Ford Wins International 2 Prestigious Award Simultaneously


Ford is the first of its segment produced in Turkey, electric Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid and Hybrid ecoblu in the segment with the 2020 International Truck of the Year (IVOTY) was the winner of the prize. The new Ford Ranger was awarded the 2020 International Pick-up of the Year (IPUA).

Ford was the first manufacturer to receive both the Commercial Vehicle of the Year (IVOTY) and the Pick-up of the 2020 International Year (IPUA) in the same year.

Commenting on the awards, Hans Schep, General Manager of Ford of Europe Commercial Vehicles, said, “Our new Transit Custom Plug-in Hybrid and EcoBlue Hybrid models are correct. zamIt is the right vehicle at the moment, helping to reduce our customers' costs and emissions. Same zamAt the moment, it copes with the operational difficulties of business life without sacrificing practicality and vehicle load. "The new Ford Ranger raises the level of elegance, technology and efficiency in the pick-up segment to the next level."

The new Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) is produced at Ford Otosan Kocaeli Factories, the largest commercial vehicle manufacturing base in Europe. Shortly before the mass production models, plug-in hybrid produced in Turkey's first commercial electric vehicle that also has the title.

Ford, 6. winners of IVOTY awards

The new Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid and Transit Custom EcoBlue Hybrid models were awarded the 25 International Commercial Vehicle of the Year (IVOTY) award in a special ceremony held in Lyon, France, with the unanimous decision of 25 expert automotive journalists from 2020 countries in Europe. was the winner. Ford thus won the IVOTY award for the 6th time.

The jury praised Ford Transit Custom Hybrid for its ability to help reduce fuel costs, allow entry into low emission zones, and the electric powertrain designed to reduce emissions.

The new Ford Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid is the first in its segment, delivering zero-emission driving up to 56 km, while using the 1.0 liter EcoBoost gasoline engine as a range extender and increasing its total range to over 500 km.

The Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid drives the front wheels of an 13,6 kW powered electric motor powered by the 92,9 kWh capacity lithium-ion battery. The rechargeable 13,6 kWh battery provides advanced rechargeable hybrid architecture that allows zero emissions and helps reduce emissions.

New Ford Ranger managed to impress 18 jury

Ford Ranger, Europe's No. 1 best-selling pick-up, managed to impress the 18th International Commercial Vehicle of the Year (IVOTY) with its new model. Winning the title of the International Pick-up of the Year (IPUA), the New Ford Ranger won the jury's appreciation with its new 2.0-liter EcoBlue diesel engine and advanced driver support technologies.

Europe's best-selling pick-up model Ford Ranger is available with a new 2.0 liter EcoBlue diesel engine and a new 10-speed automatic transmission.

The new Ford Ranger also stands out as the first model of its class to hit the road with 'Collision Prevention Assist' and 'Intelligent Speed ​​Systems (ISA)' technology with Pedestrian Detection, which prevents or mitigates possible collisions. When the system detects a risk of collision, the system first warns the driver audibly and visually and prepares to shorten the response time of the brake pedal and discs if the driver does not react, and the system automatically brakes to reduce the speed of the vehicle if the driver still does not react.

The new Ford Ranger Raptor, the most powerful and high-performance version of Europe's best-selling pick-up model, changes the definition of impossible with the 500 PS engine and 213 PS power generating segment, which supports tough terrain use, and the highest water penetration of the segment.

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