Category: Ford Transit News

Record number of vans registered in 2015

Image of Ford TransitRecent figures released by The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show the popularity of vans among commercial vehicle drivers is at an all-time high.
The report shows that nearly 100,000 vans were registered in the first three months of 2015. A 22% year-on-year increase, the number is the highest since records began in 1987.
Along with the recovering economy and vast range of tempting finance deals from […]

Ford Fiesta Van: New Launch

Smaller vans are starting to become majorly popular among fleets looking to downsize to save money and cut down on vehicle bangs and scrapes.
It’s all about choosing the right vehicles that are fit for your purpose of purchasing, and this has seen a growing number of van makers enter the picture.
Ford spotted this open opportunity a very long time ago with its original Fiesta Van, launched just a short period of time after the first Fiesta car was released in the late 1970s.
The most recent […]

Ford gets stuck in ford in Wales

In the past few months flooding has caused severe problems in Wales, which has caused damages to many residents’ homes and vehicles, as well as local roads. Last year has been one of the wettest years on record for Wales, with five and a half feet of rain falling between January 1st and December 26th 2012. One van driver had first-hand experience of the problems the flooding has caused when his Ford became trapped in a ford whilst attempting to make a delivery.
On […]

Transit takes major honour at What Van awards

Fleet managers and private buyers have always considered the “What Van” Van of the Year awards as a good guide to determine what vehicle they will get van insurance quotes on when the time comes to update their van or stock. This year British vans did exceptionally well winning 50% of the categories up for grabs.
The trend was set once again by the UK built Ford Transit; not for the first time it was declared Van of the Year, and who in the commercial vehicle […]

New Delivery Means Mountjoy Workers Will Now Only Drive Ford Vans

Leading building and maintenance services contractor Mountjoy has replaced old vehicle stock with 132 new Ford vehicles. This means that their entire fleet of 176 vehicles is now 100% Ford. Most of the vans will be used for repair work on over 8,000 residential homes by multi-skilled experts across a range of fields, from plumbing to carpentry and from electrical work to decorating.
Mountjoy has bases in Portsmouth, Southampton, Woking and the Isle of Wight and the vans will be split between all of the bases. […]

Ford Transit’s happy anniversary

One of the UK’s most loved (and used) vans celebrated its 45th anniversary this weekend, and there appears to be no stopping it.
Worldwide, over six million models have been sold and in the UK alone over two million van drivers will have applied for commercial vehicle insurance to drive a Ford Transit since it first rolled of the production line in the UK in 1965. Born in the middle of the swinging sixties, at a time of miniskirts, mini cars and films such as The […]