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VEHICLE ANALYSIS: 2015MY Mitsubishi L200 Barbarian

It might be about to enter its ninth year of production but the L200 pick-up remains competitive and has aided Mitsubishi Motors Europe's 23...

VEHICLE ANALYSIS: D-Max lifts Isuzu sales by 85%

Despite having a one-model range, Isuzu sales have been rising strongly in 2014, and outpacing the market. In June alone, volumes were up by...

NEW PRODUCT: Nissan unveils the 'big box Leaf'

Commercial vehicle operators approach the appraisal of a new vehicle with a completely different approach to a private car buyer or company...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Back into the fray...

Well, it's been a very short working week - just two days in fact - but the new year has already given us auto industry talking points. As e...

Latest Interviews

INTERVIEW: Ford UK fleet director, Phil Hollins 3 Mar 2014

Dave Leggett

Ford's UK fleet director Phil Hollins is responsible for UK market leader Ford's fleet sales. Dave Leggett recently caught up with him at a launch event for the new Transit Connect.

Q&A with XL Hybrids: Electric powertrains for CVs 24 Jul 2013

Matthew Beecham

US-based XL Hybrids is a developer of hybrid-electric powertrain technology for commercial vans and pickup trucks. In this interview, Matthew Beecham talked with the company’s VP of business development and co-founder, Justin Ashton about what makes their technology different and where we can see it.

Latest News

Volvo wants to consolidate Indian units 18 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

AB Volvo reportedly plans to group all of its independent operations in India "under one umbrella".

Volvo Group truck sales fall 8% in August 18 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

Deliveries by the Volvo Group’s truck operations in August 2014 fell 8% year on year to 11,809 vehicles.

NZ commercial vehicle sales boom in August 11 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

Registrations of 3,106 new commercial vehicles in August reflected continued strong demand and was the best result for the month since the local Motor Industry Association began collecting records for this type of vehicle.

One minitruck, three brands 9 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

They don't make just minicars in Japan, there are minitrucks, too.

Ford sees slow F-series sales ahead of alloy model 4 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

Ford executive John Felice reportedly has said lower sales for the F-series truck are forecast for the rest of the year ahead of the highly-anticipated launch of the 2015 aluminum F-150.

Strong UK van demand boosts CV sales 4 Sep 14

Graeme Roberts

Strong demand for vans, some produced locally, continued to "carry" the UK's commercial vehicle market in August 2014, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said.

Latest blogs

Mercedes basks in German World Cup victory 16 Jul 14

Simon Warburton

Mercedes-Benz has wasted no time in basking in Germany's reflected glory of winning the World Cup on Sunday night and becoming the first side since reunification to lift the golden trophy.

Volvo Trucks and Van Damme's 'Epic Split' 7 Feb 14

Dave Leggett

Look, I don't seek out things like this. I was on Volvo Group's website looking for serious stuff about trucks and then I stumbled on a release about an 'Epic Split' featuring the actor sometimes known as 'muscles from Brussels'

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