The Mercedes Vito Launch in Pictures

Dr. Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of the Board of Management Daimler AG with Vito drawing

Mercedes-Benz have launched their new Vito at a glitzy event in Berlin at a disused power station.  Launched in rear-wheel, front-wheel and all-wheel drive with a choice of a 1.6-litre (FWD) and 2.15-litre (RWD and AWD) engines, the new Vito now resembles the rest of the Mercedes vans range.  Read more about the new Vito […]

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The New Mercedes- Benz Vito

Mercedes Vito Front & Rear

[jwplayer mediaid="11332"] Mercedes-Benz have released the details of their long-awaited revamping of their Vito, completing the van range update to the new Mercedes-Benz corporate face. A big change sees the new Vito available in front or rear wheel drive. The competition is hotting up in the medium van segment with the new Vivaro and Transit […]

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Watch the launch of the New Mercedes Vito LIVE here

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Bookmark and tweet this page so you can watch the live reveal of the new Mercedes-Benz Vito on a stream from Berlin.  The Vito launch is much awaited and we expect that the van will look a lot like the new V-Class (at least from the outside.  Mercedes-Benz are looking to be number two player […]

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Volvo Trucks Launches A Unique Gearbox For Heavy Trucks

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Volvo Trucks is now launching I-Shift Dual Clutch – the first automated transmission for heavy vehicles with a dual clutch system. Thanks to power-shift gear changes torque is maintained without any interruption in power delivery and, as a consequence, the truck does not lose any speed during gear changes. For the driver, the result is […]

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Tradeouts Boosts Dealer Confidence with Free HPI Checks

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Tradeouts.com has partnered with HPI, the vehicle history specialist, to be the first trade site to check the history of every vehicle it has for sale. Tradeouts, which recently reported daily listings in excess of 10,000 trade vehicles, will now check all vehicles with HPI for theft and write-off status, saving dealers time, money and […]

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New Smartphone App Provides Information On EU Road Traffic Rules

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What is the speed limit on Spanish motorways? Do I need to wear a helmet when I cycle in Sweden? What safety equipment must I always have in the car when driving in Slovakia? From now on, road users do not need to spend a lot of time searching for this information. They can have […]

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Impact Handling Targets In-plant Tractor Market

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Materials handling specialist Impact Handling is introducing a new range of specialist distribution, terminal, Ro-Ro and heavy-duty tractor units into the UK, following its appointment as sole distributor for MAFI Transport Systems. Built in Germany, the MAFI range comes with a choice of Cummins, Mercedes-Benz and Volvo engines, plus Allison or ZF transmissions, depending on […]

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NEW FORD COURIER AWARDED FOUR NCAP STARS

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Ford’s new Tourneo Courier has missed NCAP’s full five star rating that has been awarded to the Tourneo Custom and the Tourneo Connect, falling short by one star.  The organisation does not test the commercial vehicle variants, but the results of the people carrying versions of vans are worth taking note of. The area that […]

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New Navara Revealed in Thailand

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We can get a sneak preview of how the next release of Nissan’s new Navara will look, since the new model has been launched in Thailand. With design cues from the Murano and more recent facelift of the Qashqai passenger cars, the Navara’s new face is less aggressive than the outgoing model. The new pick up […]

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VAUXHALL LAUNCH NEW VIVARO VAN WITH STUNT FILM

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Taking a leaf out of Volvo Trucks’ book, Vauxhall have opted to use YouTube as a medium to promote their new Vivaro. Under the auspices of an ‘extreme’ test procedure in its Kimpton Road plant at Luton, the company says that the tests, were, “designed to validate the agility, durability and safety of every new […]

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