Van News 4 Jan 2023
More than 90% of businesses that try an electric van opt to keep them
More than 90% of businesses that try out an electric van using its medium-term rental product – Arval Flex EV – are opting to keep them, Arval UK has said.
Van News 4 Oct 2022
Electric van adoption driven by environmental and cost advantages
Fleets identified a range of motives, including environmental concerns, alongside cost and corporate social responsibility factors.
New Contracts 11 May 2022
Advance orders: It’s ‘make your mind up time’, say leasing firms
Faced with long lead times for new vans, fleet operators are being urged to order vehicles early to help mitigate disruption to supply
Van News 23 Dec 2021
Van fleets should plan for EV switch now
Van fleet operators are being encouraged to start planning for the arrival of electric commercial vehicles in 2022, if they are not already doing so.
Van News 15 Jun 2021
DfT survey shows how electric vans are being deployed and where
Price, size, range and capacity are still barriers to uptake, according to operator responses.
Van News 13 May 2021
Arval reveals effect of payload and temperature on electric van range
Fleet operators should expect electric vans to achieve 60-70% of their claimed range in real-world use, according to a new study carried out by Arval.
Van News 15 Oct 2020
‘Dramatic shift’ to electrified vans expected
A 'dramatic shift' to electric power will soon be underway for UK businesses operating vans, according Arval Mobility Observatory (AMO) research.
Latest News 21 Jul 2020
CAZ and ULEZ affect almost half of fleets, finds Arval
Almost half of UK fleets expect to be affected by the introduction of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) and the London Ultra-Low Emissions zone (ULEZ).
Van News 27 Jan 2020
Diesel vans dominate thanks to lack of alternatives
Van fleets are tentatively exploring the petrol and electric alternatives after years of diesel dominance in the LCV market, the FN50 survey suggests.
Van News 8 Aug 2018
Almost one in five fleets have 'right-sized vans', finds Arval
Almost one in five (17%) companies have changed the size of vans they operate on their fleet in the last year, according to new research from Arval.
Van News 23 Jul 2018
Derogation ‘opens up’ large van market to alternative fuels
The new 4.25 tonne van derogation could help to open the large panel van market to alternative fuel commercial vehicles (AFCVs), says Arval.
Latest News 3 Apr 2018
Electric vans should require MOT test says Arval
The MOT test exemption for electric vans should be closed, says Arval.
Pick-up News 14 Nov 2017
Growing number of fleets choose a pick-up over a company van
The arrival of prestige manufacturers in the pick-up sector is leading to a growing proportion of buyers choosing to run them instead of vans, says Arval.
Van News 27 Jul 2017
Van fleets should take advantage of ‘rightsizing’, says Arval
Businesses are missing significant opportunities for rightsizing with 83% simply replacing vehicles with one of the same size, according to Arval.
Van News 8 May 2017
Arval issues advice to fleets as thefts from vans increase
Arval is releasing new advice to fleet operators in the light of reports that thefts from vans are rising rapidly.
Latest News 13 Apr 2017
Arval to present certificates from its first van training course at CV Show
The first certificates for Arval’s new van training course will be presented at the Commercial Show 2017 on its opening day - Tuesday April 25.
Van News 29 Mar 2017
Arval to operate 'consultancy corner' at CV Show
Commercial vehicle experts from Arval will be available to talk through even the most complex and unique van challenges at Commercial Vehicle Show 2017.
Latest News 16 Feb 2017
Diesel still has an important part to play for fleets, says Arval
Diesel still has an important role to play for many fleets despite calls for a scrappage scheme designed to improve air quality by removing older vehicles, says Arval.
Van News 26 Jan 2017
Fleet operators warned to consider impact of Euro 6 on vehicle choice
Van fleets need to look carefully at the impact of Euro 6 emissions requirements on payloads before replacing older vehicles.
Van News 10 Jan 2017
Arval trials calculate increase in fuel consumption as payload increases
An increase in fuel consumption of more than 20% between an unladen panel van and the same vehicle with 75% of its maximum payload has been recorded in trials by Arval.