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Ford Transic Connect Electric Starts German Field Test
In brief: The Ford Transit Connect Electric has joined the German colognE-mobile research project.
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Make/Model: Transit Connect Electric
Manufacturer: Ford / Azure Dynamics
For the next trials, the Transit Connect Electric vehicles in the test will join others already on the road in an ongoing 15-month, multi-stakeholder trial in the City of Cologne with the RheinEnergie AG and University of Duisburg-Essen. The project will evaluate the daily, real-world use of electric commercial vehicles in an urban environment.
The University of Duisburg-Essen is providing scientific support and knowledge for the project and will be building scaled-up simulations based on the data collected during the trials. These will be used to estimate usage in the North-Rhine Westphalia region.
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Ford is also putting Transit Connect Electrics through their paces in the UK under a similar project there.
Photo credits: Ford
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