Road Tests

  • Van Reviews 22 Dec 2005

    If it’s true that life begins at 40, the Ford Transit is the newest kid on the LCV block.

  • Van Reviews 8 Dec 2005

    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 24 Nov 2005

    WE’VE had to get in a big supply of Yorkie bars, ready for driving the latest addition to our long-term test fleet.

  • Van Reviews 1 Sep 2005

    The new Mitsubishi Fuso Canter is a vehicle that falls between two stools when it comes to classification.

  • Van Reviews 1 Sep 2005

    There are 3.5-tonne dropside trucks galore on the market today but few can match the proportions of the Iveco Daily on test here – it’s massive.

  • Van Reviews 1 Sep 2005

    As our long-term Vauxhall Vivaro goes back to its rightful owner, Fleet Van looks back over six months of glorious motoring

  • Van Reviews 7 Jul 2005

    Britain's double-cab 4x4 market is set to take a dramatic turn in August with the launch of the new Nissan Navara.

  • Van Reviews 1 Jul 2005

    Is the Citroen Berlingo dual fuel still a credible alternative to the more conventional diesel derivative?

  • Van Reviews 1 Jul 2005

    Mercedes-Benz has sacrificed good looks for extra loadspace with the hi-roof Vito.

  • Van Reviews 16 Jun 2005

    You would think that driving a vehicle which boasts 4.9 cubic metres of cargo space would present no problems getting a week’s shopping back from Sainsbury’s. Well, that’s where you’d be wrong.

  • Van Reviews 12 May 2005

    Our trusty Vauxhall Vivaro crew-cab is covered in dirt at present. It’s so mucky that some sexist wag has scrawled ‘I wish my wife was this dirty’ on one of the back doors

  • Van Reviews 1 May 2005

    Don’t be fooled by the diminutive engine in this van. MultiJet technology means 1.3 litres can give more than enough power to push the Fiat Punto van along nicely.

  • Van Reviews 1 May 2005

    Dainty it is not, but for fleets wanting a behemoth to move both people and loads, the Iveco Titan ticks the right boxes.

  • Van Reviews 10 Mar 2005

    The days when a van was a box on wheels with a cab and an engine at the front are long gone

  • Van Reviews 1 Mar 2005

    Citroen C2, plus a little thoughtful tweaking adds up to a brilliant little van

  • Van Reviews 1 Mar 2005

    After two years of ‘will-it-won’t-it?’ style speculation, the new LDV van range is here. But was it worth the wait?

  • Van Reviews 10 Feb 2005

    Ford, along with partners Ricardo, Valeo and Gates, has produced a diesel/electric hybrid Transit van that it claims can offer up to a 21% fuel saving in urban stop/start driving.

  • Van Reviews 7 Jan 2005

    Moving house can be one of the most stressful times of your life. Completion date anomalies, wondering whether the sofas are going to fit through the door and logistically getting everything from one house to another all add to the anxiety.

  • Van Reviews 1 Jan 2005

    Against all the odds, Citroen’s C15 celebrates its 20th birthday this year. Fleet Van tests the evergreen contender and looks back at its long fleet history

  • Van Reviews 1 Nov 2004

    The Nissan Interstar, with its heavyweight 3.0-litre diesel engine, is giving the Japanese maker a great deal of clout at the big end of the market.