The nominations for this year's Fleet Van Awards have just been announced, and Ford has been rewarded with recognition in several different categories.
As would be expected, owners of Ford Transit vans may well be able to say that their classic vehicle will be the holder of yet another award to add to the long list of recent prizes it has received, after the RWD edition got a nomination in the 'Large Panel Van of the Year' category.
The Transit, however, could almost be overshadowed by the massive potential for success for Ford in several other categories, with the winners due to be announced before the end of the year.
Ford's most successful model in the domestic vehicle market is, of course, the Fiesta, and the UK's number one selling car has recently been converted into a convenient and speedy van-like version, too. The warm reception that the conversion has been the subject of has now been officially acknowledged with a nomination in the 'City Van of the Year' category.
The Ford Ranger has the most potential for individual success for the company, however, with nomination in two separate categories. The perfect tool for professionals working in industries like construction, the Ranger is being tipped to achieve victory in both the 'Pick-up Truck of the Year' and 'Commercial Vehicle of the Year' fields.
Reflecting the consistently strong reputation that new Ford vans are continuing to enjoy, the manufacturer itself is in the running for two of the most prestigious