- ford has announced that it will add an electric transit van to its lineup for the 2022 model year.
- the van comes with access to the fordpass charging network, the largest public network in the country.
- the electric van can be had in a variety of options including cargo van, cutaway, chassis cab, and with three roof heights and three body lengths.
ford is adding an electric model to the transit cargo van lineup in the u.s. and canada for the 2022 model year. it will join the mustang mach-e and upcoming electric f-150 pickup in the company's push for electrification.
ford says that the electric transit, which will be built in the united states, will help companies achieve their sustainability goals. like the mustang mach-e, the electric transit will come with access to the fordpass charging network. as of now, it's the largest public network in the country, featuring 35,000 plugs at 12,500 charging stations in the u.s. and parts of canada.
the electric transit will come equipped with a fordpass connect modem featuring a 4g lte wi-fi hotspot that can record driver data for the van's managers. they can do gps tracking, geofencing, and vehicle diagnostics. additionally, the electric vans come standard with pre-collision assist with automated emergency braking plus pedestrian detection, forward collision warning, post-collision braking, lane-keeping system, and auto high-beam headlamps.
customers can choose from a variety of configurations with the electric transit, including cargo van, cutaway, and chassis cab, with three roof heights and three body lengths. pricing, photos, and other details haven't been announced yet, but we'll have them for you here as soon as we know.