2014 has been a great year for new minibus launches. Ford have launched the van of the year based Torneo, an ideal minibus to carry 8 passengers and their new Transit in 14 & 17 seat layouts. These two are probably the stand-out launches this year, but with other manufacturers coming to the market […]
Ford Commercials, new model launches and now Ford launches ‘Transit Centres’
The latest Ranger pick-up with improved engines, a host of safety advances and new models has been launched. The latest version of the Duratorq diesel now sports 150 bhp or 125 bhp depending on choice of model, with a 3.2 litre monster also available. The 2.2 litre though, is a strong engine, at 320 Nm […]
Van News, Ford Contract Hire Favourite, the new Custom, now has a high top version
The Ford Transit Custom, 2013 Van of the Year, has had a high top version added which is over 20% larger inside. At just £489 more than the standard unit, this model expands the market for what is a superb van It is available for ordering now, but deliveries are not expected to start until […]
Cheap van leasing, Cheap van deals, great van deals
Vanlease UK, just like our customers, love a good deal and we work hard to find them How do we go about it? If you ring 15 suppliers you will get 15 quotes, all different, with different terms and it will leave you wondering what is really a cheap van deal? Make sure that you […]
The Ford Duratorq engine, the heart of a Transit
The Ford Duratorq engine was conceived as being a clean running, economical and easy to service/repair power plant which would have derivatives for cars and commercials. Released in 2000, the 2.0 diesel has been refined and improved year on year to the point where it is a strong rival to engines which are brand new such […]
The Ford Transit, is it still the best van?
In its present guise the Transit has been with us since 2000 with a facelift in 2011 when Ford started to fit the Duratorq diesel in all models, no matter what the layout. The new gearbox, a specially developed six speed unit, is fitted to all models and is well suited to the characteristics of […]
Sometimes the best Ford Van lease deal is simply the best help and advice
At Vanlease UK, we know our product. Whether it’s a SWB Transit van, a 17 seater Transit Minibus on a lease or something as complicated as a rear wheel drive three-way tipper, we work hard to make sure that we have an in-house account manager who specialises in it. With the new Transit just round […]
What do we know about the new Transit range?
Ford are not resting on their laurels, with an already top class range of commercial vehicles with Ford van leasing deals among the most competitive. This year they are launching a new small van, the Transit Courier, a new medium van in the shape of the Transit Connect and they have already launched the Custom. […]
Is it good to be number one ? Ask Ford
Annually the association of Fleet Operators has an annual get together at which the members are questioned on the cars and vans that they operate. This year, for the first time ever, one manufacturer dominated the vote and won every class. Without doubt, Ford now supply the best business vans according to the membership […]
Will the new Transit be the number one van again?
For me the Transit has always been the iconic van of Great Britain. If somebody was having building work, gas, electric or even a decorating job done, the van parked outside has always seemed to be a Transit. Over the last year or so the Transit seems to have fallen from its pedestal somewhat, beaten […]
How can Business Contract Hire secure you against corporate liability?
Modern life as a business owner means you be no stranger to corporate liability laws, so I was interested to find out how much Business Contract Hire can actually help to ease the worry of this issueFirst of all, for those of you who haven’t heard about it yet, the recent changes to the laws […]