Brentwood, England – Ford has claimed a double victory at the 2013 Trade Van Driver Awards, with the Transit Custom and Ranger pick-up receiving top honours.
The Transit Custom was named Best Medium Van, being hailed by TVD judges as “a quantum leap forward” over its predecessor. The Transit Custom’s design, more fuel-efficient engine line-up advanced technologies were all praised.
The Ranger received the Best 4x4 Truck award and was praised for its robust appearance, car-like ride and handling and ability to cope with rough terrain.
The TVD Awards aim to give recognition to manufacturers, firms and people who, in the opinion of the judges and readers using light commercial vehicles daily, offer the best solution to retail van buyers.
Trade Van Driver Magazine editor, Matthew Eisenegger, said: “Trade Van Driver Magazine prides itself on offering a true reflection of the thoughts and feelings of its readership. With the awards now in a second year, it is great to see some products taking the accolade for a second time, as well as new products scoring a first win.”
The Transit Custom and Ranger have won 15 awards between them in the past 12 months.