Light commercial vehicles (LCV) or category N1 is the formal term in the European Union for commercial carrier vehicles with a Gross vehicle weight (GVW) of up to 3.5 tonnes.
In fact, the LCV concept was created as a compact truck. It is usually optimised to be ruggedly built, have low operating costs and powerful yet fuel efficient engines, and to be utilised in intra-city operations.
- 1 LCV Manufacturers (Marketing in EU) and their Models
- 2 Sales Channels
- 3 Used LCV Marketing
- 4 See also
- 5 References
- 6 External links
LCV Manufacturers (Marketing in EU) and their Models
All of the above light commercial vehicles are sold through dealer networks. Usually a car dealer will have a franchise for the sale of a manufacturer's cars and the LCVs will be sold as an addition. The exceptions to these are; ;Mercedes-Benz,
- Who have a dedicated commercial vehicle network for heavy and light commercial vehicles,
- Franchised dealers usually have standalone van centres.
- Iveco and Isuzu Truck.
- Isuzu Truck market commercial vehicles up to 18 tonnes GVW and Iveco market their heavy truck range with their Daily van to complement this.
Used LCV Marketing
Many franchised dealers also retail used LCVs, with the poorer quality examples sent to specialist auctions for sale. There is a large network of independent used commercial vehicle retailers who retail thousands of used commercial vehicles every month.
CV Dealers are increasingly using the internet to help sell their vehicles in addition to the traditional print media such as Auto Trader
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