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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5 ways to keep your van cool through the summer

It has been one hot July with temperatures reaching up to 38C in some parts of the UK. With another month of summer, it is more than likely that we could continue to sizzle. But, while the temperature soars, businesses and tradespeople will continue to use their vehicles which are essential for their work. This …

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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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Contract Hire a Van for Tax Savings

There are many benefits of leasing a van through contract hire. Some of these benefits include a low initial outlay, a pre-determined monthly rental rate, inclusive road fund licence, a flexible contract of 1 to 4 years, and the van under contract hire is not considered a company asset and therefore is an off-balance-sheet property. …

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Buying Used Vans

Why choose a used van over a new one? Mainly because used vans are more affordable than new models, giving van buyers the opportunity to buy a nicer model than what they could actually afford at a new van price. Secondly van insurance rates are normally less expensive for used vehicles. In addition, vehicles are …

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About van Finance Types – Finance Lease, Hire Purchase, Contract Hire

About van Finance Types – Finance Lease, Hire Purchase, Contract Hire Considering van finance? Purchasing a van for your business is a big decision. Not every business has the financial capacity to buy a vehicle outright and in case the company does have the money to purchase a vehicle on a cash basis, it is …

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Choose pickup trucks based on brand and size

Choose pickup trucks based on brand and size Trucks were once easy to choose as they were rather basic, without many options to choose from. Things are however different today as the trucks today are full of choices ranging from a basic work truck to luxury sedans. So if you need help choosing the right …

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Reasons and help with leasing kombi vans

Reasons and help with leasing kombi vans Many business owners overlook the benefits of leasing kombi vans, where kombi is a Volkswagen Type 2 campervan and the shortened form of Kombinationskraftwagen. Many business owners think that in the long run, leasing is not a cost-effective option and as leasing service providers do not grant ownership …

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