The average end of contract (EOC)charges for vans increased by 12% over the past 12 months, from £376 to £420, according to the latest data from the FN50.
Van fleets are tentatively exploring the petrol and electric alternatives after years of diesel dominance in the LCV market, the FN50 survey suggests.
Sprinter keeps grip on top spot in our FN50 reliability survey, holding off the VW Transporter.
Ford has overtaken its main commercial vehicle rivals to top the FN50 rankings for the most reliable vans in 2016.
Van downtime is such an issue for hard-pressed delivery and maintenance companies that a place in the FN50 top reliability table is a hugely-coveted prize
Commercial fleets are increasingly seeking a single source to handle funding for both trucks and vans
Ford locked out the top positions in the FN50 van reliability survey for both model and manufacturer for the second consecutive year.