Ford E-Transit Stories May 10

United Rentals announced an agreement with Ford Pro to purchase hundreds of EVs to support its fleet sustainability goals for North America. The initial order is for 500 F-150 Lightning pickups and 30 E-Transit vans. The Ford EVs will begin deliveries to United Rentals later this year to be use by both the rental company and its customers.

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Ford E-Transit Stories April 20

Reading, Pennsylvania-headquartered Penske Truck Leasing has ordered 750 electric Ford E-Transit cargo vans and is taking delivery of the first of those EVs in the next several weeks. This follows Penske’s successful pilot of the EVs in late 2022.

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Ford E-Transit Stories March 14

American automaker Ford Motor Company, has outlined plans to expedite its push for EVs in Europe, promising nine all-electric models by 2024, seven of which are new to a lineup that already includes the Mustang Mach-E followed by the E-Transit next quarter. Vehicles from commercial unit Ford Pro, and the recently announced Ford e, combine to further expand Ford EV adoption in Europe.

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Ford E-Transit Stories January 26

  • Ford’s versatile E-Transit 126-mile electric sprinter/cargo/van platform began production from its Kansas City, Missouri plant. Deliveries begin in a few weeks. I drove it, but drive impressions have to wait.
  • Ford is super high on its own supply of Telematics software but equally high on its new Salesforce partnership for software and services.
  • I came to California to drive a Ford F-150 Lightning and I got two awesome days in Sonoma meeting Francis Ford Coppola, chatting with some great Ford engineers/execs, drinking some amazing wine, and driving an electric sprinter van (not in that order).

We learned a lot this week as Ford flew us out to Sonoma, CA, and took us to some winery businesses that would soon be using not only electric Ford Pro vehicles but would also be using its telematics software stack to manage everything about them.

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Ford E-Transit Stories May 4, 2021

Ford today announced the MSRP price range of the E-Transit, the automaker’s new commercial electric van.

It starts at $43,295 and goes up to $52,690.

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Ford E-Transit Stories November 12, 2020

Ford has unveiled the E-Transit: an electric version of its versatile Transit van popular with commercial customers.

It starts under $45,000 and offer some interesting connectivity features, but it has a limited range.

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Ford E-Transit Stories November 10, 2020

Ford announced that it is investing $100 million in its Kansas City factory to build the electric version of its Transit van to be unveiled later this week.

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