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    Video: Fully Charged drives the Ford Transit Connect Electric

    In his latest episode of the plug-in-centric show Fully Charged, Robert Llewellyn takes the Ford Azure Dynamics Transit Connect Electric for a spin. Here's a rundown of the Transit Connect Electric's vitals: In the U.S., the electrified van stickers at $57,400, but it qualifies for the $7,500 ...

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    Ford electrifies DTE Energy with four Transit Connect Electric vans

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    The DTE Energy headquarters in downtown Detroit, MI are now home to two of the four Ford Transit Connect Electric vans owned by the Michigan-based utility company. DTE Energy says the addition of the electric ...

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    Transit Connect Electric vans complete 75-mile Oxford to London Eco Rally

    Nestled in a convoy of electric, hybrid and other low-emission vehicles, two Transit Connect Electric vans successfully completed a 75-mile trek from Oxford to London, as part of the 2011 Bridgestone Eco Rally. On Sunday, rallyers left Oxford en route to the finish line at the UK's sustainable ...

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    FedEx to double the size of its electric vehicle fleet

    With a whopping 19 electric vehicles, FedEx's battery-powered fleet isn't all that big. But, with FedEx Express adding more than 4,000 fuel-efficient vehicles within the next two months – including 24 of the electric-only variety – the package delivery company's fleet of electrics ...

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    NYC fleet adds 70 plug-in vehicles, including Chevy Volt cop cars

    As much as the average driver doesn't really have to worry about "range anxiety" during a normal driving day, we will grant you that an electric police car that could run out of juice during a car chase is a bad idea. That last scene in Blues Brothers wouldn't have been all that impressive and ...

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    Deliveries of Ford Transit Connect Electric to hit 700 by end of 2011

    Technically, Azure Dynamics – not Ford – is the manufacturer of record for the Transit Connect Electric. That's why it's AD that's thrilled to announce that sales of the electric van are booming and that production will be ramped up to meet soaring demand. AD says that some 700 ...

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    Azure Dynamics selects Lotus for Transit Connect Electric upfits in Europe

    On Tuesday, Ford announced that it had signed a deal to deliver 20 Transit Connect Electrics to the Norwegian Post. Two days after that, Azure Dynamics, the automotive firm that supplies the Connect's ForceDrive electric powertrain, revealed that Lotus Lightweight Structures, a division of Lotus ...

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    Norwegian Post orders 20 Ford Transit Connect Electrics

    The Norwegian Post has become the first European customer to place an order for the Ford Transit Connect Electric. The company has signed a contract to purchase 20 of Ford's eco-friendly vans, which will arrive equipped for postal duties sometime this summer. The Transit Connect Electric ...

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    Azure Dynamics records final Ford Transit Connect Electric Lead orders

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    Azure Dynamics has announced that it has signed deals with the final two organizations to join the Ford Transit Connect Electric's "Lead Customer" program. The ninth customer is a Washington D.C.-based government ...

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    Ford keeping close eye on launch of Volt, Leaf; will learn from rivals

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    Ford's entry into the electric vehicle (EV) race has not gone unnoticed. The automaker is currently ramping up on the internal level and is prepping its dealers for the arrival of the battery-powered Focus ...

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    New York Power Authority orders 10 Transit Connect Electrics

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    New York Power Authority (NYPA), the nation's largest state public power organization, has joined the "Lead Customer" program and is now lined up to receive one Ford Transit Connect Electric by year's end, followed by ...

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    Southern California Edison orders 20 Ford Transit Connect electric vehicles

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    Back in 2007, Southern California Edison (SCE) cemented its partnership with Ford Motor Company by becoming the first utility to join with the automaker to accelerate the commercialization of electrified vehicles. Under ...

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    Ford delivers details on how Transit Connect Electric will come to Europe

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    Ford's Transit Connect Electric is the Blue Oval's not-so-sexy entry into the plug-in vehicle market. Just because the utility vehicle doesn't have the style or the attraction of the Nissan Leaf or the Chevrolet Volt, though, ...

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    Ford using wireless remote monitoring for in-vehicle battery testing and updates

    As Ford prepares to start selling the Transit Connect Electric later this year and the Focus Electric in 2011, it has to thoroughly test the lithium ion battery systems used in these vehicles. To help accelerate the process, Ford has equipped all of its test vehicles and the battery packs being ...

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    Ford teams with Coulomb Technologies to provide 5,000 in-home EV chargers

    Ford has teamed up with California-based Coulomb Technologies to give away free charging stations to early customers of its electric vehicles, starting with the Transit Connect Electric. Coulomb is spending $37 million to install 5,000 of its Chargepoint stations in nine markets including Austin, ...

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    AM General to upfit Transit Connect electric drive for Ford/Azure in Michigan

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    When Ford and Azure Dynamics unveiled the Transit Connect Electric van earlier this year, Azure announced that the electric drive systems would be installed at a facility in Michigan. Today, Azure let it out that the ...

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    Ford, Azure Dynamics will expand Transit Connect Electric to Europe in 2011

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    Ford announced today that Azure Dynamics will be setting up a final assembly facility Europe to supply the continent with the Transit Connect Electric starting in late summer 2011. In early March, Ford announced that the ...

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    DTE Energy testing Ford Transit Connect to improve sustainability

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    Following yesterday's announcement that Canada Post would acquire 1,175 Ford Transit Connects for its fleet, DTE Energy has acquired 19 of the vans as part of its sustainability efforts. DTE Energy is one of two utilities that ...

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    AT&T agrees to buy at least two Ford Transit Connect Electric vans

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    The all-electric Ford Transit Connect Electric utility van became available for ordering during the recent Chicago Auto Show and Azure Dynamics, the company in charge of converting and selling the trucks, has announced ...

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    Ford to expand electric and hybrid offerings to Europe from 2011

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    Ford has big plans for electrification of its fleet over the next decade, and while most of the emphasis has been on North America so far, Europe will be joining in on the party starting in 2011. Nancy Gioia has ...

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