Ford has released clear plastic protection shields for the Transit van and bus to help protect occupants from the coronavirus.
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A range of clear plastic protective shields have been launched for the Ford Transit in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Released by Ford of Europe, the PVC shields are designed to supplement personal protective equipment for occupants of Ford Transit vans and buses.

The new products reduce the likelihood of droplet-transmission of the coronavirus within the cabin, with one shield to sit behind the front row of seats, and another to be erected between the driver and passenger.

Suction cups are fitted to the windscreen allowing occupants to quickly fit, adjust, or remove the shield.

“Our new protection shields provide additional support to our customers as they continue to operate in challenging circumstances," said Owen Gregory, Director of Commercial Vehicle Aftersales with Ford of Europe.

"[The shields offer] drivers and passengers additional peace of mind as they work and travel," Mr Gregory said.

A spokesperson for Ford Australia told CarAdvice: "This is another great Transit innovation … however we have no news to share on the shields for Australia."