July 16, 2018

Volkswagen AG and Ford to explore strategic alliance to extend capabilities

Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Company have announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and are exploring a strategic alliance designed to ‘strengthen each company’s competitiveness and better serve customers globally’.

The Selector: Conversions

Buying a panel van can be a complex business, finding the right wheelbase, roof height and load volume for your individual application, that can haul the payload that you need to move. Move into the world of the chassis cab, with the vast range of conversions and bodies available from a variety of suppliers and […]

Ford expands Transit plug-in hybrid van trial to Valencia

Ford, which is already investigating how plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) could help in London, has announced it will also begin trials in Valencia, Spain.

MS-RT Transit Custom makes its debut

Launch pricing and official photographs of the new motorsport-inspired MS-RT Ford Transit Custom have been revealed as the model made its official debut.

CV Show – and the public – celebrate commercial vehicles

While official figures have not yet been released, around 21,000 people were expected to attend the CV Show 2018, held last month at the NEC, Birmingham. Now in its 19th year, some 460 companies exhibited.

Updates keep Custom at top of its game

Ford has refreshed its best-selling Custom, reports Dan Gilkes.

Ford drives campaign to transform mental health awareness

Ford is launching a national awareness campaign that encourages people to speak more openly about mental health and to find safe, non-confrontational spaces to talk.

CV Show preview

The 2018 CV Show may be set against a backdrop of uncertain times, but nevertheless reveals an optimistic and innovative vision for the future of the commercial vehicle sector. In this preview, we present a snapshot of the main players that will showcase their products and services at Birmingham’s NEC.

Clever kids come up with green way to keep windscreen clean

It’s an idea that could one day help save billions of litres of water. Instead of simply wiping raindrops off our windscreens, why not collect and reuse the water via the washer jets?

Custom tweaked to help maintain its pole position

Ford’s Transit Custom stole the show at its UK debut at the CV Show in 2012. It also launched the massive overhaul of Ford’s van range, bringing them all under the Transit brand. The ‘big’ Transit now catered for the two-tonne market while the Custom was designed for the smaller sector, going head-to-head with the […]