Ford Transit Connect Taxi: By the beginning of 2014
Ford introduced the all-new Transit Connect Taxi in 2014, offering the best performance in its class, low operating costs and a greater comfort and for the market of North American taxis flexibility.
The Transit Connect taxi redesigned Ford was unveiled today at the conference of the International Association of the regulation of transport in 2013 in St. Louis. It has been designed in accordance with the standards of sustainability commercial light trucks from Ford.
"We have leverage our leadership and our longstanding expertise in the North American market has taxis to ensure that the Transit Connect taxi exceed the expectations of taxi operators and their passengers, says Tim Stoehr, Director of Marketing commercial trucks for Ford. The Transit Connect Taxi was popular in major metropolitan cities since its market entry in 2010, and has only been improving. "
The Ford Transit Connect Taxi 2014 has a new powertrain - engine four-cylinder 2.5-liter comes with a new six-speed automatic transmission was efficient - offering drivers a quick reaction, and the durability , a diet cruise at low rev / min and the best highway fuel provided for the category.
The Ford Transit Connect will be the only taxi available with an engine preparation package compressed natural gas / liquefied petroleum gas. Conversion to compressed natural gas / liquefied petroleum gas is supported by a qualified installer intermediate Ford, resulting in substantial fuel savings.
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The Transit Connect Taxi Ford redesigned featuring a reduced weight, providing better ground clearance allowing taxi companies to display advertising on the roof. An inner cover opening command has been added, giving drivers easy access to check fluid levels before starting fourth.
The Transit Connect taxi second generation is also longer, offering space for five passengers and an increased load capacity. The flexible and spacious interior is ideal for valet and the conversion to compressed natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas services. The cargo area of the vehicle accommodates a compressed gas tank was while leaving ample space for luggage, headroom and legroom. It offers a load volume of 60.5 cubic feet planned, the best in its category, behind the second row.
Unlike the compact van taxi a competitor who uses a rear suspension with leaf springs and solid axle, cab Ford Transit Connect uses a rear suspension axle sustainable twist that gives priority to passenger comfort and the loading capacity.
The floor of the vehicle was lowered for better access to the cockpit, and can be modified to be wheelchair accessible thanks to an intermediary installer program calls Ford.
Technology available to the driver has also been upgraded, with practical options such as a reverse camera, a 6.5-inch touch screen with navigation system and SYNC ® with MyFord Touch ® - the communication system a voice-activated Ford acclaimed by critics.
"The new Transit Connect Taxi has been designed around the driver and passengers remunerated, creating a product that combines elegant looks and comfort improves with the legendary quality A Ford Tough" precise Gerald Koss, marketing manager of Parks Ford.
Taxi operators benefit tests and evaluations of rigorous sustainability Transit Connect taxi, which include the opening and closing of its sliding doors to 250,000 cycles of door slamming.
Ford began to offer Transit Connect taxi with the model of the year 2011, providing a commercial vehicle having been tested in accordance with the highest standards of business for trucks.
"Transit Connect was selected departing from the global portfolio of high quality Ford to offer the benefits of alternative fuel and an exceptional set inside for commercial transport sector," says Stoehr.
Production Transit Connect Taxi 2014 Ford will begin and it will arrive in dealerships by the beginning of next year.
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