Ford Transit Connect

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March 9, 2018

Ford Talks Updated 2019 Transit Connect [Video]

For 2019, Ford has added a diesel engine option to the Transit Connect van and released a fleet model that can be easily converted to run on gaseous fuel. Executive Editor David Cullen caught up with Tim Stoehr, Ford's general fleet marketing manager, at the 2018 Work Truck Show to explain the latest changes.

March 7, 2018

Ford's 2019 Transit Connect Cargo Van

Ford's 2019 Transit Connect compact cargo van is adding a diesel engine option, fleet model, and array of driver-assisting features to reduce accidents for commercial users. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2018 Work Truck Show, as you can see in these photos. Read the full story here. Photos by Kim Pham.

March 6, 2018

Ford's Transit Connect Adds Diesel, Fleet Model

Ford's 2019 Transit Connect compact cargo van is adding a diesel engine option, fleet model that can be easily converted to run on gaseous fuel, and array of driver-assisting features to reduce accidents for commercial users, Ford announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

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.

February 12, 2016

Used Van Market Splits In Two

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 Gives Transit Connect Vans for Hunger Relief

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

Ford Recalls Vans, Escapes for Instrument Panel

To fix the problem, Ford dealers will update the instrument panel cluster software -- free of charge.

June 4, 2015

New Features of the 2016 Ford Transit

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 Recalls Transit Connect for Seat Belts

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

Compact Van Segment Grows 28 Percent

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

Ford Recalls Transit Connect Vans for Door Panels

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

Ford Recalls 7 Models Including 2014 F-150

The automaker issues five separate recalls affecting more than 202,000 vehicles in North America.

October 18, 2013

New Choices, New Excitement For Cargo Vans

‘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

GM, Ford, Toyota Top Vincentric’s 2013 Best Fleet Value List

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

Cargo Vans Update: Business thriving, though some casualties

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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