. Undoubtedly a common occurrence within the UK, with over 1,560 reported road deaths in 2021, and over 27,000 maimed or seriously injured, road safety should …

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Sick and Tyred – The UK’s Growing Van Theft Problem 

An infelicitous fact: Campervan theft is on the rise. But why?  For starters, to say that this choice of vehicle carries about a certain appeal is a huge understatement; in this day and age, luxury or staycation vehicles are indisputably one of the major wheeled targets that criminals tend to keep their eyes peeled for. …

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The Road to the Future: The Growth of Rental Vans in Europe

-Hats off to an industry with a wheely promising future! Ladies and gentlemen: We’re finally in the future.  Gradually, yet unimpeachably, the world of technological advancements, electrification, and publicly accessible web-based luxuries have been making their mark on society for as long as the majority can remember. To an individual belonging to a dated section …

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Rest and Relaxation… as Far as the Eye Van See

When life’s got you holding back tyres, SAIC Maxus is on your side! An indubitable fact: We all desperately need that holiday. Whether it be from those interminable, mundane work hours, ceaseless stress, or the incessant pit-pattering and howling of infamous English rain against your window panes, we understand that it can be strenuous to …

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Fuel Consumption of Modern Vans – Most Important Aspects to Familiarise Yourself

Fuel consumption is a key consideration when it comes to buying or renting a van. Maybe you’re eco-conscious and keenly aware of the environmental impact of your vehicle. You’re almost certainly price-conscious and keenly aware of the numbers by the diesel or petrol pumps! If you have opted for a fully electric model, you’ve got …

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Volkswagen stops production of vehicles in Russia and suspends export.

As a result of the Russian attack on Ukraine the Group Board of Management of Volkswagen Vans AG has decided to stop the production of vehicles in Russia until further notice. The decision will apply to both the Russian production sites in Kaluga and Nizhny Novgorod and affects the VW Transporterand the Volkswagen Crafter Vans …

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Almost 50% of van drivers risk a £200 and 6 penalty points for using SatNav on a smart phone.

Research from 1,000 UK van drivers has found that 46 per cent of them use an app on their smartphone but may still be at risk of breaking the law following the introduction of new rules from January 2022 New laws state that it is illegal to touch your device (designed to prevent a loophole …

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Van security: 5 tips on how to avoid theft and protect your business

Vans are an essential tool for businesses and tradespeople. You’ll invest a lot of money into getting the van that you need and you rely on its use in order to make a living. This is why it’s important to ensure you have the best van security possible. Making sure your van is secure goes …

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ULEZ and the impact on pre Euro 6 van owners

Does your business depend on your van / fleet of vans? Wonder where you stand with Diesel? It’s no surprise, It doesn’t seem that long ago Diesel engines were praised for their: Great mileage Lack of ignition tune up Longevity Torque But with the ever increasing need to clean up the air, and the onslaught …

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Is Your Van Ready for Winter Driving?

Is Your Van Ready for Winter Driving? Due to the most powerful El Niño on record, weather forecasters have, as early as September, issued warnings to get ready for blizzards and sub-zero temperature conditions across the whole United Kingdom. The changes in air pressure over the Arctic, the negative phase of the North Atlantic Oscillation …

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Most Economical Small-sized Vans for 2014-2015

Though fuel prices tend to be quite stable over the past few months, running costs are still a primary concern for most van owners and operators. There are various brands and models of small vans in the market today, each claiming fuel economy. Here Swiss Vans presents the ten most fuel efficient small panel vans …

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A New Van Could Improve Your Business

Arriving at a client’s house or place of work in a rickety van that has seen better days will likely leave a bad first impression and lower your chances of winning the business of the client. A survey conducted by Populus in 2013 indicated that the condition of a tradesman’s van directly affects business. First impression lasts …

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Choosing the Right Alloy Wheels for Your Van

Customizing your van can readily transform it from a common van to one that exudes your character and individuality. Options for aftermarket accessories are wide – from roof bars to spoilers; from chrome fittings to tinted windows; and other exterior modifications. One of the first modifications that most van owners turn to is alloy wheels – that …

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