July returned the seventh consecutive month of growth for new Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) as registrations rose by 10.95% versus July 2018 with 25,862 new vehicles registered.
Three-quarters of all mileage travelled by vans in Central London could be done using the fully-electric range of a plug-in hybrid van, a trial suggests.
Manufacturers take opportunity to demonstrate advances they are making towards clearing the air at Birmingham NEC event
By Tom Roberts, van expert at Vanarama
Ford says they are “the ideal solution” for urban and extra urban operations, as it moves into the latter stages of its pilot programme with 15 fleet operators.
Online shopping and the trend for self-employment are among factors that are driving huge growth in the use of vans, according to a new report from Ford.
Ford will introduce bespoke light commercial vehicle service and maintenance scheduling via its FordPass Connect app later this year.
The Outward Bound Trust has renewed its 20-strong fleet of Ford Transit Minibuses with FleetEurope as part of a four-year contract hire arrangement.
Ford is trialing a new ‘warehouse on wheels’ digital delivery service with Gnewt which it says could cut traffic and emissions and improve delivery times.
Ford has added 10 liveried trailers to act as mobile billboards to raise awareness of the Time to Change campaign to end mental health discrimination.
The partnership between Ford and Volkswagen has served to highlight the strong global demand that both companies foresee in the van and pick-up segment, reports Frost & Sullivan.
Ford and Volkswagen have announced an alliance to develop and build commercial vehicles.
Ford’s Transport Operations team has partnered with the London Cycling Campaign to help reduce the number of collisions involving cyclists and vehicles.
Ford has officially unveiled the production version of its Transit Custom plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, which goes on sale next year.
Ford has unveiled a new Transit Connect van range which offers new engines and greater efficiency than its predecessor.
A production version of the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid will be among the key models to debut at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover, this week.
By Chris Sykes, national sales manager Moneybarn
Ford has introduced a new Transit skeletal chassis cab that provides a lower height platform for a wide variety of body conversions and up to 200Kg extra payload.
Ford will begin testing its plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van in Valencia, Spain, in addition to the ongoing trial taking place in London.
Ford has showcased the new Transit Custom at the 2018 CV Show with a new lower emissions engine and the promise of a hybrid version next year.