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    Report: Ford E-Series chassis cabs and cutaways to survive mass Transit onslaught [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: The text below has been amended to include new details provided by Ford. In March 2013, Ford announced we'd be getting chassis cab and cutaway versions of the Transit. Since incoming Transit vans will soon be rolling over the grave of the E-Series van, it was assumed that all E-Series ...

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    Video: Vandoleros Club proves vans are still rockin'
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    That last time vans – not minivans, real 'man vans' – were cool for carrying anything other than cargo or clandestine operatives, the public didn't know what the Internet was, "Daisy Duke" referred to a character and not her jean shorts, and BA Baracus was pitying fools once a week on ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalls select Explorer, E-Series vans
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    Just a few days ago we brought you news that Ford had issued a recall on 28,000 units of the Edge crossover for problems related to the fuel line. But now the Blue Oval has issued recall notices on two more of its larger vehicles. The first relates to the Explorer, 395 examples of which from the ...

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    Official: Wrap up some fun with Ford's commercial vehicle configurator
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    Ford has combined multiple steps into one with its commercial vehicle configurator, which allows users to choose, design and place orders for the Transit, Transit Connect, E-Series vans and F-Series Super Duty trucks. The most interesting part of the new configurator is a fairly robust design ...

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    Official: Would you like your Ford Transit in Large, XL or XXL?
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    Get ready plumbers, ambulance drivers and airport shuttles; the 2014 Ford Transit is finally here... almost. Ahead of the truck going on sale next fall, Ford dropped most of the details for its new fullsize van, but, as is the case with any vehicle unveiled so far ahead of its release date, ...

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    Spy Shots: First look at U.S.-spec Ford Transit snapped
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    Most of the time our spy shots reveal the sexy new lines of the latest sports car or some subtle curves that hint at the new direction for a midsize sedan. Today things are a little different. Boxier, more van-like. Yet the forthcoming 2013 Ford Transit our spy shooters captured roaming the ...

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    Uncle Sam's shopping list for government fleets
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    Edmunds has taken a closer look at which vehicles are most heavily favored by the federal government by evaluating percentage of model sales in 2011. Not surprisingly the Chevrolet Caprice topped off the list with a whopping 79.2 percent of sales going to government agencies, while the ...

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    Report: NHTSA ends 27-month investigation into Ford E-Series vans
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    More than two years ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began investigating the 1997-2008 Ford Econoline/E-350 and E-450 over faulty HVAC temperature controls. According to The Detroit News, stories of melting switches leading to smoke and hot buttons on the dash were ...

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    Official: Diesel returning to full-size Ford vans
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    The new Ford Transit cargo van promises improved fuel economy compared to the outgoing E-Series, in part because it will be powered by the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6. But that's not the only mill that will be powering the Transit. Ford announced that the fresh take on cargo vans will also boast a ...

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    Report: Ford sued for allegedly using defective gas tanks in F-Series and E-Series from 1999 to 2008
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    According to a report from Reuters, Ford has been sued for allegedly selling F-Series pickup trucks and E-Series vans with defective fuel tank linings. The suit alleges that Ford knew about the problem and continued to sell affected vehicles over a 10-year period. According to the complaint, the ...

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    How Ford plans to phase out the best-selling E-Series
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    In a commercial market where "change" is a four-letter word, Ford has a lot of explaining to do. It is not often that an automaker decides to dump a best-selling vehicle line, one that's dominated its segment for decades. But Ford's commercial vehicle team is doing it not once, but twice. ...

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    Official: Ford confirms $1.1B investment to build Transit van in Kansas City
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    Ford has confirmed that its Transit van will be manufactured in Kansas City. The company plans to invest $1.1 billion in facility upgrades and tooling to produce both the next-generation F-150 and the Transit in preparation for the van's arrival on U.S. soil in 2013. That investment is $700 ...

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    Report: Ford Transit van coming to America as Kansas City-built T-Series
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    When Daimler started selling its Sprinter van in North America – first as a Freightliner, then as a Mercedes-Benz and even a Dodge – it found companies on this side of the Atlantic were as keen to get their hands on a European-style van as, well, European companies are. But the ...

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    Report: Slide presentation confirms Ford E-Series being nixed in favor of Transit
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    First the Panther platform and now E-Series vans? That might be the case, according to a presentation shown to investors at a Ford press event held alongside the Frankfurt Motor Show. The discussion centered on how Ford is reducing costs by producing global vehicles on singular platforms. This ...

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    Video: Terrahawk shows you how to erect a mobile sniper's tower in under two minutes
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    Just one minute and 45 seconds after purchasing a Mobile Utility Surveillance Tower from Terrahawk, you can have a (low-flying) bird's-eye view of your surroundings. You'll be more comfortable than any bird, however, in your climate-controlled guard tower, but you might be slightly more ...

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    Ford E-Series celebrates 50 years with a special edition
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    Ford celebrates 50 years of Econoline – Click above for high-res image gallery
    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. ...

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    Video: Perhaps this isn't the best way to load your jet ski
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    Click above to watch the video after the jump
    We've all seen people doing really dumb things. You know, the kind of act of stupidity where you'd try to stop them from harming themselves or their possessions if it weren't so riveting to watch. Hell, we've made some pretty heinous misjudgments in ...

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    Melbourne 2009: Limited edition HSV Senator unveiled
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the HSV Senator
    In conjunction with the 2009 Melbourne Motor Show, HSV has announced the release of a special-edition Senator super-sedan. A less-expensive ( $69,990 AU – about $44,600 USD) alternative to the pricier, more lavishly-equipped Senator ...

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    Not all resale values are created equal
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    Buying a new car or truck can be a very expensive endeavor. Style, safety, and reliability are usually at the top of shopper's lists, but the one area that will get you in the end is the all-important resale value. Some vehicles, like the Honda Odyssey, hold their value extremely well, even ...

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    Van again: Ford announces 2008 E-Series
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    click above image to vew high-res pics of the 2008 Ford E-Series van in various configurationsYou may have a grown up in a family that used a conversion van for daily transport like I did. If so, perhaps you share my strange appreciation for these haulers of human and commercial cargo. They rarely ...

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