Ford Fiesta by now is a well recognised name and so it should be, it has been around since 1976 and even since then there has been a light commercial versions. Well this is no different for the new generation of Fiesta. Vans that are based on small cars are a niche market but Ford are determined to offer a product in all of the van markets.
Here we’ll look at the most reliable vans of 2012, whilst before, we looked at the most reliable manufacturers. The results aren’t surprising, and we feel that it is a slight shame that they have been dominated by only three manufacturers. We can reveal that in the top ten however, Renault, Vauxhall and Citroen all made it.
So the year is here when the Clubvan mini will be launched! Mini have said that this light commercial vehicle will be launched in autumn and there will be choice of three models.
If you’re thinking about hiring a van and aren’t entirely confident, the following tips should help you out!
TWL Voice and Data is a telephone systems supplier that is based in Cardiff and they have just replaced their fleet with more long-bodied Vito vans. They bought five of them from the Mercedes Benz dealership called Euro Commercials which are just round the corner from them.
When we see van reviews, nearly all the vans are kitted out with GPS systems, leather trim, air conditioning, alloy wheels and so on. The aim of this is to hope that readers think that all of these extras come at standard and at a base price. We all know however that these extras are not cheap; what most fleet owners want to see reviewed is the basic model, the essential vehicle for business purposes.
Last month it was revealed that several of Ford’s production sites were to close, including the major Southampton plant which is notable for producing the Ford Transit. Ford is also closing part of its Dagenham plant as well as a large factory in Genk, Belgium resulting in the loss of over 4300 jobs.
In our last blog article we wrote about the Transit Custom being given an award at the Hannover IAA CV Show but it was also a great event for Volkswagen too. They unveiled the Caddy Cross special edition and they have announced that it will be available to purchase in the UK at the beginning of 2013.
The van comes with a bright green paint job and a contrasting black body kit which is something […]
Reducing the cost of your van insurance is of course in the interests of any company or individual employing the use of a van – especially for those businesses that revolve around the use of vans, such as delivery companies. There are a number of methods available for lowering the cost of a van insurance quote, steps that any company or individual can take to get a better price and save money. Getting your […]
Last month saw another increase in prices for light commercial vehicles of 2.3 per cent. LCV Values are now £99 higher than they were during the same month of last year. This is according to the latest Pulse report from the BCA.
This price increase came at the same time that the average age of the vehicles also increased by 8.8 per cent which is equivalent to four months. Surprisingly, the average millage had also increased by […]