Anchor Vans welcomes redundant staff as City Motors goes into administration

18 October 2016, 3:59 pm

Anchor Vans has recently taken on nine new members of staff who were previously employed at nearby dealerships within the stricken City Motors group. The Basingstoke based company operated Ford, Peugeot, Citroen, Suzuki, Kia, Honda, Seat and Skoda businesses and following the appointment of administrators in September, City Motor Holdings have closed thirteen dealerships in […]

Introducing Anchor Cars, Now Recruiting

13 September 2016, 1:37 pm

Anchor Vans is excited to announce the recent launch of Anchor Cars, used car sales specialist and the latest addition to the Anchor family. Anchor Cars stocks a range of high quality used cars at great value prices, predominantly offering nearly-new Ford cars in line with our Ford approved service centre. We are pleased to […]

Banksy Graffitied SWAT Van Fetches over £200K at Auction

30 June 2016, 3:07 pm

A SWAT van showcasing iconic artwork by the elusive graffiti artist Banksy has sold at auction for £218,000. The artwork, created in 2006, and in true Banksy anti-establishment style, shows a group of armed officers about to be outsmarted by a boy on one side with Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz on the other. […]

A Steady April and a Record May for New Van Registrations

8 June 2016, 10:27 am

The new van market continues its growth with a steady April and a record May in comparison to 2015. Official figures from the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders), show more than 56,000 new van registrations in April and May 2016, taking the year to date figure to 158,402 units, a 2.9% rise in […]

A Buyers Guide to Gross Vehicle Weights and Payloads

20 May 2016, 3:17 pm

It is vital that any business running a van or fleet of vans knows the legal weight limit of their vehicle and how to manage it. Last year research showed that more than 50% of van drivers are overloading their vehicles, which can prove costly for businesses. Understanding the weight of your vehicle can be […]

Anchor Vans April News

19 May 2016, 9:54 am

Spring has sprung at Anchor HQ, the sun came out (for a day), the April showers are.. ahem, still here, we’ve finally ditched the winter coat.. and swapped it for a mac. Anyway, now is the time for a good old spring clean. Not only do we sell vans we also have a large servicing, […]

Record Number of Vans on British roads

29 April 2016, 1:04 pm

As the UK’s biggest vehicle exhibition, the Commercial Vehicle Show opens at the NEC in Birmingham this week, new figures reveal the number of vans on UK roads has hit an all time high. With demand for new vans in the UK at record levels, the Motorparc data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and […]

New van registrations March to a busy first quarter

21 April 2016, 9:36 am

The first quarter of 2016 has ended on a high for the new commercial vehicle market, with nearly 99,000 vehicles registered, a 1.2% increase on the same quarter of 2015. Official figures from the SMMT (Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders), show that light commercials demand has risen 3.3% in March with a total of […]