Tag Archives: Van

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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VAN Sales take the lead in the UK Market | TRANSPORT NEWS

Car sales performance may be flat but van sales are showing that businesses are investing in new vehicles to handle extra home deliveries and local transport. The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has outperformed the entire UK motor vehicle market in terms of registrations in April 2020, according to figures published today by the SMMT. This is the first time a van has ...

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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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Renault Attraction increases with EOFY Benefits | TRANSPORT NEWS

Renault Australia has value-packed offers on the award-winning LCV range of Trafic, Master, and Kangoo throughout May. The Renault Trafic is now available from $37,990 drive away for the short wheelbase manual version. The automatic line-up now starts from $45,490 drive away, complete with Renault’s Efficient Dual Clutch transmission (EDC). Buyers can take advantage of a competitive 3.9 per cent finance offer ...

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ACE PLAYS ITS CARD | Van Review – Ace Cargo

Delivery’s Stuart Martin takes his first drive in the ACE Cargo  A small electric delivery van is showing that automotive manufacturing in Australia may have taken a beating, but the industry is far from dead. While the major global brands no longer build vehicles here, smaller niche operations are taking the industry in a new direction. Adelaide-based Aldom Motor Body ...

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SHAPE-SHIFTER | Van Review – Toyota HiAce

Neil Dowling reviews the all-new Hiace van Preparing to go to work punting a delivery van through city traffic is usually as warmly anticipated in terms of excitement and pleasure as waiting at the dentist before root canal surgery. Vans can be the coldest, noisiest and most body-shaking mobility machine on the market, with levels of acceptability directly correlating to ...

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DAILY DELIVERY | VAN REVIEW – Iveco Daily

Iveco shows it is well placed for local urban distribution – Words and Images by Brenton O’Connor. With the massive growth in e-commerce and online business, including a grocery home delivery trend led by the likes of Coles and Woolworths, light trucks sales have risen dramatically. When someone is contemplating purchasing either a single van or a fleet of light ...

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