Nor-Cal Vans

With 30 years of experience in the Mobility Industry, Nor-Cal Vans offers commercial shuttles and wheelchair accessible vans with a focus on quality and service. As a certified Ford QVM (Qualified Vehicle Modifier), their products are designed and compliance tested to meet the rigorous quality and safety standards set by Ford and the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS).

Nor-Cal Vans has developed a number of options for the full-size Ford Transit, including the NCV Transit Bus and multiple seating configurations. We also offer the Transit Connect Adaptive Van- an ADA ramp system which conveniently stores flat, creating a flat floor surface for easy loading of luggage or cargo. All of Nor-Cal Vans’ innovative designs have been compliance tested for Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and California Air Resource Board (CARB) Emission Standards and come with a 3 year/36,000 mile conversion warranty.

Transit Connect Adaptive Van

Nor-Cal Vans Transit Connect Adaptive Van is a versatile, multipurpose shuttle: ideal for families, care homes, taxis, schools, hotels, and more.
  • ADA compliant rear entry lowered floor and ramp
  • Easy to use ramp folds flat to conveniently load and transport luggage, groceries, and other cargo
  • Seats five and one wheelchair user
  • Compliance-tested retractable wheelchair securement system
  • Excellent fuel economy- up to 22 mpg city/30 mpg highway*
  • Dual sliding doors and rear liftgate for easy access
*According to Ford data

Transit Wheelchair Transporter

Looking to make your Ford Transit wheelchair accessible? With over 30 years of experience in the mobility industry, Nor-Cal Vans offers several options to make the Transit meet ADA standards.
  • Rear or side-entry wheelchair lift (up to 1000lbs)
  • Wheelchair lift Interlock (ADA & FMVSS compliant)
  • Non-slip commercial flooring with reinforced subfloor in wheelchair securement area
  • Manual wheelchair tie-down systems and shoulder lap belt Seating up to 14 passengers
  • Up to 38% better fuel economy than most shuttle bus chassis

Transit Bus

The Ford Transit is an ideal shuttle vehicle with its superior people moving capabilities and low operating costs. The Nor-Cal Vans Transit Bus allows easy access for passengers and does not affect the structural integrity of the vehicle.

  • Profile of bus door matches Ford’s contoured panels for a clean finish and less wind resistance
  • The Transit offers greater fuel economy with up to 38% better fuel economy than most shuttle bus chassis
  • Ford Factory roof and windows eliminates water leaks
  • Optional bus door remote for quick and easy operation from the driver seat or outside the vehicle
  • Covered by Ford Factory and Nor-Cal Vans conversion 3 year/36,000 mile warranty

Executive Transit

The Nor-Cal Vans Executive Transit provides a luxurious feel for those looking for a higher end conversion. Built on the Ford Transit, the Executive Transit is a perfect blend of style and practicality. The Transit is American-made to be versatile, fuel efficient, and offer low operating costs.

  • Dark Oak Wood Grain Commercial Flooring
  • Darkened wall treatment
  • OEM Ford seats
  • LED Dome and ceiling reading lights
  • Blue LED enhancement lighting in aisle
  • USB Port charger points 12-Volt power ports
  • Insulated walls and ceilings for improved temperature and sound
  • Stainless steel wheel covers

Personal Mobility Transit

For over 40 years the Ford Transit has been a leader in the European van marketplace. Now made in the United States of America, Nor-Cal Vans offers a Transit conversion for the everyday wheelchair user. Increased fuel economy, maximum interior room, towing capabilities, and double the weight carrying capacity of most modified minivans- the NCV Personal Mobility Transit is an excellent full-size choice.
  • Available in three roof heights and three body lengths
  • Medium height roof similar height to previous Ford Econoline with raised roof
  • Compared with the previous Ford full-size van, the all new Transit Passenger Van offers higher fuel economy
  • Safety takes priority with every Transit Passenger Van equipped with side-curtain airbags for all seating rows
  • Blue LED enhancement lighting in aisle
  • USB Port charger points 12-Volt power ports
  • Driving experience more “carlike” with easy maneuvering and tighter turning
  • Tow up to 4,900lbs when properly equipped

Ford Transit

The Ford Transit Passenger Van provides fleet shuttle customers with innovative new configurations and leading versatility in the expanding commercial vehicle market.
  • The Transit Passenger Van offers improved fuel economy ratings for the cost-conscious fleet operators
  • Ford offers 3 fuel efficient engines for the Transit
  • Available in three roof heights and three body lengths
  • Serviced by 3,100 Ford Dealers nationwide
  • Made in the USA!

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To request a quote or for additional information on a Nor-Cal Van,  complete the form below. Or call us at SoCal 800-437-5522 / NorCal 800-458-6363. A regional sales manager will contact you shortly.

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Grant Funding Assistance
by A-Z Bus Sales

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Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford F-550 (regular cab)
GVWR
17,500 - 19,500 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
217 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW, 13.2 kW optional)

DC Fast Charge (up to 80 kW)

Connector J1772 CCS-1 Combo
All Electric Range*
100 miles
Battery Capacity
122 kWh
Charge Time
(Level 2 at 6.6 kW)

15.5 hours

(DC Fast Charge at up to 80 kW)

2 hours
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
241 HP (180 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
811 lb-ft (1100 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior
Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford E-450 Shuttle, Cutaway, Stripped Chassis
GVWR
14,500 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
176 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW) and Level 3 (up to 80 kW) with J1772 CCS-1 Combo
Efficiency
61 MPGe / EPA City and 66 MPGe / EPA Highway
All Electric Range*
80 miles     |     120 miles
Battery Capacity
86 kWh     |     129 kWh
Charge Time
(Level 2)

11.25 hours     |       16.75 hours

(DC Fast Charge)

1.5 hour          |        2.25 hours
Payload and Passenger Capacity**
7,980 lbs     |       7,200 lbs

(Weight of body is part of total payload)
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
241 HP (180 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
790 lb-ft (1071 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior
Specifications
Base Chassis
Ford Transit 350HD Passenger Van
GVWR
10,360 lbs
Minimum Wheelbase
148 in
Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE)
Level 2 (6.6 kW) and Level 3 (up to 80 kW) with J1772 CCS Combo
Efficiency
61 MPGe / EPA City and 66 MPGe / EPA Highway
All Electric Range*
60 miles     |     120 miles
Battery Capacity
43 kWh     |     86 kWh
Charge Time
5.5 hours (Level 2)     |       11.25 hours (Level 2)

1 hour (Level 3)           |       1.5 hours (Level 3)
Payload and Passenger Capacity**
15 passengers including driver
Maximum Speed
65 mph (electronically limited)
Peak Power
215 HP (160 kW)
Torque Rating (after transmission)
733 lb-ft (994 Nm)
Warranty
• Base Chassis: Ford standard warranty

• EV Conversion: Lightning Systems standard warranty

(Powertrain and battery 5 year / 60,000 miles)
Analytics
• Preventive Maintenance • Range Analysis • Driver Behavior

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