Citroen Berlingo Van wins International Van of the Year 2019 award after major update.
The new Citroen Berlingo Van won the International Van of the Year 2019 award following a major redesign. The new-style Berlingo will start making appearances in Britain in Q4 of 2018, offering a range of new updates designed to improve everyday life with the van.
The bonnet has been shortened and heightened, and there will be two sizes available at launch: M and XL, 4.40m and 4.75m in length respectively. They offer payloads of up to 1,000kg on the M category, or 950kg on the XL. Rear wheel arch space has been optimised to carry Euro-pallets.
Four trim levels will be available to choose from: X, Enterprise, Worker and Driver, each with a varying specification:
In 2019 Ford will be paving their way onto the Plug-in market with a Transit Custom PHEV variant.
Ford redesigned the Transit in 2018, with a warm reception. Now, they are looking to expand the engine range with a PHEV model. We have seen PHEV Transit Custom prototypes in the past, but production plans haven’t been confirmed until now.
Sitting afront is a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with an electric motor. Electric power alone gives the van a 30 mile range, which it does whilst emitting zero emissions. Range anxiety is not an issue for the Transit, for the petrol engine helps bring the total range to 310 miles.
Recharging the battery can happen on the move, thanks to the regenerative braking facility. Driver’s can choose from three different [...]
It’s that time of year again when brand new vans begin hitting the roads – this time complete with the new ‘16’ plate. Tuesday 1st March 2016 will see the shiny new plates make their way off the forecourt, so why not make one of them yours?
Buying a new van comes with many benefits, such as the reliability that comes with a brand new vehicle, the warranty available giving owners peace of mind and keeping them on the road, to the luxury of making specifications you just couldn’t live without, be that air conditioning, heated seats or a digital radio to keep you company on the way to your next job.
Whether it’s the solid Ford Transit you’re after, something nippier to get through the town, such as the small but tough Citroen Nemo, or the [...]