Ford Motor Co.’s recent $630 million investment in its Kocaeli, Turkey, facility to support production of a next-generation Transit has pundits wondering whether the European commercial van will replace the E-Series fullsize van in North America. While the Transit boasts a more upright body style and the E-series (Econoline) is a traditional box-type work van, both are offered with a variety of engine choices and come available in multiple configurations. The timing seems right to make ...

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