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First look at North American Ford Transit snapped

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 streets of Detroit is unlike any other cargo van. For the first time, Ford has deemed us worthy of getting a version of its European workhorse. If you've been following the drama, the venerable E-Series van is slated for the long walk into the sunset. That's right, millions of plumbers, delivery guys... Read More

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    Spy Shots: First look at North American 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 streets of Detroit is unlike any other cargo van. For the first ...

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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 fuel tank lining of Ford's full-size trucks and vans built ...

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    Official: Ford confirms US$1.1B investment to build Transit van in North America
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    Ford has confirmed that its Transit van will be manufactured in Kansas City. The company plans to invest US$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 North American soil in 2013. That investment is US$700 million more than Ford had previously allocated for ...

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    Ford Transit van coming to North America as 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 Sprinter is about to get some European competition from... an ...

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    Slide presentation confirms Ford E-Series being nixed in favour 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 centred on how Ford is reducing costs by producing global vehicles on singular platforms. This includes its commercial van lineup, and it sounds like the ...

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    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 constrained when it comes to handling your 'business.' Pitched as a ...

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    Ford SYNCs with hands-free technology
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    With laws in place against distracted driving in all but two provinces, Canadian motorists have had to find ways of using their phones while keeping both hands on the wheel. Fortunately for multi-taskers, drivers can now crank up the stereo and argue with their GPS sans hands -- if they're driving a new Ford. Ford has already built much of this ...