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20 Nov Mercedes-Benz Business Barometer

In a year of unprecedented challenges and changes, Christmas 2020 is shaping up to be different for all of us. With shopping centres and brick-and-mortar stores facing an

unpredictable calendar of restrictions, customers are relying on internet shopping to get their gifts – and the van com...

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05 Nov What Car? Van Awards 2021

Large Van - Best Value for Ownership Costs

WINNER: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

If you’re smart enough to have an eye on full-term ownership costs, rather than just the upfront asking price, the Mercedes Sprinter is for you.

Three key factors stand out: it delivers fuel economy that is...

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04 Nov We're open to keep you moving during lockdown

After the Government announcement regarding a new lockdown from 5th November 2020, I wanted to outline how we will be there to help keep the country moving while working within the local guidance. 

From the 5th November, our Service &...

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27 Oct Mercedes launch ServiceCare Plans for eVans

Mercedes-Benz Vans UK Ltd has launched new ServiceCare Complete and Maintenance plans for both eSprinter and eVito.

The first is a ServiceCare Maintenance plan, which enables the cost of up to six services to be spread without entering into a credit agreement, enabling a cost-effective way...

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29 Sep Highly specialised Sprinters for Heathrow Fire & Rescue 

The Heathrow Airport Fire & Rescue Service is now able to tackle a broad range of incidents more quickly and efficiently after commissioning a pair of highly specialised domestic response units based on Mercedes-Benz chassis.

Replacements for a single 18-tonne domestic appliance, the n...

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29 Sep Secure24’s new ambulances provide specialist support 

Patients with mental health challenges, learning disabilities, and acute psychiatric needs are now travelling in Secure24 Mercedes-Benz ambulances designed to maximise safety while ensuring their journeys are as comfortable and stress-free as possible.

The vehicles are used to transport i...

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16 Sep Mercedes-Benz Vans Business Barometer: Stronger. Together.

In these unprecedented times, SMEs across the country have been forced to rethink their business models and adapt. These new ways of working have been a unique challenge for the van community - but they’ve also brought unexpected silver linings to a difficult and unpredictable landscape.

A...

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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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