Ford’s new plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van made its debut at the recent Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event in Millbrook, UK. Scheduled for volume production in 2019, the Transit Custom PHEV is expected to have a 31-mile electric range, and features Ford’s EcoBoost 1.0-liter gasoline engine as a range extender. The liquid-cooled lithium-ion battery pack… Read more »
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Deutsche Post subsidiary StreetScooter and Ford have formed a partnership to manufacture electric delivery vehicles. StreetScooter has already developed a small electric van with a 20.4 kWh battery pack, a 30 kW motor and a top speed of 50 mph. Deutsche Post now has 2,500 StreetScooters in operation throughout Germany, and is also beginning to… Read more »
Five fleet operators in London will participate in a pilot program to evaluate Ford’s new Transit Custom plug-in hybrid van, starting this fall. The project, supported by Transport for London, features a 12-month test of 20 new Ford Transit Custom plug-in hybrid vans. London’s Metropolitan Police will deploy 5 of the vans: one marked for… Read more »
Ford has announced that it plans to introduce 13 new electrified vehicles over the next five years, including hybrid versions of the F-150 pickup and Mustang. The automaker will invest $700 million to equip its Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan to produce autonomous and electric vehicles, part of a $4.5-billion investment in electrified vehicles… Read more »
Azure Dynamics Corporation announced this week that it has entered into an agreement to sell its portfolio of patents and related rights and assets to a third party, which would seem to end speculation that the company might emerge from bankruptcy. Canada-based Azure, in partnership with Ford, developed an electric version of the popular… Read more »
Michigan-based Azure Dynamics Corporation announced today that it has sold 29 more Ford Transit Connect Electric commercial vehicles.
The Transit EV has a range of 56 miles, a top speed of 75 mph and combined fuel economy of 62 MPGe.
CARB has announced a new program which offers fleet owners incentives between $10k and $15k per vehicle to buy Ford Transit Connect Electric vans.