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25 Feb How are sporting heroes inspiring the UK’s van community?

Stars from sport are inspiring us to speak about our mental health and well-being – more than any other profession in the country according to the latest research from Mercedes-Benz Vans. But exactly how are the UK’s van community being encouraged by the sporting elite?

An overwhelming ...

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19 Feb Europcar partners with Mercedes-Benz to put eVito to work

Europcar Mobility Group UK has joined forces with Mercedes-Benz Vans to give businesses that use commercial vehicles the chance to put electric motoring to the test in ‘real world’ conditions.

The partnership will see the Mercedes-Benz eVito panel van trialled by a number of Europcar cust...

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17 Feb Rossetts Commercials presents stylish new face in Aldershot

Visitors to the Aldershot branch of Mercedes-Benz Vans Retailer Rossetts Commercials are assured of a warm welcome at its smartly refurbished dealership in the Hampshire town.

The company has given its Eastern Road premises a facelift after a substantial investment. Gone are the previous,...

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28 Jan Protect your trade from being a victim of tool theft

With up to 22 vans being stolen every day in the UK, and a 54% rise in tool theft since 2016, safe.co.uk is offering advice to keep tradespeople and their vans safe.

Freedom of Information data provided by the Met Police has demonstrated 16,725 tool thefts were reported over the last...

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09 Jan ‘Off the shelf’ Sprinter delivers rapid service for Cascade

Time is money for East Sussex-based Cascade Pipeline Corporation, which helps to explain why the four dropside-bodied 3.5-tonners it has acquired within the last nine months from local Mercedes-Benz Dealer Rossetts Commercials are all Ready to Work models.

Cascade manufactures and supplie...

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18 Dec Keeping Christmas moving with the nation’s van community

Van drivers across the country will work an average of four extra hours a week over Christmas to deliver an estimated 100 million parcels during December. 

It’s usually Father Christmas who gets the credit for delivering millions of presents to children every year, but he is very well...

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14 Nov Rossetts ‘hit the nail on the head’ for tools specialist

Brighton Tools & Fixings knows all about premium-quality equipment – which explains why it is now running four new Mercedes-Benz vehicles supplied by local Dealer Rossetts Commercials.

Three stylish Citan vans are allocated to Sales Representatives, who visit locations across much of ...

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25 Oct Clocks changing can impact the van community

More than eight in 10 (83%) people in the UK’s hard-working van community feel more tired in the autumn and winter compared to summer, with 45% admitting they suffer from low mood more in the darker, colder winter months, according to new research from Mercedes-Benz Vans.

As a result of t...

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18 Oct Mercedes-Benz prescribes perfect van for Healthcare at Home 

The UK’s leading full service, clinical provider of out-of-hospital healthcare has ensured that it is fit for the future by ordering a new fleet of 140 refrigerated Mercedes-Benz Vito 114 CDI PURE L2 vans.

Healthcare at Home is the leading pan-European, insight-based managed medicati...

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17 Oct Drivers increasingly concerned over road rage

Three in every 10 motorists (30%) say they have personally witnessed some form of physical abuse related to a driving incident in the past 12 months, with fears over road rage now standing as the fourth highest motoring concern.

The data – published by the RAC in its 2019 Report on Mo...

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07 Oct Sprinter Wins Van of the Year at The Motor Awards

The iconic Sprinter has scooped Van of the Year at The Motor Awards, which was shortlisted by the automotive journalists from across News UK’s titles, including The Sun, and then ultimately judged as the winner by the readers themselves.

The Sprinter took the Van of the Year honour at a c...

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13 Aug MB Vans announce drive style monitoring software as standard

Mercedes-Benz Vans has announced that vehicle drive style monitoring will come as standard, for three years, on all new Sprinter and Vito Tourer models.

The latest research conducted by Mercedes-Benz Vans into connected vehicle trends shows that an increasing number of fleets are using sof...

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12 Aug Could football be the key to tackling mental health?

Football. As they say, it’s more than just a game – and as new research reveals, it could even be essential to tackling mental health in the UK. So how does the beautiful game – and sports in general – help those who might be struggling? Our Business Barometer is here to set the score stra...

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31 Jul Calls for action after disappointment in road fatality stats

Following the latest road safety statistics from the Department for Transport (DfT), there have been calls for action from the industry’s safety bodies.

In a trend that began in 2012, there was once again no significant reduction in the number of deaths on Britain’s roads in 2018, in which...

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24 Jul London van scrappage scheme extended to cover sole traders

The mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has confirmed his van scrappage scheme has been extended to cover sole traders and non-VAT-registered businesses, closing a loophole that meant small business owners could not access funding for new vans.

Originally launched in February, the scheme funded ...

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16 Jul City Clean Air Zones delayed

The introduction of Clean Air Zones in Birmingham and Leeds has been "significantly postponed" due to a government delay, councils say.

Vehicle checking software required to make the zones operational and enforceable was expected to be delivered by the government by October.

The ...

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08 Jul Sprinter Fleet Favourite For 10th Time At Awards Night

The ground-breaking Sprinter has secured its place as the favoured vehicle of British fleets, winning Fleet Van of the Year for an unpresented 10th time at the Motor Transport Awards.

Judged by some of the leading fleet operators, alongside the Motor Transport jury, Motor Transport Editor...

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01 Jul Rossetts keeps SATS moving after ULEZ

Following the introduction of the ULEZ this year businesses have been taking the necessary precautions to ensure that they meet the new government policies. One of our most recents clients Special Ambulance Transfer Service Ltd (SATS) were keen to do the same.

SATS is a leading independen...

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12 Jun Rossetts saddle-up for charity bike ride

Team Rossetts were out in full force this month as we saddled-up to take part in a 22 mile bike ride for Multiple Sclerosis Centre Sussex. Around 30 riders came together for the event, 7 of which came from Rossetts commercials. Along with canine team mascot Herbert - our 3 year old border ...

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05 Jun Mercedes-Benz launches Keeping Businesses Moving experience

Mercedes-Benz Vans has created a Keeping Businesses Moving immersive experience to demonstrate its future strategies to customers.

Its 16 metre, custom-built articulated trailer features three multi-sensory technology experiences.

These include a 360 degree virtual reality experience where...

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