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November 28, 2014 - Industry News

Blossman Developing Propane Autogas Transit Van

Photo courtesy of Blossman Services.

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

Tags: Propane Autogas, Ford Transit, Blossman, Propane Conversion, EPA Certification

November 26, 2014 - Industry News

Full-Size Vans Only Vehicles With Rising Residual Values

Photo of 2011 E-150 cargo van courtesy of Ford.

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.

Tags: Full-Size Vans, Depreciation, Black Book

November 25, 2014 - Industry News

Maryland Fleet Delivering Meals During Holiday

Photo: Meals on Wheels

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.

Tags: Element Fleet Management, Ford E-Series, Delivery Fleets, Charity

November 13, 2014 - Industry News

Linen Delivery Fleet Adds Hydraulic Hybrid Truck

Photo courtesy of Lightning Hybrids.

Uniform and linen supplier AmeriPride Services Inc. has taken delivery of its first hydraulic hybrid truck in North America, a 2014 Ford F59 chassis with a Morgan Olson Route Star walk-in van body.

Tags: Hydraulic Hybrid, Delivery Fleets, AmeriPride, Step Vans

November 13, 2014 - Industry News

EPA Certifies VIA Motors' Hybrid Van

CEO Pablo Acedo poses with VIA eREV vans. Photo courtesy of VIA.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has granted certification to VIA Motors' eREV gasoline-electric hybrid van, paving the way for shipping of the vehicle to fleets, the company announced Nov. 13.

Tags: VIA Motors, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Full-Size Vans, EPA, EPA Certification

November 12, 2014 - Industry News

Logistics Fleet Adds AMP Electric Vans in Texas

Photo: AMP

AMP Holding Inc. has entered into a purchase agreement with a major transportation company to supply 18 battery-electric Workhorse E-100 walk-in vans to be deployed in the Houston-Galveston, Texas, area.

Tags: AMP Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Step Vans

November 11, 2014 - Industry News

Ram ProMaster City MPG, Pricing Announced

Photo courtesy of Chrysler.

Ram Truck has announced the pricing and fuel economy for its first vehicle in the small commercial van segment, the 2015 Ram ProMaster City.

Tags: Pricing, Fuel Economy, Ram Truck, Ram ProMaster City, Compact Vans, Cargo Vans

November 11, 2014 - Industry News

Depreciation Reaches Yearly High in October

Photo of 2013 Chevrolet Express 2500 cargo van courtesy of General Motors.

Domestic cars lost the most in value at 3.2 percent among vehicles from the 2009-2013 model-years, while domestic trucks lost 2.1 percent. Compact pickups and full-size passenger vans and full-size cargo vans showed the most strength.

Tags: Depreciation, Black Book, Trends, Full-Size Vans, Compact Cars

November 7, 2014 - Industry News

GM Details 2015 Express/Savana Vans

Photo of 2015 Chevrolet Express by Vince Taroc.

General Motors has added several new enhancements to its Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana for the 2015 model year, as its 2015 Chevrolet City Express compact van replaces the 1500-level full-size model that has been discontinued.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Full-Size Vans, 2015-MY, Chevrolet City Express, Passenger Vans, Class 3, Cutaway Vans, Class 4

October 29, 2014 - Industry News

ROUSH CleanTech Shelves Propane Autogas Transit

Photo courtesy of Ford.

ROUSH CleanTech has indefinitely halted production of its propane autogas powered Ford Transit full-size van after hearing concerns from fleet owners.

Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Cargo Vans

October 29, 2014 - Industry News

2015 Sprinter Gets Small Diesel, ‘Crosswind Assist'

Electronic controls send power to three grounded wheels while the fourth hangs in the air. Photo: Tom Berg

A smaller and more economical diesel powertrain, new styling and safety features, and optional on-demand four-wheel drive are among features of 2015 Sprinter models.

Tags: Freightliner, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Cargo Vans, Daimler, Full-Size Vans, Mercedes-Benz

October 28, 2014 - Industry News

Class 3 Ford Transit Vans Improve Payload, Towing

Photo of long wheelbase Transit 350HD courtesy of Ford.

Ford's 2015 Transit full-size cargo van with a Class 3 chassis expands the payload and towing capability of the van without the need for a cutaway or chassis cab model.

Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Class 3, Cargo Vans, Diesel Engines

October 23, 2014 - Industry News

2015 Chevrolet City Express Ships to Dealers

Photo courtesy of GM.

General Motors has begun shipping its 2015 Chevrolet City Express compact cargo van to dealers as it enters one of the most active commercial vehicle segments with a product that's sourced from Nissan's NV200.

Tags: Chevrolet City Express, 2015-MY, Compact Vans, Ship-Thru, Business Choice, General Motors, Class 1

October 21, 2014 - Industry News

Daimler to Build Next-Gen Sprinter in North America

Photo of 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter courtesy of Daimler.

Daimler will produce the next generation of its Mercedes-Benz Sprinter full-size van in the U.S., a move that will improve order-to-delivery times for the vehicle, Daimler has announced.

Tags: Vehicle Production, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, Cargo Vans, Daimler Trucks North America

October 15, 2014 - Industry News

Mopar Previews Ram Pickups and Vans Heading to SEMA

Photo: Chrysler

In anticipation of the 2014 edition of the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show, Mopar released sketches of its modified Ramvehicles headed for the aftermarket trade show in Las Vegas.

Tags: Mopar, SEMA, Ram Truck

October 15, 2014 - Product News

Westport Offers CNG Transit Van Demo Program

Photo: Westport

Fleets interested in switching to natural gas can take advantage of an all new, free Westport demonstration program, which was announced at APTA Expo.

Tags: Ford Transit, CNG, Westport

October 14, 2014 - Industry News

XL Hybrids Gets CARB Go-Ahead for Van Conversions

The 2014 model-year Chevrolet Express cargo van is one of the vehicles covered under the new Executive Order from CARB. (PHOTO: General Motors)

XL Hybrids, Inc. has received a CARB Executive Order allowing aftermarket conversions of gasoline-powered 2012-2014 model-year General Motors 2500 and 3500 vans, Chevrolet Express, and GMC Savana vans into hybrid-electric vehicles.

Tags: Cargo Vans, CARB, XL Hybrids, General Motors, Chevrolet Express, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids

October 14, 2014 - Industry News

Auto Truck Group Dedicates KC Facility

The Auto Truck Group's new Kansas City facility will be handling ship thru for Ford's new Transit and the F-150. Photo: Chris Wolski

The Auto Truck Group dedicated a new 70,000-square-foot facility in Kansas City, Mo., on Thursday, October 9. The facility will handle both complex specialized vehicle upfits and ship thru for the Ford F-150 and Transit.

Tags: Auto Truck Group, Ford Transit, Ship Thru, Upfitting, Van Equipment, Ford F-150

October 10, 2014 - Industry News

Upfitter Delivers Sprinter Upfit to U.S. Kids Golf

Photo: Midway

Midway Specialty Vehicles, LLC recently delivered Mercedes-Benz Sprinter unit number 15,000 to U.S Kids Golf, LLC.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Midway Specialty Vehicles, Van Equipment, Non-Profit Fleets

October 8, 2014 - Industry News

Used-Vehicle Depreciation Peaks in September

Photo of 2013 Chevrolet Traverse courtesy of GM.

Used vehicles sold at auctions logged their highest depreciation this year in September, as 2009-2013 car and truck models fell 1.7 percent in value.

Tags: Depreciation, Black Book, Used Vehicle Values, Full-Size Vans, Mid-Size Sedans

October 7, 2014 - Industry News

Dodge Grand Caravan Earns Top Van OTD for 2014-MY

Photo of 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan courtesy of Chrysler.

Chrysler's Dodge Grand Caravan minivan logged the fastest order-to-delivery time among vans in the 2014 model-year, averaging 55 days from when an order was placed to when the vehicle arrived at a dealer's lot.

Tags: Vehicle Purchasing, Full-Size Vans, Dodge Grand Caravan, Dodge, 2014-MY, Ford Transit Connect, Order to Delivery

October 1, 2014 - Industry News

ROUSH CleanTech to Launch Propane Autogas Transit in 2016

Photo of 2015 Transit courtesy of Ford.

ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering a propane autogas powered Ford Transit full-size van to fleet customers in the middle of 2016, the company told AutomotiveFleet.com.

Tags: Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech, Alternative Fuels, Ford Transit

September 29, 2014 - Industry News

Nissan Announces 2015 NV200 Pricing

Photo of 2015 NV200 courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan's 2015 NV200 compact cargo van starts at $20,720 and has arrived at more than 350 Nissan commercial vehicle dealers, the company has announced.

Tags: Nissan, Pricing, Nissan NV200, Compact Vans

September 25, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Adds Second Shift in KC to Meet Transit Demand

Photo of 2015 Transit courtesy of Ford.

Ford has added a second shift at its Kansas City Assembly Plant to meet the demand for its 2015 Transit full-size van, Ford has announced.

Tags: Vehicle Production, Ford, Ford Transit

September 25, 2014 - Industry News

Mid-Size Mercedes-Benz Van Arriving in Late 2015

Mercedes Vito van at IAA. The van is scheduled to come to the U.S. in about a year. Photo: Jim Park

Following on the success of the Sprinter van in the U.S. market, Daimler plans to introduce a mid-size van sometime next year. The van made its debut in Berlin, Germany, in late July, but Daimler execs were coy on an actual release date for the American version of the van, saying only that it would be introduced in the fall 2015 in a MY 2016 designation.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, IAA, Daimler, 2016-MY

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