The world’s fastest delivery van?

If you want same-day delivery, this could be just the van for the job. Motorcycle racer and speed demon Guy Martin has taken one of our Transit Custom vans and transformed it into a purpose-built racing machine to enter the fastest road race on the planet. The first episode of the latest Speed TV series […]

Thanks a million

When transport firm boss Radek Němec’s trusty Ford Transit covered 1 million kilometres (621,371 miles) he got in touch with us regarding one small but significant problem. The six-digit odometer – that records the distance covered – was no longer able to display the true distance travelled in kilometres, because it had run out of […]

Transit vans are still the business

50 years after it first hit the road, the iconic Transit van continues to make a significant and growing contribution to the economy, according to a new study. The Centre for Economics and Business Research report shows that van-dependent businesses contributed a total of €120 billion to U.K. in 2014 – up by 26 per […]

50-year-old icon is van of the moment

It was in 1965 that the Beatles released Rubber Soul, a state funeral was held for wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill… and the first Ford Transit hit the road. Britain has never looked back, with our commercial vehicle range the best-selling ever since. Now, 50 years on, our extended range of commercial vehicles, which includes […]

Want One Of Those! Remote Control Vans Go Under the Hammer

What is tough, can travel at speeds of 40 mph and is playing a starring role at the Commonwealth Games? Usain Bolt? Nope. Mo Farah? No chance. These remote control vans are being used to safely retrieve the hammers, shot puts, and javelins that are being thrown by some of the world’s finest athletes in […]

Take That Transit! Extreme Testing Ford’s Iconic Workhorse

How do we make sure the new Ford Transit can handle anything customers can throw at it? By putting it through hell. Ford ensured the new 2-tonne van will still be going strong in ten years through an “accelerated ageing” process. This simulates in six months the toughest treatment that customers can dish out in […]

We are Cruising at Just Above Ground Level – Meet the Van That Thinks it’s a Private Jet

Bearing in mind it might take more than just the one lottery win to buy and run a private jet, how about putting your name down for one of these? The Skyliner Concept takes the latest Transit Van and packs it with enough exotic luxury and entertainment to keep the most demanding party animal satisfied. […]