The Maxus was originally conceived in the mid to late ''90s and would eventually replace the LDV Convoy.
After differing business issues, challenges and new investments, the Maxus finally took to the road in 2005. At first they released just the panel vans in just short and long wheel base options. Late in 2005 and early in 2006 saw the introduction of a number of minibus variants. In 2007, the range was completed by the addition of the chassis cab versions (tippers, Luton box and flatbeds). Like all manufacturers, in 2008, LDV looked towards developing an electric version. A couple of vehicles were tested, but they never went in to full production.
The Maxus ranges are powered by a VM Motori 2.5L Diesel engine. The original engine was up to Euro 3 emission standards, this changed in mid-2006, with the introduction of the Euro 4 version.
The last of the Maxus were made in the UK in 2009.