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Medium Van Comparison: Ford Transit Custom vs VW Transporter

Medium Van Comparison: Ford Transit Custom vs VW Transporter

  Medium vans are the backbone of the UK's trades & fleets - they're all about payload, practicality & reliability. The VW Transporter & Ford Transit Custom are 2 of the best available right now - the icon & the best-seller, respectively. So, sit back & read on to find out...

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Top 5 Things We Love About The Peugeot Expert

Top 5 Things We Love About The Peugeot Expert

By Tom Roberts   The Peugeot Expert is a fleet operator's dream that delivers everything you'd want in a mid-size commercial vehicle! This PSA group medium van certainly has some similarities to its EMP2 platform brothers and sisters - the Vivaro & Dispatch- but there are still plenty...

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Old To Gold - History Of The Ford Transit

Old To Gold - History Of The Ford Transit

  The Ford Transit name is so iconic that many vans - despite not being made by Ford - are simply referred to as "Transit Vans". It's been well over 50 years since the first true Transit made its debut, so it's about time Vanarama van expert Tom Roberts took a look at how the Transit went from...

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Hands-On With The Maxus E Deliver 3

Hands-On With The Maxus E Deliver 3

  The world's 1st ground-up electric van is a major milestone for the eventual shift from combustion engines to full-electric - that's the Maxus E Deliver 3 in a nutshell. Vanarama's van expert Tom Roberts got his hands on a pre-production model to tell you all about this milestone van in more...

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Large Van Comparison: Citroen Relay vs Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Large Van Comparison: Citroen Relay vs Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

  The Citroen Relay & the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter are 2 large vans crying out for your attention, which is why Vanarama Van Expert Tom Roberts has put them head-to-head in his latest commercial vehicle comparison article. They say that size isn't everything… unless you're looking for a large...

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Top 5 Things We Love About the Vauxhall Combo Cargo

Top 5 Things We Love About the Vauxhall Combo Cargo

  If you are looking for a multi award winning panel van, you've found it in the Vauxhall Combo Cargo. This van has serious carrying capacity of up to 4.4m3, plus it's PACKED with additional storage in the cabin for all your personal & work belongings. With frugal running costs, smart design...

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How to Keep Your Van Secure

How to Keep Your Van Secure

  For many people, their van is their business - it's their mobile office, carries their tools & materials, & is their primary mode of transport - so keeping it secure is top of the list. To help you keep your van & business as secure as possible, Vanarama van expert Tom Roberts has...

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McDonald’s Worldwide Menu Quiz

McDonald’s Worldwide Menu Quiz

  The UK's most beloved American fast food restaurant is once again opening its drive-thru windows so the British public can get their Big Mac fix. With the coronavirus lockdown beginning to ease, many of the nation's favourite restaurants and fast food chains are reopening, even if it is just...

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Peugeot Expert Van Review

Peugeot Expert Van Review

  Frequent readers of our expert van reviews and YouTube channel viewers will know that we've already reviewed the Vauxhall Vivaro & the Citroen Dispatch. Those are 2 of the vans currently on the market right now that platform share the PSA Group's medium van platform. Now I'm delighted...

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The Most Reliable Vans In 2020

The Most Reliable Vans In 2020

  Reliability is a key demand for van users, but what makes a van reliable depends on what it's being used for. To help you get a handle on this subject, Vanarama's van expert Tom Roberts rounds up some of the vans available in the marketplace right now that are most often called "reliable"....

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5 Things We Love About Peugeot Boxer

5 Things We Love About Peugeot Boxer

  If you're looking for a large van with a lengthy loading bay & low running costs then the Peugeot Boxer might be the one for you. This large van is loaded with practical features including efficient engines, spacious loading bays & durable cabins with 4 lengths & 3 body...

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How To Compare Pickup Trucks

How To Compare Pickup Trucks

  Before deciding which pickup truck you want to lease, it's worth taking some time to compare the vehicles available. To help you do that, Vanarama's commercial vehicle expert Tom Roberts has put together a list of the 7 key areas to base your comparisons on. When comparing pickup trucks,...

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How To Turn Your Restaurant Into A Food Delivery Service

How To Turn Your Restaurant Into A Food Delivery Service

  The restaurant, pub and other hospitality industries have been some of the hardest hit during the coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown began on Monday 23 rd March, and establishments that served food and alcohol were immediately asked to close. According to trade body UKHospitality , this has...

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Toyota Proace Review 2020: Everything You Need To Know

Toyota Proace Review 2020: Everything You Need To Know

  I'm delighted, no, I'm vibrating with happiness to introduce you to the Toyota Proace medium van! This is the 4th van we've reviewed that's built on the PSA Group EMP2 Platform - we've done the Vauxhall Vivaro, the Citroen Dispatch & the Peugeot Expert but today, let's see how the Toyota...

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Ford's Small Vans Compared: Fiesta Van Vs Transit Connect Vs Transit Courier

Ford's Small Vans Compared: Fiesta Van Vs Transit Connect Vs Transit Courier

Ford has a van to suit everyone & at the smaller end of the light commercial vehicle (LCV) marketplace they have 3 vans for users to choose from: the Transit Connect small van, Transit Courier compact van & Fiesta Van super compact car-derived van. To help you work out which one will...

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Top 5 Things We Love About The Nissan Navara

Top 5 Things We Love About The Nissan Navara

  Did you know that the Nissan Navara is named after the Navarre region of Spain where it's built? Well, now you do! This award-winning pickup truck is renowned for its strong drivetrain, undeniable value & cutting edge technology. Sounds perfect, no?     Apart from the...

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Driving Your Van After Lockdown: Top Maintenance Checks

Driving Your Van After Lockdown: Top Maintenance Checks

  To help you get your business & van back on the road after lockdown, Vanarama van expert Tom Roberts has pulled together his top maintenance checks to make sure everything is in complete working order. More vans on the roads is a good sign that the UK's small businesses & sole traders...

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Peugeot Boxer Review 2020: Everything You Need To Know

Peugeot Boxer Review 2020: Everything You Need To Know

  Today I'm reviewing the Peugeot Boxer at the professional trim level. This trim means a lot more comfort in the cabin to go with all of that power under the bonnet. The first thing you may notice about this van is that it looks incredibly similar to the Citroen Relay - take a look at the Relay...

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The Most Popular Vans & Pickup Trucks Of 2020 So Far

The Most Popular Vans & Pickup Trucks Of 2020 So Far

  While 2020 has been a strange year, vans & pickup trucks are still being bought & leased. The people who use them - tradespeople, delivery drivers, cleaners & more - are keeping the UK's wheels turning, so now is an especially interesting time to find out from Vanarama's Tom Roberts...

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Top 5 Things We Love About The Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian X

Top 5 Things We Love About The Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian X

  The Mitsubishi L200 Series 6 is a versatile 4x4 pickup with advanced technology. It's reliable, robust & can take on any terrain. You can depend on the L200, this truck has class-leading total load capacity, which means you have the flexibility to haul everything you need. Whether...

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