Road Test and Review – Ford Transit Custom (2018MY)

21st August 2018 | Road Tests and Reviews

The market leader gets a makeover…   Background Since it was launched in 2012 the Transit Custom has been a firm favourite with drivers and fleet operators. Its reputation for comfort and practicality together with excellent residual values and running costs has made it regularly top the sales charts in the UK for all LCV’s,…

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Time to sell?

13th June 2018 | General

A feature in the May 2018 issue of ‘WhatVan?’ where I discuss the various methods a business can use to dispose of its vans… Link

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Road Test and Review – Mercedes-Benz X-Class

1st June 2018 | Road Tests and Reviews

A class above? Background The market for ‘lifestyle’ 4×4 pick-ups in the UK has boomed in recent years, and indeed although new LCV registrations have fallen lately, this sector bucked the trend and continued to grow. Seeing an opportunity, manufacturers who have previously not been a contender have introduced their own offerings, often a ‘rebadged’…

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Maximising Residual Values

20th February 2018 | General

A feature in the February 2018 edition of WhatVan? magazine looking at ways to maximise the return when disposing of used LCV’s.   http://www.whatvan.co.uk/analysis-and-comment/2018/remarketing-how-to-maximise-residual-values

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The used van market in 2017 and the prospects for next year…

20th November 2017 | General

Here’s a link to my latest feature in ‘WhatVan?’ magazine where I take a look at the used van market this year, and the prospects for 2018. In particular, I ask industry experts why the volume of defleeted vehicles in the auction halls is failing to reach the levels predicted due to the stratospheric level…

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Is used becoming the new ‘new?

5th September 2017 | General

Here’s a feature in WhatVan? magazine where I ask if economic uncertainty is leading traditional new van buyers to consider buying used… http://www.whatvan.co.uk/analysis-and-comment/2017/remarketing-is-used-becoming-the-new-new 

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