Vauxhall Combo to be replaced with the Fiat Doblo…

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Fiat is to supply Vauxhall/Opel with a vehicle to replace the Vauxhall Combo which reaches the end of its life cycle at the end of this year. The new vehicle which is to be based on the same platform as the Fiat Doblo will be built at the Tofas plant in Bursa, Turkey where the…

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The VW Amarok launches with a bang……!

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The new VW Amarok has been put straight to the test by pulling down a 67m high steel chimney weighing in at approximately 140 tonnes and standing nearly the same height as Westminster Abbey! Four 200m lengths of rope were rigged to the top of the chimney and attached to the towbars of four standard…

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Broker Finance Up By a Third…

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Our Finance Lease and Contract Hire customers may be interested to know that the FLA (Finance & Leasing Association) the trade body for the asset finance industry, has announced that small businesses used brokers to access more that £700 million worth of asset during December, January and February. Broker introduced finance is up from 2.5bn…

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Renault wins twice at Fleet World Honours awards!

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Renault van leasing customers have cause to celebrate as Renault UK has achieved 2 wins at this years Fleet World Honours – Most Improved Fleet Manufacturer & Van Manufacturer of the Year. This follows the launch onto the UK market of a number of successful programmes for its fleet customers including the business promise and…

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Best Light Van Goes To the Fiat Doblo Cargo

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Fiat Doblo van leasing customers have cause for celebration as the New Fiat Doblo Cargo has been announced as Best Light Van in the Van Fleet World Honours Awards for the second year running. The Fiat Doblo has had a reputation for being a tough vehicle for the professional driver since its launch in 2000.…

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Volkswagen Scoops Three Awards…

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VW van leasing customers can be confident when taking a new VW Caddy, Transporter or Crafter after a panel of experts have chosen Volkswagen Vans as the winners of three categories in the 2011 Van Fleet World Awards. Now in its twelfth year, the Fleet World Honours has a pre-eminent reputation amongst the fleet industry…

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BVRLA to help funders….

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The British Vehicle Rental & Leasing Association (BVRLA) is to launch a steering group to help potential funders better understand the needs of rental and leasing companies. The aim of the steering group is to help funders provide more competitive finance packages to British rental and leasing companies. The panel, which includes representatives from Prohire, Fleet…

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Vauxhall Top Retail Sales Chart

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Vauxhall van leasing customers will be pleased to hear that for the third time in three months the Luton based manufacturer has topped the retail sales charts. Vauxhall has seen impressive figures with 68{0775cd81be1c4435c6a77ded2626a9e3dad11aed0caeba0095b301cbb7d19144} growth in retail sales year on year. The strong sales have enabled Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles to achieve a record breaking market…

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Euro 5 to reduce Vehicle Excise Duty…

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As of the 1st April 2011 the standard rate for vehicle excise duty (VED) on commercials went up to £210. So when buying your new van this year why not take a look at our range of Euro 5 models. Euro 5 Compliant commercial vehicles cost just £125 per year in VED. It may not…

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Help for Heroes get Support from Vauxhall!

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As part of a 2 year charity partnership, Vauxhall is supplying the charity Help For Heroes with four support vehicles, one of these being the New Vauxhall Movano. The charity will use the 3.5-tonne van to help it transport bulky boxes, as well as the equipment that is required for sport and air shows. On…

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Low Emission Zone, A Cleaner Greener London…

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The LEZ (Low Emission Zone) initiative was introduced in 2008 to encourage the most polluting vehicle drivers in the capital, to become cleaner.  In January 2012 the LEZ standards become more stringent, meaning an additional 72,000 larger vans and minibuses will fall into the category that has to meet the lower emission requirements designed to…

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VW Amarok Contract Hire Pricing!!

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Crusader Vans is excited to announce the arrival of the New VW Amarok. This is VW’s first foray into the pick-up truck market and is seen as a direct competitor to the Toyota Hilux. The Amarok gets a classy, aggressive interpretation of the VW grille, a six-speed gearbox, low-range transfer box, permanent four-wheel drive, locking…

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