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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 »

AEB technology reduces insurance cost for new Volkswagen Crafter


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 »

Volkswagen’s I.D BUZZ concept set for production date

Volkswagen I.D Buzz

On August 19, Volkswagen announced at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in California that its electric microbus, the I.D BUZZ concept car, will go into production, with the vehicle arriving at dealerships in 2022. The production model of the concept vehicle will not be a whole lot different from the original minibus with the exception that all the batteries will ... Read More »

Volkswagen Crafter to be unveiled at The CV Show next week

Volkswagen Crafter at the CV Show

In just under a week all who are involved in the industry will be descending on Birmingham, more specifically at the NEC, where this year’s CV Show will be held, as it has been for many years now. The Commercial Vehicle Show is without doubt the largest and most comprehensive event for road freight transport, distribution and logistics in Britain ... Read More »