FORD is set to bring its forthcoming all-electric E-Transit to the Commercial Vehicle Show at the end of August, alongside its new connected vehicle system, new van variants, and productivity tools.
The Blue Oval’s stand will feature the highly-anticipated electric Transit for the first time, which brings zero-tailpipe emissions to the world’s best-selling cargo van. It boasts a range of around 200 miles, and will be offered with a choice of body styles covering length, height, and Gross Vehicle Mass options.
Featuring Pro Power Onboard, the E-Transit can be used as a mobile power source for jobs, whilst FordPass Connect looks to optimise fleet efficiency and boost the simplicity of charging.
Also on show will be an extension to the recently launched Ford Liive, designed with fleet operators in mind. Ford Telematics Essentials is a management tool designed to increase productivity of connected commercial vehicles. Fleet operators will be able to see real-time vehicle health data, minimising downtime caused by breakdowns, and speeding up servicing and repairs.
A Ranger zone will see public debuts for the latest limited-edition Raptor, as well as Wolftrak and Stormtrak editions, joined by the new Ranger MS-RT. All come with boosted specifications, with performance focus for the Raptor and MS-RT versions.
Lisa Brankin, Ford of Britain and Ireland managing director, said: “The CV Show has always been a calendar highlight and that’s especially the case this year.
“Ford’s new offering of connected services in Ford Liive will further enhance our acclaimed vehicle range, which now includes the E-Transit battery electric two-tonne van from 2022, to ensure we deliver on our promise to keep customers’ businesses moving as we move to an all-electric future.”