Author Archives: Fred James

Renault release details of their Master Z.E

Master Z.E

After seeing the Renault Master Z.E concept vehicle at the CV Show in 2017, we have been anticipating the arrival of this new model. Set to compete in the electric LCV market along with Mercedes-Benz e-Sprinter, set to be available in 2019 and VW’s e-Crafter which is set to be available this year. The Master Z.E range will include 6 versions(3 lengths, ... Read More »

Minibus Options complete first accessible conversion on new Volkswagen Crafter


Minibus manufacturer Minibus Options have provided details of their conversion on the new Volkswagen Crafter, making them the only Accredited Convertor to bring out an accessible minibus on the Crafter to date. After many months of research and development by Minibus Options’ production team, they have revealed one of their finished products. Based on the medium wheel-base ‘Startline’ FWD model, the 9 seat wheelchair accessible vehicle ... Read More »

Finding love on a Community Transport minibus – Kathy & Ray’s story

Community Transport

This post was originally posted on CTLA’s Facebook page which you can find here. Whilst Valentine’s Day is generally accepted as a ‘couples day’, others have embraced it as an opportunity to celebrate friendships or love for their children, or even do random acts of kindness for strangers. For those who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner, ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz Vans team up with IVR for MobiloVan health & safety training


Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd has teamed up with the Institute of Vehicle Recovery (IVR) to establish a certification for Health and Safety of all MobiloVan Technicians for every three years, rather than the current industry standard of every five years as part of a new, market-leading training benchmark. Mercedes-Benz Vans customers benefit from MobiloVan – a free call-out service across ... Read More »

Government funding boost for bus industry in drive to improve air quality

Bus coverage decline in UK

Councils across the country will benefit from a £40 million funding boost as part of a government drive to put more low emission buses on the roads. Funding will be awarded to 20 local authorities as part of the Clean Bus Technology Fund, which was launched in 2017 and is run by the Joint Air Quality Unit. Speaking at the UK ... Read More »