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Great to have this picture sent through from Alan Bennett all the way from Ireland with some very kind words “Van arrived on site yesterday evening. Thanks for your help it was all very painless. I would have no hesitation in recommending David Spear Commercial Vehicles.” Alan also wanted us to mention that he’s the “good looking one 3rd from left” We’re always thrilled when we …

Friday 25th August 2017

Stable growth for national van market as commercial vehicle dealer reports best month so far since expansion into Cardiff

The latest findings from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) have revealed that some 24,766 vans joined British roads in July alone. Whilst these figures give a view of a stabilising marketplace with year-to-date demand falling and the registration of pickups in decline, the new van market is still growing. As slight growth of 1.1% occurs nationally, regionally establishe…

Thursday 10th August 2017

Staying the course…

We’ve just recorded a very healthy set of figures for July, which reinforces our business strategy and keeps us on track for the growth targets set for 2017. However, we are now in the middle of holiday season where it’s so easy to allow complacency to set in and potentially lose focus as a result. Therefore, this is a great time of year for the company to re-focus on its core objective…

Monday 7th August 2017

Award winning LCV dealership expands workforce to meet growing demand

Leading commercial vehicle dealer David Spear is pleased to announce a series of new appointments to their Tredegar and Cardiff workshops, and their wider customer facing team. The recent team expansion works to strengthen the already successful team and meet the growing demand that the business has experienced as they chart 20% growth this year.  The team has recently welcomed new technicia…

Friday 21st July 2017

As new van registrations rise, LCV specialist offers insight into what’s to come for national market and business closer to home

Leading commercial vehicle dealer David Spear is one firm that always has its finger on the pulse in regards to the very latest industry insights, and recent statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) make for great reading in comparison to previous months. “The increase in registrations is largely driven by the booming pickup market, which continues to perform …

Tuesday 11th July 2017

Commercial vehicle specialist wins prestigious Business Transformation of the Year accolade

LCV dealer David Spear has been named Business Transformation of the Year (Independents) at this year’s Auto Trader Click Awards.  The awards, which marked its 10th anniversary this year, is well known for acknowledging true, peer-inspiring industry leaders within the automotive sector. Winners received their accolades at a glittering ceremony held at Banking Hall in London and presented by …

Friday 7th July 2017

Daring David Spear team take on charity skydive to raise money for two great causes

The team at LCV dealership David Spear has taken on their first skydive. The skydive is just the start of a yearlong charity appeal in which the team aims to raise £4,000 for Alzheimer’s Society Cymru and the Hospice of the Valleys. The recently launched appeal saw Laurence Winmill, Stephanie Rees and James Spear of the David Spear team jump from an aircraft in Salisbury last weekend to raise …

Monday 3rd July 2017

Commercial vehicle specialist reports national sales slowdown but business is good a little closer to home

With recent statistics from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) pointing to a national decline in LCV registrations across all van segments, the latest figures may come as no surprise to commercial vehicle drivers and dealers.  Light commercial vehicle registrations fell by a further 5.3% during May as the market continues to rebalance. The entire LCV market has been …

Friday 16th June 2017

LCV dealer defies national decline in registrations to report continued record growth in van sales

After a record level of new registrations last year, the LCV market has somewhat braced itself for a decline and it appears that April has been the difficult month expected. According to the latest report on LCV registrations from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT), there has been a national decline across all van segments. Whilst the demand and number of new registratio…

Saturday 10th June 2017

Commercial vehicle specialist strengthens its focus on continuing its record growth with new appointment

LCV dealer David Spear Commercial Vehicles is delighted to announce the appointment of Laurence Winmill as CEO. Laurence has been working as a consultant at David Spear since May 2016. His new position as CEO will see him develop and manage the commercial vehicle expert’s business strategy and growth plans over the next few years. In recent months, David Spear has defied the national …

Wednesday 7th June 2017

Commercial vehicle specialist David Spear supports FTA’s call for national scrappage scheme

The recent announcements regarding the government’s anticipated air quality improvements and the associated Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) proposal means one thing for small businesses and fleet owners – spiralling costs. In fact, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA), the additional cost of compliance could be in excess of 150% of the annual turnover for some small to medium sized …

Friday 2nd June 2017

LCV dealer David Spear reveals the facts behind the Ultra Low Emission Zone plans in light of recent government crackdown

The prospect of diesel vehicle drivers being charged up to £24 per day to drive in central London is likely to fill many with dread, especially the fleet owners managing multiple light commercial vehicles (LCVs). The recently announced Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) proposal will affect all vehicle types including cars, motorcycles, vans, minibuses, buses, coaches and heavy goods vehicles (HGVs), …

Thursday 20th April 2017