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May 22, 2013 - News

GM to Source Small Cargo Van from Nissan to U.S. & Canada

General Motors Co. (GM) and Nissan announced the companies have signed an agreement for Nissan to produce a small cargo vehicle that GM will sell in the United States and Canada.

May 20, 2013 - News

Polk Forecasts New Commercial Van Models Will Drive Market Segment Growth

New analysis from R.L. Polk says the commercial van segment in the U.S. is growing as it splits into two categories, full-size and compact, where once only the full-size category existed. The company said this is due to the arrival of a number of new models in the marketplace.

May 15, 2013 - News

XL Hybrids Partners with Knapheide Manufacturing to Expand Hybrid Electric Powertrain Availability

XL Hybrids, Inc., developer of a low-cost hybrid-electric powertrain designed for Class 1-3 commercial fleet vehicles, announced an agreement with The Knapheide Manufacturing Company, a commercial vehicle equipment provider in North America, for the installation and distribution of its products.

May 14, 2013 - News

GM to Source New Chevrolet City Express Cargo Van From Nissan

General Motors and Nissan have signed an agreement where Nissan will build a small cargo vehicle that GM will sell in the U.S and Canada.The vehicle will be based on the Nissan NV200, will be called the Chevrolet City Express, and will go on sale in the fall of 2014.

May 14, 2013 - News

2014 Sprinter Van Gets Fresh Styling, Powertrain, Safety Features

Mercedes-Benz executives picked Düsseldorf, Germany, the source of the Sprinter van, to present their extensively revised 2014 model for North America. It gets fresh styling, a new diesel and automatic transmission, and more accident-avoidance features.

May 7, 2013 - News

Mercedes Says 2014 Sprinter Van to Come Standard With Four-Cylinder Diesel Engine

Mercedes Benz unveiled its new 2014-MY Sprinter Van, which the automaker said has a new design, is more economical, and more environmentally friendly. The company said this redesign comes after seven years of the current-generation Sprinter.

May 3, 2013 - News

Chevrolet Express Cargo Van Named Best Fleet Value for Sixth Consecutive Year

Chevrolet's Express Cargo Van was among the nine GM vehicles named as one of Vincentric's 2013 Best Fleet Value in America awards. It is the sixth consecutive time the Express Cargo Van has been honored by Vincentric.

May 2, 2013 - News

Ford Adding 2,000 Jobs at Kansas City Plant to Meet F-150 Demand and Build All-New Transit

Ford is adding 900 jobs and a third crew for the F-150 and another 1,100 jobs in the fourth quarter of 2013 to build the all-new Ford Transit.

April 3, 2013 - News

New Upfitting Solution for Smaller Vehicles

Fleets looking to maximize cargo capacity while minimizing vehicle size may be interested in a new upfitting solution offered by Wheels.

March 29, 2013 - News

Nissan and Gibson Combine Expertise to Upfit NV200 into Mobile Guitar Workshop

Gibson and Nissan have combined their respective expertise in professional music and practical, small business vehicles to create the Gibson NV200 Mobile Repair & Restoration Van.

March 13, 2013 - Article

Ram Adds ProMaster to Commercial Vehicle Lineup

Two roof heights, three wheelbases, and four body lengths provide plenty of options for fleet managers looking for an all-new full-size van.

March 8, 2013 - News

Titan Unveils Polyethylene Replacement Fuel Tank for Ford Diesel Cutaways

Titan Fuel Tanks, a manufacturer of high-performance, engineered, polymer aftermarket fuel tanks, released details on its 8020199, cross-linked polyethylene, replacement fuel tank at the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind.

March 6, 2013 - News

Chrysler Releases Pricing for Ram ProMaster Vans

Chrysler announced MSRP for its all-new 2014 Ram ProMaster Cutaway, Chassis Cab, and Cargo Van models. Chrysler’s Ram Commercial division said the ProMaster targets businesses of all sizes in many industries.

March 5, 2013 - News

Ford Reveals Transit Van Chassis Cab and Cutaway Models

The Transit chassis cab and cutaway models will come in three wheelbases, including, 138, 156, or 178 inches, and gross vehicle weight ratings ranging from 9,000 lbs. to 10,360 lbs.

March 1, 2013 - News

DISH to Display New ROUSH Ford E-250 Cargo Van at NTEA

DISH recently announced the deployment of 200 ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas-powered Ford E-250 cargo vans that will be used by technicians as they provide service to residential and commercial customers.

February 22, 2013 - News

Midway Specialty Vehicles Marks Milestone Anniversary Upfitting Daimler Sprinter Vans

Midway Specialty Vehicles has been providing Daimler’s Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner dealers products from its South Carolina headquarters through its strategic partnership alliance with the OEM for 10 continuous years.

February 15, 2013 - News

Kitchens on Wheels Tapped as Sprinter Vans Official Food Truck Upfitter

Kitchens on Wheels has been named an approved food truck upfitter for the Sprinter by Daimler Vans.

February 14, 2013 - News

Ram ProMaster Video Shows Different Upfit Configurations

At Chrysler's Ram Truck brand's press conference at the Chicago Auto Show, the brand showed its new ProMaster commercial van and the wide variety of possible upfit configurations.

February 7, 2013 - News

Chrysler Reveals 2014 Ram ProMaster Full-Size Van in Chicago

The 2014-MY Ram ProMaster will come in two roof heights, three wheelbases, and four body lengths, plus a cutaway model, for a total of 13 different configurations. The all-new vehicle will be available during the third quarter of 2013, according to the automaker.

January 18, 2013 - News

Quigley's Nissan NV 4x4 in Production, Available for Order

Quigley Motor Company, a manufacturer of 4x4 full-size van systems, announced that its latest offering, the Nissan NV, is in production and available for order.

January 16, 2013 - News

Verizon and VIA Motors Unveil Eco-Friendly, Extended-Range Electric Cargo Vans

Verizon has collaborated with electric-vehicle developer and manufacturer VIA Motors to produce an extended-range electric cargo van.

December 19, 2012 - News

Nissan NV Powers LA Mobile Edit Suite

LOS ANGELES – PrePost Data runs its entire mobile unit out of a Nissan NV 2500 High Roof, performing work that requires the company to be constantly on the move.

December 10, 2012 - News

Ford Says 2014 Transit Van to Offer 3.2L Diesel Engine Option

DEARBORN, MI – Ford revealed new details on the new diesel engine available for the automaker’s all-new full-size 2014-MY Transit van.

November 29, 2012 - News

Ram Truck Brand to Develop Full-Size ProMaster Van for MY-2014

Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand announced on Wednesday that it plans to develop a large van, based on the European Fiat Ducato, as a 2014 model-year vehicle for the North American marketplace.

November 1, 2012 - Article

Ford Unveils All-New Transit & Transit Connect

Slated to replace the E-Series Van and Wagon in 2014, the eye-catching Transit makes its debut. The all-new version of the Transit is expected to be lighter and more fuel-efficient than the venerable E-Series.

November 1, 2012 - Article

Getting Into Vans: Commercial Van Market Hot & Heavy

The action in the commercial van market is getting hot and heavy. With pickup truck-like capabilities, improved fuel economy, and white space for branding, new and updated van offerings are attracting a new breed of business entrepreneurs.

October 25, 2012 - Article

Mercedes-Benz Showcases a Smorgasbord of Sprinters

Demonstrating its ability to fulfill the needs of a variety of businesses, at a recent media event in Chicago, the automaker invited several of its upfitters to display the many different faces of the Sprinter.

October 25, 2012 - Article

Truck Fleets Use Common 'Cents' to Save Dollars

In today’s era of tight budgets, truck fleet managers are using innovative ways from rightsizing to decreasing maintenance costs to shortcycling to save money and boost efficiency.

September 21, 2012 - News

FedEx and Nissan Expand Cooperative Testing of the 100% Electric Nissan e-NV200 to New Global Markets

HANOVER, GERMANY – Nissan unveiled the all-new 100-percent electric Panel Van version e-NV200 Concept, decorated with Nissan and FedEx graphics and logos.

September 12, 2012 - News

FMCSA Making Changes to Compliance Safety Accountability Program

WASHINGTON - One change includes redefining the definition of passenger carrier companies by adding carriers that operate for-hire 9-15 passenger vehicles and 16-plus passenger vehicles.

September 7, 2012 - News

Ford Unveils New Ford Transit and Transit Connect

AMSTERDAM – The wait is over. Ford Motor Company has unveiled the all-new Transit, which is set to replace the company’s E-Series vans in late 2013.

September 5, 2012 - News

VIDEO: Nissan Shows Walk-arounds of NV Cargo and Passenger Vans

The cargo van video focuses on the current body styles, mobile office options, seating features, storage locations and cargo system features.

July 25, 2012 - News

DHL Express Launches 100 Propane Autogas Vans for Pickup and Delivery Fleet

PLANTATION, FL – DHL Express, an international express services provider, announced the launch of 100 pickup and delivery vans fueled by clean, safe, and economical propane autogas.

July 6, 2012 - News

Quigley Transforms Nissan NV into 4X4

MANCHESTER, PA - Quigley Motor Company, a manufacturer of 4x4 full size van systems, announced the addition of the 4x4 Nissan NV Cargo and Passenger van to its product offerings.

July 1, 2012 - Article

Navigating the Changing Landscape of the Cargo Van Market

After decades of few models and even fewer options, the cargo van market is beginning to capture the attention and fill the needs of fleet managers.

June 29, 2012 - News

View the Recent Issue of Work Truck Magazine Online

TORRANCE, CA – Packed full of information for the Class 1-7 truck fleet market, the July/August issue of Work Truck magazine is available for viewing online.

June 29, 2012 - Article

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June 21, 2012 - News

Head-to-Head: Chevrolet 4500 Versus Ford E-450

DETROIT – GM Fleet and Commercial recently put its Chevrolet 4500 head-to-head with Ford’s E-450. GM put the vehicles through a series of tests, and recorded the results

June 13, 2012 - Article

ARS Technicians Get a Hoist with New Vehicle Lift

After making the switch to a new strap hoist vehicle lift, American Residential Services (ARS) has reduced technician injuries, increased productivity, lightened vehicle loads, and improved portability.

June 13, 2012 - Article

The Juggler: Big Apple Circus Takes the Show on the Road

Transporting the Big Apple Circus requires a big top’s worth of planning. Learn how Tom Larson and his crew take the show on the road.

May 17, 2012 - News

FedEx Express Says Its Fleet Is Nearing 2020 Fuel Efficiency Goal Early

MEMPHIS, TN -The FedEx Express fleet is now 16.6% more fuel efficient, through 2011, when compared to its average fuel efficiency in 2005 (the baseline for comparison).

May 7, 2012 - Article

Finding the Right Fuel-Efficient Fit

The growing number of fuel-efficient and alt-fuel offerings from OEMs and aftermarket upfitters for truck fleets give fleet managers more options than ever to manage fuel spend.

March 27, 2012 - News

Ford's All-New Transit Van to Offer Diesel Engine Choice

DETROIT – Ford announced it’s adding a diesel engine choice to its new 2014-MY Transit cargo and passenger van models, in addition to the 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine mentioned previously.

March 6, 2012 - News

Ford's Transit Will Debut in North America with a 3.5L EcoBoost Engine

INDIANAPOLIS – Ford’s Transit commercial van has received an upgrade even before its slated 2013 North American debut. The Transit will come equipped with the company’s award-winning, fuel-efficient 3.5L EcoBoost V-6 engine.

February 8, 2012 - News

Nissan Unveils All-New NV200 Compact Cargo Van in Chicago

CHICAGO - Nissan is offering the van in two models, the Nissan NV200 S and Nissan NV200 SV. The van is powered by a four-cylinder engine and comes in five exterior colors and one interior color.

February 8, 2012 - News

AT&T Orders 1,200 CNG-powered Chevrolet Express Vans

DETROIT - AT&T plans to take delivery of 1,200 Chevrolet Express compressed natural gas (CNG) dedicated cargo vans to be deployed to AT&T service centers nationwide. It is the largest-ever order of CNG vehicles from General Motors.

January 19, 2012 - News

Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner See Increase In Sprinter Van Sales in 2011

MONTVALE, NJ – Mercedes-Benz announced that its commercial van dealers, Daimler Vans USA and its combined network of both Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter dealers, achieved a total of 16,577 vans sold, exceeding 2010’s sales of 8,559 units.

January 9, 2012 - News

Nissan Unveils Electric NV200 Commercial Van Concept in Detroit

DETROIT - Nissan said its e-NV200 Concept is a preview of a near-future production version of a full-electric vehicle. The automaker said it’s targeting the vehicle primarily for fleet use.

December 22, 2011 - News

Chrysler Shows New Ram Cargo Van Features, Details Customization Options

LOS ANGELES – Chrysler showed its new Ram Cargo Van at a media event in Los Angeles on Dec. 21, giving attendees the opportunity to check it out and drive it.

December 14, 2011 - News

BAF Secures CARB Certification for 2012 Ford Transit Connect

DALLAS - BAF, a wholly owned subsidiary of Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced the company has received a CARB (California Air Resources Board) Executive Order (EO) for the 2012 dedicated CNG Ford Transit Connect.

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