Vauxhall Vivaro Van Leasing Price Drop!!

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Its rare these days that you we get some really good news! Well here at crusadervans.co.uk we are proud to shout out loud that our Vauxhall Vivaro van leasing prices have dropped, and not just by a little. Have a look at the Vauxhall Vivaro Sportive SWB. This is now £15 per month cheaper at…

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Ford launches Electric Transit Connect…

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Ford has presented its new zero emission Transit. Connect Electric Van at this years Geneva Motor Show. The environmentally-friendly commercial vehicle has been unveiled at the show ahead of a planned European launch later in 2011, following on from its successful introduction in North America last year. The Transit Connect Electric Van is a pure…

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Van registrations up in February by 23.8{67875dbbb75e239e1327433ad0a9237bcfc99dda436c4cdd620a2780dac0bd40}

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Here is some great news for van leasing customers in March. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) have reported that van registrations were up 23.8{67875dbbb75e239e1327433ad0a9237bcfc99dda436c4cdd620a2780dac0bd40} to 11,113 in February. This means that more people are buying cheap new vans, driving competition up and therefore pushing prices down!! Paul Everitt, SMMT Cheif Executive says “The commercial…

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Crusader Vans Expands!

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As of the 1st of March 2011, Crusader Vans will also be able to offer its leasing and contract hire customers rates and offers on every single make and model of new car through its new website www.crusadercarleasing.co.uk ! Dave Rainer, general manager of Crusader Vehicles Ltd stated ‘A move into cars is a natural…

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Commercial Drivers Put Safety First…

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A survey put together by leading fuel card reseller The Fuel Card Company shows that fleet drivers are putting safety before there own comfort. The sat nav and the hands-free kit were voted the two most useful cab accessories in a poll of 1,106 of the company’s fleet customers. Approximately 42% said their in-cab satellite…

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Van Tyre Abuse On The Rise…

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An increasing number of van operators in the UK are at risk of causing a tyre related accident as they are failing to check and look after the condition of their tyres properly. The latest VOSA effectiveness report shows that ‘condition of tyres’ remains the most frequent prohibition defect at spot checks on light goods…

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Peugeot Van leasing range meets 2014 CO2 targets already!

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Peugeot UK is welcoming the introduction of new CO2 targets as it already meets stringent CO2 emission guidelines. The guidelines on CO2 will come into effect in 2014 and dictate that manufacturers must ensure that 70{67875dbbb75e239e1327433ad0a9237bcfc99dda436c4cdd620a2780dac0bd40} of their van fleet emit less than 175 g/km CO2 or less. This increases to 75 per cent the…

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VW Vans post strong results for January

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Volkswagen Vans enjoyed strong growth of 57.9 per cent in January, delivering 35,700 (22,600) light commercial vehicles across all European markets. 7,500 (5,500; +35.8 per cent) vehicles were handed over to customers in the company’s home market of Germany. Deliveries to the rest of Europe also developed very well. The number of vehicles delivered in Western Europe…

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Vans to have Day time running lights

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New European legislation states that all new light commercial vehicles must use Daytime Running Lights (DRL) from now on. DRL are special low emission lights that turn on automatically when the engine is started, increasing visibility for other road users from the moment the driver gets behind the wheel. DRL are not as bright as…

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Vauxhall van leasing hits record figures

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Vauxhall commercials achieve record breaking retail market share…. Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles has had a fantastic start to 2011, registering a retail market share of 18.85{67875dbbb75e239e1327433ad0a9237bcfc99dda436c4cdd620a2780dac0bd40}, which is a massive 57{67875dbbb75e239e1327433ad0a9237bcfc99dda436c4cdd620a2780dac0bd40} up on last January. Richard Collier, Vauxhall’s National Commercial Vehicle Sales Manager, said:  “We are delighted that Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles achieved the best retail share…

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Van registrations up in January!

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2011 saw an impressive start for registrations of vans up to 3.5 tonne GVW. The Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) has reported a huge increase of 49{67875dbbb75e239e1327433ad0a9237bcfc99dda436c4cdd620a2780dac0bd40} for van registrations for the rolling year to January period. Paul Everitt, SMMT Chief Executive states “Strong growth continues for van and truck registrations although uncertainty…

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19p a litre petrol….!!

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Good news for Van Leasing customers! British company Cella Energy based in Oxfordshire have invented an artificial petrol that emits no greenhouse gases and could cost as little as 19p per litre. The fuel which is yet to be named uses hydrogen which is currently much cheaper than oil. The first road tests are planned…

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