UK-based freight van maker LDV has confounded the doomsayers before. The company is too small to survive they said, and its no frills products are too old and too far off the pace. But the company, which traces its lineage back to the commercial vehicle days of British Leyland and before that Morris, has retained a niche in the British marketplace. Amid signs that all was not quite well, it was recently acquired by private equity firm Sun Capital. Where to next? Joe Ayling spoke to LDV marketing director Steve Miller.