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Ford Transit

New Ergonomic and Tech Options Enhance 2017 Ford Transit Lineup

Ford, America’s commercial van leader, is introducing enhancements across its van lineup for the 2017 model year that are designed to make the vehicles trusted by fleet and small business customers even more flexible. Offering a choice of 64 configurations, up from 58 in the previous model year, Ford Transit’s best-in-class flexibility has helped it…

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Transit—A Better Shuttle

Cutaway shuttles have long dominated the small bus market, but with rising fuel costs and rapidly evolving technology, the new European-styled vans, such as the new Ford Transit, have soared in popularity. Low operating costs and driving ease of the new Ford Transit makes it ideal for shuttles, especially over traditional cutaway buses. The NCV…

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Transit Development Challenges

Since the introduction of the Ford Transit to the US market, Nor-Cal Vans has been working diligently to research and develop a new wheelchair accessible van that takes advantage of the Transit’s fantastic fuel economy and impressive driving experience. Throughout the development, complications with the new chassis have allowed Nor-Cal Vans to implement innovative new…

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NCV Transit Wheelchair Securement FMVSS Tested

Rigidly tested against all applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, the Nor-Cal Vans wheelchair securement for the Ford Transit successfully passed the wheelchair securement system anchorage test and occupant restraint system anchorage test. This includes a 5,000-lb pull test on wheelchair securement anchorages, 3,000-lb pull test on lap belt anchorages, and a 3,000-lb pull test…

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2015 Ford Transits Have Been Released!

It’s the middle of June 2014 and Transits are starting to arrive at Ford dealers. The cargo vans shipped out first, and Wagons will ship out in August 2014. We have traveled to Detroit to examine the Transit, and unfortunately, we have determined that we will not be doing a lowered-floor modification on this vehicle.…

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All New Ford Transit

All-New Ford Transit: Better Gas Mileage Than E-Series; Best-in-Class Gas Engine Torque, Cargo Capacity All-new 2015 Ford Transit low- and medium-roof regular-wheelbase wagons with available 3.5-liter EcoBoost® have a 46 percent better EPA-estimated highway fuel economy rating* than Ford E-Series with premium gas engine Proven 3.5-liter EcoBoost offers gas engine torque rating of 400 lb.-ft. –…

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What’s Happening with the new Ford Transit?

Update: 2015 Ford Transits have been released! (June 2014) This is a question that’s on everyone’s mind lately. The production of the Ford Transit has had a few delays as the chassis undergoes federal compliance testing and as Ford’s Kansas City Assembly Plant is being re-tooled for the production of the Transit. In February we received “official”…

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