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18 Feb Danger ahead: the real cost of poor road conditions

New Business Barometer research shows that poorly maintained roads and a nationwide parking crisis are having a serious impact on both the wellbeing and the wallets of van drivers across the nation. From spaces that are too small for even a car (reported by 56%) to inflexible parking bays ...

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11 Feb The connectivity in the Sprinter means new possibilities 

Among the most important innovations in the third-generation Sprinter is the multimedia system MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience). It can connect the driver with the vehicle, the vehicle with the Internet or a whole fleet of vehicles with the fleet manager. A range of newly developed dig...

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07 Feb The pickup shows great potential as the new company car. 

Although it’s not always the most traditional choice for a company car, driving a pickup does have its advantages. Specifically, the tax savings on offer.

Most pickups are light commercial vehicles (LCV’s) so they are taxed differently to conventional company cars. To make things simple, ...

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04 Feb Six ways to get a hefty fine

COMMERCIAL vehicle owners need to ensure they stay on the right side of the law or risk a heavy fine on the roads.

Leasing giant LeaseVan.co.uk has highlighted the potential costs of failing to observe motoring laws and pointed out that penalties can range from a £2,500 maximum fine ...

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28 Jan New Sprinter Crowned Large Van of the Year

The new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has been crowned Large Van of the Year at the inaugural Great British Fleet Awards, held at a glittering ceremony in Hammersmith, London.

Dan Gilkes, Van Fleet World Editor and one of the judges for the Great British Fleet Awards, said: “We were very impress...

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22 Jan New Sprinter 4x4 available for order 

PRICING and specification has been announced for the new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter AWD, now available to order for March 2019 production.

Priced from £37,540 excluding VAT for the Sprinter 314 Chassis L2 AWD, the model is designed to offer a practical and capable solution where additiona...

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16 Jan Electric vans from Mercedes-Benz Vans

Endurance test successful: Customers can rely on the new eVito in adverse weather conditions. This is the conclusion reached by the development team from Mercedes-Benz Vans who subjected the fully-electric van to extensive winter trials in northern Sweden. The new eVito was thoro...

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14 Jan MB Vans looks ahead at CES

Mercedes Benz vans has this week unveiled its vision for the future at the Consumer Electrics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Vision URBANETIC shows the future of human-machine interaction, it opens up new perspectives on autonomous driving, enabling needs based, sustainable and efficient transp...

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11 Jan New Vito Trim Lines launching in January 2019 

Mercedes-Benz has announced three new trim levels for its Vito medium van range.

In addition to standard equipment across the line-up including a leather steering wheel, automatic headlights and parking sensors, there is now a choice of Pure, Progressive and Premium spec.

Pure boasts an a...

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10 Jan Costs set to rise as emissions zones bite

Transport for London (Tfl) and the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) have sent out a stern warning to van operators that the London Ultra-Low Emission Zone, and the numerous Clean Air Zones that are being proposed in cities around the UK, is set to have a significant f...

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08 Jan WLTP Emissions Regulation introduction in 2019

The Worldwide Harmonised Light vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) is a new method for testing a vehicles CO2 emissions and fuel consumption figures, which comes into force in September 2019 for Van models. This is applicable to all ‘light duty’ emission vehicles; covering both cars and vans up ...

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19 Dec Keeping you and your drivers safe this winter

Businesses can maximise customer satisfaction as well as help protect their reputations by encouraging their van drivers to carry out routine checks of their vehicles.

While it’s good practice for drivers to take responsibility for basic inspections, these can be even more important during...

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30 Nov Purpose-built Sprinters keep the fuel flowing at Gatwick

Two specially equipped Mercedes-Benz Sprinters are playing a key role in keeping planes flying from Gatwick Airport, by cleaning and maintaining its extensive network of aviation fuel hydrants.

The 5.0-tonne chassis cabs were supplied to Gatwick Airport Storage and Hydrant Company (GASHCo)...

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19 Jun Richard is relishing his new role at Rossetts Commercials

Dealer Principal Richard Wheeler is no stranger to the three-pointed star, however, as he spent the last 10 years working for car group Lookers Mercedes-Benz, in Kent. Richard was involved in the car industry for nearly 30 years, experience that will be invaluable in his new role, as Merce...

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09 May Don’t be a victim of road rage

Everyone has come across road rage at some point in their driving lives.  When it happens, it can leave people feeling intimidated and scared.  But with a bit of planning, the situation can often be prevented altogether.

Richard Gladman, the Head of Driving & Riding Standards...

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22 Feb #BeXtravagant with Rossetts Commercials

Rossetts Commercials Mercedes-Benz recently hosted the #BeXtravagant X-Class launch event at Dunsfold Park Aerodrome, home to the Top Gear Test Track. The event spanned over the course of 2 days with 118 people attending, from Friday 16th February – Saturday 17th February 2018 and the feed...

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