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Minibus Options complete first accessible conversion on new Volkswagen Crafter

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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 »

Volkswagen deliver e-Crafter to first customers for testing

e-Crafter

The first fleet of fully electric e-Crafter vans has been delivered to Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles major customers across the globe. The e-Crafter is set to be tested until mid-2018 by large fleets in Great Britain, Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands. The e-Crafter is to be used in a range of different environments by companies who provide package delivery services, energy ... Read More »

AEB technology reduces insurance cost for new Volkswagen Crafter

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The new Volkswagen Crafter insurance prices are set to see a decline, with ratings reduced by up to four groups thanks to Volkswagen making the decision last year that every Crafter produced will have advanced autonomous emergency braking (AEB) systems. Thatcham Research is the motor insurers’ automotive research centre for safety, security and crash repair and undertakes independent crash testing on vehicles. Due ... Read More »

Volkswagen Crafter now available in derivatives up to 5.0 tonnes

Volkswagen Crafter unveil new derivatives

A range of additional new body styles and derivatives have joined the new Volkswagen Crafter line-up, helping complete the brand’s newest model range. At it’s launch, front-wheel drive versions with gross vehicle weights up to 3.5 tonne were available with three engines and a manual gearbox. Among the new models are panel vans with VW’s 4MOTION all-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive ... Read More »