5 Brands Shortlisted for International Van of the Year 2015

2014 will be marked as the busiest period for new light commercial vehicle launches in recent decades with no less than twelve new models entering the European marketplace. With co-developments between manufacturers and badge sharing, eight van models were eligible to contend the International Van of the Year Award (IVOTY) 2015 program.

With the high number of contestants this year, the IVOTY jury consisting of 23 leading journalists from Europe’s top commercial vehicle publications, selected a shortlist of five new van models to go forward for the final vote to elect International Van of the Year 2015.

In alphabetical order the shortlist for the IVOTY 2015 is as follows:

  • Ford Transit (2-tonne)
  • Fiat Ducato/PSA Peugeot Boxer/Citroen Relay (or Jumper)
  • Iveco Daily
  • Mercedes-Benz Vito
  • Renault Trafic/GM Opel/Vauxhall Vivaro

The final vote will take place next month with the presentation of the most coveted prize in the LCV industry to be made at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany on 23 September at a Gala Ceremony attended by industry leaders and the world’s trade press.

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