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Build Your Own Ford Transit Connect Electric: Gliders On eBay

Build Your Own Ford Transit Connect Electric: Gliders On eBay

Remember the now-defunct Ford Transit Connect Electric? It was the all-electric conversion of the Transit Connect delivery van that actually sank Azure Dynamics, which declared bankruptcy in March 2012 after sales fell short of projections. If you've always wanted one, now's your chance. But... read more

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2011 Ford Transit Connect Taxi, introduced at 2010 Chicago Auto Show

Ford Transit Connect Hits NYC And LA Taxi Fleets

If you regularly take cabs in New York City, there’s a change on the horizon: the familiar, bulletproof-but-gas-guzzling Crown Victoria taxicabs are disappearing, and... read more September 9, 2011 by  0

2011 Ford Transit Connect Electric

Ford Starts Delivery Of Transit Connect Electric Vans

The first of Ford’s new Transit Connect Electric commercial vans are being delivered to customers in North America and the UK, just 13 months after Ford initially... read more December 8, 2010 by  5

Bright IDEA plug-in hybrid delivery van, prototype

GM Invests In Plug-In Hybrid Truckmaker Bright Automotive

General Motors announced today that it will invest in startup Bright Automotive, which hopes to start final production engineering of its Idea plug-in hybrid delivery van... read more August 3, 2010 by  0

2010 Ford Transit Connect - media event in NYC, May 2009

First Transit Connect EVs to go to AT&T

Electric vehicles are likely to see a gradual roll out over the next few years.  Most of the first electric vehicles to take to the streets will likely be in the hands of... read more March 19, 2010 by  1

2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford Dealerships Going Green

Ford will introduce two electric vehicles, both scheduled for release next year.  Ford's expectations for these vehicles, the Focus BEV and the Transit Connect EV, are high... read more February 22, 2010 by  2

2010 Ford Transit Connect - media event in NYC, May 2009

Transit Connect EV First Drive

The Ford Transit Connect EV was unveiled days ago at the Chicago Auto Show.  We posted a recent story detailing the specs of the vehicle that were just release by Ford. ... read more February 18, 2010 by  1

2011 Ford Transit Connect Electric, introduced at 2010 Chicago Auto Show

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Electric 2011 Ford Transit Connect, Alt-Fuel Taxi

It's long been known that Ford's first electric car would actually be a truck. Now, we have all the details of the 2011 Ford Transit Connect Electric, an all-electric... read more February 8, 2010 by  8

Ford's Nancy Gioia at 2008 Detroit Auto Show

Five Questions: Nancy Gioia, Ford global electrification director

Ford was the first U.S. automaker to offer a hybrid, introducing the Ford Escape Hybrid crossover in 2004. It recently expanded its portfolio with the well-received 2010 Ford... read more January 27, 2010 by  3

Ford Focus EV

Ford and LG Chem Agree to Li-Ion Deal

According to a report from the Maeil of South Korea, Ford Motor Company signed a deal with leading battery supplier LG Chem.  The deal involves LG Chem. supplying Ford with... read more January 15, 2010 by  0

screen display from Ford Crew Chief fleet tracking application

Surprise: You Save Gas, Drive Better If Your Boss Watches

We don't write much about trucks here at, but our friends at follow them obsessively. Now they've provided the data for an obvious but... read more January 11, 2010 by  2

2010 Ford Transit Connect - media event in NYC, May 2009

Ford Transit Connect EV to be Electrified By Azure Dynamics, Deal With Smith Electric Mutually Terminated

Ford and Smith Electric Vehicles had planned to jointly produce a BEV version of the Ford Transit Connect for a scheduled release next year ahead of the companies Focus EV. ... read more November 5, 2009 by  4

Smart IDEA plug-in hybrid delivery van prototype

100-MPG Bright Idea Delivery Van: Now With 40 Electric Miles!

Back in April, startup company Bright Automotive unveiled its design for a plug-in hybrid light delivery truck. Now, we've had a chance to drive the prototype, briefly, just... read more October 20, 2009 by  2

General Motors' mysterious 230 logo

August's Most Popular Green Car Posts: What About That 230 MPG?

We usually recap our five most popular posts on at the end of every month. We're a bit late for August but, hey, we had a long Labor Day too ... now we're... read more September 9, 2009 by  0

2010 Ford Transit Connect - media event in NYC, May 2009

2010 Ford Transit Connect Small Delivery Van Selling Well

Today seems to be Ford day; this morning's e-mail included a news release on the early sales success of the 2010 Ford Transit Connect small delivery van, just while we're in... read more August 17, 2009 by  0

2010 Ford Transit Connect

2010 Ford Transit Connect Small Van Comes In At 22 MPG City, 25 MPG Highway

The 2010 Ford Transit Connect, a small commercial van to be introduced this summer, has been rated by the US Environmental Protection Agency at 22 miles per gallon city / 25... read more May 19, 2009 by  6


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