Ford Turkey brought Ford's innovative global business model Ford Pro to Turkey with its promotion. Ford Pro business model, which aims to increase the productivity and efficiency of professional commercial vehicle customers of all sizes; It offers fully integrated and digital priority solutions such as vehicles, charging, finance, software and service from a single point. Özgür Yücetürk, Deputy General Manager of Ford Turkey Business Unit, evaluated the issue and said, “With Ford Pro, a holistic customer experience initiative, our leadership in the commercial vehicle market will be further strengthened by our leading role in the transformation of the segment. Our new generation vehicles will also be an important driving force in the realization of Ford Pro services with their connected technologies and user-oriented designs.”
Turkey's commercial vehicle leader Ford Turkey introduced Ford Pro, which focuses on offering solutions to commercial customers of all sizes to increase their productivity and reduce operating costs, at a press conference. Ford Pro business model initiative, which will meet all the needs of professional commercial vehicle customers from a single point, offers software, charging, service and financing services for commercial vehicles in this context. In this way, Ford Pro aims to support commercial customers to further increase their efficiency and productivity, both today and in the future, as an always open service point.
Ford Pro same zamIt also facilitates the transition of internal combustion engine vehicles in fleets to electric. In this context, smart telematics software in mixed fleets perfectly pairs charging management software with hardware and services, thus ensuring uninterrupted operation of mixed fleets.
Ford Pro will deliver a holistic customer experience
Speaking at the Turkey launch of Ford Pro, Özgür Yücetürk, Deputy General Manager of Ford Turkey Business Unit, underlined that as Ford Turkey, they set out by saying 'Live the Future Today'; “As Ford Turkey, we aim for the best in every segmentation we take part in, and we continue our efforts in this direction. We aim to maximize our production power, which we have demonstrated both in our country and in the international arena, with our continuously developed service network. In this context, we are happy to present our Ford Pro business model, which is a holistic customer experience initiative, to our country's consumers. Our leadership in the commercial vehicle market will be further consolidated with Ford Pro in this transformation process of the commercial vehicle segment. Our new generation vehicles with connected technologies and user-oriented designs will also be an important driving force in the realization of Ford Pro Services. They will be able to clearly see the Ford Pro effect on the way commercial vehicle professionals will achieve a more economical and more productive way of doing business.”
Fully integrated and digital priority solutions from a single point
In addition to vehicles, Ford Pro offers fully integrated and digital priority solutions such as charging, software, financing and service from a single point. These products and services include:
- Ford Pro Vehicles
Ford Pro offers solutions for commercial vehicles that can be customized according to the needs of almost any business. E-Transit, one of these vehicles, stands out as the latest example of Ford's continuous commercial vehicle innovation.
- Ford Pro Charger
Ford Pro will enable customers to seamlessly transition to electric vehicles with integrated and end-to-end solutions for charging at home, public places and at work.
- Ford Pro Software
With this software, Ford Pro offers a business productivity model that connects gasoline, diesel and electric vehicles to manage fleets with Ford or non-Ford vehicles in a holistic approach, increasing uptime and reducing costs.
- Ford Pro Service
Ford Pro service commercial vehicle customers do their business with their vehicles every day. zamIt is a new service concept that aims at being able to do it at the same time. It aims to introduce many new approaches such as on-site service vehicles, extended/regulated service working hours, smart maintenance and service referrals.
- Ford Pro Financing
Package solutions with simplified financing and invoicing solutions for as smooth management as possible on the office side. It aims to provide all needed financial solutions in vehicle, service, software and charging issues in a frictionless manner with simplified finance and invoicing solutions.
The closest stop of Ford Pro vision: Ford E-Transit
Ford Pro, which aims to facilitate the work of commercial vehicle professionals at the maximum level, also takes it as its duty to offer the most functional solutions to its users with Ford's innovative product range. Ford E-Transit, the newest commercial member of Ford's innovative product range, was the center of attention at the launch. In addition to its 68 kWh usable battery capacity, Ford E-Transit promises 315 times the distance of its daily average driving with a range of up to 3 km with WLTP. Thanks to its lower maintenance costs, E-Transit saves about 40 percent more in service costs compared to diesel models. E-Transit, which has both AC and DC fast charging features, can be charged to 8,2 percent in approximately 100 hours, and with its 115 kW DC Fast charging feature, it can charge from 34 percent to 15 percent in 80 minutes.
Ford's 'Pro Power Onboard' feature, offered for the first time for light commercial vehicles in Europe, transforms the first fully electric E-Transit into a mobile generator up to 2.3 kW. Thus, it helps customers continue to use and recharge their gadgets at work and while driving. E-Transit, which does not compromise on its carrying capacity, continues to offer a load capacity of up to 1.616 kg for van models and 1.967 kg for pickup trucks. E-Transit stands out as the most powerful all-electric commercial vehicle offered for sale in Europe, with its electric motor offering a maximum power of 198 kW (269PS) and 430 Nm of torque.