The white van woman is on the rise

Research out today reveals that the stereotype of the ‘white van man’ is considerably under threat, due to a recent van buying renaissance where the van has broadened its appeal for a diverse range of occupational and leisure pursuits. The research undertaken by Auto Trader, the UK’s largest digital automotive … Continue reading

Double-digit decline for new van market in November

New light commercial vehicle (LCV) registrations experienced a double-digit decline in November, according to figures released today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). The market fell -11.1%, with 26,486 new vans and pick-ups registered – the third consecutive monthly fall. All segments experienced declines, with demand for smaller vans falling the … Continue reading

RHA disappointed at lorry park set back

The Road Haulage Association is disappointed to learn that the Department for Transport’s Judicial Review into the planned lorry park in Kent has been rejected. The judges ruled that the proposed holding area for Operation Stack at Stanford West, designed to provide safe and secure parking for approximately 3,600 lorries, … Continue reading