What's New

General bug fixes, performance and memory improvements

(If updating from v4.9.86 or lower:

New iPhone Layout

Fix for issue download problem on iOS9)

**We always love to hear your feedback. If you have any comments or queries please contact us at [email protected]**

App Description

Van Advisor is a new digital and online product for the LCV market from the publishers of leading magazines Commercial Motor and Truck & Driver.

Each issue brings with it the latest news from the world of vans, informed and exclusive test drives, and the best and most in-depth vehicle road tests.

Whether you’re looking to know more about the latest Transit van, advice on buying a secondhand Mercedes Sprinter or a fun trip down memory lane with a look at the iconic VW Transporter, Van Advisor has it covered.

With videos, interactive pages, hundreds of pictures, and not to mention access to the latest models long before their launch and before anyone else, Van Advisor will take you deep into the world of light commercial vehicles whether you are a builder, caterer, plumber, fleet operator or just looking to know a little bit more before buying a lifestyle vehicle for the weekend.

From the biggest panel vans and tippers, to the smallest car derived van, with pick-up trucks and much more in between, subscribe and download Van Advisor for free and impartial van advice.

This is a free app download. Within the app users can purchase the current issue and back issues.
Subscriptions are also available within the application. A subscription will start from the latest issue.

Available subscriptions are:

12 months: £39.99 / €54.99 / $59.99 (12 issues)
3 months: £11.99 / €14.99 / $16.99 (3 issues)

-The subscription will renew automatically unless cancelled more than 24 hours before the end of the current period. You will be charged for renewal within 24 hours of the end of the current period, for the same duration and at the current subscription rate for the product.
-You may turn off the auto-renewal of subscriptions through your Account Settings, however you are not able to cancel the current subscription during its active period.
-Payment will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when a subscription to that publication is purchased.
Bundles of single issues can be also be bought within the application. To use purchased credits, simply click on the issue price and select ‘use credit’. This allows you to purchase back issues at reduced prices.

Users can register for/ login to a pocketmags account in-app. This will protect their issues in the case of a lost device and allow browsing of purchases on multiple platforms. Existing pocketmags users can retrieve their purchases by logging into their account.

We recommend loading the app for the first time in a wi-fi area so that all issue data is retrieved.
If your app will not load past the splash page after a first install or an update, please delete and reinstall the app from the App Store

Help and frequently asked questions be accessed in-app and on pocketmags.
If you have any problems at all please do not hesitate to contact us: [email protected]
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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 06, 2014 Initial release
  • March 14, 2015 New version 4.9.76
  • June 23, 2016 New version 4.9.94