This is a 1976 Ford Econoline concept car that helped feed the custom van craze and push the company’s van sales to a 1978 record that still stands.
This is a 1976 Ford Econoline concept car that helped feed the custom van craze and push the company’s van sales to a 1978 record that still stands. Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.
This is a 1976 Ford Econoline concept car that helped feed the custom van craze and push the company’s van sales to a 1978 record that still stands. Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.

Ford Transit van sales surge makes 2016 feel a lot like 1978

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