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November 1, 2017

Dejana Opens Underground Ship-Thru Facility

Dejana Truck and Utility Equipment, a subsidiary of Douglas Dynamics, Inc., announced the opening of a new 90,000 square foot ship-thru facility in Kansas City, Mo. The new facility will be located entirely underground in the Hunt Midwest Automotive Alley Subtropolis.

October 26, 2017

Orders Open for Electrified Transit Van Conversion

Lightning Systems is now accepting pre-orders for its new zero-emissions LightningElectric system for Ford Transit, a battery conversion package.

September 13, 2017

Lightning Systems to Offer Electric Transit Van

Lightning Systems will offer commercial fleets a battery-electric heavy duty Ford Transit van in early 2018 under a partnership with New Eagle, the vehicle modifier announced.

August 23, 2017

DHL Adds Electric Ford Transit Vans in Germany

Ford and Deutsche Post Group subsidiary StreetScooter GmbH have presented the first of their jointly produced electric delivery vans, the StreetScooter Work XL.

June 28, 2017

Ford Recalls Transit Vans for Driveshaft Issue

The safety compliance recall covers more than 370,000 2015- to 2017-model year vehicles in the U.S.

May 26, 2017

Air Compressor Offers Lightweight Option for Ford Transit

VMAC has launched the Underhood 30 Air Compressor for the Ford Transit EcoBoost, designed for operators using air tools for light-duty applications, according to the manufacturer.

April 1, 2017

Ford Discusses Commercial Fleet Outlook

Michele Bartlett, Ford’s general manager of commercial and government fleet sales, discusses the outlook for 2017.

March 14, 2017

Ford Updates Transit Van for 2018

Ford added several new features and new optional equipment to its Transit full-size van for the 2018 model year, the company announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

February 14, 2017

Spartan Sets Up Van Upfitting Near Transit Plant

Spartan Motors' fleet upfitting division has opened a new assembly facility in Kansas City to provide fleets with tailored upfits of cargo vans and other fleet vehicles in close proximity to Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant that produces the Transit full-size van.

December 19, 2016

Euro-Style Cargo Vans Break the Mold

A new breed of commercial van is sweeping the country with capabilities and features unheard of just a few years ago. Here’s why many experts think these vans will soon dominate in light- and medium-duty fleets.

October 19, 2016

Vans Update: Surging Sales, Growing Choices

Sales of commercial vans may set a record this year and helping drive that traffic is a wider array of offerings in three distinct size categories.

September 28, 2016

EPA Testing Results on Propane Autogas Ford Transit

In a recent Environmental Protection Agency emissions test, the Ford Transit showed dramatic reductions of harmful emissions while performing on propane autogas when compared to the same engine operating on gasoline.

August 24, 2016

Ford Recalls Transits for Fuel Injection Pumps

The recall covers more than 2,000 2015-2016 model-year vans equipped with 3.2-liter diesel engines.

August 10, 2016

XL Hybrids Touts Ford Transit MPG Improvement

XL Hybrids announced vehicle testing results that validate a 26% improvement in mpg on the EPA UDDS (Urban Dynamometer Driving Schedule) drive cycle for Ford Transit vans upfitted with XL3 Hybrid Electric Drive Systems.

May 18, 2016

CARB Certifies Westport's CNG Transit Van

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has certified Westport Innovations’ compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Westport WiNG Power System that is used in the Ford Transit cargo van and passenger wagon, and the F-150 truck for MY- 2016.

March 31, 2016

Ford Recalls Transit Vans for Air Bags

The recall covers nearly 38,000 low-roof Transit vans whose side-curtain air bags may be positioned incorrectly.

March 1, 2016

Ford Updates 2017 Van Lineup

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.

January 12, 2016

Ladder Rack Fits High- and Low-Roof Vans

The G2000 Harrier is a fully-assisted ladder mounting and deploying system designed for Mercedes-Benz, Ford and Ram cargo vans.

December 28, 2015

The Complex Efficiency of Assembling Ford's Transit Van

Ford offers 58 configurations of its full-size van, and produces them all on one line at its Kansas City Assembly Plant.

December 22, 2015

Ford Recalls Transit Vans for Axle Shafts

The action covers 1,170 2015 model-year Ford Transit dual-rear-wheel vans in the U.S.

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