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Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi prototype to appear in Detroit

Ford Transit Connect Hybrid taxi prototype to appear in Detroit

The Ford Transit Connect small van has proven popular among U.S. taxi drivers. In some cities, you're just as likely to find Transit Connect taxis plying the streets as traditional sedans—especially in taxi-rich New York City. But now Ford plans to put a new—and greener—spin on... read more

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2014 Ford Transit Connect

2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon Unveiled: 7 Seats, 30 MPG

Ford has finally unveiled what could offer the best mix of practicality and economy on the market--the 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon. With seven seats and estimated highway... read more November 13, 2012 by 4

2012 Ford Transit Connect Wagon

Azure's Ford Transit Connect Electric Wagon: First Five-Seat All-Electric Wagon In U.S.

In a press release a few hours ahead of the start of the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, Ford and electric vehicle partner Auzure Dynamics has announced the Ford Transit Connect... read more November 16, 2011 by 1

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



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