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Ford and Azure Dynamics Begin Shipping Transit Connect Electric

2010 Ford Transit Connect Electric
In brief: Ford and Azure Dynamics have begun shipping the first of the Transit Connect Electric trucks.

Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: Transit Connect Electric Manufacturer: Ford / Azure Dynamics

The word

Ford Transit Connect Electric (2010)

Early customers include AT&T, Southern California Edison, Xcel Energy, Johnson Controls, and others - most of which have a hand in the parts supply for the truck. Southern California Edison received the first Transit Connect Electric with more following this year and next.

Ford plans to complete delivery of initial pre-orders in early 2011 and ramp up to full production by April.

The Transit Connect Electric is a rolling chassis Transit Connect into which batteries and electric drive train designed by Azure Dynamics are installed at the AM General plant in Livonia, Michigan.

And so ...

This long-awaited commercial electric truck has finally hit the road. The consumer version of the gasoline option just became available and it's hoped that the CNG and EV options will soon follow.

Photo credits: Ford / Azure Dynamics

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