CommercialFleet

Road Tests

  • Van Reviews 1 Nov 2006

    Volkswagen’s new panel van is built for serious business. And it looks as tough as it drives.

  • Van Reviews 12 Oct 2006

    We've been locking antlers, arm wrestling and generally behaving like Lord Flashheart from Blackadder in the Fleet News office. The reason for this outpouring of testosterone? Our Mitsubishi L200.

  • Van Reviews 7 Sep 2006

    With the launch of the new Ranger, Ford is the last of the major muscle truck manufacturers to significantly upgrade its offering.

  • Van Reviews 1 Sep 2006

    The trio of panel vans from Citroën, Peugeot and Fiat, which come off the same production line, have now entered their third incarnation. And the birth has caused a few problems here at Fleet Van

  • Van Reviews 1 Sep 2006

    Ford is the last of the major muscle truck manufacturers to significantly upgrade its offering with the launch of the new Ranger.

  • Van Reviews 24 Aug 2006

    My colleague Trevor Gelken, from whom I have taken custody of our L200 Warrior, was beginning to warm to it after a month or two in its company.

  • Van Reviews 1 Jul 2006

    The Ford Transit, the undisputed leader in Britain’s light commercial vehicle market, is now entering its sixth incarnation, with a host of improvements

  • Van Reviews 1 Jul 2006

    Our latest long-term test van is a useful vehicle with fire in its soul

  • Van Reviews 1 Jul 2006

    Having spent a week with the latest incarnation of the Citroen Dispatch, I’ve come to the conclusion that this vehicle is rather like Oscar Wilde’s character Dorian Gra

  • Van Reviews 1 May 2006

    It’s sleek, it’s smooth and Mercedes-Benz reckons it’s the safest LCV in the world. Meet the German manufacturer’s brand new panel van.

  • Van Reviews 1 May 2006

    The Volkswagen LT may be due to be replaced by the Crafter in a few months’ time, but there are still plenty of reasons to consider it at buying time until then.

  • Van Reviews 1 May 2006

    I believe it was TV motoring presenter Jeremy Clarkson who opined once that the best car safety measure would be to remove all drivers’ airbags and replace them with large metal spikes.

  • Van Reviews 16 Mar 2006

    The Citroen Berlingo may be 10 years old, but it doesn’t seem to have lost any of its attraction for fleet buyers over the years.

  • Van Reviews 1 Mar 2006

    Trying to persuade Britain’s hard-nosed van fleet operators to cough up an extra £1,000 per vehicle for automatic gearboxes in order to make their drivers’ lives easier may sound like an impossible task.

  • Van Reviews 1 Mar 2006

    Can you really buy a pukka panel van for ten grand? Yes you can – and it ain’t half bad either.

  • Van Reviews 1 Mar 2006

    The brutish-looking Volkswagen Crafter is one of three brand new panel vans to be launched this year

  • Van Reviews 1 Mar 2006

    For those who need a macho commercial vehicle but don’t want to drive one, the Kia Sorento fits the bill exactly.

  • Van Reviews 1 Jan 2006

    Mitsubishi’s new 4x4 truck not only looks different from its Nissan and Toyota rivals but its power rating sets it apart too.

  • Van Reviews 1 Jan 2006

    Objectivity is thrown to the wind as happy memories of travelling the world are rekindled with the evergreen Toyota Hiace

  • Van Reviews 22 Dec 2005

    The latest member of the ever-burgeoning Renault Trafic family is this natty nine-seat minibus.