Ford sells 750 E-Transit cargo vans to Penske Truck Leasing

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Reading, Pennsylvania-headquartered Penske Truck Leasing has ordered 750 electrical Ford E-Transit cargo vans and is taking transportation of the archetypal of those EVs successful the adjacent respective weeks. This follows Penske’s palmy aviator of the EVs successful precocious 2022.

Penske’s archetypal Ford E-Transit EVs volition beryllium disposable successful Southern California, and different locations astir the United States volition beryllium phased successful aboriginal this year. These are the archetypal light-duty electrical trucks that Penske is making disposable for rental and longer-term, full-service leasing.

The institution has besides implemented a web of heavy-duty electrical high-speed charging stations successful Southern California.

Long-term, Penske intends to adhd much EVs to its wider web of rental and leasing locations crossed North America. 

Penske offers motortruck rental arsenic a solution for businesses that request to temporarily grow their fleet capableness (typically for respective weeks oregon months) and full-service leasing services (three- to five-year contracts) to businesses operating 1 motortruck oregon a fleet of trucks.

In May of past year, Ford announced that the MSRP terms range of the E-Transit would commencement astatine $43,295 and spell up to $52,690. Orders opened past July, and Ford began shipping production versions of the E-Transit successful February. 

Automotive News notes astir Ford:

The automaker said astatine motorboat it had already booked 10,000 E-Transit orders from astir 300 commercialized customers. Those customers see Walmart, which announced earlier this twelvemonth it would purchase 1,100 vans.

Ford’s E-Transit van comes successful 8 configurations, including 3 extortion heights and 3 lengths. It has a scope of 126 miles.

Photo: Penske

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