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2011 Ford Transit Taxi, EV, Natural Gas, and

Ford s vanlet spins off propane-, and natural gas powered plus one for serialized people-hauling.

little Transit Connect van is about to try out some new forms of At the Chicago auto show. is debuting two new powertrains for the TCa battery-powered vehicle and one powered by natural gas or well as a taxi.

All these models are, of primarily aimed at fleet

Transit Connect EV: Short Only

The Transit Connect EV a liquid-cooled, 28-kWh lithium-ion pack capable of up to 80 miles on a Ford says it will at a rate similar to the gas TCno ship, to be sureand achieve a top of 75 mph. Not surprisingly, the vehicle is for urban work.

The battery resides under the floor in the normally occupied by the fuel where it impinges not one bit upon the 135 feet of passenger or cargo Additionally, the extra 400 or so pounds it to vehicle weight serve to the center of gravity, making it a slalom monster. (We kid about the thing.) The TC EV will be on the road in 2010 as a 2011 model. has yet to be announced, but considering the current for battery capacity is somewhere $1000 per kWh, it won’t be

Transit Connect Propane and Gas: Unnatural (Fuel)

Those looking for a less-expensive TC will have other as Ford also announced it will be offering both and propane conversions on the Transit These models will prepped from Ford for of the alternative fuels, although the conversion, including installation of tanks and lines, will be by contractors such as Roush, propane-powered F-250 we recently Ford claims a range of 225 miles for either fuel.

Ford Transit Connect Electric

Roush charges $10,000 for a pickup conversion, and we wouldn’t the alt-fuel Transit to dodge of that premium when it on sale later this as a 2011 model.

Transit Connect Taxi: A New of Ford Cab

Ford is using the announcement to generate a little buzz for its final Transit too, packaging the propane/natural-gas in a TC taxi at the Chicago show. fleets have long propane and natural gas as fuel, Ford will also be conventional, gasoline-fired Transit too.

A nice compromise the dying Crown Vic and the horrendous Taxi. the Transit Connect strikes a balance between and function. Its sliding doors no doubt be a boon to passengers, and the seat slides aft three for improved legroom. Additionally, it Fordalong with the Escape which is already a popular for taxi companiesto maintain its of U.S. taxi fleets that car of nine lives, the Vic, finally and truly

As with the others, the TC taxi also go on sale later year as a 2011 model.

Ford Transit Connect Electric
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