Cars are great for transporting people and goods, but if you need to move a lot of big stuff, then its best you consider getting a van. A van is a type of vehicle used for transporting goods or people and is usually bigger than a regular-sized car. Most vans are box-shaped and have permanently fixed roofs. The interior of a van is usually accessed by doors in the rear and/or on the sides of the passenger and goods areas. Many companies make vans including Chevrolet, Daihatsu, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Isuzu, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan and Subaru. Browse through this category for various vans available in Zambian stores.
Usually enclosed wagon or motortruck used for transportation of goods or animals also : caravan sense: a multipurpose enclosed motor vehicle having a boxlike shape, rear or side doors, and side panels often with windows. detachable passenger cabin transportable by aircraft or truck.
A microvan is a van or minivan which is within the Japanese kei car classification or similar, and is smaller than a mini MPV. In China, these vehicles are nicknamed mian bao che ("bread-loaf vehicle") because of their shape.
Car-derived van' means a goods vehicle which is constructed or adapted as a derivative of a passenger vehicle and which has a maximum laden weight not exceeding 2 tonnes
Small vans – or city vans as they're often called – need to be compact in length to fit into tight spaces, but feature plenty of rear storage and a hefty payload allowance. The interior also need to be comfortable for when you're stuck in traffic, while it also helps if they have the option of an automatic gearbox.
Van is a vehicle that is about the same size as a pick-up truck but that has enclosed sides and a roof in the back for cargo. Many are passenger vans which have 3 or 4 rows (usually of bench seats) and hold anywhere from 6 to 15 people).
Furthermore, a standard van offers a seating capacity from12 to 15 seats, while the minivan can house from 8 to 10 passengers. In many countries, one can drive a van with a seating capacity of 12, including the driver with a standard car driving license.
An example of a van is the vehicle used to pick up riders at an airport. (chiefly british) A closed railroad car used for carrying baggage or freight. An enclosed boxlike motor vehicle having rear or side doors and side panels especially for transporting people.