Volkswagen Celebrates Best Ever New Vehicle Registrations


Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has celebrated best ever new vehicle registrations. Sales had passed 2013’s full-year results of 40,857, completing sales of 41,267 from January to November 2014. Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles remained number two in the light commercial vehicles sector with a YTD market share of 13.4%. Every vehicle in the brand’s multi award-winning model range […]

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Ford Records Major Boost In CV Sales

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Ford extended its total vehicle sales advantage over its nearest rival by 40% in November, comfortably beating overall CV market sales growth. Ford CV sales in November were up 24.8% at 7,287, compared with November 2013. Total sales of Ford CVs for the YTDwere up 23.6% at 80,192, compared with 2013. The full availability of […]

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Volvo Launch New FL 4×4

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The Volvo FL is now available in a four-wheel drive version for service and off road applications. “The Volvo FL with four-wheel drive with its 2.1m cab, and wheelbase options from 3350mm to 4100 is compact and versatile and can perform challenging service tasks on all types of road surfaces,” said John Comer, Product Manager […]

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Strong Demand For Vans Continues Growth In Market


Latest data from SMMT has shown that registrations for commercial vehicles grew 4.2% in November, a YTD increase of 13.1%. That growth was again fuelled by the van market, which rose 17.1%, to 26,516 units in the month. Truck registrations declined 49.6%, to 2,729 units in the aftermarth of new Type Approval legislation. “Surging demand […]

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Iveco Launches Platinum Edition Daily Van


Iveco has introduced a special ‘Platinum’ version of its new Daily 35-130 van. The special edition Platinum model is powered by a 2.3-litre 130hp diesel engine and is available with a choice of a 10.8m3 or 16m3 load volume. The new model, available only as a 3.5-tonne GVW panel van will retail at £19,995 for the small […]

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200,000th Mercedes Truck Built At Aksaray


The 200,000th truck has rolled off the assembly line at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Aksaray, Turkey. The plant’s employees celebrated the milestone together with Dr. Wolfgang Bernhard, member of the Daimler AG Board of Management with responsibility for Daimler Trucks & Buses, Stefan Buchner, Head of Mercedes-Benz Trucks, Gerald Jank Head of Production Mercedes-Benz Trucks, […]

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£1m Funding For Aquila Trucks


Aquila Truck Centres has secured a £1m invoice finance facility from Secure Trust Bank Commercial Finance. The funding package will provide the business with the working capital necessary to stabilise its long-term growth strategy and will allow it to continue to be one of the largest independent franchised dealerships in the UK. James Smith, Managing […]

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Renault Trucks Strengthens Scottish Team

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Renault Trucks has strengthened its sales team in Scotland with the appointment of two new Transport Solutions Executives (TSE). The addition of Angus McIntosh and Calum Aitken to the team reflects Renault Truck’s continued growth in, and commitment to, Scotland. Reporting to Richard Voigt, Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and Ireland, the new TSEs will […]

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Trial Of Collision Reducing Technology Hailed A Success

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The trial of the latest in potentially life-saving 360° camera technology has been hailed a success by its innovators Brigade and Continental. For three months the Brigade Backeye360 Elite system with the powerful ASL360, pioneered by Continental, at its core, has been put through its paces. Although systems that offer a surround view in a […]

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Caddy Scoops Small Van Of The Year Title


The Volkswagen Caddy has scooped the Small Van of the Year honour at the ACFO awards. Voted for exclusively by ACFO members, the highly-respected awards reflect the day-to-day operational experience and expertise of fleet decision-makers. Commenting on the awards, Chris Black, Head of Fleet, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, said: “We’re delighted to win this award, especially […]

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