March 1, 2016
Ford has updated its 2017 model-year van lineup to include ergonomic updates for the Transit, new technology for the Transit Connect, and a new engine offering for the E-Series stripped chassis and cutaway.
February 12, 2016
Residual values of full-size vans have remained strong while compact vans have weakened in the past year, creating a widening gap that has created two used van markets for fleet sellers.
November 25, 2015
Ford will donate five Transit Connect cargo vans to select organizations that provide hunger relief services. The vans will help these organizations give to those in need during the upcoming holiday season and through the rest of 2015.
June 24, 2015
To fix the problem, Ford dealers will update the instrument panel cluster software -- free of charge.
June 4, 2015
Ford is adding a several new features and options for its 2016 model-year Transit van, including dual-sliding cargo doors, a blind spot information system, the SYNC 3 infotainment system, and more. All photos courtesy of Ford
January 28, 2015
Ford Motor Co. is recalling 16,091 2014 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles because the safety belt fasteners may not have been tightened properly during assembly.
January 9, 2015
Ford's Transit Connect paced a 28 percent increase in sales of compact vans in 2014 in a segment that saw the introduction of one new model with a second model debuting in early 2015.
December 4, 2014
The action affects 19,825 2014-MY cargo vans that may have a problem with a loosening exterior plastic panel on the sliding door.
November 4, 2014
The automaker issues five separate recalls affecting more than 202,000 vehicles in North America.
October 18, 2013
‘May you live in interesting times” is usually taken as a wry Chinese curse. But for cargo vans and the people who run them, an interesting era is here and it should be a blessing. New European-based products are being sent to the marketplace, and they’ll offer new efficiencies and choices in a segment that has languished design-wise since the first of that breed.
May 2, 2013
General Motors, Ford and Toyota lead the list of Best Fleet Value vehicles from Vincentric, a privately held automotive data compilation and analysis firm headquartered in suburban Detroit.
October 29, 2012
Like most commercial truck sectors, sales of full-size cargo vans and walk-in vans are thriving and even booming - but there are casualties. The electric truck business, while still viable, is taking a hit, with two suppliers in financial straits
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