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16 Jul Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August

Mandatory MOT testing is to be reintroduced from 1 August 2020 as COVID-19 restrictions are slowly lifted, Roads minister Baroness Vere has announced.

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, drivers were granted a 6-month exemption from MOT testing in March to help slow the spread of the vir...

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11 Jun Rossetts Crawley welcomes new Site Manager

Mark Terry is the newest recruit to Rossetts Commercials, taking on the role of Site Manager at our Crawley branch.

Beginning his career as a technical apprentice over 35 years ago, Mark has since spent his career in various roles within Mercedes-Benz Passenger Cars. With a ...

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10 Jun Sprinter outperforms entire UK motor vehicle market

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has outperformed the entire UK motor vehicle market in terms of registrations in April 2020, according to figures published today by the SMMT.

This is the first time a van has outsold the most popular passenger car in a single month since June 1990, when the Tran...

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10 Jun People power keeps van heroes moving

The nation’s van community is working harder than ever on the front line to deliver more medical supplies, groceries, essential goods and parcels – but it’s come at considerable personal cost.

With the average driver’s working week increasing by almost 5 hours during this crisis - that’s a...

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01 May COVID-19 Customer Information

We have been closely monitoring the latest government guidelines and are writing to let you know that we will be re-opening our Sales Teams to open to take orders for both New & used vehicles this week, based from our Worthing head office. 

Please note that we will be operating s...

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23 Mar Suspension of London Congestion Charges & Low Emission Zones

Following lobbying from FTA to the Mayor of London, from Monday 23 March all road user charging schemes in the capital will be temporarily suspended until further notice. This includes the Congestion Charge, the central London ULEZ and the London-wide LEZ. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, ...

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23 Mar HGV Testing Suspended amid COVID-19 pandemic.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has taken the decision to suspend heavy vehicle testing all Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV), trailers and Public Service Vehicles (PSV) for up to three months.

From today, all HGVs, trailers and PSVs with an annual ...

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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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