Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 25. Chapters: Ford E-Series, Blue Bird All American, Chevrolet Van, Ford B-Series, Blue Bird TC/2000, International 3800, Chevrolet Express, Chevrolet Kodiak, International Durastar, Blue Bird Vision, Chevrolet/GMC B-Series, International Harvester S-Series, International 3900, Gillig Phantom, Freightliner FS-65, International 3300, Freightliner C2, International 3000. Excerpt: The Ford E-Series, formerly known as the Econoline or Club Wagon, is a line of full-size vans (both cargo and passenger) and truck chassis from the Ford Motor Company. The E-Series is related to the Ford F-Series line of pickup trucks. The line was introduced in 1961 as a compact van and its descendants are still produced today. The Econoline is manufactured solely at Ford's Ohio Assembly plant in Avon Lake, Ohio-after the closure of the Lorain, Ohio plant in December 2005 and the consolidation of all production at Avon Lake. As of 2009, the E-Series and the 2010 model year Ford Transit Connect compact MPV, which had its debut at the 2008 Chicago Auto Show on February 11, 2009 are the only vans in the Ford lineup in North America. The Ford E-Series currently holds 79.6% of the full-size van market in the United States with 168, 722 sales in the United States in 2007. It has been the best selling American full-sized van for 30 years (since 1980). The first E-Series was based on the compact Ford Falcon, sized roughly to compete with the 1961 Chevrolet Corvair Sportvan and Volkswagen Type 2, which was 172.3 in (4, 376 mm) long. The first E-Series had a flat nose with the engine between and behind the front seats, later adopted by the Chevrolet Van and Dodge A100. Early models had a 144 cid 6-cylinder engine with a manual 3 speed transmission. Later models had a 170 CID or 240 CID engines with a 3 speed manual or automatic transmission. It was an immediate succe...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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|Publisher||:||General Books - 2010-08-20|