Mercedes has already announced its plans to enter the hotly contested pick-up market, but these are the first pictures of the manufacturer’s new 1 tonne truck out in the wild.

The next generation of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van has been spied during hot weather testing in Spain, wearing heavy camouflage around its front end suggesting a significant revision to the grille.

Volkswagen Crafter 2017

The Volkswagen Crafter will be a direct rival to the Ford Transit’s mighty range when it is launched next year, after the German manufacturer officially revealed the specification for its new in-house built van.

Volkswagen Crafter

Volkswagen (VW) has published the first official images of its new Crafter, which is set to be unveiled at the IAA Hannover motor show in September.

Renault Alaskan

Renault has launched its first ever one-tonne pick-up truck, opting to keep the Renault Alaskan name used on the concept vehicle

European Union

The European Commission (EC) intends to tighten the rules for van operators and bring them into line with the regulations that govern the HGV industry.

Pukka Insure has been launched to provide an alternative for van drivers struggling to secure insurance.

Building the Toyota Proace is a huge responsibility, according to PSA Group head of LCV product David MacQueen. 

Peugeot Expert

Peugeot expects its all-new Expert van, premiered at the CV Show, will become a major player in the mid-sized van segment and are aiming for an ambitious 17% market share.

Ssangyong Korando Sports DMZ

SsangYong is becoming more sophisticated as a brand according to UK marketing director Steve Gray.

This year’s Commercial Vehicle Show is all about vans, not trucks.

Ssangyong has updated its Rexton 4x4 van with a new Euro-6 engine, offering more power and torque and reduced CO2 emissions.

LDV V80

The LDV brand has returned to the UK after a seven-year absence with a Chinese built van from SAIC Maxus

Bandvulc VV2 tyre

A new tyre created specifically for the dotcom industry has been on display on the Bandvulc stand at this year's CV Show. 

The number of vans hits a record high with more than 4 million on our roads

Ford Euro-6 engines

Ford reveals new EcoBlue engines for Transit and Transit Custom

Toyota introduces new joint-venture Proace van to the UK

The FTA has launched a van best practice scheme for operators of smaller fleets.

Peugeot Expert

New Citroen Dispatch and Peugeot Expert vans make show debut at the CV Show

Reflecting the fact that this month marks Isuzu’s centenary, its Professional Pickups stand has doubled in size for this year.

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