A new school minibus opens up a world of travel opportunities for your school, some of which you will not have considered until you have your own minibus. It is though a serious undertaking and before delivery, you should understand about drivers, licencing, permits and servicing Driver’s responsibility Volunteering to drive the minibus makes […]
With the launch of the new Ford Torneo, the minibus market seems to have changed from 14 seat and upwards to 9 and 10 seat units. This is a market that has more competition for Ford, as Vauxhall, Renault, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan and Citroen each have minibuses in this market. Towards the end of the year, […]
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 […]
Base vehicles vary from a standard 3.5 tonne panel van which will be modified from scratch, to a factory produced minibus, subject to the scale of the conversion that is required. Once you establish the model of your minibus, we need to arrange your required specification. This can even include the seating as a standard […]
Initially, it’s important to ask the right questions and get help to find the correct and honest answers, people’s lives are at risk if a minibus is not properly thought through. Starting with: What seating layout are you going to want/need. M1or M2 rated seating. How is your organisation set up and how your leased […]
The latest transit minibus medium roof 14 seater is now more efficient. Ford are among the industry leaders in efficiency development and the Transit benefit from superb new engines which surpass the requirements for Stage V Emissions and with smart battery charging, auto stop start you simply cant buy a cheaper to run minibus.
Before choosing your new minibus, there are a number of points that need to be considered. What is the best way to finance it and why? Dependant on your club finances, contract hire or finance lease. More can be read on a prior blog here on our last minibus information blog , but it’s important […]
Most colleges consider it essential to have a minibus available at all times. Renting on a ad hoc basis is an option, but doing so is expensive compared to having your own vehicle on a lease from vanlease.uk.com. Our Renault Traffic 8 seater starts at just £213 per month. If you need to […]