Fact sheet: vans

For many of Europe’s small and medium enterprises, vans are essential for meeting customer needs. Vans also enable a wide range of essential services such as courier delivery, emergency services including ambulances, rescue operations, and policing.

Top five insights

  • Almost €7 billion worth of vans were exported from the EU in 2022
  • Vans represent almost 80% of commercial vehicle sales (which also includes trucks, buses, and coaches)
  • More than 5% of vans sold in the EU are electrically chargeable
  • Nearly 29 million vans are currently in circulation in the EU
  • The average age of a van on EU roads is 12 years

Get the bigger picture on vans in our fact sheet below.


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