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Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid

Diesel vans still make the most sense for the majority of users, but the Ford Transit Custom Plug-in Hybrid will appeal to those who mainly drive in city centres and want to do their bit for air quality (and avoid hefty penalties for entering clean-air zones). The Transit Custom Plug-in Hybrid combines a 1.0-litre petrol engine with an electric motor and a battery located under the floor. It can cover up to 35 miles under electric power alone,...

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Mitsubishi L200

It won't win any awards for power or refinement, but the Mitsubishi L200 remains one of the toughest...

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Volkswagen Vanworx T6 Slipper Camper Van

Luxurious, smartly styled and offered at a reasonable conversion price, the Vanworx Slipper is a showcase...

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Latest News

Driven: MS-RT Transit Connect

MS-RT’s latest motorsport-inspired offering is an update of the Transit Connect, but can it breathe life into Ford’s small van?

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Ford Calls In Transits Fitted with 2.0 EcoBlue Engines

An issue has arisen with certain diesel fuel injectors supplied by a third party for the 2.0-litre EcoBlue diesel engine. Ford has been working with its supplier to secure additional injectors and, when sufficient stocks are available, intends to work with dealers to update customer vehicles not yet exhibiting issues in such a way as will minimise operating downtime.

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Mercedes-Benz teases new Vito Sport van

Available to order now, the Vito SPORT offers a choice of two lengths (L1 and L2), with 116 and 119 engines.

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All-new Land Rover Defender Commercial to start from £35,000

New Defender van will go on sale in 2020 and be offered as long-wheelbase 110 or short-wheelbase 90 model.

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Driven: Isuzu D-Max XTR

Designed for drivers who use their pick-up for both business and leisure, the D-Max XTR is a bold attempt to broaden Isuzu's market by rivalling the premium looks and performance of the Ford Ranger and Nissan Navara.

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Running Costs, Tax & Clean Air Zones

ULEZ van checker - Will you have to pay the low emissions charge?

Use the ULEZ vehicle checker to see if your van is up to the ultra low emissions zone standard.

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Cheap van tyre buying advice

You guide to getting the best van tyres for the lowest price.

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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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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

How to buy a used van

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

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Cheap van finance and advice

Read our finance guide to get the best deals on a new or used van. From cheap lease deals to the best bank loan rates, our tips and advice will help you make the most informed decision when it comes to funding your next vehicle.

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Buying and selling vans at auction

An auction is often the best place to buy a cheap used van or sell your existing van for cash.

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How to buy a new van

Everything you need to get a great deal on a large or small new van for your business.

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Free & cheap van & pick-up history checks

Everything you need to do your own background research into the history of a van, camper or pick-up for free, along with details of how much a van history check costs from major providers such as HPI, The AA and My Car Check.

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Buying and selling a van on eBay

Everything you need to know when it comes to buying or selling a used van on eBay.

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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 camper van insurance

The Honest John Vans insurance guide makes it easy to find cheap cover for your large or small camper van.

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