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30 Volkswagen Crafter van fleet order for Scottish Council

8th March 2013 Print
Volkswagen Crafter

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is supplying Fife Council with a further order of 30 Crafter vans as part of its vehicle replacement programme.
The Crafter’s loadspace, passenger capacity and towing ability were key features in securing the fleet order, which will be used by the Council’s Parks and Countryside department as part of its ground maintenance fleet.
Andrew Salmond, Fleet Officer at Fife Council, said: ‘The capacity and reliability of the vehicles was instrumental in the procurement process.  We have a number of vehicles in use across the region and have always been pleased with the performance of the Crafter.’
Alastair Hemmings, National Fleet Manager at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, said: ‘We are delighted to have worked with Fife Council to meet its procurement criteria again, and to hear that it is so pleased with its Crafter fleet.’
The Crafter is the largest model in the Volkswagen van range, offering load volumes from 7.5 m3 to 17 m3, payloads from 1,544 kg to 2,693 kg, and efficient BlueMotion and BlueMotion Technology engines delivering combined fuel consumption of up to 39.8 mpg and a potential range of over 650 miles.
Retail prices for the Crafter range start from £21,050 (plus VAT), or from £309 a month (plus VAT and initial rental) with the current contract hire and finance lease offer, including a £1,000 initial rental contribution from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Finance.  The Crafter range includes panel and window vans, single or double chassis cabs, and tipper or dropside bodies.
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Volkswagen Crafter