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Do Tradespeople Really Like The Tea You Make?

Do Tradespeople Really Like The Tea You Make?

When a tradesperson visits your home to carry out some work, there's one tool that is much more important than a hammer, chisel or drill needed to complete the job. That tool is… tea! Brits drink more than 60 billion cups of  tea per year, that's 909 cups each! Tea is often consumed at work during...

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Climate Crisis: How Green is Your Parcel?

Climate Crisis: How Green is Your Parcel?

With concerns about climate change getting louder each year, environmentally conscious online shoppers are beginning to demand that retailers and delivery companies react to the crisis. Potential solutions are for stores to offer eco-friendly delivery slots and to replace petrol-powered vehicles with...

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Top 5 New Vans For 2020

Top 5 New Vans For 2020

Following a busy launch-filled 2019, Vanarama van expert Tom Roberts takes a look forward to 2020 & everything he's looking forward to seeing in the light commercial vehicles marketplace over the next 12 months. As we hurtle towards 2020 at an increasing pace, it's the best time to preview...

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Best Large Van 2019

Best Large Van 2019

We've reviewed & driven a fair few large vans in 2019 & now it's time to reveal the top 3 & crown a best large van of 2019. Tom Roberts reports. Large vans just seem to be getting bigger and better & during 2019 I reviewed & drove a fair few of them. While medium vans may dominate...

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Best Medium Van 2019

Best Medium Van 2019

Having reviewed & driven a fair few medium vans in 2019, it's time to reveal the top 3 & crown a best medium van of 2019. Tom Roberts reports. It sounds like a well-worn cliche, but medium vans really do come in all shapes & sizes, not to mention trim levels of varying degrees of luxury...

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The UK’s Commercial Parking Crisis

The UK’s Commercial Parking Crisis

As UK towns and cities continue to grow, being able to find a parking space has become increasingly difficult. This is especially the case for commercial van drivers as over the last decade, an increased demand by the public for shopping online has led to an expected daily delivery rate of over 150...

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Best Small Van of 2019

Best Small Van of 2019

Having reviewed & driven a fair few small vans in 2019, it's time to reveal the top 3 & crown a best small van of 2019. Tom Roberts reports. Small vans come in all shapes & sizes these days, & during 2019 I was lucky enough to review & drive a fair few of them (even getting...

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Yes, We Van: The Nation's Van Drivers Say Get Brexit Done

Yes, We Van: The Nation's Van Drivers Say Get Brexit Done

On the eve of the December 2019 UK general election, Vanarama reveals how van drivers up and down the country are planning to vote. Pulling out: 75% of van drivers in the UK say they just want to see Britain leave the EU. Changing lanes: Over a third of van drivers say they intend to vote...

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Why Is The Ford Ranger So Popular?

Why Is The Ford Ranger So Popular?

The New Ford Ranger Is The Best The Ford Ranger is a popular & iconic compact pickup truck with a dominant grip on sales in the UK, but what is it about this truck that makes it so popular? Vanarama's Tom Roberts reports. When I filmed my review of the latest version of the Ford Ranger -...

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The UK’s Tool & Van Theft Hotspots

The UK’s Tool & Van Theft Hotspots

Here at Vanarama we understand how important our vans are to tradespeople up and down the country. They are the lifeblood for thousands of businesses and provide a means for traders to make a decent living. Having a van or tools stolen can have a massive impact on trade, especially just before Christmas...

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Tesla Cybertruck: Great Spec And Far-Future Looks

Tesla Cybertruck: Great Spec And Far-Future Looks

What Is The Tesla Cybertruck? Tesla's entry into the light commercial vehicle marketplace with the Cybertruck was something a lot of us were waiting to see. If you've been blinded by its strange looks and glass mishaps you might have missed its spec reveal and the huge implications they will have...

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What is the best pickup truck for snow?

What is the best pickup truck for snow?

There's snow business like a new pickup truck With so many pickup trucks to choose from, and winter right around the corner, you might be wondering which one drives over snow the best. Vanarama's Tom Roberts has got the verdict. Pickup trucks are going through a period of peak popularity on...

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Vauxhall Vivaro Review: Everything You Need To Know

Vauxhall Vivaro Review: Everything You Need To Know

Made in Britain and loved by Brits Let us introduce you to the Vauxhall Vivaro – born and bred in the UK, this medium van is favoured by the British builder. Want to know why? Read more below… Good news, we've made your life easy, well easier, watch our full video review here first before...

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Ford Transit Custom Review: Everything You Need To Know

Ford Transit Custom Review: Everything You Need To Know

It's the UK's bestselling van! Wondering why the Ford Transit Custom is THE nation's favourite van? Grab your glasses (if you need them) and give this a read. Vanarama's Tia Richards tells you what you need to know below... Before we introduce you to the VERY popular Ford Transit Custom, lets...

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Manarama 2018

Manarama 2018 - 45 days to raise £150k Find out how Vanarama's multi-award-winning Manarama campaign grew from a simple idea into a £150k charity donation to Prostate Cancer UK...

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Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian: Everything You Need To Know

Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian: Everything You Need To Know

Say hello to the Prince of pickups! Want to find out if the Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian deserves a crown? Keep reading because we've got everything you need to know right here. Prince or pauper? Vanarama's Tia Richards reveals all. If you've never seen the Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian, take a look...

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Handing Back Your Leased Van? Here's Our Top Tips

Handing Back Your Leased Van? Here's Our Top Tips

It can strike fear in the heart of any van driver – that moment you hand over your van at the end of the lease period to a person appointed by the finance provider. Their job it is to examine your vehicle for fair wear and tear. The worry is – will you be confronted with additional charges? Fear not...

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Vanarama Research Reveals Just How Important First Impressions Are For New Business.

Vanarama Research Reveals Just How Important First Impressions Are For New Business.

Recent figures from Hudson Contract revealed that weekly earnings for tradespeople across the UK fell by 3.2% in June. The recent decline reveals just how challenging business conditions are for tradespeople amidst the ongoing economic and political uncertainty. With competition for business proving...

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8 Practical Tips For Choosing Your Van

8 Practical Tips For Choosing Your Van

Choosing Your Van - Here's Our 8 Practical Tips Need a hand choosing your van? keep reading to find out more...Picking your brand-new van is not a decision you should take lightly. It pays to arm yourself with the facts before deciding on the van of your dreams. These tips will help you make the right...

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Ford Transit Connect: Everything You Need To Know

Ford Transit Connect: Everything You Need To Know

The Ford Transit Connect is compact, comfortable and VERY capable READ ALL ABOUT IT – here's all you need to know about the Ford Transit Connect , the small van with A LOT to offer. Vanarama's Tia Richards tells you more… Before you get stuck in, watch our full Ford Transit Connect video review...

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