The NV200, Nissan's global all new small van, has been awarded the International Van of the Year (IVoY) 2010 by a jury consisting of 23 specialised European journalists representing a readership of more than half a million owners of commercial vehicles.

"The jury was particularly impressed by the fact that Nissan created a compact light commercial vehicle that sets new standards in terms of internal space in relation to the external dimensions," said the official statement from the IVoY Jury.

"We are delighted to receive the IVoY 2010 award as the recognition of Nissan's determination to create innovative light commercial vehicles that exceed customer expectations," said Andy Palmer, Senior Vice President, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.

"The NV200 is a global vehicle that associates unmatched levels of functionality with unique and attractive design. We offer our customers a vehicle that is an efficient and reliable business tool," said Palmer.