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In the News

18/09/2018

In the News

The Ford Transit plug-in hybrid will be debuting at the IAA Commercial Vehicle show in Hannover. Taking place between the 20th and 27th September the show 

Ford’s range of electric vans, including the Transit Custom plug-in hybrid (PHEV) will be displayed in production form, and the new Transit with a segment-first 48-volt mild hybrid (mHEV) powertrain.

Ford’s Transit Custom PHEV has a hybrid system that targets a zero-emission range of up to 31 miles, and has a 1.0‑litre EcoBoost petrol engine as a range extender. The EcoBoost engine charges the on-board batteries when longer trips are required between charging stops, providing operators with an efficient and flexible van and a total range of 300+ miles.

This is the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicle show and shows vehicles, equipment and systems of freight and passenger transport and is open to both trade visitors and the general public. To keep up to date with the show why not follow their hashtag #IAA2018  on Twitter.