A van is a type of
vehicle. A van can carry either
goods or people. A van is usually bigger than the regular sized
car. Panel vans (= vans whose cargo space has no side windows) are used for deliveries and carrying goods. These usually have large cargo space and few windows. A van which is used to carry people is often called a
minibus. It can usually carry many people, sometimes up to a total of 15.
Many companies make vans, including:
A minivan is smaller and usually carries up to seven people.
You may usually drive a van with the same
driver's license as an ordinary car, but the heaviest and largest vans may require a
The demand for minivans is dwindling due to the introduction of
crossovers. However, some companies still make minivans. The most popular minivans are the
Toyota Sienna and