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Electric and Hybrid Vehicles (HEV)

Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV)

Tackling transport challenges and cleaning up cities — the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV).

This multi-million pound project is designed to explore how lower-emission plug-in hybrid electric vans could support cleaner air targets, whilst boosting productivity for operators in urban conditions — the toughest working environment for commercial vehicles. The project, supported by Transport for London, features a 12-month trial of 20 new Ford Transit Custom PHEVs that reduce local emissions by running solely on electric power for the majority of inner-city trips. The first wave of fleets participating in the Ford Transit plug-in hybrid van (PHEV) London trial, starting December 2017, have been confirmed.

Choose Hybrid Electric technology and you get the best of petrol and electric power combined

A powerful and highly efficient petrol engine is designed for longer journeys. Smart technology learns when to switch to electric, for example, when you’re close to home.Whichever option you take, Regenerative Braking is an ingenious technology that captures up to 90% of energy normally lost through friction brakes, recycling it to recharge the battery. This helps achieve maximum energy efficiency when you’re on the move.

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