Commercial News

New small Transits connect with cleaner running

16th January 2018

Two small vans that make a big impact on the UK market have undergone major changes for the 2018 model year.   The new Transit Connect and Transit Courier are part of changes that will see Ford’s entire commercial line-up in Europe renewed in little over a year.   Transit Courier and Transit Connect are the foundations of the whole …


Ford continues its Custom of leading the way

16th January 2018

The Ford Transit Custom has continued more than 50 years of tradition by helping the Transit range dominate the UK van market for more than 50 years.   But it’s a success story that never stands still, with the Transit Custom entering 2018 with a bold new exterior and all-new interior.   New Transit Custom is available for order now…


Boxing clever to stop phone use

16th November 2017

Road safety charity Brake is joining forces with Ford in a new campaign to tackle one of the biggest killers on British roads: mobile phone misuse.   The idea is to banish handsets from the driver’s sight – and place them in the glove box. The campaign re-names the glove box as the ‘phone box’ and encourages drivers to …


Top tips for first-time van drivers

9th October 2017

If you haven’t driven a van before, it is perfectly reasonable to feel a little apprehensive about getting out on the road in a larger vehicle for the first time. However, whilst the prospect of getting behind the wheel of a Ford Transit or any other van may be somewhat daunting, the truth is that most aspects of driving one are no …


A Guide to Towing with a Van

25th September 2017

Do you own a van, and are looking to tow a trailer for moving household items, or perhaps a boat, or even as a part of your business? Then you need to be aware of the rules and regulations when it comes to towing with a van. There are many things that one needs to know before they begin towing, and this is just as true when vans are involved. So …


The history of the Ford Transit

1st September 2017

‘Transit’ is one of those brand names that is so well-known throughout the UK and beyond that many people seem to use it when referring to any kind of van at all. Like Hoover and Coke, Transit is a product which has become synonymous with its kind; a true national treasure, this humble workhorse has passed into our lexicon to an extent …


Top Tips for Driving Safely Around Cyclists

15th August 2017

We all want to be safe on the road – a place that can be particularly dangerous if people aren’t careful. These two statements hold equally true for both drivers and cyclists. There have been untold numbers of accidents when these two worlds collide, sometimes causing friction between the two communities. But this doesn’t need to …


How to Pack the Perfect Picnic

19th July 2017

What could be more pleasant on a warm, sunny day than a picnic? It celebrates the English summertime at its best. But there are picnics and then there are truly memorable picnics! Packing the right combination can make all the difference – Jasper’s Catering Services Picnics are a truly wonderful way to enjoy great food with friends…