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Ford Hybrid Electric Transit Connect

Ford Trucks : 2015 Ford Transit Connect EV


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The California Air Resources Board has decided to make the Azure Dynamics / Ford Transit Connect battery-electric cargo van and wagon eligible to the Hybrid Truck
and Bus Voucher Incentive Project.

The voucher amount will be $10,000 per vehicle
,
with a $3,000 increase if it’s the first vehicle to be ordered by the fleet in this year’s HVIP. Transit Connect Electric is certified to run in the carpool lanes until 2015.


To create the Transit Connect Electric, Azure integrates its proven Force Drive™ electric powertrain into the award-winning Ford Transit Connect. Utilizing an advanced lithium-ion battery from Johnson Controls, the Transit Connect Electric can achieve a range of 50-80 miles depending on auxiliary usage and drive cycle, and has a top speed of 75 mph. The battery is rechargeable using either a 240-volt or standard 120-volt outlet.
Exterior Dimensions (in.)   Force Drive Components
Front track      59.3   Motor    AC induction  
Overall width with mirrors      83.2   Charge Port    level 2, capable of 120V or 240V charging  
Rear Door opening height      52.1   High Voltage Battery   Liquid-cooled 28kwh lithium-ion battery pack with internal sensors and controller, supplied by Johnson Controls-saft  
Rear Door opening width at floor      50.2   Air Conditioning   Integrated motor, compressor and controller powered by high-voltage DC power  
Rear track      61.1   Power Brakes   Vacuum provided by electric pump  
Side door opening height      46.9   12V Auxiliaries Power steering Heating electric Coolant Pump   DC-DC converter converts high-voltage DC power to 12V to keep the 12V battery charged and supply power to 12V loads 12V-powered “smart” system uses real-time vehicle data to provide correct amount of power steering assist electric fluid heater converts high-voltage DC power for windshield defrosting and interior heating 12V-powered pump circulates coolant through battery pack, powertrain components, DC-DC converter and heat exchanger  
Overall height (at curb weight)      79.3   Performance  
Ground clearance (at rear axle)      7.9   Driving range   50–80 miles depending on auxiliary usage and drive cycle  
Loadfloor height (at curb weight)      23.1   maximum speed   75 mph  
Wheelbase      114.6   Maximum gradeability   20%  
Overall length      180.7   Operating temperatures   –30°F to 120°F (some power reduction may occur above 110°F and lower temperatures require pre-conditioning)  
Turning diameter (ft.)      39   Charging time   6-8 hours at 240V/30A  
Interior dimensions (in.)   Motor Power/torque   140 hp (105 kw) peak, 70 hp (52 kw) continuous / 215 lb ft (292 Nm) peak, 86 lb ft (117 Nm) continuous  
Passenger area    First row   Second row Mechanical  
Head room    51.1    48.5   Drivetrain   Front-wheel drive (FwD)  
Shoulder room    54.4    59   Transmission   Fixed-ratio gear reduction with integrated parking pawl  
Hip room    50.8    59   Front suspension   Front independent MacPherson strut suspension
w/stabilizer bar  
Leg room    40.5    38.5   Rear suspension   Eear multileaf spring suspension w/stabilizer bar  
Cargo area    van    wagon*  Brakes   Four wheel power front disc/rear drum with anti-lock brake system (ABs)  
Cargo length at floor    81    81   Steering   Power rack-and-pinion  
Cargo length (rear door to front seat backs)    72.6    72.6   Safety & Security  
Cargo width between wheelhouse    48.1    48.1   Airbags   Driver and front-passenger front and front-seat side  
Cargo height maximum    59    59   Steering Column   Collapsible  
Capacities (cu. ft.)   Doors   Side-intrusion door beams  
Passenger area    van    wagon*  Tire Pressure   Monitoring system (excludes spare tire)  
Passenger Volume    65    130   Stability   Advancetrac® with rsC® (roll stability Control™)  
Cargo volume behind first row with 2nd row seat folded    –    117.7   Horn   Single note  
Cargo volume behind second row    –    77.1   Reverse sensing system   Non-disabling  
Cargo volume behind first row (no 2nd row seat)    134.3    134.3   Transit Connect EV
Capacities (lbs.)  
   van    wagon*
GVWR  5005    4965  
Maximum payload (estimated)    1,020    850  
Curb weight    3,985    4,115  
     
     
     
  Interior
Seating   Driver and Front-passenger Bucket seats, Cloth-Covered    
Color   Dark gray
Onboard Power   12V single front powerpoint  
Floor Covering   Vinyl flooring  
Floor mats   All-weather front (van); all weather front and rear (wagon)  
Wheel Cover   Standard full  
Center Console   2 cupholders, 2 stowage bins, 1 additional folding cupholder  
Mirrors   Day/night rearview (van requires rear glass)  
Dome lighting   Front, middle, rear  
Sun Visors   Driver side with note strap, passenger side with mirror  
Front overhead storage Shelf with net
Headliner   Full length molded cloth  
Air Conditioning
Instrument Panel
Map Pocket  
Manual speedometer, range/miles-to-empty gauge, battery state-of-charge, drive system coolant temperature gauge
Driver and front-passenger doors  
Steering Column   Tilt/telescopic  

Exterior  
 
Side Doors   Dual sliding  
Wheels   15 inch steel with 6-spoke wheel covers  
Tires   P205/65r15 Bsw  
Bodyside moldings   Gray  
Spare tire   Not included; inflator kit only  
Charge Port Door   Locking  
Fog lamps   Rear  
Wheel-lip moldings   Gray  
Windshield wipers   Front variable speed; rear 2-speed  
Lights   Daytime running lights (standard feature)  
  
Door glass    van    wagon*  
Rear Door Privacy glass    standard**   standard**  
Side Door Privacy glass    optional    standard  
Options  
   van    wagon* 
Rear Cargo Doors - 255 Degree Hinged opening    option    option  
Rear View Camera    option    option  
Color: torch red, silver metallic, Panther Black metallic, Dark Blue, Frozen white***    option    option  
* 2012 model only. ** solid panel optional for rear doors. *** Any color other than Frozen white may increase lead time for order.  
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