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2015 Ford Transit pricing and specifications

There's a new large van on the Australian scene, with a larger Ford Transit set to take on established players such as the Renault Master, Volkswagen Crafter and Mercedes-Benz Sprinter. The Ford Transit will slot in at the top of the blue oval brand's commercial vehicle range, above the recently added Ford Transit Custom that won CarAdvice's mid-size van test...

Ford Transit Custom pricing revealed

Pricing and details for the all-new Ford Transit Custom van range have been revealed. The new Ford van - which competes with the likes of the Hyundai iLoad and Toyota HiAce - will be offered in two sizes: a short-wheelbase version known as the 290S which is priced at $37,490, and a long-wheelbase version called the 330L priced at $39,490...

Ford Transit: all-new vans here early next year

The all-new Ford Transit range will launch in Australia early next year, offering commercial buyers two variants. Comprising the Ford Transit Custom and Ford Transit Cargo, Ford Australia announced the new range during a special Go Further event held in Sydney today that also confirmed the next-generation Ford Mustang for local showrooms and gave previews of the upcoming Everest seven-seat SUV and 2014 Ford Falcon...

Ford employs industry-first autonomous vehicle testing

Ford is claiming to be the first car maker to employ autonomous vehicles to assist with its durability testing. Developed by Ford engineers along with Utah-based Autonomous Solutions Inc., the autonomous vehicles employ robotic technology to drive cars during accelerated high-impact on- and off-road durability tests...

Ford Transit Connect Wagon: all-new seven-seat van due in 2013

The all-new seven-seat Ford Transit Connect Wagon will enter the US people-mover market next year, providing a vehicle that Ford says combines the benefits of a car, SUV and pick-up truck in one. Offered in two wheelbase lengths, in both five- and seven-seat configurations, and with fold-flat seating, Ford says the new Transit Connect Wagon will drive like a car, have the flexibility of an SUV, and handle the payloads of a full-size ute...

2013 Ford Transit: next-generation vans revealed

Ford has revealed the first images and details of the next-generation Ford Transit family ahead of its international launch at the end of 2013. The all-new Transit is the latest nameplate to embrace the Detroit-based manufacturer’s ‘One Ford’ global product strategy, with two distinct vehicles to sit either side of the mid-sized Transit Custom in Ford’s commercial vehicle portfolio...

Ford Transit ECOnetic Van coming in July

Back in 1965 when Ford introduced the Transit Van, not many realised how far it would come. Some 40 years later and with 6 million Transits sold, the commercial van has become the most successful vehicle in its class. To continue the model's evolution and to keep up with industry trends, Ford will introduce a Transit ECOnetic variant to the range in July...

Ford Transit celebrates 45th anniversary with limited edition model in UK

Ford Transit celebrated its 45th anniversary this weekend with the announcement of a limited edition 'Sapphire' model. The news coincides with the popular model's 6,000,000th sales milestone, the manufacturer hosting simultaneous celebrations in its Chinese, Turkish and UK (Southampton) plants. In Britain, 2...

Ford Transit production in China also stopped due to pedal issues

It seems that Toyota's recall issues now extend to other brands, including Ford. CTS Corp, which supplies the accelerator pedals involved in the latest Toyota recalls, also supplies Ford in China for its Transit Classic van. Toyota says that it is recalling 75,000 cars in China for the same issue, while Ford's CEO, Alan Mulally, told USA Today that the company is performing due diligence...

Ford UK releases updated Transit SportVan

The slow white van has just been given a new lease on life with Ford UK today announcing its updated Transit SportVan - available in white. The limited edition Transit SportVan has been created for customers who want a little more personality from their van and features Le Mans style bonnet stripes, twin exhausts, 18-inch alloy wheels, front and rear spoilers, side skirts and flared wheel arches...

ANCAP 2008 Ford Transit Crash Test

- Anthony Crawford Heard of ANCAP? It stands for the Australasian New Car Assessment Program and provides potential car buyers with information on how much protection you can expect from your vehicle in the event of a serious front or side crash. The overwhelming number of our fellow Australians who perish on our roads each and every year, remains alarming...