Kansas City, MO. Jun. 30, 2021 – Ford and the UAW workers at Kansas City Assembly Plant celebrate producing one million Transit vans in North America since production began in 2014. Ford Transit is America’s best-selling van1, and Ford has been the commercial van leader for 42 years2. Kansas City Assembly Plant will also produce Ford’s first all-electric van, the E-Transit, coming later this year.
The one millionth Transit rolled off the line June 29. It is an ingot silver, high-roof, extended wheelbase cargo van with rear-wheel drive. A Ford dealer in California ordered it.
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1 Based on total U.S. reported sales (2020 calendar year).
2 Based on total U.S. reported sales (1979-2020 calendar year). Includes Ford E-Series, formerly called Econoline, van and chassis; Club Wagon; Transit Connect cargo van and passenger wagon; Transit cargo van, passenger van and chassis.