Transit Connect

M-B's Metris enters scene

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 9, 2015

Ford Motor Co.'s segment-leading Transit Connect small cargo van may get its toughest challenge yet from an unlikely competitor in the U.S.: Mercedes-Benz....
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Q&A

'Beast' may be next for Ram commercial vans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 16, 2015

Ram brand head Bob Hegbloom spoke to Staff Reporter Larry P. Vellequette in January about commercial vans and what they mean for dealers....
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Ram ProMaster City to fight Ford, Nissan for cargo haulers

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2014

Ram's new 2015 ProMaster City small commercial van, a Ford Transit Connect fighter, is aimed at businesses that need small, inexpensive cargo vans....
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New Ram chief's big job: Deliver on vans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014

Robert Hegbloom, the new head of the Ram brand, will get a crash course in the van market next year....
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Ford's 'unminivan' is an undisputed hit

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2014

Ford's decision to offer a long-wheelbase, seven-seat version of the Transit Connect Wagon for the 2014 model year is paying off....
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Ram ProMaster City to take aim at Ford Transit Connect

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 26, 2014

When it arrives in dealerships early next year, the 2015 Ram ProMaster City will give Chrysler Group dealers a small commercial van to compete with the Ford Transit Connect. The front-wheel-drive van will be powered by the same 2.4-liter inline-four engine and nine-speed transmission used in versions of the Chrysler 200 sedan and Jeep Cherokee....
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UNDERGROUND UPFITTERS

Suppliers outfit Transit vans in massive Kansas City cave complex

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014

Six upfitters are finishing Kansas City-built Ford Transit vans for commercial customers in a most unusual setting: a mammoth cavern system carved from limestone deposited 560 million years ago....
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Ford launches Transit production at Kansas City plant

12:30 pm U.S. ET | April 30, 2014

Ford began a new era today with a ceremony marking the start of production of the Ford Transit van at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Mo....
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