Left:Ed Pedder, Major Accounts General Manager, collected the award on behalf of the Intertruck team from President of the IAAF, Nick Best (right).

Intertruck, part of Unipart Commercial Vehicle, has won the prestigious IAAF CV Distributor of Excellence Award for an unprecedented third year running. Intertruck is a wholly owned national network of over 40 branches, offering a complete range of Truck, Trailer, Light Commercial Vehicle, Bus & Coach, Municipal, Specialist & Off-Highway parts to fleet operators and […]

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Mercedes-Benz dealer Road Range Commercials in Mangement Buy-Out

Road Range’s Mike Jones, left, and Brian Kempson, right, with Chris Smith of Robert Smith Group

The management team running Road Range Commercials, the Mercedes-Benz truck and van dealer for Merseyside and North Wales, have acquired a majority stake in the business.  The new owners are former Dealer Principal Brian Kempson, who takes on the role of Managing Director, and Financial Director Mike Jones.  With the ink still drying on paperwork […]

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Ciceley gets Dead-End Job with Electric Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL

Mercedes Vito E-Cell

The Midcounties Co-operative’s funeral service has become the first UK customer for the electric Mercedes-Benz Vito van. The Long-bodied Vito E-CELL was supplied by Blackburn dealer Ciceley Commercials, having undergone conversion to private ambulance specification by Wilcox Limousines, of Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire. Ciceley Commercials is additionally processing orders from Midcounties Co-operative Funeral for eight […]

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Volvo Dealer Locator App

Volvo Trucks’ newly-launched Dealer Locator smart phone ‘app’ makes it easy for customers to find information about their nearest dealer or service workshop. The app is being continually updated to incorporate Volvo Trucks’ entire global service network, which consists of more than 2,300 dealers and workshops. Volvo Trucks has a worldwide service network which is […]

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Britain’s first Mercedes-Benz Atego Hybrid on the Road

Mercedes Atego Hybrid

Waitrose stores in central London are now receiving deliveries from the first of a new breed of low-emission Mercedes-Benz trucks. Operated by shared user distribution specialist Lenham Storage, the groundbreaking Atego BlueTec Hybrid employs a Euro 5/EEV diesel engine and an electric motor, which can power the vehicle individually or in tandem. Depending on the […]

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Sparshatt’s Mercedes-Benz classics star at bypass opening


A pair of classic Mercedes-Benz trucks were the first vehicles to venture onto a long-awaited, £35.5 million bypass at Sittingbourne in Kent, which finally opens to the public at the end of December. Mercedes-Benz commercial vehicle dealer Sparshatts of Kent has been in the forefront of a campaign launched more than 30 years ago to […]

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All-Night Market Event Shows how to Sell Commercial Vehicles

The Zeroed on show at Covent Garden

Bodybuilder Paneltex has recently successfully completed a 48-hour day/night product demonstration event at New Covent Garden Market in central London, which instantly resulted in a two-vehicle order for refrigerated box bodies from one visitor to the event. Over a two-day period in December, Paneltex organised a product exhibition during the night on both days, where […]

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New Isuzu Rodeo Dealer in Bishop’s Stortford

CJB Motor Sales has become the latest addition to Isuzu’s expanding UK dealer network, bringing the Japanese pick-up brand to a new customer base in Hertfordshire. Based in the heart of the historic market town of Bishops Stortford, CJB Motor Sales has the M11 motorway, local railway station and Stansted Airport all within a five-mile […]

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Kangoo Electric Vehicles Arrive at UK Dealer

Renault Kangoo ZE Electric at Vospers

 Vospers has taken delivery of the brand new 100% electric Renault Kangoo Z.E., which has just been voted International Van of the Year 2012. The company is one of the first 21 dealers in the UK to be allowed to promote the Renault electric range. After driving the new Renault Kangoo Z.E., Steve Mallett, Vospers […]

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Nissan NV200 Electric on trial

A prototype zero-emission all-electric NV200 van is ready to start real-world testing on the streets of London. FedEx Express and Nissan are collaborating over a two-month period to evaluate how the NV200 electric vehicle prototype copes with the rigours of daily duties in the capital. The Nissan NV200 EV prototype uses the same EV powertrain […]

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