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Vauxhall Vivaro reaches halfway point in Help for Heroes expedition

Vauxhall Vivaro reaches halfway point in Help for Heroes expedition

Vauxhall's all-new Vivaro has reached the halfway point in its 12,000-mile road trip across Europe and Asia in aid of Help for Heroes.

A group of three Luton-built Vivaros arrived in Kazakhstan after a month of travelling.

The route from Europe's most westerly road to Asia's most easterly takes in 10 time zones, two continents and 17 countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia.

The expedition, a fundraiser for the charity Help for Heroes, sees former soldiers and crew including a mechanic and a medic embark on the journey of a lifetime in three Vivaro vans.

Vauxhall Commercial Vehicles brand manager Steve Bryant said: "This is the opportunity for some lucky ex-services personnel to take part in a memorable two-month journey to help them re-adjust to civilian life.

"It's also the perfect opportunity to demonstrate that the all-new Vivaro is built to take it all."

Visit www.vauxhall.co.uk/siberiachallenge where you will find video footage, a Twitter feed and a tracker of its progress.

You can also donate to the cause at www.justgiving.com/vivarosiberiachallenge.

The trip is fully funded by Vauxhall and other participating equipment sponsors.

On sale now, the all-new Vivaro offers improved cargo dimensions and excellent payload capability. The enhanced cabin is designed for comfort and control with high levels of specification including modern infotainment with DAB radio and an MPG of up to 47.9mpg.

by: Danielle Bagnall