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June 12, 2014 - Industry News

Portland Utility Testing Nissan's e-NV200 Cargo Van

Photo of e-NV200 courtesy of Nissan.

An electric utility in Portland, Ore., has begun testing Nissan's e-NV200 cargo van to determine its viability as a commercial vehicle, Nissan has announced.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Utility Fleets, Nissan NV200, Compact Vans, Battery-Electric Vehicles

June 3, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Announces Transit's MPG, Gas Engine Torque

Photo courtesy of Ford.

MY-2015 Ford Transit low- and medium-roof regular-wheelbase wagons with available 3.5L EcoBoost boast a 46-percent improvement over Ford E-Series EPA-estimated highway fuel economy rating.

Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Fuel Economy, Engines, Assembly Plants

June 2, 2014 - Industry News

Westport Offers CNG Transit Connect Models

Photo of 2015-MY Ford Transit Connect courtesy of Westport.

Westport is expanding its 2015 lineup to offer two compressed natural gas fuel systems for the Ford Transit Connect, including a dedicated and bi-fuel option.

Tags: Ford Transit Connect, 2015-MY, Westport, Natural Gas Vehicles, Compact Vans, Vehicle Modifiers

May 29, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Announces Transit Test Drive Events

Photo: Ford

Ford will be launching a national tour, which will give fleet owners, commercial customers, and dealers the opportunity to put the all-new MY-2015 Transit through its paces.

Tags: Vehicle Testing, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Ford, Ride and Drive

May 23, 2014 - Industry News

Automotive Fleet Launches Van Channel

Screenshot via AF. has launched a comprehensive online van resource that allows fleet readers to research the 11 commercial passenger and cargo vans now available.

Tags: Automotive Fleet, Full-Size Vans, Compact Vans, Passenger Vans, Cargo Vans, Online Tool

May 22, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Improves Paint Durability for Transit Van

Photo courtesy of Ford.

Ford's 2015 Transit van will carry paint with improved durability that will retain 90 percent of its gloss for four years when ordered in white, Ford has announced.

Tags: Vehicle Paint, Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans

May 15, 2014 - Industry News

AT&T Adds Chevrolet Express As 8,000th CNG Vehicle

Photo courtesy of AT&T.

AT&T continues to add to its robust fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles with its 8,000th CNG vehicle — a 2014 Chevrolet Express full-size van.

Tags: Cargo Vans, AT&T, Natural Gas Vehicles, Chevrolet Express, Telecommunications Fleets, Alternative Fuels

May 9, 2014 - Industry News

Adrian Steel Releases Locksmith Interior for Ram ProMaster

Photo courtesy of Adrian Steel.

Adrian Steel has released an upfit package for the Ram ProMaster full-size van designed for locksmiths that includes a key machine base that elevates.

Tags: Full-Size Vans, Ram ProMaster, Van Equipment, Adrian Steel

April 30, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Transit Featured In 'American Pickers'

Photo courtesy of Ford.

A 2015 Ford Transit van will ferry the stars of the History Channel's "American Pickers" to collect forgotten antiques beginning April 30, according to Ford.

Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Cargo Vans, Pop Culture

April 28, 2014 - Industry News

Chevrolet City Express Pricing Announced

Photo courtesy of GM.

General Motors will offer the 2015 Chevrolet City Express compact cargo van in two trim levels starting at $22,950 for the LS base model, the automaker announced.

Tags: Chevrolet, Cargo Vans, Compact Vans, Chevrolet City Express, Pricing

April 15, 2014 - Industry News

GM Announces Pricing for CNG Pickups, Vans

Photo of Chevrolet Express CNG upfitting courtesy of GM.

General Motors will offer its bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks starting at $9,500 and dedicated compressed natural gas vans starting at $10,825, the company has announced.

Tags: Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Bi-Fuel CNG, Pickup Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Pricing, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, 2015-MY, Class 3, Class 2

April 15, 2014 - Industry News

Adrian Steel Shows Ford Transit Upfit Products

Photo of 2015 Ford Transit with medium roof and regular wheelbase courtesy of Adrian Steel.

Upfitter Adrian Steel has announced a line of new products developed for the Ford Transit that will roll out when the full-size vans start hitting the market in June, a company spokesman told

Tags: Adrian Steel, Cargo Vans, Ford Transit, Van Equipment

April 10, 2014 - Industry News

Ford E-Series Extended Beyond 2014

Photo of E-350 cutaway courtesy of Ford.

Ford Motor Co. will continue producing the cutaway and stripped chassis version of its E-Series van, after discontinuing the van and wagon models after the 2014 model year.

Tags: Ford E-Series, Full-Size Vans, Cutaway Vans, Stripped Chassis, Ford, 2014-MY

March 31, 2014 - Industry News

Ram Revises ProMaster Cargo Volume

Photo courtesy of Ram Trucks.

Ram Trucks will adjust the stated cargo volume for its ProMaster van so it complies with U.S. specifications rather than the European specifications of its Fiat counterpart.

Tags: Ram ProMaster, Cargo Vans, Full-Size Vans, SAE, Spec'ing

March 28, 2014 - Industry News

Linen Supplier Expands Alt-Fuel Fleet

Photo of Ford E-450 cutaway courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech.

Mission Linen has announced that is has more than quintupled the number of alternative fuel vehicles in its fleet.

Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford E-450, Alternative Fuels, Delivery Fleets, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford E-Series, Full-Size Vans

March 6, 2014 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz to Sell Sprinter 4x4 in U.S.

Photo of European version of Sprinter 4x4 courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

Mercedes-Benz will offer the four-wheel drive version of its Sprinter full-size van in the U.S. in early 2015, following its initial introduction in Europe, the automaker has announced.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Four Wheel Drive, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, 2015-MY

February 5, 2014 - Industry News

Upfitter Introduces Ram ProMaster Passenger Van

Photo courtesy of Meridian.

The first Ram ProMaster passenger van will be unveiled Feb. 16 by Chrysler Group at the International LCT Show held at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Tags: Ram ProMaster, Passenger Vans, Full-Size Vans



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