Fleet News

Business Express orders 500 LDV vans

PARCEL delivery firm Business Express has placed orders for a further 500 Pilot vans with British commercial vehicle specialist LDV. The latest order - worth some £6 million at showroom prices - will take the total number of vehicles supplied to Business Express to 1,000 over the past 12 months. The Littlewoods subsidiary opted for the 2.6t Pilots after a three-month evaluation period involving products from a number of rival manufacturers.

Business Express fleet manager Tony Shaw said fuel economy of more than 25mpg - almost half a mile per gallon ahead of its nearest competitor, a huge saving over a year with a 2,000-vehicle fleet - was crucial to LDV clinching the deal. The vehicles have power steering, a payload of 1,150kg, factory-fitted sliding driver's doors and are delivered with Business Express's award-winning reflective livery.

Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

Login to comment

Comments

No comments have been made yet.

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee