Archive for August, 2010

Ford Transit on the Up

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

There were significant advances in Ford commercial vehicle sales in July.  Total Ford CV sales in July were up 1,461 to 5,242 compared with July 2009.  Ford CV share was up by 3.3 percentage points to 25.6 per cent compared with July 2009.

ford_transitFord medium CV share in July was up 3.6 percentage points to 28.1 per cent compared with the same period last year.  Ford medium commercial vehicle sales in July were up 1,501 to 4,324 compared with July 2009.

Ford Transit was again a stand out leader in the medium CV sector with its sales and market share increased for both July and the year to date.  Ford Transit sales for July and for the year to date were 3,905 and 24,987, respectively, compared with registrations of 2,134 and 20,470 for the same periods in 2009.  Ford Transit medium CV market shares were up 6.9 percentage points to 25.4 per cent for July and up 0.7 percentage points to 23.7 per cent for the year to date, compared with the same periods in 2009.

Record Order For Volkswagen Crafter Tippers

Friday, August 6th, 2010

quadronThe environmental credentials of the Crafter’s BlueTDI engines, with emissions beyond the latest Euro5 standards, has helped Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles achieve one of its biggest orders ever for Crafter Tippers. A total of 71 Crafter Tippers were ordered by specialist horticultural and grounds maintenance service provider, Quadron Services Limited, which is using the Crafters for contracts with local authorities in the Midlands and London.

The EEV Crafters were supplied by Southern Motor Group, the Volkswagen Van Centre based in Croydon