Ford Transit

Mercedes Metris cargo van to enter Ford Transit Connect's turf

11:54 am U.S. ET | March 5, 2015

Ford'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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Transit PTV: Ford's fresh take on the paddy wagon

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2014

Don't expect much in the way of in-car entertainment in the newest version of Ford's 2015 Transit full-size van. That's because the purpose is incarceration....
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Ford to add 1,200 jobs at Kansas City plant to ramp up Transit production

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

Ford is adding 1,200 new jobs and a second shift at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to support additional production of the Ford Transit van. The move surpasses the automaker's pledge to the UAW in 2011 to create 12,000 new hourly U.S. jobs by 2015, the company said in a statement today....
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Ford recalls about 3,000 vehicles in North America

11:55 am U.S. ET | Aug. 8, 2014

Ford is recalling about 3,000 cargo vans and luxury SUVs in North America in three separate moves to address potential brake hose, sliding door and windshield glitches....
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Hyundai's Sprinter fighter?

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014

This lightly disguised Hyundai being tested in the California desert shows the Korean automaker preparing a move into the newly crowded commercial van segment against the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford Transit and Ram ProMaster....
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ProMaster City to take on Transit Connect

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

The 2015 Ram ProMaster City will give Chrysler Group dealers a small urban delivery vehicle to sell when it arrives in dealerships early next year. Based on the Fiat Doblo but designed for North America, the van will compete with Ford's Transit Connect....
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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 Transit ready to take reins from retiring E series

1:54 pm U.S. ET | June 6, 2014

Ford will begin selling the new full-sized Transit commercial van later this month. The first available model will be the medium-roof-height, long-wheelbase version, which Ford projects as the biggest seller....
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