Author Archives: Fred James

Arriva UK Bus launch new demand responsive minibus service in Kent


Arriva UK Bus announces the arrival of a demand responsive unit in Kent called ArrivaClick. The current area which has access to this service from Arriva is in and around Kent Science Park and Sittingbourne, although expansion will come over-time. The ArrivaClick service, which has decided to use five Mercedes-Benz Sprinters supplied by EVM and London Hire are equipped with ... Read More »

Used van sales on the rise as Manheim sees 18.1% overall rise


Vehicle remarketing giant Manheim saw their overall volume of vehicles sold in its van auctions rise by 18.1% year-on-year in February while the average selling prices remained positive as well, increasing by 12.6% over the same period to £5,443. The stock profile of vans at Manheim’s auctions improved, with an average age of just over 60 months, six months younger ... Read More »

The Department for Transport points out congestion hotspots which will receive cash from Budget


Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has announced proposed plans to improve and develop Britain’s road network for the future. Traffic hotspots across England have been identified and are to receive millions of pounds which will go towards junction upgrades, roundabout improvements and better traffic signalling systems. The announcement includes two larger projects, worth around £30 million which will create an un-broken ... Read More »

ULEMCo have been awarded Government funding for hydrogen dual-fuel vehicles trial worth £1.3million


ULEMCo has been awarded £1.3 million in Government funding to trial hydrogen dual-fuel technology to improve the use of cleaner fuels and electric vehicles. The Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) aim is to reduce emissions and improve air quality throughout the UK which is why OLEV have offered funding of £20 million overall into programmes similar to this one. ... Read More »

Is the new Mercedes-Benz Vision Van Concept the future of commercial vehicles?

Mercedes-Benz Vision Van

Mercedes-Benz Vision Van may be the next big development, but Mercedes-Benz have always been an outgoing company who love to showcase high-end, extravagant vehicles and products but when it comes to the future, they probably have the most outlandish designs and concepts circulating at the moment, but we are sure to see in the near future what other manufacturers are ... Read More »