Norway Buys 20 Ford Electrics For Postal Fleet

first_imgNorway has become the first country in Europe to start using the Ford Transit Connect Electric postal van, purchasing 20 vehicles to help bolster the Norwegian Post’s fleet.The trucks are expected to join the service starting the Summer, and are bing used as part of the Post’s goal to reduce carbon emissions. “”In signing a contract for delivery of the new Ford Transit Connect Electric, the Norwegian Post is taking an important step towards its goal of reducing 150.000 tonnes of CO2 annually,” said CEO Dag Mejdell.The Transit Connect Electric features a ForceDrive powertrain that’s specifically designed for urban driving. It also has a range of up to 80 miles per charge and a top speed of 75 miles per hour.Via Autoblog Greenlast_img