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June 3, 2015 - News

Ford Adds Rear-View Camera to 2016 Transit Van

Ford is adding a rear-view camera as standard equipment on its 2016 model-year Transit van, as well as several options including the SYNC 3 infotainment system, Ford has announced.

June 3, 2015 - News

Ford Donates Transit Vans to Red Cross Fleet

Ford Motor Company Fund has donated five Ford Transit vans to the American Red Cross to add to the company's fleet of more than 3,000 vans that support disaster relief.

June 2, 2015 - News

Sprinter 2500 and 3500 Vans Recalled for Oil Leaks

The Mercedes-Benz action, an expansion of an earlier recall campaign, affects 1,335 vans in the 2015 model year.

May 19, 2015 - News

High-Roof Vans Closing Ground on Standard-Roof Models

As fleets begin embracing a new wave of Euro-style full-size vans, high-roof vans appear to be gaining favor over their standard-roof siblings, according to the NTEA.

May 9, 2015 - News

Leggett & Platt Reconfigures Upfitting Facilities

To increase capabilities and continue to meet the needs of fleet customers, Leggett & Platt CVP announced the expansion of its Kansas City facility, opening of a new facility in Baltimore, and closure of the Elyria, Ohio, install facility.

May 5, 2015 - News

Ram ProMaster City Vans Recalled for Air Bags

An installation issue in 2,408 2015-MY vans may prevent the side air bag inflatable curtains from deploying properly.

May 4, 2015 - News

XL Hybrids Offers Ford Transit Van Conversion

XL Hybrids has begun offering the 2015 and 2016 Ford Transit van and wagon equipped with its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain, the alternative-fuel conversion company announced.

April 29, 2015 - News

Ford Recalls Five Popular Fleet Models for Fuel Pump

Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module in Ford Transit Connect, Focus, Edge, Escape and Fiesta vehicles.

April 13, 2015 - News

Vincentric Announces 2015 Fleet Value Awards

Vincentric has announced its 2015 Best Fleet Value awards with Ford, FCA US, General Motors and Toyota capturing the most categories for their 2015 model-year vehicles.

April 7, 2015 - News

Vans Lead March Depreciation in Tax Buying Season

Used vehicles in the 2009-2013 model years fell 0.7 percent in value in March in a market bolstered by tax buying season and strong residual values of full-size vans, according to Black Book.

March 31, 2015 - News

EPA Certifies Altech-Eco's CNG Transit Van

Altech-Eco has received certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to produce a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) version of the 2015 Ford Transit 150/250/350 3.7L van and wagon with the Ford gaseous prepped engine option.

March 27, 2015 - News

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 Goes Off-Road

The Bobit fleet team traveled to the Canadian Rocky Mountains to put the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 to a true real-world test. (Photo gallery.)

March 26, 2015 - News

Upfitters Offer City Express Compact Van Packages

Van upfitters have begun offering partitions, shelving and roof racks for the 2015 Chevrolet City Express compact van since the vehicle's introduction late last year.

March 19, 2015 - News

VW Considering Vans, Trucks for U.S. Market

Volkswagen is considering selling a European-style van and possibly a pickup truck in the U.S. market, a commercial vehicle executive said in Germany on Wednesday.

March 18, 2015 - News

Knapheide Brings European Upfitter to U.S. Market

Knapheide has signed a partnership agreement with Gruau to distribute the European upfitter’s commercial van products in North America. The agreement will cover distribution of Gruau’s IsoVan product line and retractable crew seating systems.

March 17, 2015 - News

Red Bull Racing Relies on Fleet of Support Pickups, Vans

For the fourth year, Nissan will provide light commercial vehicles (LCV) and related services to Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One team. Nissan will be providing a fleet of 80 pickups and vans to support the team.

March 11, 2015 - News

Van Upfitters Roll Out ProMaster City Racks, Bins

Several van upfitters have begun offering ladder racks, shelving units and partitions for the 2015 Ram ProMaster City compact van that entered the market in late 2014.

March 10, 2015 - News

Mercedes-Benz Introduces Super High Roof Sprinter

Mercedes-Benz will begin offering two new variants of its full-size Sprinter van for the 2015 model year, including a super high roof model and a Super Single heavy duty model.

March 6, 2015 - News

Mercedes-Benz Moving Sprinter Production to S.C.

Mercedes-Benz Vans announced that it will invest about $500 million to build a new van plant in Charleston, S.C., to build the next-generation Sprinter van for the North American market.

March 4, 2015 - News

Mercedes-Benz Rolls Out Mid-Sized Metris Van

Mercedes-Benz launched its Metris mid-sized commercial van for U.S. and Canadian markets. The Metris is a re-branded version of the Vito van, which is sold globally, that has been tweaked for the North American market.

March 4, 2015 - News

Utilimaster Releases More Fuel Efficient Walk-In Van

Utilimaster Corp. is launching a more fuel efficient walk-in van called the Velocity that the vehicle modifier is showing for the first time at NTEA's Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.

March 3, 2015 - Article

Ram ProMaster City is Upfitter Friendly, Business Ready

The 2015 Ram ProMaster City is based on the Fiat Doblo, a two-time International Van of the Year winner with more than 1.3 million units sold. Built on a 122.4-inch wheelbase, it is available in cargo and wagon versions.

February 25, 2015 - News

Sprinter Vans Recalled for Faulty Doors

The action, set to begin in March, affects 5,586 Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2015 model year.

February 19, 2015 - News

Chevrolet City Express Finds its Place in Smaller Fleets

Launched in 2014, the all-new 2015 Chevrolet City Express cargo van has already found a place in businesses across the country and across segments. Small businesses, in particular, are adding the City Express to their fleets.

February 19, 2015 - News

Fuel-Saving Engine Calibration Software Offered for Transit Van

Derive Systems' engine calibration software now works with the 2015 Ford Transit's 3.7-liter or and 3.5-liter engines, the company has announced. The software reduces fuel consumption by commercial fleets that use the full-size Transit van.

February 17, 2015 - News

Hyundai Could Bring Commercial Van to U.S.

South Korean-based Hyundai announced it's making a big push in the commercial vehicle market, and published reports indicate it plans to introduce a van model into the U.S. market.

February 3, 2015 - News

Ford Records Best Van Sales Month in 14 Years

Ford sold more vans in January than any other January since 2001 on the strength of its new 2015 Transit full-size van and redesigned Transit Connect compact van, Ford announced.

February 3, 2015 - Article

Westport Offers CNG Transit Demos

Westport is giving fleets the opportunity to test compressed natural gas Ford Transit vans before they make an investment. The program has rolled been rolled out nationwide.

January 28, 2015 - News

Ford Recalls Transit Connect for Seat Belts

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 16,091 2014 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles because the safety belt fasteners may not have been tightened properly during assembly.

January 20, 2015 - News

Mercedes-Benz Midsize Van to Debut at Work Truck Show

Mercedes-Benz will debut its 2016 Metris mid-size van at the Work Truck Show on March 4, prior to offering the commercial vehicle for sale in the U.S. in the fall, show producer NTEA has announced.

January 15, 2015 - News

Zenith Motors EV Shuttle Approved for Calif. Funding

Fleets in California now have access to a voucher for up to $50,000 toward the purchase of a Zenith Motors shuttle van.

January 14, 2015 - News

VIA Motors Begins Building Hybrid Silverado Pickup

VIA Motors has launched production of its hybrid electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup and Chevrolet Express cargo and passenger vans, Chairman Bob Lutz announced in Detroit.

January 14, 2015 - News

ROUSH to Offer Propane Autogas Ford Medium-Duty Models

ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering propane autogas versions of Ford medium-duty vehicles equipped with the 6.8-liter V-8, following certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

January 12, 2015 - Article

Test Drive: Sprinter 4x4s Traverse Rough Terrain

Most customers won't need a full-size van with this kind of off road capability, but for those who do, the Sprinter proves it can handle rough terrain.

January 12, 2015 - News

New Full-Size Van Sales Grow 11 Percent

Sales of new-model full-size commercial vans rose more than 11 percent in 2014 as several manufacturers transitioned to European-style vans and phased out less fuel-efficient models.

January 9, 2015 - News

Compact Van Segment Grows 28 Percent

Ford's Transit Connect paced a 28 percent increase in sales of compact vans in 2014 in a segment that saw the introduction of one new model with a second model debuting in early 2015.

January 8, 2015 - News

Westport Gains EPA Approval for CNG Transit

Westport Innovations Inc. has gained approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to produce a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) version of Ford's 2015 Transit van.

January 8, 2015 - News

Used Vehicles Depreciate 12.1 Percent in 2014

Used vehicles fell 12.1 percent in value during 2014, which represented a slight improvement from 2013, which saw a 12.8 percent depreciation, according to Black Book.

December 19, 2014 - News

Sprinter Vans Recalled for Fire Risk

The recall affects more than 8,000 Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles in the 2014 and 2015 model years.

December 19, 2014 - News

Isuzu Recalls Reach Van Chassis for Brake Lights

The action affects 3,564 chassis in the 2012-2014 model years.

December 16, 2014 - News

ProMaster City Vans Built in Turkey with U.S. Powertrains

Major components for the new Ram ProMaster City compact vans will cross the seas twice as part of assembly plans involving Europe, Eurasia and North America, Ram Commercial Truck executives said.

December 15, 2014 - Article

2015 Resale Forecast for Full-Size Vans

The used full-size van market has remained strong throughout 2014, but it is expected to decline in 2015. Part of the reason for the strength of the used van segment is the discontinuation of traditional U.S.-style vans by OEMs as the new European-style vans are released.

December 12, 2014 - News

NatGasCar Gets EPA Nod for CNG Transit Connect

NatGasCar has received Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) certification to produce compressed natural gas (CNG) versions of the 2014 and 2015 Ford Transit Connect with a 2.5L bi-fuel engine system.

December 10, 2014 - News

Morgan Olson Recalls Sprinter 2500 Vans

To comply with federal safety standards, the Michigan upfitter will relocate an aluminum document holder installed in the cab side of the load area partition.

December 4, 2014 - News

Ford Recalls Transit Connect Vans for Door Panels

The action affects 19,825 2014-MY cargo vans that may have a problem with a loosening exterior plastic panel on the sliding door.

December 4, 2014 - News

Commercial Fleet Sales Flat in November

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets rose 0.9 percent in November as trucks, vans, and SUVs continued to drive fleet sales. Through 11 months of 2014, fleet sales have risen 8 percent over the previous year.

December 3, 2014 - News

Ford Transit Best-Selling Commercial Van in November

The 2015 Ford Transit was the top-selling full-size commercial van in November and accounted for almost one in four units sold in the category, Ford announced.

November 28, 2014 - News

Blossman Developing Propane Autogas Transit Van

Vehicle modifier Blossman Services Inc. will produce a Ford Transit van powered by propane autogas and available in January, the company announced.

November 26, 2014 - News

Full-Size Vans Only Vehicles With Rising Residual Values

The vehicles should finish the year as the only category that will increase in residual value, while the broader market should depreciate more than 12 percent.

November 25, 2014 - News

Maryland Fleet Delivering Meals During Holiday

Last Thanksgiving Meals on Wheels of Central MD rolled out new vehicles to better serve seniors and others in-need. Collaborating with Element Fleet Management, the new vans have experienced less maintenance and downtime.

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