Van Reviews

CAUGHT IN TRANSIT | Van Review – Ford Transit Van

Ford’s new-generation large van boasts a heritage of over half a century – Words and images by Ed Higginson. When you talk of vans, the Transit is a probably at the head of the list for product recognition. The first model set radical new standards for van design, comfort and performance, also gaining the rather dubious accolade that it was ...

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PEOPLE MOVING PRACTICALLY | Van Review -Toyota Commuter GL 

Join Delivery’s Ed Higginson for a drive in Toyota’s Commuter GL . Toyota’s Hiace van has a long history in Australia, with its first appearance way back in 1967. Now into its sixth generation and after a 15-year wait, the new update is a major event for Australia’s largest selling mid-size van. This is indeed a big deal, with Toyota ...

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FULLY CHARGED | TRANSPORT NEWS – Jordan Gilliland takes to the EV market with the Renault Kangoo

Jordan Gilliland takes to the EV market with the Renault Kangoo THERE is no question to it: There’s an electric future in the automotive world and the reality is that it’s coming upon us fast. Some European cities already plan to phase out sales of diesel vehicles and the UK recently announced it would ban new petrol, diesel and hybrid ...

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CHINESE CHEQUERS | Van Review-LDV

LDV offers two choices in the medium van market – Words by Stuart Martin The van battle is not simply a Korea versus Japan proposition, with cameos from the Europeans and the Chinese having staked something of a claim to a spot in the cheap and cheerful end of the segment with its LDV G10 and V80 ranges. The LDV ...

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THE PREFERENCE FOR PUGS | Van Review – Peugeot

Peugeot focuses on reinvention and rejuvenation of the brand It’s the newest small van to launch onto the Australian market and if you go for the top of the line model it’s full of technical innovation and safety equipment that would impress even a prestige car owner. But we are talking here of the entry-level Peugeot Partner, a small van ...

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Rubber Solution | Company Profile – Jim’s Franchise Tyre Replacement Service

Jim’s Franchise brings tyre replacement to your door With 35 years experience working in the automotive industry, many spent as a tyre store manager, Russell Langham was looking for a change and the chance to work for himself. Knowing the tyre industry inside out, the solution for Russell was to take on a franchise operation for a relatively new division ...

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Expert Advice | Van Review

Peugeot strengthens its focus on the Australian LCV market European mid-size vans have taken the fight to the established Asian brands in recent years and the reasons are easy to understand. European vans have long enjoyed a reputation for incorporating higher levels of safety, improved standards of ride and handling and for offering more comfort to minimise driver fatigue. They’re ...

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CADDY SHACK | Van Review – VW Caddy

VW Globally prepares to launch its all-new Caddy while continuing to develop its e-Crafter for zero-emissions operation. Volkswagen continues to power along on a plateau, with sales for 2019 across the globe showing deliveries of 491,600 light commercial vehicles, just 1.6 per cent below the level of the previous year (499,700). While the company recorded modest growth in the European ...

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It’s all in the name of Morris Commercial |Feature

British nostalgia is resurrected in Worcestershire – Chris Mullett reports. British vehicle manufacturing has a splendid history in The Midlands of the United Kingdom, but to the knowledge of Delivery, the village of Hinton on the Green, in the Vale of Evesham, was never part of that great heritage. With the opening of the Midland Railway in 1864, an essential ...

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Pub, Club or Sightseeing trip? | Van Review

Luxury travel with your designated driver and seven mates – words and images by Ed. Higginson When it comes to luxury vehicles, Mercedes-Benz usually leads the way and if you need the capacity for eight people, then the Mercedes-Benz V-Class is a great place to start. The updated V-Class hit Australian showrooms in late 2019 when Mercedes-Benz gave the class ...

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