Ford Motor Co. in Dearborn is adding features to its Transit van for the 2021 model year with recreational vehicle and parcel delivery option packages. The Transit is the best-selling van in America.
Driving demand is a sharp rise in recreational vehicle sales. July RV shipments across the country were the highest in 40 years at 43,035 units, and 46 million Americans say they plan to take an RV trip in the next 12 months, according to the RV Industry Association.
In turn, more than half of all motorhomes sold in the United States are built on Ford chassis.
For the 2021 Transit, in addition to new wheel choices and three exterior colors, three new and improved option packages include an updated Transit Motorhome Prep Package, a new RV Prep Package, and a new…