First wave of Ford Transit plug-in hybrid vans hit the road in autumn

The first wave of fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starting this autumn, have been confirmed. The multi-million pound project is designed to explore how lower-emission plug-in hybrid electric vans could support cleaner air targets, whilst boosting productivity for operators in urban conditions – the toughest working environment for […]

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Ford commercial vehicle sales surge

Ford total vehicle sales increased in April, and for the year to date, compared with the same periods in 2014, as it stretched its total vehicle sales lead by over 11 per cent over its nearest competitor. A surge in Ford commercial vehicle (CV) sales was a major factor, with registrations up by 39.5 per […]

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Test drive three new Fords at Installer2015

Visitors to Installer2015 have the chance to do something you wouldn’t expect at the average trade show – test drive THREE models of Ford vans. On stand A20, the manufacturer will be displaying the new Transit Custom (L1 H1 125ps Limited), which installers will be able to get up-close and personal with. Outside, you’ll be […]

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New van sales remain strong in 2014

New van sales are on the rise, according to the latest figures supplied by the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT). A total of 49,123 registrations for new LCVs (up to 3.5 tonne) in September represent a year-on-year rise of 14.1 per cent compared to the same month in 2013. September 2014’s sales take the […]

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Ford Transit Connect 2013 review

Swapping the old model’s square-cut, boxy styling in favour of more sculpted, flowing lines, Ford’s new Transit Connect is the latest addition to the Big Blue Oval’s reinvigorated light commercial vehicle line-up. Petrol Power There is a possibility that it could even prompt some dyed-in-the-wool diesel fans to switch loyalties and opt for petrol power […]

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