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Europcar invests in van fleet

Following a double digit increase in demand for commercial vehicles in the first half of 2012, Europcar is putting further investment into building a van fleet that includes the latest models and greener technology.

The growth in online shopping means more and more logistics companies need instant access to quality van hire to help them meet fluctuating delivery schedules and customer demands.

Europcar is therefore expanding its van fleet to cater to these changing commercial vehicle needs across UK business.

“We’ve seen a huge surge in demand for vans over recent months and we are responding by increasing the size and quality of our van fleet with the latest models to ensure our range includes the latest in fuel efficiency technology”, explained Ken McCall, managing director, Europcar UK.

“As the trend for online shopping continues logistics companies have reported a spike in demand for delivery services. But it’s hard for businesses like this to instantly increase their own fleet capacity.

“That’s where short-term rental fits in and Europcar has been working hard to help these companies capitalise on the current market opportunities, by complementing their core fleet at short notice.”

The new Europcar van fleet includes the compact Vauxhall Combo and the Peugeot Partner. And if a bigger, harder working model is required, customers can hire the Renault Traffic, Ford Transit or Vauxhall Vivaro.


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