Geek Squad Gets Some Sweet New Wheels

Sick and tired of seeing Geek Squadders rolling in those tired old VW Beetles? Then you’re in luck. Ford says they just made a deal to deliver around 1,000 new vans for use by the Best Buy nerd herd.

According to Ford, Best Buy will be getting 290 Transit Connect compact utility vans (pictured) for techs to deliver, install and service appliances. Then there are 738 E-Series vans that will be used for the box store’s home-theater installers.

Best Buy says the new vehicles are intended to improve overall efficiency by cutting down on fuel usage and providing techs with vehicles better outfitted to their specific needs for home visits.

Ford says it sees the Geek Squad deal as a chance to improve the visibility of the two vans, especially the relatively new Transit Connect.

Ford Vans Join Best Buy’s Geek Squad Fleet [WSJ]