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Ford E-Series celebrates 50 years with a special edition

by Zach Bowman (RSS feed) on Sep 13th, 2010 at 1:02PM

Ford is celebrating the fact that its Econoline vans have been on the job for a full 50 years. The Blue Oval's plucky little work horses hit the scene in 1961 with a total of three different body styles. Originally drafted for commercial duty only, Ford quickly realized that families love vans as much as plumbers, and began churning out consumer-oriented, family-friendly versions, as well. Since then, the Econoline (known in recent years simply as the E-Series) has gone on to become the best-selling full-size van in the United States for 31 years straight. Not too shabby. By way of... Read More

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