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Sprinter Van Great for Business Because of Its Price

Vincentric, a company that tracks ownership costs, found out that the total cost of ownership of a Sprinter Van in Canada is 7.7 to 9.1 % lower than other vans. That is based on a 25,000 kilometer driving distance per year and factoring depreciation, financing, insurance, fuel, fees and taxes, repairs and maintenance. With all these in mind, the amount saved in ownership cost could be translated to $6,000 to $7,000 per year on a five-year period. And the data said that this is mainly due to low fuel costs, a total of $2,500 per year, followed by maintenance savings because you don’t really have to take the vehicle to… Continue Reading »

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Waitrose Taps Gas-Powered Merc Sprinters to Slash Carbon Footprint

Bracknell-based UK upmarket supermarket chain Waitrose has just acquired a quintet of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter NGT models. NGT stands for Natural Gas Technology, and this means that the Sprinters all run on Liquid Bio-methane, sustainable natural gas that was made from landfill gas. The move aims to bolster Waitrose’s green initiatives as the vans operate from locations outside London. “This is a very exciting project,” said Ray Collington, who works as the fleet engineer for Waitrose parent company, the John Lewis Partnership. “We are committed to reducing our CO2 footprint, which is why much of our own food waste goes back into anaerobic digestion.” The five NGT Sprinters were supplied by… Continue Reading »

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Gibbs Surfacing Acquires New Sprinter Vans

To bolster its equipment lineup, UK-based independent surfacing contractor Gibbs Surfacing has just invested in a bunch of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles of different types. The Sprinters run on Euro 5 compliant engines, with 129 hp and astoundingly-low emission rates. They come in the yellow livery of Gibbs Surfacing, and have beacon bars mounted on top of the roof. Of the six total Sprinters, three are of the Long chassis variety, able to seat as many as seven people inside the four-door crew cabs. These were converted to accommodated dropsiders for transporting a variety of things. The other half of the lot are of the Dualiner variety, possessing second rows of… Continue Reading »

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