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 |  Oct 27 2013, 5:36 PM

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Vans are inherently un-cool. Too bad nobody told Ford, as the Blue Oval aims to take the SEMA Show by storm with plans to “unleash” 10 modified Transit Connect models at the world’s largest aftermarket parts expo in just a week’s time.

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 |  Oct 21 2013, 1:02 PM

Ford-Transit-Connect-Hong-Kong-Main-ArtWhat does Hong Kong have in common with New York City, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles? Other than being a large, cosmopolitan metropolis it’s also the latest municipality to select Ford’s Transit Connect Taxi for duty.

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 |  Dec 14 2012, 4:32 PM

Ford made several important product announcements at a media event in Detroit this morning. Borrowing from its global portfolio, the Dearborn-based automaker is bringing an impressive array of commercial vehicles to the North American market, including a brand-new version of the Transit Connect.

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 |  Sep 04 2012, 1:29 PM

Ford’s utilitarian Transit Connect van, which doubles as a five-passenger and possibly seven-passenger people mover or a two-seat commercial vehicle, will be updated globally as a 2014 model.

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 |  Jul 18 2011, 7:10 PM

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Today, the Ford Transit Connect is targeted at taxi and delivery business where fuel efficiency is a top priority. Initially, the small van was rated for 21 mpg on the city and 26 mpg in the highway. For 2012 Transit Connectgets a 1 mpg bump in each category, for a ratings of 22 mpg city and 27 mpg highway. This is good news considering the the competition in this class with the new Nissan NV200 and the rumoured Fiat Doblo (which would be sold under the Ram brand). No other improvements are expected until the all-new Transit Connect arrives on the market sometime in 2014.

[Source: Ford Inside News]