Courtesy Ford Motor Co. The new Ford Transit next year will begin replacing the aging E-Series contractor van. Related Links: A Turbo Twist Comes To Ford's Commercial Van Test Drive: Ford Transit Connect Ford Motor Co. has taken the first wraps off its new Transit commercial van, which will begin replacing the aging E-Series van lineup next year in North America.The Euro-styled, unibody, rear-drive Transit, unveiled Sept. 6 in Amsterdam, will provide at least 25% more fuel economy than the body-on-frame E-Series, Ford says. The company plans to offer the sleek-looking van with short and long wheelbases, varying roof heights
Despite a faltering international market, 2015 and the beginning of 2016 are proving to be strong years for U.S. contractors, with steady domestic growth and only moderate strain from workforce shortages.