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The C/V (short for Cargo Van) is powered by a V-6 engine.

2014 Ram C/V Tradesman Van

The Ram C/V, which was quietly renamed as the C/V Tradesman for the 2014-MY, is a cargo version of the Dodge Grand Caravan minivan. It fills the gap between the full-size and compact vans and provides both affordability and utility. Photos courtesy of Chrysler/Ram.

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This is the extended wheelbase version of the E-350 passenger van that can seat up to 15 people.

Ford's E-Series Vans

The Ford E-Series vans, while being slowly phased out by the all-new Ford Transit, bring several layers of chassis options, body styles, and engine choices. For the E-150, E-250, and E-350, each are available in a passenger or cargo option. Ford will continue producing the cutaway and stripped chassis version after the 2014 model year. Photos courtesy of Ford.

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Mitsubishi Fuso's 2015 Canter FE130

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America's 2015 Canter FE130 cabover work truck increases payload capacity over the earlier FE125 model. The truck, which was introduced at the 2014 NTEA Work Truck Show, boosts gross-vehicle weight by 700 pounds to 13,200 pounds. The new Canter also extends the truck's wheelbase to 169.3 inches, which will allow the installation of 20-foot bodies. View a gallery of photos submitted by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America.

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This view shows the Ford Transit with the low roof and long wheelbase.

Adrian Steel's Ford Transit Van

Upfitter Adrian Steel showed two 2015 Ford Transit full-size vans that had been equipped with an array of new products at the NAFA Institute and Expo. View this gallery of the upfitted vans. Read the full story here. Photos by Thi Dao and courtesy of Adrian Steel.

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Mercedes-Benz brought four Sprinter 2500 passenger vans to Bobit Business Media on March 25 to go over the new engine, grille and other features on the 2014-MY. (Stay tuned for a cargo and crew van gallery coming soon.)

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Walkarounds

Mercedes-Benz brought four Sprinter 2500 passenger vans to Bobit Business Media on March 25 to go over the new 4-cylinder diesel engine, front grille, updated interior, and other features on the 2014-MY vehicle. Read our driving impressions blog post of the Sprinter 2500 here. Photos by Vince Taroc and Tim Crowley.

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The 47 Southern California DISH propane autogas vans will serve customers in Los Angeles and northern Orange counties.

DISH Propane Autogas Service Van

Satellite broadcaster DISH rolled out 47 service vans in Southern California converted by ROUSH CleanTech to run on propane autogas. The Ford E-250 vans will bring fuel savings and on-site fueling convenience from fuel supplier Ferrellgas. View photos showing the fueling process and the cargo setup by upfitter Leggett & Platt. Photos by Paul Clinton.

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Ford showed a black 2014 Transit Connect Wagon with a long wheelbase and XLT trim level.

2014 Transit Connect Wagon In the Wild

The 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon was spotted by Automotive Fleet editors at an advance planning meeting on March 19 in Irvine, Calif., along with other fleet vehicles including the cargo version of the Transit Connect. Take our visual tour around the Transit Connect Wagon with photos by Thi Dao and Amy Winter. Read the full story here.

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2014 Work Truck Show - The Products

The 2014 Work Truck Show was held March 4-7, 2014 in Indianapolis, and included 19 press conferences, 500,000 square feet of vocational trucks and equipment, the newest products and technical support from more than 500 exhibitors, and more than 60 educational sessions on top-of-mind industry issues.

One of three photo galleries for the 2014 show, take a look at a few of the products that were displayed on this year's show floor. 

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(PHOTO: Lauren Fletcher)

2014 Work Truck Show - The Vehicles

The 2014 Work Truck Show was held March 4-7, 2014 in Indianapolis, and included 19 press conferences, 500,000 square feet of vocational trucks and equipment, the newest products and technical support from more than 500 exhibitors, and more than 60 educational sessions on top-of-mind industry issues.

One of three photo galleries for the 2014 show, take a look at some of the vehicles on this year's show floor. 

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Joe Dalum, president and CEO, Odyne Systems LLC, spoke at the 2014 Green Truck Summit on Tuesday, March 4. (PHOTO: NTEA)

2014 Work Truck Show - Announcements & People

The 2014 Work Truck Show was held March 4-7, 2014 in Indianapolis, and included 19 press conferences, 500,000 square feet of vocational trucks and equipment, the newest products and technical support from more than 500 exhibitors, and more than 60 educational sessions on top-of-mind industry issues.

One of three photo galleries for the 2014 show, take a look at a few of the people and see a few of the announcements made at the show. 

Photos by Lauren Fletcher & Chris Brown

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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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