Ford Transit Van
The diesel engine for the 2014 Ford Transit van will be a five-cylinder PowerStroke model, the company announced today, extending the fuel efficiency benefits of clean-diesel powertrains into its upcoming commercial van. The new 3.2-liter PowerStroke Diesel will be the only five-cylinder turbodiesel sold in the U.S. It's already used in other products outside the U.S., including the Ranger small pickup truck that Ford does not intend to sell in the States. Ford says the new engine will offer "smooth, responsive performance" and power as well as good fuel efficiency, reducing its operating...
Ford Transit Van With EcoBoost V-6 To Replace Aged E-Series
Ford has been dropping hints since December about the Ford Transit van that will replace its ancient E-Series van, still referred to by many as the Econoline. Now the company has released a bit more information. The Ford Transit full-size van that will be introduced next year will use a 3.5-liter...John Voelcker
New Ford Transit Coming In 2013: Even Big Vans Get Greener
The impact of new gas-mileage rules on passenger cars gets all the attention, but proposed increases apply to commercial vehicles too. That means that automakers will be redesigning their commercial vans for better fuel efficiency too. In 2013, Ford will start building its full-size Transit van in...John Voelcker