Specialist high volume and low payload body builders Maxi-Low are to introduce a new model on to the market offering greater payloads than a standard panel van.

Volkswagen Caddy 2015

Volkswagen has admitted that the carbon dioxide levels and fuel consumption figures for some 800,000 cars were “set too low”

Vauxhall commercial vehicles is enjoying a bumper year with fleet sales up by 52% and retail sales up 20%. The increased volumes can largely be attributed to significant gains made by both the Movano and new Vivaro models. While sales of Corsavan is up 13% and Combo numbers have increased by 7%, it is Movano (+44%) and Vivaro (+51%) that are leading the way.

Renault has revamped its Kangoo van range, altering the trim levels of the small city van to bring the model more closely in to line with the larger Trafic and Master vans.

Fiat has released the first images and details of its new pick-up truck that will be based on the recently revamped Mitsubishi L200

Ford Environment Agency

The Environmental Agency is to take delivery of 55 new all-wheel-drive Transit vans in order to help with flood and coastal defence programs.

Volkswagen has again declined to address the issue of potential compensation relating to the recent emissions scandal, insisting that it is “too early” to discuss the matter, despite a number of legal firms starting to call on VW owners to register an interest in making a claim.

Pick-Up Award

Testing for the International Pick-Up Award has began in Oslo, Norway, with three brand new vehicles up for contention.

Volkswagen Crafter 2016 spy

Spy photographers have captured the new Volkswagen Crafter testing in the Alps ahead of its launch next year. 

The latest versions of Volkswagen's Caddy and Transporter models made their UK debut when they were launched at van centres across the UK on 7 September, exhibiting design and technology enhancements including upgraded engines, further improved safety features and increased levels of comfort.

Thames Water to buy 900 new Fiesta Van, Transit Connect, Transit Custom, Transit and Ranger LCVs. 

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has delivered 285,000 vans so far this year

New Volkswagen Caddy storms into British Gas fleet with 1,000 van orders

Grays Truck & Van relocates to former site of Croydon airport with new sales, service and parts operation

Volkswagen unveil a new off-road Caddy van at the Frankfurt motor show

SUV concept from SsangYong could hint at the firm’s next Korando commercial vehicle

Ford Ranger 2015

The new European version of the Ford Ranger has gone on display at the Frankfurt motor show with cleaner engines, new technology and safety features, and an updated look.

Vauxhall Vivaro Surf

A lifestyle concept of the Vauxhall Vivaro will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show this week that has been designed for beach and mountain excursions.

August's year-to-date van registration are up 16.8%, showing evidence of a return to form

Volkswagen has launched an online service booking tool that allows customers to select their nearest Van Centre, type of work, date and drop off time.