Fleet News

Ford makes up the money on LPG Transit and Connect

FORD has moved to help fleets which have been affected by the changes in the PowerShift grants for LPG-powered vehicles.

The Energy Savings Trust, which organises the grants, announced that they would end after March this year, leaving some Ford customers who have ordered vehicles short by £700-£800.

On the eve of the CV Show at the NEC in Birmingham last week, Ford announced that it would make up the money lost for all customers who had ordered LPG-powered Transit and Transit Connect models and would lose out.

Ford commercial vehicle director Gary Whittam said: ‘We are aware that the cessation of grants will cause concern for those customers who have ordered bi-fuel vehicles and made an application for a grant. This kind of uncertainty can affect the operation of a business so we want to take away any doubt for anyone who has ordered a Ford bi-fuel commercial vehicle.’

  • CV Show coverage on www.fleetvan.net.
  • Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

    Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

    Login to comment

    Comments

    No comments have been made yet.

    Compare costs of your company cars

    Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

    What is your BIK car tax liability?

    The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee