13 Sep '17, 2pm

Ford Transit van with range-extended electric powertrain revealed

Ford Transit van with range-extended electric powertrain revealed

Ford Transit Plug-In Hybrid van for the UK Enlarge Photo As European countries continue to crack down on emissions from road vehicles, automakers are stepping up with solutions to reduce levels of smog-causing nitrogen oxides, especially in city centers. Ford identified the commercial vehicle segment as one it believes is ripe for electrification, and earlier this month it revealed its Ford Transit Plug-In Hybrid van. Notably, the electrified powertrain does not use the gasoline engine to power the front wheels—ever. DON'T MISS: Ford to test plug-in hybrid Transit Custom van in London Instead, the lithium-ion battery pack and Bosch electric motor power the front wheels exclusively, while a 1.0-liter Ecoboost inline-3 gasoline engine works as a range extender to generate electricity that recharges the battery. That makes it a so-called series hybrid, rather than the more co...

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electriccarsreport.com 13 Sep '17, 9am

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hackaday.com 13 Sep '17, 12pm

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paultan.org 12 Sep '17, 7am

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electriccarsreport.com 07 Sep '17, 12pm

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treehugger.com 22 Sep '17, 8pm

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