Ford’s redesigned Transit Connect Wagon gets 1.5L EcoBlue diesel option in US

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Ford unveiled the redesigned Transit Connect Wagon at the Chicago Auto Show. EcoBlue diesel to deliver an EPA-estimated fuel economy rating of at least 30 mpg (7.8 l/100 km) highway; final EPA 2019 Transit Connect Wagon 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel engine fuel economy estimates are expected in early 2019. EcoBlue to a number of vehicles, including the EcoSport compact SUV, Tourneo Connect, and European version of the Transit Connect.

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Ford Transit Connect van rated 30 mpg highway with 1.6L EcoBoost

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The Ford Transit Connect van has been rated with an EPA-estimated best-in-class highway fuel economy of 30 mpg (7.8 l/100 km) when equipped with Ford’s 1.6-liter EcoBoost engine. Brief

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Ford 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van in US adds diesel option, 4G LTE

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Ford introduced the new 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van. The best-selling compact cargo van in the US, Ford Transit Connect has a 46% market share. More than 300,000 Transit Connect vehicles have been sold since 2009 when Ford created the segment in the United States. The 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van offers three different engines—including a diesel—capable of running on five different fuels. Connected vehicles Diesel

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

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Ford is introducing a seven-passenger people mover expected to break the 30 mpg-plus highway barrier. The Transit Connect Wagon offers customers a choice between two four-cylinder engines: a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine and an optional 1.6-liter EcoBoost that is estimated to deliver the 30 mpg-plus (7.8 Transit Connect Wagon Click to enlarge. Transit Connect is selling at a pace of 35,000 units per year.

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. Beating its traditional minivan rivals on both efficiency and space, customers will be

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. Purpose-built for business owners, the Ford Transit Connect offers a fuel-efficient alternative to full-size commercial vans.

First Full Month of Transit Connect Sales in the US Tops 2,000 Units

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The first full month of sales in the US for the 2010 Ford Transit Connect light commercial van has topped 2,000 units, according to Ford. The Ford Transit Connect. Early Transit Connect buyers represent a cross section of the small business landscape, including laundries, caterers, door and lock companies, painters, electricians, restaurant suppliers, satellite dish installers, carpet installers and commercial carpet cleaners.

2015 Ram ProMaster City compact van EPA-rated at 24 mpg combined

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The 2015 Ram ProMaster City compact van ( earlier post ) has been EPA-rated at 21 mpg city, 29 mpg highway and 24 mpg combined (11.2, l/100 km, respectively)—matching the EPA fuel economy ratings for the 2015 Ford Transit Connect (2WD) powered by a 2.5L, four-cylinder engine. Compact Van Fuel Economy (mpg US). 2015 Ford Transit Connect (2.5L). 2015 Ford Transit Connect (1.6L

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Chevy 2015 City Express cargo van rated at 25 mpg combined

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Chevrolet’s 2015 City Express cargo van, the company’s first entry into the small van segment, will offer an EPA-estimated 24 mpg city and 26 mpg highway, resulting in 25 mpg combined (9.8, As point of comparison, Ford offers two engine options in its Transit Connect small van: a 1.6L In the 2014 Transit Connect, the 1.6L EcoBoost offers 25 mpg combined, with 22 mpg city and 30 mpg highway.

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Ford introduces two new taxis: diesel and hybrid

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Ford introduced two new taxis: the new 2019 Transit Connect Taxi and Ford’s most fuel-efficient, purpose-built taxi, the 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi. Transit Connect Taxi , when equipped with available 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel engine, is targeted to return an EPA-estimated Highway rating of at least 30 mpg. The Transit Connect Taxi offers seating for five with a roomy, flexible interior well-suited for livery service.

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Ford Introduces 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid; Projected 41 mpg City

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Lincoln’s premium hybrid is expected to deliver at least 41 mpg US (5.7 Ford notes that the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid’s projected fuel economy tops its nearest competitor—the 2010 Lexus HS 250h—by 6 mpg, while providing room for one more passenger and more standard luxury and segment-exclusive safety features. The 2011 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. Click to enlarge.

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Ford introduces new Transit family in North America; emphasis on improved fuel economy in commercial vehicle segment

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Highlights of the full-size Transit. Ford unveiled the full new 2014 Transit family of commercial vehicles for North America, comprising the full-size Transit, the Transit Connect Van, and the Transit Connect Wagon (shown earlier, earlier post ). The new Transit family reflects Ford’s ongoing strategy of platform consolidation, said Raj Nair, Group Vice President, Global Product Development. Transit. Transit Connect Van.

12 natural gas Ford Transit Taxis to enter service in Chicago

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Taxi Medallion Management in Chicago has purchased 12 Ford Transit Connect Taxis running on compressed natural gas (CNG) for its fleet. Since introduced as a production vehicle last year, Transit Connect Taxi is gaining interest from taxi operators around the country. The Transit Connect Taxi package adds comfort for the passenger with a repositioned second-row seat for more legroom, grab handles and a rear ventilation system with passenger controls.

Ford Dribbles Out Gas Mileage Details For 2014 Transit Van Range

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It was the prediction that one version of its 2014 Ford Transit Connect small commercial van will achieve "up to" 30 mpg on the highway cycle. There was exactly one gas-mileage number contained in a pair of press releases Ford issued this morning. It's called counterprogramming: In the midst of yesterday's hoopla around the new 2014 Chevrolet

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First CNG and propane-capable 2016 Ford F-150 rolls off the line in Kansas City

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The Ford F-150 with 5.0-liter V8 has an EPA-estimated rating of 22 mpg on the highway and 18 mpg combined. Transit Connect van and wagon with 2.5-liter I-4. Transit van, wagon, cutaway and chassis cab with 3.7-liter Ti-VCT V6. The first 2016 Ford F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas has rolled off the assembly line in Kansas City.

Ford begins production of CNG-capable F-150

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The Ford F-150 with 3.7-liter V6 has an EPA-estimated rating of 23 mpg on the highway and 19 mpg combined. By next summer, Ford will offer eight commercial vehicles with a gaseous-prep option: Transit Connect van and wagon. Transit van, wagon, cutaway and chassis cab. Ford has begun production of the 2014 F-150 with the gaseous fuel prep option, making Ford the only manufacturer with an available CNG/LPG-capable half-ton pickup.

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Ford introduces more fuel-efficient Focus 1.0L EcoBoost; 99 gCO2/km

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mpg US ). Introduced to the Fiesta, B-MAX, C-MAX and seven-seat Grand C-MAX last year, the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine will be extended to the EcoSport SUV, Transit Connect and Transit Courier commercial vehicles; Tourneo Connect and Tourneo Courier people movers; and later the all-new Mondeo. Ford Focus 1.0-liter EcoBoost 100 PS version delivers 4.3 l/100 km and CO 2 emissions of 99 g/km. The 125 PS model returns 5.0l/100 km with CO 2 emissions of 114 g/km.

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Ford to offer 2014 F-150 with natural gas option

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The Ford F-150 averages 23 mpg on the highway (10.2 In the next year, Ford will offer eight commercial vehicles with a gaseous-prep option: Transit Connect van and wagon. Transit van, wagon, cutaway and chassis cab. CNG Ford F-150. Click to enlarge. Ford will offer the 2014 F-150 with the ability to run on compressed natural gas, making Ford the only manufacturer in the US with an available CNG/LPG-capable half-ton pickup.

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Ford showcases Transit line-up powered by new Ford EcoBlue diesel at Hannover; 6-speed auto, AWD and SYNC 3

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Ford is showcasing the latest Transit and Transit Custom line-up powered by the Ford EcoBlue diesel engine ( earlier post ) at 2016 IAA Hannover Commercial Vehicle Show. Hannover also marks the show debut for the new six-speed automatic transmission variant of the Transit and Transit Custom, and Ford revealed the introduction of an enhanced all-wheel drive (AWD) system and the new SYNC 3 communications system on Transit. Transit intelligent AWD.

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Ford Exec Cites US Energy Policies As Critical Factor in Shaping Future Vehicle Fleet, Calls for Cap-and-Trade Program

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mpg in 2016. They include a battery-electric Transit Connect commercial van in 2010, a battery-electric Ford Focus passenger car in 201l, and the next-generation hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicle in 2012. Actual and projected greenhouse gas emissions for passenger vehicles by region/country through 2022. Adapted from ICCT. Click to enlarge.

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New York City Taxi and Limo Commissions selects Nissan NV200 as Taxi of Tomorrow; fully-electric version possible starting in 2017

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Fuel efficiency was not used as a specific criterion for evaluation; estimated 2014 MY EPA combined label fuel economy is 25 mpg US (9.4 We are also pleased that the TLC has agreed to permit taxi owners to place interim vehicles like the Ford Transit Connect taxicab into service as early as next month which helps our operators continue running purpose-built taxicabs. Nissan NV200 NYC Taxi. Click to enlarge.

Ford Teams Up With Microsoft

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With Microsoft Hohm, Focus Electric owners can monitor their car’s charge and recharge status from four locations: a PC, a web-connected TV, a fixed-function device such as a (very) smart home thermostat with a Web connection, or a mobile device. Batterberry said afterward that Hohm would work on any web-connected device and, yes, that could include an iPhone. Driving that far on a 25 mpg gas-engine car would cost about $6.

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Cash for Clunkers Buoys US Auto Sales; Hybrid Sales Up 31.8% for Monthly New Vehicle Share of 3.55%

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The first new 2010 Ford Taurus sedans were delivered at the end of July, as well as the first Transit Connects. Monthly new vehicle market share for hybrids. Click to enlarge. Buoyed by the US government’s CARS (“Cash for Clunkers”) program, US auto sales slowed their decline in the US in July, dropping on 12.1% to 997,824 units, according to summary figures from AutoData. Passenger car sales dropped 10.6% to 554, 527 units, while light truck sales dropped 14.1% to 443, 297 units.