• What do the trades look for in a van?

    This week's TradesTalk chat on Twitter was about vans, covering everything from what the trades listen to ...

    This week's TradesTalk chat on Twitter was about vans, covering everything from what the trades listen to while driving between jobs to tips on avoiding tool theft. Here is our round-up of the best bi ...

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  • LDV to expand electric van range

    LDV will be introducing another electric van to its range. The first electric vehicle from LDV was the EV ...

    LDV will be introducing another electric van to its range. The first electric vehicle from LDV was the EV80, which has a 120-mile range on a single charge and, thanks to the high-capacity lithium-ion ...

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  • Why you should be looking at the specs of your van

    A van - or fleet of vans - is an incredibly important asset for any construction company. Builders need i ...

    A van - or fleet of vans - is an incredibly important asset for any construction company. Builders need it to transport themselves to jobs and also to carry heavy equipment. However, many in the const ...

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  • Don’t leave your tools out in the cold

    Reducing the risk of tool theft is not the only reason to bring your tools inside this winter. Van driver ...

    Reducing the risk of tool theft is not the only reason to bring your tools inside this winter. Van drivers have been urged to bring their tools in from the cold to prevent thousands of pounds worth of ...

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  • Do you own the UK’s dirtiest van?

    Selco Builders Warehouse has launched a campaign to find the UK’s dirtiest trade van – and the 'winner' w ...

    Selco Builders Warehouse has launched a campaign to find the UK’s dirtiest trade van – and the 'winner' will bag a a stylish re-wrap of their van. To kickstart the search, Selco commissioned Ruddy Mud ...

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  • Review: Vauxhall Combo

    Professional Builder tries out the new Vauxhall Combo Hands up all those that remember the Vauxhall Astra ...

    Professional Builder tries out the new Vauxhall Combo Hands up all those that remember the Vauxhall Astra Max? Amazingly it was way back in 1986 that Professional Builder was there in Luton to celebra ...

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  • When do you need a tachograph?

    Do you use your van for towing? You might be breaking the law, without knowing it. Dan Powell of Honest J ...

    Do you use your van for towing? You might be breaking the law, without knowing it. Dan Powell of Honest John Vans explains the rules. Thousands of builders could be breaking the law, because they don’ ...

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  • Van Drivers See Insurance Price Cuts of 5.1% In A Year

    Van drivers are benefiting from insurance price cuts with average annual premiums dropping 5.1% in a year ...

    Van drivers are benefiting from insurance price cuts with average annual premiums dropping 5.1% in a year to £1,442, new analysis from insurance market experts Consumer Intelligence shows. One of the ...

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  • FMB: Builders Spend 2.5 Years Driving Van!

    Builders spend 2 ½ years driving their van over the course of their working lives and almost one year try ...

    Builders spend 2 ½ years driving their van over the course of their working lives and almost one year trying to locate a particular tool, according to new research by the Federation of Master Builders ...

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  • Honest John’s Five Tips for Towing

    Using your van or pick-up for towing should be straightforward, but there are a few steps to follow befor ...

    Using your van or pick-up for towing should be straightforward, but there are a few steps to follow before you set off in order to stay safe and legal. Honest John Vans has scoured the finer details o ...

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