UK-built MINI Clubvan gets big welcome from CV Show 2013

14 December 2012 #SMMT News

Organisers of the 2013 International Commercial Vehicle Show are have welcomed the news that MINI will showcase its all-new MINI Clubvan at the April 2013 show.

Commended for delivering style, efficiency and class-leading driving dynamics, plus fuel efficiency levels not usually found in light commercial vehicles, the Clubvan has already made a big impression on industry experts, just months after its initial unveiling at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The new MINI Clubvan, built in Oxford, is set to add a some style to the light commercial vehicle sector, while  delivering practical load-lugging capability to small businesses.

Speaking of the Clubvan’s appearance at next year’s Show, James Morrison, Corporate Marketing Manager for MINI UK said, “We are delighted that the MINI Clubvan will be at the 2013 International Commercial Vehicle Show. We are looking forward to showing how the Clubvan effortlessly combines both the practicality of an 860-litre load capacity with premium features already familiar to existing MINI customers. The MINI Clubvan offers commercial customers both style and substance on the road.”

“This is great news for the industry in general and the CV Show in particular,” said SMMT Chief Executive, Paul Everitt. “The changes we are seeing in today’s commercial vehicle industry are borne out of necessity. To have the commitment of exhibitors that range from small delivery specialists to those capable of moving exceptionally large loads shows, beyond a shadow of a doubt, just how far the industry has come in a relatively short space of time.”

The Commercial Vehicle Show is owned by the CV Show LLP comprising the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, the Road Haulage Association and IRTE Services Ltd, the trading company of the SOE (Society of Operations Engineers).

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