FIAT Professional has today announced it will be exhibiting at DriveVansA2Z taking place at Silverstone on September 20-21 this year. This will give visitors to the exhibition the chance to test drive the entire FIAT Professional range of light commercial vehicles including the brand new Fullback. Fullback is FIAT Professional’s first foray into the 4×4 […]
Great review in today’s Sun, thanks Rob Gill. It clearly shows why a visit to DRIVEit is great for anyone with a van. We will let you know the dates for next year’s event just as soon as we have them.
The sun is shining as preparations are made for the opening of the final day of DRIVEit 2015.
Some great pictures of vans at DRIVEit tackling the Bruntingthorpe test track chicanes.
Visitors are out on the Bruntingthorpe track testing out the wide-range of vehicles on show at DRIVEit. Bruntingthorpe offers a comprehensive appraisal of LCVs, including a motorway simulation section, allowing you to make a thorough performance assessment. We’re here until 5pm tomorrow evening, so there is still plenty of time to register for your e-ticket, […]
Rob Gill, chief motoring correspondant for The Sun newspaper, rocked up at Bruntingthorpe today with a few tradesmen in tow. Watch the video to see what he, and they, thought.
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Many visitors have already taken full advantage of the ability to not only see the latest vans on display at DRIVEit, but to test and compare them as well on Bruntingthorpe’s excellent, comprehensive proving ground. DRIVEit is the perfect show to help determine which vehicle is suited to your needs.
DRIVEit@ Bruntingthorpe 2015 was officially opened by an impressive convoy of Ford Transit Vans this morning. Marking the 50th year since the very first Ford Transit rolled off the production line at Langley the convoy included models from the 1965 Mk1 right up to the modern day four-vehicle line-up. Since production started the Ford Transit […]
The exhibitors are all nearing completion in setting up for DRIVEit. Ten hours after the first transporters, trucks and vehicles rolled onto the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground the site is flush with stands and lots of activity as the final checks & preparations are made for when the show goes live. Just over 12 hours until […]
Peugeot not only won the race to be the first exhibitors in place, but also demonstrated a speedy erection of their stand. Like other exhibitors at DRIVEit, Peugeot has a wide range of vans for visitors to see and test throughout the duration of the show.
The Piaggio exhibition vans have slotted comfortably into their position for the show at DRIVEit. Over the next few days you will have the chance to not only see these vehicles, but to test them out on the Bruntingthorpe go-kart track and compare them to all the best in the current LCV range. If you […]
The volume of traffic on the Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground has risen significantly as vans from all the various manufacturers exhibiting at DRIVEit are smoothly taxied into position. Everything looking set for a great show over the next three days!
The team is on site and ready to position the 120 test drive vehicles that are no doubt running around the Leicestershire countryside. The sun is shining and it’s going to be a busy day building the Show.
We are on site and getting ready for DRIVEit opening 08:30 on Tuesday. Watch the transformation over the next 36 hours as we post regular updates. Still time to register for your free entrance e-ticket or just turn up on the day.
Find out more about the Exhibitors here. There’s a lot to get excited about!
BREAKING NEWS: Not only is parking and entry FREE – tea coffee and biscuits are also free on arrival, courtesy of our friends at www.vansA2Z.com. With a great weather forecast and fantastic exhibitors too, there’s really no reason not to REGISTER NOW!
It’s not long now until the doors open at the UK’s only dedicated, live and interactive Light Commercial Vehicle Show, DRIVEit. Judging by the activity in the office over the past few days we look set to have a really exciting show. The manufacturers have now organised which vehicles they are bringing for you. Check […]
WM System is delighted to confirm that it will be exhibiting at DRIVEit @Bruntingthorpe, 7-9 July 2015. WM System has been established as the No.1 supplier of LCV Loading Ramps for over 12 years in the UK & Ireland and will be showcasing their new 2015 range, proving that DRIVEit is the place to be […]
Vauxhall will showcase its impressive line-up of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) at this year’s DRIVEit@ event, taking place at Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground in the East Midlands from 7th to 9th July. Entrance and parking are both free, simply click the link below to register for your free ticket now! As the UK’s only dedicated ride and […]
The recent driving licence change has caused significant confusion which has the potential to seriously affect small businesses, with many believing not enough has been done to publicise the implications of the change. The abolishing of the paper licence counterpart now means that information required for those wanting to hire or rent vans or Light […]
For this year’s DRIVEit, we have introduced The Heritage Park. It gives you a rare opportunity to see how the Ford Transit has developed over its 50 years. This year, the Ford Transit is 50 and we are having a bit of a birthday party for it at DRIVEit which will include a procession comprising […]
Insurance specialists Be Wiser are delighted to be exhibiting at this year’s DRIVEit @Bruntingthorpe, the Light Commercial Vehicle show. The title sponsor of Be Wiser Kawasaki, a new team competing in the British Superbikes Championship this year, have confirmed that they will be on hand at DRIVEit to provide insurance quotes and advice for both […]
The insurance group rating system for Light Commercial Vehicles is to be restructured for 2016, with an increase to 30 groups enabling improved differentiation between similar vehicles and therefore a more accurate reflection of risk. For all the information you need to know in the world of Light Commercial Vehicles, as well as the chance […]
Mercedes-Benz Vans UK is reminding all drivers and business owners running vans that the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence has been abolished, amid fears it could affect small businesses. Visitors to DRIVEit have the opportunity to visit a Knowledge Zone which will be run by the Institute of Car Fleet Management (IFCM). As […]
Focusing on the direct needs and requirements of the Used Van customer, Mercedes-Benz Vans UK, under the leadership of Managing Director Steve Bridge, is now fully responsible for the re-marketing of pre-owned vans. If your more interested in buying a new one, or seeing how Mercedes-Benz Vans compares to a whole host of Light Commercial […]
Ford will be exhibiting at DRIVEit @Bruntingthorpe, the Light Commercial Vehicle Show, 7-9 July 2015, where you will be able to test drive their whole range of vans – including the Ford Ranger which you can put through its paces on the 4×4 course. Entry to DRIVEit, as well as parking, is free. To register […]
Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles is supporting the 2015 Isle of Man TT for the second year as an Official Partner, supplying a number of support commercial vehicles to ensure the event runs smoothly. All of these vehicles will be available to test drive at DRIVEit @Bruntingthorpe, the Light Commercial Vehicle show, 7-9 July 2015. Try out […]
Mercedes-Benz Vans has entered into a bespoke service contract with the DPD Group. The service contract is a unique tailored offering with significant focus on vehicle uptime. This marks Phase One of the bespoke Complete Care service contract across DPD’s ‘Region 6’, which covers Carlisle, Aberdeen, two sites in Glasgow, one in Dundee, and a […]
Hull based Winch Systems are the latest accessory company to sign up to exhibit at DRIVEit this summer. The company has been established for over 17 years and its specialisation is installing, servicing and testing standard and bespoke developed winches and hoists for customers including Northern Power Grid and the Environment Agency. To visit the […]
Last week we put the GREAT WALL STEED through it’s paces on the 4×4 course at Bruntingthorpe and were impressed, but don’t take our word for it, register for your free ticket today and perform your own on-road and off-road test in this inexpensive work-horse. While you are at the Show you can also see […]
Last year’s DRIVEit @Bruntingthorpe was a great success. The sun shone, the test routes were greatly enjoyed and 93% of visitors said they had such a valuable interesting and worthwhile day that they will return for DRIVEit 7-9 July 2015. The line up of exhibitors is growing and all sectors of the light commercial vehicle […]
After three hectic days at the CV Show in Birmingham’s NEC, the DRIVEit team were pretty worn out but delighted to hear the news from KwikFit Fleet’s head of core fleet and SMR development, Pete Marden, that the company will be exhibiting at DRIVEit this year. If you haven’t registered for your tickets yet then […]