Ford has announced it will add a third site for its research of plug-in hybrid electric vans. The site is set to be Cologne, Germany, and the trial will run for twelve months. Ford’s plug-in hybrid electric vans will function within public sector municipal fleets in Cologne. The other two sites in Ford’s trial are London and Valencia.
The automaker designed the fuel-efficient plug-in vans to achieve greater than 31 miles of “zero-emission” range, with the vehicles total range up to 310 miles. The vehicles achieve full charge in about three hours, according to Green Car Congress. Read more.