Ford has scooped three prestigious Fleet News Awards at a ceremony in London.

Focus was named Best Lower Medium Car, Transit Connect was Best Van Under 2.1 Tonnes and the company won the new Environmental Manufacturer of the Year title.

A panel of 12 industry judges described the Focus as "the benchmark for excellence in its class," and said Transit Connect "redefined the market for small vans. As a fleet workhorse there is nothing better."

In awarding Ford the Environmental Manufacturer of the Year the judges said the company was leading the way in trying to minimize the impact of its commercial activities on the environment.

Ford products also won four Highly Commended awards. Best Van 2.1-2.8 Tonnes for Transit front-wheel drive; Best Van 2.8-3.5 Tonnes for Transit rear-wheel drive; Best MPV for Galaxy; and Best Upper Medium Car for Mondeo.


Published : 29/03/03 Author : Melanie Carter

Ford News

This is a 18-year+ news article, from our Ford archive, which dates back to the year 2000.

If in doubt check with your local Ford dealer as car prices and technical data will have changed since 2003.

Although our car news is published in good faith, we cannot guarantee it to be error free or complete or up-to-date.

Ford Images

Ford Images may not be UK specification cars. Colours and exterior and/or interior elements may differ from actual models.

Copyright

The car news and images remain the copyright of the rights holder and may not be used without their consent.