The 2022 E-Transit might be accessible in eight physique configurations — together with cargo van, chassis cab, and cutaway variations — with three roof heights and three physique lengths.
Picture: Chris Brown
The Ford E-Transit business van is now delivery throughout the U.S., in keeping with an announcement by Ford Professional on Feb. 8.
The all-new E-Transit is delivery from Ford’s Kansas Metropolis Meeting Plant, Ford’s first U.S. plant to assemble each batteries and all-electric autos in-house.
Ford stated within the launch it “is engaged on methods to extend manufacturing.” A Ford spokesperson declined to elaborate additional in an electronic mail trade however confirmed that order banks for E-Transit are nonetheless open.
Ford has acknowledged it should have international capability to supply 600,000 battery electrical autos yearly by late 2023. This contains 200,000-plus Mustang Mach-E SUVs and 150,000 F-150 Lightning vans. The E-Transit has greater than 10,000 orders from over 300 fleet and business prospects, together with small vocational operations, municipalities, and huge fleets equivalent to Walmart.
“E-Transit is a testomony to the truth that an electrical business fleet is not a imaginative and prescient of tomorrow, however a productivity-boosting fashionable actuality,” stated Kumar Galhotra, president of The Americas & Worldwide Markets Group, Ford Motor Firm, within the assertion.
Following E-Transit, the F-150 Lightning arrives this spring.
Order banks for F-150 Lightning are closed. This reservation system, which included retail consumers, was closed on Dec. 8 and was capped at 200,000. Extra reservation holders might be invited in phases to position their order over the following few months, in keeping with Ford Professional.
Ford Professional, the worldwide enterprise and model inside Ford for presidency and business prospects, additionally affords providers to assist fleets electrify, together with charging, telematics, service, and financing options.
With John Boesel of #Calstart and @FordPro in Napa Valley. Does the Ford #ETransit have any energy? Loaded with 1k payload, sure it cooks. Oh and the “nanny” will let you understand you’re going too quick. pic.twitter.com/048BFM5wlA
— Chris Brown (@FleetChrisBrown) January 25, 2022
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