Author - Craig Ellyard

A guide to replacement passenger seats

Every passenger vehicle from a minibus to a coach will need replacement seating at some point. It’s an inevitable cost of doing business. The trick of course is to keep costs to a minimum while maximising quality. And high-quality seating will more than pay for itself in the long run as they will last far...

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Light Commercial Vehicle Conversions

Whether you own a single van or manage a fleet there usually comes a time when you think about converting or adapting the vehicle. Standard factory vans, purchased new or used, are fantastic vehicles. But they aren’t tailored to your business. Which is why more van owners and operators are discovering the benefits of...

Buying passenger seats online

There’s no doubt the best deals can be found online. That applies to replacement passenger seating as much as anything else. But buying passenger seats online isn’t simply a matter of looking for the cheapest price. You need to buy high-quality products direct from a trusted UK manufacturer to get the best possible value. Which...

Aftermarket Mercedes Sprinter van seats

If you have a Mercedes Sprinter, especially if you’ve owed it for some time or acquired it second hand, at some point you’ll need to replace or upgrade the seats. The driver and passenger seats take a lot of punishment over the years with the wear and tear inevitably leading to them becoming unfit...

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Vauxhall Vivaro crew cab conversions

The Vauxhall Vivaro is a relative newcomer to the light commercial vehicle scene. It first appeared in 2000 and was heavily based on the Renault Trafic. The latest generation of the Vivaro is designed around the Citroen Dispatch. There's plenty of contractors and fleet owners out there who swear by their Vivaro. They prefer it to...

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Ergonomic van seats

There’s plenty of weird and surprising statistics out there. 18% of people claim to have seen a ghost. 9% of pet owners throw birthday parties for their four-legged friends. 11% of people in the UK want a robot baby. All those stats are a bit out there - and probably complete rubbish. But one...

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Upgrading your Renault Trafic works van

It’s been around in one guise or another since 1980. The Renault Trafic makes an ideal works van. It’s won awards aplenty and has built up a great reputation as a robust and reliable workhorse. It’s exactly the kind of vehicle you need for the rigors of day-to-day commercial use. But even a vehicle like...

Choosing aftermarket van seats

Work vans by definition take a lot of punishment. They are used every day, do countless miles and suffer inevitable wear and tear. It’s a full-time job keeping your vehicle in tip top shape and of course ensuring the van is mechanically sound is absolutely essential. A vehicle which is off the road is...

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5 easy ways to upgrade your Transit van

The Ford Transit. Everyone loves them. There are tens of thousands of them on UK roads. Look at the rush hour traffic in any British city and every other commercial vehicle seems to be a Ford Transit. Well, that may be a slight exaggeration. But the point stands. Many contractors would be lost without...