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Toyota Land Cruiser Utility Commercial

The Toyota Land Cruiser Utility Commercial is a tough 4x4 that bridges the gap between SUV and van by ditching its rear seats in favour of a flat and useable load space. However, while this large and practical Toyota fulfils its mandate as a rugged and go anywhere load mover, its appeal is dented by the fact that a modern pick-up has it beaten in most areas. Toyota does have a strong reputation for reliability and this makes the Land Cruiser...

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Vauxhall Combo

The Combo marks a strong return to form for Vauxhall vans. Not only does it cover all of the important...

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Citroen Berlingo MPV

The Citroen Berlingo MPV is a great family car that delivers space, comfort and a well-thought-out...

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Latest News

Driven: Toyota Hilux Invincible X

We drive Toyota's top-of-the range Hilux pick-up. Will it be good enough to rival the Ford Ranger and Nissan Navara?

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Ford dealers to stock MS-RT Transit Custom sport vans

The MS-RT Transit Custom is a modified sport van that uses technology and aerodynamic influences from Ford’s works-backed rally team.

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Used pick-up buying guide: Ford Ranger

Everything you need to know when buying a used second-hand Ford Ranger pick-up.

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Mitsubishi L200 gets a new look and more safety kit for 2019

The Mitsubishi L200 pick-up has been given a bold new look, improved safety tech for 2019.

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Volkswagen Tarok – Meet Germany’s answer to the Suzuki Jimny

Compact four-wheel drive pick-up will go on sale in Brazil ahead of a possible UK roll-out.

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Running Costs, Tax & Clean Air Zones

Government planning van road tax shake up

Vans and pick-ups could soon be taxed according to their emissions rather than the current flat £250 VED rate. The Government has launched a consultation about the possibility of reforming van tax, replacing it with a system that would encourage owners to buy vehicles with lower emissions.

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Budget 2018: How much will it cost to tax your van in 2019?

How much will you pay for road tax for your van or pick-up in 2019 and 2020?

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The Ultra Low Emission Zone: How will it affect you?

What will the new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) mean for you and the vehicle you drive?

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Van tax explained – what you have to pay

Don't know your BiK from your VAT? Let us help you with our simple guide to van tax.

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Buy, Hire Or Lease A New Van?

Is buying a van always the right thing to do? We explain when you should buy, lease or hire a van.

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Buying & Selling

Buying the right van

Panel van or pick-up? New or used? Our step-by-step guide tells you how to choose the right van for you.

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Top 10 tips for buying a used van

Thinking of buying a used van or pick-up? Honest John Vans reveals the golden rules to staying safe when buying a used commercial vehicle.

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Should I buy a petrol, diesel or electric van?

Before buying a new or used van and choosing between petrol, diesel or electric, make sure you know the pros and cons of each.

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Advice & Guidance

Everything you need to know before towing with a van or pick-up

Check out our essential guide to towing with a commercial vehicle, van or pick-up.

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What type of licence do you need to drive a van?

Want to know if you can drive a van on your car licence? Honest John Vans explains the laws around licencing and light vans.

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Do you need a tachograph to tow?

Tachographs are usually associated with lorries, but some vans legally need them too.

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Van drivers urged to be aware of DPF problems

Looking for a new van, but only cover a few miles each day? A diesel might not be the wisest choice.

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Camper Vans & Motorhomes

How to buy a used camper van

Everything you need to know when buying a used camper van from a private seller or dealer.

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Cheap GAP insurance for camper vans and motorhomes

Everything you need to know to get cheap GAP insurance cover for your camper van or motorhome.

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