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2010 Chicago Auto Show: Ford's Green 2011 Transit Connects
2010 Chicago Auto Show: Ford's Green 2011 Transit Connects

At the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, which kicks off Wednesday morning, Ford will have several introductions. Among them are two green versions of its 2011 Ford Transit Connect small commercial van. All-electric van First, Ford launches its very first all-electric car, to be known as the Transit Connect...Read More»

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Ford Take Top Car, Truck Honors at Detroit Auto Show

For only the third time in the last 17 years, one automaker has dominated the awards at Detroit's North American International Auto Show. This year's is the 21st exhibition. Ford's Fusion Hybrid was named the 2010 North American Car of the Year and the Transit Connect was named the 2010 North...Read More»

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NACOTY Winners Of Yesteryear: Where Are They Now?

Earlier today, we announced the 2010 North American Car of the Year and Truck of the Year. Our own Marty Padgett -- who was asked to sit on the NACOTY panel -- gave a great overview of the winners: the 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid and the 2010 Ford Transit Connect. But while we're happy to celebrate yet...Read More»

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Chrysler Retools Its EV Program, Possibly For The Better

Last week, Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne unveiled the company's five-year recovery plan. This week, we've received details about Chrysler's electric vehicle program, which has been given a fairly extreme makeover and a new direction. Most notably, Chrysler's EV development initiative -- known as...Read More»

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Chevrolet Astro Cargo Van Owners: Your 2010 Ford Transit Connect Is Here

Over at our sister site GreenCarReports.com, we've been following the launch of the 2010 Ford Transit Connect van with keen interest. It's a vehicle that has very few direct competitors in the US, though in Europe, there are more than a dozen small urban delivery vans like it. Rated by the EPA at...Read More»

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Driven: 2010 Ford Transit Connect

We don't usually break much automotive news here in New York City, unless it's in bankruptcy court (where Chrysler is now, and GM may be next week). So we took great pleasure at driving a 2010 Ford Transit Connect before our colleagues in Detroit and Los Angeles, which are the more usual venues for...Read More»

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Ford Launching First Commercial BEV On Transit Connect Platform

Ford made two important announcements today: (1) the company will launch its first battery electric commercial vehicle in 2010, and (2) it's partnering with Smith Electric Vehicles to make that happen. The vehicle in question is based on the company's Transit Connect platform and marks the first...Read More»

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SEMA: Where Even the 2010 Ford Transit Connect Can Cool Down

Rules are made to be broken at the SEMA aftermarket show. Take a car that's not known to be cool--say, the 2010 Ford Transit Connect--and it can be spun into a whole other universe of style, totally transformed by tuners. The basics of this compact van aren't the stuff race weeklies are written...Read More»

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Will Ford’s Euro Lineup Work in U.S.?

At this year's Chicago Motor Show, Ford pulled the wraps off the Transit Connect, a roomy little commercial van that, in years past, might have been described with words like "ungainly" and "awkward." That's because the vehicle was designed for the tight streets of Europe, which require taller...Read More»

Hey, Taxi! Ford Yellows Up Transit Connect

The New York auto show hosts introductions of important new production and concept cars each year -- but usually, it's also home to some future-thinking about the next generation of taxi cabs. This year Ford's gone the taxi route with the new Transit Connect, the Turkish-built minivan the company...Read More»

Rumor Mill: Ford Bringing Euro Van to Chicago?

Ford’s fresh from introducing the updated 2009 Ford Escape and ’09 Mercury Mariner at the Washington auto show. And in two weeks, the company’s truck portfolio will increase with the addition of the Transit Connect, an award-winning cargo van sold in Europe. Ford is expected to introduce the...Read More»

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