Monthly Archives: December 2010

New England Cab Companies to Add Ford Transit Connect Alternative Fuel Units to Taxi Fleets

Metro Taxi of West Haven, Conn., and The Yellow Cab Company of Bloomfield, Conn., each ordered 20 Transit Connect Taxis with CNG preparation engine packages – for a total of 40. Inter-State Ford in Hartford, Conn., is the delivering dealer for both operators. Ford announced the orders today at the New England International Auto Show.

Two Connecticut Taxi Companies Order Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles

Two Connecticut taxi operators will add 20 Ford Transit Connect vehicles, powered by compressed natural gas, to each of their fleets.
Compressed natural gas is less expensive than gasoline and releases 30 percent to 40 percent fewer greenhouse gases than similar gasoline-powered vehicles, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.