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Transit family will replace long-popular E-series vans

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
The Transit van family represents a change for Ford almost as significant as the shift from steel to aluminum in the F-150.... Read More »

 

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Volkswagen mulls launching commercial vehicles in U.S.

5:57 am U.S. ET | Sept. 11, 2013
Volkswagen may launch commercial vehicles in the United States as part of steps to expand its core namesake brand in the world's No. 2 auto market. Commercial pickup trucks and vans such as VW's box-type Caddy model "certainly represent an opportunity" for the United States, Jonathan Browning, chief executive of VW Group of America said at the Frankfurt auto show, referring to the success of Ford's Transit Connect van.... Read More »

 

Ford van gets a buss

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2013
Ford Motor Co. CEO Alan Mulally kisses the hood of a new Ford Transit commercial vehicle while celebrating the opening of the JMC Xiaolan Plant in Nanchang, China. Jiangling Motors Co. is Ford's Chinese joint-venture partner for commercial vehicles.... Read More »

 

Automakers ramp up U.S. commercial truck offerings

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 8, 2013
When Daimler AG brought its Euro-styled Sprinter van with a 14-foot high roof and sloped brow to the United States, it stood out on the parkway like a pachyderm. Now several automakers, including Daimler, Ford and Chrysler, are bringing new, large, fuel-sipping work vans to the United States as they gear up for a boom in the highly profitable segment. The surge is fueled by new-home construction and an improving economy.... Read More »

 

Ford boosts F-150 capacity in Kansas City

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 6, 2013
Ford Motor Co. will add workers and capacity at its Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri to build more F-150 pickups, its best-selling vehicle. But the company remains parts-constrained on the Ford Explorer.... Read More »

 

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