Tag: Ford

Transit is Van of the Year – again

Transit is Van of the Year – again

THE new Ford Transit has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘International Van of the Year 2007’. The Van of the Year jury, which comprises an independent panel of leading commercial vehicle journalists representing 19 European countries, awarded the new Ford Transit the 2007 trophy in what was described as […]

Transit reign set to continue

Transit reign set to continue

PRICING experts at EurotaxGlass’s have taken a critical look at the new Ford Transit and predict that it will maintain its long-standing position as the UK’s most popular light commercial vehicle. The power of the Transit brand means that the launch of a new model is widely regarded as one […]

Ranger and Tourneo connect prices revealed

Ranger and Tourneo connect prices revealed

PRICES have been announced for two new Ford commercial vehicles, the Ranger pick-up and the Tourneo Connect van. The new Ford Ranger pick-up is a particularly welcome arrival, as the model it replaces was starting to look very old when parked next to a Mitsubishi L200 or Toyota Hilux. It […]

Sporty Fiesta Van on the way

Sporty Fiesta Van on the way

GOOD news for White Van Man – a new model of the Fiesta Van will go on sale in Britain by the end of this year. With sporty hot-hatch looks and road performance as well as load carrying capacity, the Fiesta SportVan should make delivery runs more fun than ever […]

New Transit breaks cover at CV Show

New Transit breaks cover at CV Show

THE Ford stand at this year’s Commercial Vehicle (CV) Show at the NEC, Birmingham (25-27 April), will be the place where the brand new Transit makes its first public appearance. Ford plans to display 26 new vehicles at the Show – including the new Ranger pick-up as well as the […]

New ranger revealed

New ranger revealed

FORD is the latest manufacturer to march into 2006’s increasingly competitive pick-up war. With new versions of the Toyota Hilux, Mitsubishi L200 and Mazda BT-50 already confirmed, Ford is upping the ante with its new Ranger. On sale in Britain from September 2006 (with pricing announced in the summer), the […]

New Ford pick-up concept

New Ford pick-up concept

FORD has unveiled a stunning new concept pick-up truck at the Thailand International Motor Expo in Bangkok. The concept, dubbed ‘4-Trac’ takes a typical pick-up truck and adds some sophistication and style. It’s a workhorse with true off-road capability and extensive use of aluminum. The 4-Trac concept clearly shows Ford […]

Big orders for Mercedes and Ford

Big orders for Mercedes and Ford

GROUP 4 Securicor is banking on a new, £3.7-million fleet of armoured Mercedes-Benz vans to help keep the money flowing. The cash-in-transit giant has bought 164 Mercedes Sprinter vans together with 11 Axor trucks for larger deliveries of monies across the country. Mercedes-Benz has a global supply agreement with Group […]

Ranger goes wild (Ford Ranger)

Ranger goes wild (Ford Ranger)

FORD has announced a new special edition Ranger Wildtrak. Available as a Double-Cab, loaded with extras and priced at £19,100 on the road, the Wildtrak is designed and equipped specifically for the outdoor adventure sports enthusiasts. The Wildtrak variant stands apart from the existing Ranger line-up with its metallic red […]

Five million not out (Ford Transit)

Five million not out (Ford Transit)

THE five-millionth Ford Transit has rolled off its Southampton assembly line. That’s enough vans to cover the entire length of the UK 15 times bumper to bumper. In a ceremony at the plant, Southampton MP, John Denham, employees and guests applauded as Robin Trowbridge, team leader on the production line, […]