Van News 15 Dec 2022
Speedy boosts fleet electrification plans with Ford E-Transit delivery
Speedy Services has kicked off the expansion of its fleet electrification plans after taking delivery of the first of 150 all-electric Ford E-Transit vans.
Van News 6 Sep 2022
Lyreco expands electric fleet
Lyreco, distributor of workplace products and services has invested £2.3m in the expansion of its electric fleet of vans.
Electric and alternative fuel vans 15 Jul 2022
Ford E-Transit review
Externally, the E-Transit is almost identical to its ICE siblings, but is mainly distinguishable by blue lines on its grille.
Van News 17 Jun 2022
Speedy further electrifies fleet with Ford E-Transit investment
Speedy has invested £8.25m to expand its fleet of electric vehicles (EVs), with the purchase of 150 new Ford E-Transit models.
Van News 4 May 2022
DPD expands EV fleet with 1,000 Ford E-Transits
DPD is expanding its fleet of electric vehicles (EVs) to more than 2,500, with the purchase of 1,000 Ford E-Transits.
Van News 25 Apr 2022
Ford E-Transit prices and specification
Ford has confirmed the E-Transit is priced from £47,700 (ex VAT) and is available in 25 variants.
Van News 8 Apr 2022
First Ford E-Transit vans ready for delivery
The first batch of Ford E-Transit vans have rolled of the production line and are ready to be delivered to customers.
Van News 15 Mar 2022
Next generation Ford Venari patient transport vehicles set to launch
The latest Venari-developed specialist vehicle range on Ford chassis is set to enter the patient transport market (PTS) in the early spring.
Van News 7 Jan 2022
Lookers opens new Ford Van Transit Centre
Lookers has relocated its Ford Van Transit Centre into a new, enlarged and enhanced showroom space in Colchester.
Van News 6 Jan 2022
Construction and home delivery fleets drive new van market growth
The UK’s new LCV market grew by more than a fifth in 2021, according to new figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
Van News 1 Oct 2021
Police fleet win for Ford Transit 5.0-tonne riot van conversion
Ford’s new 5.0-tonne Transit is being deployed as a protected personnel carrier with police forces across the country.
Van News 27 Aug 2021
Fleet customers begin Ford E-Transit trials
Ford’s all-electric E-Transit has started customer trials with major European fleets ahead of volume launch in spring 2022.
Latest News 23 Aug 2021
Ford launches last mile service after successful Hermes trials
Ford will be rolling out its last mile delivery initiative to fleet operators following a successful trial with Hermes in London.
Van News 2 Jul 2021
Ford partners with Venari to build lightweight ambulance
Ford and Venari Group have signed a memorandum of understanding for a new strategic alliance to build a new lightweight ambulance.
Van News 22 Jun 2021
Durability of Ford E-Transit tested before it joins fleets
The new electric Ford E-Transit has undergone a punishing testing regime to replicate a lifetime of fleet use, ahead of going on sale next year.
Van News 7 May 2021
NHS to use converted Ford Transit to boost Covid-19 vaccination uptake
A specially-converted Ford Transit is being used by the NHS in Essex and community health leaders to boost uptake of the Covid-19 vaccination.
Van News 4 May 2021
Fleet trials for new electric Ford E-Transit van
Ford E-Transit van and converted chassis cab models are set to begin trials with last-mile and supermarket delivery operators as well as utilities providers.
Van News 16 Feb 2021
Ford to re-enter UK ambulance market with Venari partnership
Ford is to re-establish its presence in the UK ambulance market with a Transit-based vehicle following a tie-in the Venari Group.
Van News 5 Oct 2020
Half of vans travel less than 15 miles from their base
Just over a third of GB-based vans travelled regionally (34%), 14% travelled nationally and 1% internationally on a typical day.
Van News 30 Sep 2020
Ford introduces 5.0-tonne Transit
Ford has launched a new heavy-duty Transit model with a 5.0-tonne GVW, providing a payload of more than 2,500Kg.