VW Transporter The AA’s Van of Choice
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle recently secured a new contract to supply over 500 Transporter vans to reinforce current AA fleet of patrol vans. The move once again underlined the efficiency, reliability and servicing packages afforded by the brand. The Citroen Dispatch is the same size while the Citroen Berlingo is smaller. VW do not make an electric VW Caddy but they do make an electric vw transporter
in 2020. Ford also make an electric transit custom. There is also a Mercedes vito sport planned in electric
There are over 15 million AA members in the UK who rely on its offered roadside assistance. With the addition of 500, fully-equipped, VW Transporter units, getting to distressed members on time will be even better. Of this number, 70 units are 4MOTION all-wheel-drive version. This is definitely an assurance to AA members that they will be “rescued” by one-dependable-reliable-fully-equipped Transporter van.
What prompted AA to acquire VW Transporters as part of its patrol fleet are its safety features, payload capabilities and flexible load area. Added factors are service convenience and aftersales program as there are over 70 Volkswagen Van Centres all over the UK.
Watch out for VW Transporters painted in AA’s trademark yellow colour, with the AA distinctive logo prominently displayed. The units will be converted to accommodate special racking and tow system, tools and other equipment.
The Commercial Director of AA Road Operations, Sarah Millward, said that the VW Transporter fits their idea of a perfect fleet patrol van because of its ample load space, drivability and VW’s reliable engineering. She concluded that AA members rely on them for efficient roadside recovery and a VW Transporter will definitely deliver. Thanks to its performance, value for money and servicing packages no dropside vans
The Head of Fleet at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK, Chris Black, said that the company’s partnership with AA in offering 24/7 support and care for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicle clients. He said that they are pleased to announce that staring 2015, AA members will enjoy roadside assistance from patrols in VW Transporters!