Ford Transit Van Has The Biggest Airbag Ever

The 2015 Ford Transit van is pretty hard to roll over (I know, I tried) but if you really get enthusiastic about wrecking one you'll crash in the comfort of a 15 foot airbag. » 6/26/14 1:21pm 6/26/14 1:21pm

Watch The World's Smallest Car Drive Into A Van, Turn Around, Drive Out

The Peel P50 is the world's smallest production car, so fitting in Ford Transit Van's cavernous cargo bay is easy money. But turning all the way around in there? That's impressive, even if it takes a whole lot of working the wheel. » 5/05/14 10:01am 5/05/14 10:01am

This Ingeniously Packaged Camper Packs Four People In A Tiny Van

Presented at the 2013 Caravan Salon in Dusseldorf, a European show dedicated to what Americans call camper vans, the latest Westfalia "Nugget" gives an alternative to those who don't want a giant RV. It's so damn cool. » 8/30/13 10:00am 8/30/13 10:00am

Alan Mulally Makes Out With The Seven Millionth Ford Transit Van

Noted mechaphiliac and Ford CEO Alan Mulally kisses the seven millionth Ford Transit Van to roll off assembly lines since production first started in 1953. Next year, production of the new generation Transit will begin in Ford's Kansas City plant as we Americans get to kiss the vanny goodness. » 6/20/13 1:33pm 6/20/13 1:33pm

The New Ford Transit WIll Probably Come With A 3.2-liter I5 Diesel

The Ford Motor Company rumor mill has been churning. We had heard that in addition to the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6, the Transit cargo van might be getting a diesel offering of some sort. » 9/07/12 4:40pm 9/07/12 4:40pm

Ford Transit And Transit Connect: The Future Of American Stalking

Goodbye, beloved Econoline, hello Ford Transit. Dearborn's new line of workhorse vans is debuting today... in Europe, but will be on these shores soon. No more being confused by European Transits, these are Built Ford Tough for the North American market. » 9/06/12 8:25am 9/06/12 8:25am

Ford's New European Transit Van That We Should Have Here

Everyone agrees that minivans are lame. Anything associated with suburban child rearing tends to get that stigma. But Ford's Euro spec Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom will look pretty awesome to someone who has to schlep around a lot of gear or people. » 7/10/12 4:30pm 7/10/12 4:30pm

The New Euro Ford Transit Custom Van Can Swallow A Huge Load

What you spy here is the still-not-quite-for-Americans cargo twin of the Ford Tourneo Custom shown earlier this year in Geneva. It's for moving stuff. Lots of stuff. Why do you have so much stuff? You must be a hoarder. » 4/17/12 6:01pm 4/17/12 6:01pm

Ford Tourneo Custom Concept: A Fancy Van For Europeans

Look at this image of the Geneva-bound Ford Tourneo Concept once. Mull it over. Then forget it. Unless you live in Europe and you're in the market for a small van it doesn't matter to you. Ford is killing the E-series to replace it with a Transit van, but it's not this one. » 2/21/12 6:01pm 2/21/12 6:01pm

Ford officially kills E-series/Econoline, replaces with Transit van

Ford announced today that the evergreen E-series Econoline will be replaced in 2013 with the European Transit van. The new full-size vans will be built in Ford's Kansas City plant, and will possibly debut at the Chicago Auto Show. Say farewell to the E-Series — the era of the T-conoline is now upon us. » 12/07/11 3:00pm 12/07/11 3:00pm

Offroad Ford Transit van questions need for four-wheel drive

This Irish Ford Transit ventures where four by fours fear to tread. It's also a healthy reminder: There's nothing you can do with a nice Jeep that you can't do with an old van and a bunch of friends to push when you get stuck. » 12/02/11 1:00pm 12/02/11 1:00pm

Ford Invests $400M In Kansas City Plant For Transit Van

Ford invests $400 million in Kansas City plant. We're hearing it's to build the Transit van (no, not the Connect) in the United States and avoid the chicken tax. » 1/19/11 4:15pm 1/19/11 4:15pm

The Ford Transit SportVan Is No Supervan

Ford's turned their Transit SportVan into an enticing piece of vanning kit, complete with a six-speed manual transmission, Le Mans-style graphics, twin exhausts, and new wheels. But it's going to need more than a 140-hp turbodiesel to be a Supervan. » 10/18/10 10:00am 10/18/10 10:00am

How We Helped Hungary's Toxic Sludge Victims

The morning after 35 million cubic feet of caustic waste devastated 15 square miles of Hungary, a group of petrolheads traveled to ground zero and set up a mobile kitchen. We lent a hand in a Ford Transit fire truck. » 10/14/10 1:30pm 10/14/10 1:30pm

VIDEO: Man Narrowly Escapes Death By Runaway Van

A runaway Ford Transit crashed through the facade of the Turk Telekom building in Kastamonu, Turkey after the driver died of a heart attack. This amazing footage shows a man sprinting through an entry to avoid it, barely escaping death. » 7/01/10 8:30am 7/01/10 8:30am

Ford Halts Chinese Transit Production On Possible Toyota Pedal Infection

Toyota's pedal disease might be spreading as Ford shares the responsible supplier on the Chinese-produced Transit Classic diesel. Rather than risk it they've halted production until things get sorted out. It's like part supplier VD. [WSJ] » 1/28/10 3:00pm 1/28/10 3:00pm