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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.

New Ford Fiesta Van

Ford Fiesta by now is a well recognised name and so it should be, it has been around since 1976 and even since then there has been a light commercial versions. Well this is no different for the new generation of Fiesta. Vans that are based on small cars are a niche market but Ford are determined to offer a product in all of the van markets.

Ford are now Taking Orders for the Fiesta Van

Ford has revealed you can now order their next generation of Fiesta Van. They are predicting that the first deliveries will be received at the end of January. The diesel version of this van has fuel consumption of 76.4mpg which is the same as 100g/km in CO2 emissions.

New Congestion Charge Plans

New plans have been revealed to extend the Congestion Tax discounts so it includes light commercial vehicles. This at first glance is great news as the money saved on the congestion charge, can be used for paying the commercial vehicle insurance. However, the current level of emissions of 100g/km that is required to be included is now being reduced to 75g/km.

A Bread and Butter Van: Fiat Scudo

When we see van reviews, nearly all the vans are kitted out with GPS systems, leather trim, air conditioning, alloy wheels and so on. The aim of this is to hope that readers think that all of these extras come at standard and at a base price. We all know however that these extras are not cheap; what most fleet owners want to see reviewed is the basic model, the essential vehicle for business purposes.

Getting the best quotation for your insurance

Reducing the cost of your van insurance is of course in the interests of any company or individual employing the use of a van – especially for those businesses that revolve around the use of vans, such as delivery companies. There are a number of methods available for lowering the cost of a van insurance quote, steps that any company or individual can take to get a better price and save money. Getting your insurance quote lowered depends on a number of factors, which if […]