Entries by chrisb-cvshow-user

Renault starts using drones inside truck factory

03 April 2019 Renault Trucks has begun flying drones inside one of its factories in order to make manufacturing and stock inventory more efficient. The Renault Trucks Axle Centre in Lyon Saint-Priest in France is using the drone to perform inventory control operations which, until now, have been carried out manually by an employee using […]

MAN appoints specialist van chief for the UK

03 April 2019 MAN Truck and Bus UK Ltd has appointed Daniel Holbein to the position UK Head of Van. In the new role, Holbein will have overall responsibility for the MAN TGE product range, vehicle sales, volume planning and all van operations within the UK, reporting directly to the UK Managing Director, Thomas Hemmerich. […]

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ Caddy wheelchair conversion to get CV Show debut

03 April 2019 Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is launching a wheelchair-accessible ‘Engineered For You’ conversion of the Caddy Life compact van at the CV Show. The vehicle is built by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ Recognised Partner Lewis Reed, one of only three such converters to offer a wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV). Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles sells more than 2,000 […]

Anglian Water adds EVs to fleet with Nissan e-NV200s

03 April 2019 Anglian Water has introduced 10 new Nissan e-NV200 electric vans to its fleet as part of a strategy to reduce fleet emissions. The new Nissan e-NV200s will be used for Anglian Water employees who conduct more localised visits. The company has installed electric charging stations across a number of its sites to […]

Win a £60,000 LDV electric van

LDV is celebrating its fourth year of participation at the CV Show by giving away a brand new electric van worth more than £60,000, with the lucky winner being presented with the keys on the first day of the Show. In the lead-up to CV Show 2019, LDV is running a free online competition to […]

Global debut for Toyota at CV Show 2019

Toyota is strengthening its position in the light commercial vehicle market with the global debut of a new compact van at CV Show 2019. The new Toyota Proace City signals a brand new segment for Toyota, adding the flexibility of a compact model to its business-focused range. More details and information about the new model, […]

Giti races into CV Show 2019

Giti Tire will undoubtedly have one of the most popular stands at CV Show 2019, with a race-prepared Volvo NL truck taking centre stage alongside the latest Giti trailer tyres. Following four years of design and thorough testing across diverse fleet types, the new Giti GTR955 Combi Road makes its first appearance at CV Show […]

Another full house for CV Show 2019

Once again, exhibitors have booked out every available square metre of the show halls for the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Show, ensuring that the CV Show remains an essential event for any company running commercial vehicles. With another full house of exhibition space at the NEC in Birmingham, CV Show 2019 has reinforced its position as […]

British CV production continues dramatic growth in February

28 March 2019 Number of CVs built in the UK up 53.5% in February, as 9,233 leave production lines. Growth in demand from both overseas and UK markets, up 51.9% and 57.3% respectively. Year-to-date performance rises by 51.3% on same period last year, up 6,241 units. British commercial vehicle (CV) production increased by 53.5% in […]