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Ford Aims to Build Interest in Work Vans with New Transit

Automakers adding a little style – and lots of functionality.

by on Apr.30, 2014

The new Ford Transit van with Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and Ford President of the Americas Joe Hinrichs.

It’s probably no surprise that Ford has put a lot more effort into heralding the launch of the new 2015 Mustang than into its new Transit and Transit Connect models. Vans are the automotive equivalent of Rodney Dangerfield. They get no respect, at least not from consumers.

But it’s a different story when it comes to business owners, and that means auto manufacturers like Ford love these vehicles because they generate consistent sales – and solid profits.

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The full-size van “is an extremely important product for us,” said Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s President of the Americas, as he watched the official roll-out of the first of the new full-size Transit models on Wednesday at the maker’s Kansas City Assembly Plant.

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New Chevrolet Van to Get Chicago Auto Show Debut

GM turns to Nissan for a helping hand.

by on Jan.31, 2014

The 2015 Chevrolet City Express will be available in dealerships in the U.S. and Canada this coming autumn.

One of the big reveals at the Chicago Auto Show next week will be the rollout of a new compact cargo van from General Motors – for which GM has turned to Nissan for a helping hand.

The new Chevrolet City Express van, which is designed to compete with the new Ford Transit Connect, is aimed primarily at commercial customers, such as tradesman and small business owners in need of a delivery vehicle, GM officials explain.

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The new Chevy van could be converted into a people carrier, as well, and is expected to find a strong niche in the small van segment, which has been growing in recent years.

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