London study suggests PHEV vans a practical, accessible solution for cleaner air in European cities
Green Car Congress
JULY 9, 2019
The trial—supported by a £4.7-million (US$5.9-million) grant from the UK Government-funded Advanced Propulsion Centre—consisted of 20 Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid vans ( earlier post ) covering 240,000 km (150,000 miles) over a 12-month period. The vans are driven exclusively by the electric traction motor; a combustion engine serves as a range extender.