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Dec. 12, 2012 |
Built by some 4,878 employees at its Kansas City, MO, assembly plant and boosted by some $1.1 billion in investments, Ford Motor Co. activated its new Transit van production line this week and plans to have the new full-size van ready for purchase this summer...
Apr. 30, 2014 |
Westport announced that its WiNG compressed natural gas system will be offered on both the Ford Transit van and cutaway models. The Transit cutaway will be offered at 10,000 GVW and below. Both versions of the Transit van and cutaway will be EPA and CARB certified, Westport said. The vehicles will...
Jul. 23, 2014 |
Ford Motor Co.'s new 2015 Transit full-size van is already in production and is expected to be available in dealerships starting htis summer. Fleet Owner Senior Editor Sean Kilcarr got invited along with other journalists to test drive the new Transit in Kansas City, MO, earlier in June on an...
Jun. 24, 2014 |
KANSAS CITY. Ford Motor Co. announced this week that the two gasoline engine equipped versions of its new 2015 Transit full-size van will deliver in some cases nearly 50% better fuel economy versus comparable Econoline E-Series van models the Transit line is replacing, according to official...
Jun. 4, 2014 |
Westport has expanded the number of vehicles available with its WiNG power system to include the 2015 Ford Transit Connect. The Transit Connect will be available as a dedicated or bi-fuel compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle with the system. Westport's Transit Connect will be compliant with...
Jun. 5, 2014 |
When the new full-size Ford Transit van reaches North American dealers later this summer , it will sport a new kind of paint job said to retain 90% of its gloss after four years in service, according to the manufacturer. Company durability testing shows that comparative conventional paint would...
May 23, 2014 |
The global Class 1-7 commercial vehicle market is expected to grow by 13% between 2013 and 2017, according to Ford Motor Co. executives, with demand for more pickup, van, and medium-duty options driving development of more “custom-capable” vehicle platforms...
Jun. 5, 2014 |
Ford Motor Co. plans to offer three diesel engine ratings for its newly revamped F-650/F-750 medium-duty (MD) truck lineup, which is due to go on sale in the spring of 2015...
May 21, 2014 |
From Transport Engineer: Ford celebrated National Women in Engineering Day (23 June) with a number of initiatives, including a new prize to promote engineering to women and a 'bring your daughter to work' event at its Dunton technical centre, in Essex...
Jun. 25, 2014 |