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Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi prototype to appear in Detroit

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The Ford Transit Connect small van has proven popular among U.S. In some cities, you're just as likely to find Transit Connect taxis plying the streets as traditional sedans—especially in taxi-rich New York City. taxi drivers. But now Ford plans to put a new—and greener—spin on this workaday vehicle.

Faraday Future FF 91, Tesla 2016 deliveries, Ford Transit Connect Hybrid: Today's Car News

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Today, we have details on the Faraday Future FF 91 electric car, Tesla's 2016 delivery figures, and confirmation that a prototype Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi will appear at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Ford improves Transit Connect economy by a third

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And in response, Ford is launching its new Transit Connect van-with a staggering improvement of more than a third (34 per cent) in fuel economy[.].

Azure Dynamics Bankrupt, Built Ford Transit Connect Electric

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Well, that's not particularly good news: Azure Dynamics, the company that converted a handful of Ford Transit Connect small commercial vans to electric power, filed for bankruptcy on Monday. The 2011 Transit Connect Electric was

2014 Ford Transit Connect Unveiled, New Compact Delivery Van

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When Ford launched the Transit Connect small commercial van as a 2010 model, it was a new kind of vehicle. And by 2010, the Transit Connect had been in production for almost a decade in Europe and elsewhere. Now there's an all-new Transit Connect coming to North America for

Ford and Azure Dynamics introduce Transit Connect Electric passenger wagon

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Ford Motor Company and Azure Dynamics Corporation are introducing a passenger wagon version of the Ford Transit Connect Electric. The wagon is a logical next step for Azure and Ford which first introduced an electrified Transit Connect in December 2010. Earlier post.). The wagon has a top speed of 75 mph (121 km/h).

Ford Transit Connect Hits NYC And LA Taxi Fleets

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If you regularly take cabs in New York City, there’s a change on the horizon: the familiar, bulletproof-but-gas-guzzling Crown Victoria taxicabs are disappearing, and 400 will soon be replaced by Ford Transit Connect Taxis.

Azure's Ford Transit Connect Electric Wagon: First Five-Seat All-Electric Wagon In U.S.

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In a press release a few hours ahead of the start of the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford and electric vehicle partner Auzure Dynamics has announced the Ford Transit Connect Electric will be joined in 2012 by an five-seat electric wagon version for the commercial market.

2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Unveiled: 7 Seats, 30 MPG

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Ford has finally unveiled what could offer the best mix of practicality and economy on the market--the 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon. With seven seats and estimated highway mileage of 30 mpg, the Transit Connect is much more family-orientated this time around.

Ford Transit Connect leads way in Detroit

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Four Ford Transit Connect electric vehicles have been put into operation by Detroit Edison (DTE). Ford Green cars Latest news Detroit Edison Ford Transit ford transit connect Ford Transit Connect Electric

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Ford reveals Transit Connect EV at Geneva

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An electric version of the Transit Connect Kombi is just one of the highlights on display on the opening day of the Geneva Motor Show, today. As the press previews get under way today and tomorrow before the public show which begins on Wednesday (March 3), Ford reveals the production-ready Transit Connect electric van for [.].

Ford to ramp up electric vehicle production

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Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Ford C-MAX Energi Ford C-MAX Hybrid Ford electric cars Ford Transit Connect ElectricThere is no questioning Ford’s commitment to electric vehicles after it decided to triple the production capacity of its electrified line-up to more than 100,000 units through to 2013.

Ford Transit Electric van moves a step closer

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Anyone hoping to get behind the wheel of a Ford Transit Electric has been boosted by the news that Ford has now signed a collaborative agreement with Azure Dynamics Corporation to bring the vehicle to Europe. The aim is to deliver a pure battery electric version of the Ford Transit Connect by late summer 2011 with [.].

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Ford reveals electric car plans for Europe

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This will include two zero-emission battery electric vehicles including the Ford Transit Connect Electric in 2011 and the [.]. Having established its global electric vehicle plans, Ford has now revealed its intentions for the European market.

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Ford introduces 2014 Transit Connect Taxi with CNG/LPG capability

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Ford unveiled the redesigned 2014 Transit Connect Taxi at the 2013 International Association of Transportation Regulators Conference in St.

Ford making FlexFuel system standard on Transit Connect van

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Among the changes Ford is implementing for its 2016 Ford Transit range, the flexible-fuel vehicle system will be standard equipment on 2016 Transit Connect vans with 2.5-liter I-4 engines destined for non-California emissions states. Speeds already can be limited to 65 mph and 75 mph on 2015 Ford Transit models. Brief

Norway Post first to purchase Ford Transit Connect Electric

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Technorati Tags: Norway Post,Ford Transit Connect Electric,Ford Transit Electric,Ford,Norwegian Postal Service The Ford Transit Connect Electric has finally arrived in Europe – thanks to the Norwegian Postal Service. Electric cars Green cars Latest news

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LPG Ford Transit Connect Taxis going into service in Hong Kong

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The Transit Connect Taxi Ford unveiled in Hong Kong comes equipped with a Ford-engineered, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel system.

Build Your Own Ford Transit Connect Electric: Gliders On eBay

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Remember the now-defunct Ford Transit Connect Electric? If you''ve always wanted one, now''s your chance. But there''s a catch.

Ford introduces 7-passenger people mover with up to 30+ mpg highway: Transit Connect Wagon

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Transit Connect Wagon Click to enlarge. Transit Connect is selling at a pace of 35,000 units per year. Brief

Transit Connect EV First Drive

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The Ford Transit Connect EV was unveiled days ago at the Chicago Auto Show. Ford allowed brief test drives of the Transit Connect EV outside of the Chicago Auto Show. We posted a recent story detailing the specs of the vehicle that were just release by Ford. Now it's time for the first drive.

Azure Dynamics announces 45 Transit Connect Electric sales

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Azure Dynamics Corporation announced 45 new Ford Transit Connect Electric sales, including 20 units in Europe and 25 units in North America, which includes six initial units through the General Services Administration (GSA) via Northside Ford in San Antonio, TX, a four-unit order from Verizon and a four-unit order from an internet company.

Two Transit Connect Electric Vans entering service at DTE

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Detroit Edison (DTE) President and Chief Operating Officer, Steven Kurmas, presented two out of four recently-purchased Ford Transit Connect Electric vehicles ( earlier post ) at DTE Energy headquarters in downtown Detroit. —Steven Kurmas. The vehicles were purchased from Suburban Ford of Sterling Heights, Mich., Brief

Transit Connect Electric wins huge contract

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The Ford Transit Connect Electric van, a collaboration between Ford and Azure Dynamics Corporation, has won a huge GSA Contract Award that will allow military installations, government agencies and affiliated companies to purchase the all-electric vehicle. The estimate [.].

Azure Dynamics announces sales of 29 Transit Connect Electrics

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Azure Dynamics Corporation announced 29 new Ford Transit Connect Electric sales, including 8 units in Europe and 21 units in North America, which includes a 3-unit reorder from Johnson Controls, Inc. These sales include: Van Bortel Ford in Rochester, NY. Verizon Wireless through Stoneham in Stoneham, MA. Hawk Ford in Oak Lawn, IL.

Canada Post Selects Ford Transit Connect to Replace Fleet

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Through an open and competitive RFP process, Canada Post has selected the Ford Transit Connect to begin replacing its aging national fleet of vehicles and modernize its business. In total this year, 1,175 Ford Transit Connect vans will be purchased—the largest fleet sale of Ford Transit COnnect vehicles in Canada to date.

Ford begins Transit Connect Electric shipments

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The first Ford Transit Connect Electrics are being shipped to customers across North America and the United Kingdom as part of a demonstration project. Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Azure Dynamics Ford electric cars ford transit connect Ford Transit Connect Electric

Ford Transit Electric is in demand

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The Ford Transit Connect Electric van may not be widely available just yet, but it is already proving a hit. Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news electric vans Ford Transit Connect Electric Ford Transit Electric

Huge sales target for Ford Transit Connect Electric

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It was just yesterday that we told you about the early sales success of the Ford Transit Connect Electric (see article) – but it appears its ambitions do not end there. Azure Dynamics has now signed a letter of intent with RohneSelmer AS to import and distribute as many as 400 Ford Transit Connect Electric [.].

Ford Transit Connect Electric sales off to a flier

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The Ford Transit Connect Electric vehicle is enjoying early sales success through its provider Azure Dynamics Corporation. The Ford Transit Connect Electric uses a lithium-ion [.]. Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Azure Dynamics electric vans Ford Transit Connect Electric Ford Transit Connect Electric sales

Ford and Azure Dynamics begin shipping Transit Connect Electrics

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Ford Motor Company and Azure Dynamics have begun shipping the first Ford Transit Connect Electrics ( earlier post ) to early customers in North America and to the United Kingdom for a demonstration project. are reaching the market 13 months after the collaboration to develop the zero-emission vehicle was first announced. Brief

Canada Post Buying 10 Ford Transit Connect Electric Vans

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Azure Dynamics Corporation and Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited, will deliver one of the first Transit Connect Electric commercial vans to Canada Post under the LEAD customer program. The Transit Connect Electric integrates Azure’s Force Drive electric powertrain into Ford’s dedicated global commercial van platform.

Azure Dynamics receives orders for 27 Transit Connect Electric vans

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Azure Dynamics Corporation announced 27 Ford Transit Connect Electric van sales, including a five-unit sale to returning customer FedEx Express, a four-unit sale to the City of Toronto, a three-unit sale to DTE Energy, one of Michigan’s largest energy suppliers, and 15 unit sales to various Ford commercial truck dealers. Brief

ATT Becomes Lead Customer for Ford Transit Connect Electric Vans

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Azure Dynamics Corporation announced that AT&T has agreed to purchase two of the first Ford Transit Connect Electric vans. The Ford Transit Connect Electric is powered by Azure Dynamics’ Force Drive electric drivetrain with a lithium-ion battery pack from Johnson Controls-Saft.

Ford unveils all-electric Transit Connect

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The Chicago Auto Show, which opens to the Press today, is the venue for the unveiling of the all-electric version of the Ford Transit Connect. Tags: Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Chicago Auto Show Ford Transit ford transit connect Ford Transit Connect Electric Johnson Controls Saft

Boston Approves Ford Transit Connect for Taxi Use

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The city of Boston this week became the first municipality in America to approve the Ford Transit Connect for taxi use, paving the way for taxi owners to purchase the new vehicle for their fleets. To be approved for taxi use, a vehicle must meet basic size requirements for headroom, legroom and cargo space.

Azure Dynamics and RøhneSelmer target up to 400 Transit Connect Electric sales annually in Norway

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Azure Dynamics Corporation and RøhneSelmer AS signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to enter into an agreement whereby RøhneSelmer will import and distribute up to 400 Ford Transit Connect Electric vans annually. To create the Transit Connect Electric, Azure integrates its Force Drive electric powertrain into the Ford Transit Connect.

Ford Transit Connect EV Specs Revealed

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The Ford Transit Connect EV will be one of the company's first electric drive vehicles. Up until a few days ago, little was known about specific data of the Transit EV. With the Transit Connect EV scheduled for its North American debut at the Chicago Auto Show Now that has all changed.

Ford Unveils Electric Transit Connect, Transit Taxi with Alt Fuel Conversion at Chicago Auto Show

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The electric Transit Connect. Electric Transit Connect. Ford Transit Connect Taxi. Click to enlarge.