FORD's news * UK - Testing electric van
* England - Ford launches test of electric commercial van
--- Ford Motor Co. will begin testing a fleet of 20 plug-in hybrid vans in partnership with commercial fleets serving London as part of the British capital’s efforts to lower vehicle emissions in its crowded center... The project will team Ford with Transport for London, the city transit agency, and a variety of private fleets, which will use prototypes of Ford’s recently announced plug-in hybrid Transit Custom vans... The Transit Custom plug-in hybrid, or PHEV, is one of 13 new electrified Ford car and truck models the automaker plans to introduce globally over the next five years. Another of those models is a standard hybrid (no plug) version of the F-150 pickup, slated for the North American and Middle East markets and scheduled to debut by 2020... Ford has said that retail versions of the Transit Custom PHEV will be sold throughout Europe starting in 2019...
(Photo: Ford - Ford is working with London businesses to test plug-in hybrid vans running solely on electric power for the majority of city trips) -- London, EN, UK - Trucks.com, by JOHN O'DELL - JAN 20, 2017
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