Category: Faults

Shock test shows Popular Vans have poor Safety Standards

The safety body Euro NCAP has revealed that many of the most popular commercial vans are performing badly during their safety tests. Euro NCP claimed that the tests were based on more true to life situations than the standards tests that are performed on vehicles before they are road legal. The results have led to the safety organisation calling for higher levels of safety equipment in vans and a toughening up of that they deem ‘lenient’ legal safety requirements.
The Ford Transit’s Custom was […]

Ford Windstar recalled again

The van and truck industry is once more at the centre of a vehicle recall storm as the Ford Windstar minivan is recalled over a possible axle fault.
Fortunately for UK drivers they are not concerned just yet, but the US manufacturer announced on Friday that 575,000 vehicles in the USA and Canada were being recalled over fears that corrosion of the rear axle could actually cause the component to break, and lead to potentially fatal consequences. It is thought that it could be a design […]