Ford Transit Custom Phev
AutoVolt Magazine|Issue 30
Ford Transit Custom Phev
Losing none of the praciticality of the IC model, say ‘hello’ to Ford’s first electrified van. Richard Gooding reports.
Richard Gooding

With the electrified van sector set to hot up over the next few months, Ford has stolen a march on light commercial rivals with the launch of the plug-in hybrid Transit. An all-electric Volkswagen Transporter is now on sale, and zero-emission rivals from the PSA Group are imminent, but the Transit Custom PHEV beat them all to market, Ford believing that the plug-in powertrain would allow for less compromise. The Transit PHEV’s all-electric range may not be as large as the competition, but its overall operating distance of 343 miles is, and is ideal for longer trips.

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