Category Archives: Exhibitions

Tokyo Motor Show offers glimpse into the future

The Tokyo Motor Show opened this week, offering up not just an array of the world’s wackiest cars but also an interesting insight into where the automobile and van industries could be heading in the near future.
A common theme for the show has been an emphasis on vehicles of a smaller size, with the majority of the 14 Japanese and 18 overseas manufacturers exhibiting, showcasing tiny electric vehicles in which passengers ride in tandem.

The Commercial Vehicle Show at the NEC

At the beginning of April the Commercial Vehicle Show takes place at the NEC in Birmingham, which is about 8 miles East of Birmingham city centre. With around 16 thousands visitors expected to attend what is likely to be the biggest shop window for commercial vehicle and van operators.

Cranleigh Vehicle Show

This Sunday, the 19th August, the 11th Classic Car Show and Autojumble will take place. It has been organised by Cranleigh Lions and will be held at The Cranleigh Showground from 9am till 4:30pm.
The Show
There will be a range of vehicles, 1,700 are expected, and they are dating from 1907. The vehicles that can be expected there are motorcycles, scooters, heavy military service vehicles and commercial vehicles.
Commercial Vehicles
It is great news to hear that commercial vehicles will form part of the event as many people […]

Commercial Vehicle Show 2012

Yesterday marked the beginning of the tenth annual Commercial Vehicle Show, hosted in the NEC Birmingham arena. This event provides people and companies within the industry, as well as commercial vehicle insurance providers, the opportunity to network with each other and get updates on the latest news and product releases.
Big Reveals
One of the most visited exhibitions was the UK debut of the Ford Transit Custom, which will be going on sale later this year. The Transit Custom has updated features which are proving to be […]

Ford Transit Custom Cargo Launch in the UK

At the 2012 Commercial Vehicle Show, hosted at the NEC Birmingham Arena, Ford will launch their new Transit Custom van. This van is the cargo version of the Tourneo Custom van and will be on sale later in the year throughout Europe. This is the beginning of a new mission by Ford to refresh their entire commercial vehicle range. By 2014 they hope to launch numerous commercial vans, both in Europe and across the pond in the United States of America.
It’s Not the Tourneo
The features […]

Peugeot to Showcase Partner at the Commercial Vehicle Show

The Commercial Vehicle Show is truly a sight to be seen, with wall to wall technology, new vehicles and parts on show with every manufacturer on hand to help with any enquiries you might have.
This year’s commercial vehicle show will be taking place at the NEC Birmingham towards the end of April and will feature a whole host of fantastic new commercial vehicles for all those in the industry to marvel over. Included in the future releases to be unveiled is the Peugeot Partner…with a […]

Renault Kangoo Z.E. Voted ecoVan 2012

At the awards, Renault’s Kangoo Z.E. van was voted ecoVan of the year 2012. It faced some stiff competition beating Azure Dynamics Ford Transit Connect, Mercedes-Benz Vito E-CELL and the Nicholson McLaren Citroen Nemo. It was also recognised as International Van of the Year, making it the first electric vehicle to hold the prestigious title. This van has continued to impress, as I have mentioned in a previous blog that it won Van of the Year 2012.
One of the main differences between the Renault’s […]

Hybrid Chevrolet 2500 Cargo Van to be displayed

XL Hybrids is a company that have developed a hybrid vehicle technology which has been fitted into Chevrolet’s Express 2500 cargo van. The van will be displayed at the 2012 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Energy Conference Energy Showcase. The company has been conducting pilot trials of this van in preparation of launching the van for commercial sales.
Hybrid Technology
Hybrid vehicles have been available over the past ten years, providing an alternative environmentally friendly vehicle. Hybrid technology is unique as it improves fuel economy and reduces […]

Commercial Vehicle Show show off to a good start

The Commercial Vehicle show at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) got off to a cracking start yesterday, with thousands of visitors cramming into halls 4 and 5 of the building. There was plenty to see for all visitors with action aplenty in both halls.
Ford unveil super van
No white van driver can fail to have been impressed by one offering from Ford, although they would have found it mightily difficult to get a commercial vehicle insurance quote on the featured van. Continuing its tradition of building […]

Commercial Vehicle Show returns after three year absence

Hundreds of hauliers and couriers who can find a day to spare in their busy schedules will be making tracks for the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham this week to look in on the only motor show in the UK that specialises in road transport vehicles. Thousands of visitors with an interest in commercial vehicle insurance will visit the show over the three days of the 12-14th of April.
The excitement running up to show for those in the industry has been felt even more than […]