Ford has taken double top in a novel shootout that subjects vans to truly chilling conditions. Both the new Transit and Transit Connect won their classes.
The UK’s van market has its foot firmly on the accelerator – registrations of LCVs jumped 28.2 per cent in February 2014.
Alongside the latest Focus, Ford’s extensive Geneva stand also includes the Edge SUV and upmarket Vignale version of the Mondeo.
Nissan describes its e-NV200 van, as a ‘game-changer.” According to Nissan it combines the best of the existing NV200 with the powertrain of the LEAF car.
What is it? Ford' all-new version of their dominant LCV. Key features: More capability, improved efficiency, more technology.
Ford’s UK head believes the Transit Connect will help the brand sell significantly more vans in an area of the market where it has been lacking.
Van registrations jumped again in January, helping to keep the overall commercial vehicle market climbing despite an expected drop in truck figures.
Vauxhall and Renault have released design impressions of their latest attempts to challenge Ford's all-new Transit class leader.
Volkswagen gives Amarok the special edition treatment with the launch of the Canyon. It will be offered with a 2-litre BiTDI and FourMotion all-wheel-drive.
Nissan’s London taxi project is to be a British car. Final assembly of the Taxi for London will be carried out at Coventry-based ADV Manufacturing.
Driving a Renault Kangoo Z.E is little different, and certainly no drawback, compared to the regular diesel-engined Kangoo van.