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ausrutherford
09-15-2011, 03:33 PM
Slide presentation confirms Ford E-Series being nixed in favor of Transit
By Jeff Glucker
Sep 15th 2011
Autoblog (http://www.autoblog.com/2011/09/15/slide-presentation-confirms-ford-e-series-being-nixed-in-favor-o/)

First the Panther platform and now E-Series vans? That might be the case, according to a presentation shown to investors at a Ford press event held alongside the Frankfurt Motor Show. The discussion centered on how Ford is reducing costs by producing global vehicles on singular platforms. This includes its commercial van lineup, and it sounds like the entire bulk of that business will soon be shouldered by the Ford Transit.

The presentation was led by Ford CFO Lewis Booth. He showed slides to the audience, and the E-Series van was noticeably absent from his discussion. Wards Auto reached out to Ford for an official comment, but the automaker declined to talk about the matter.

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