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Ford F-750 Tonka Dump Truck

The Ford F-750 Tonka, which is built on the 2016 Ford F-750, was created by Ford and Tonka. It's powered by a 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel engine with working dump body from Truck Tech Engineers and a 33,000-pound gross vehicle weight rating. Photos courtesy of Ford.

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Bernie Glazer, vice president and managing director Mercedes-Benz Vans, shows the Metris mid-size van.

2015 Work Truck Show in Pictures

The editors of Work Truck magazine and Heavy Duty Trucking headed into the aisles of the 2015 NTEA Work Truck Show and got a glimpse of some of the new vehicles and technologies on display. Photos by Tom Berg and Chris Brown.

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The Santa Cruz is a concept truck designed for urban settings.

Hyundai's Santa Cruz Compact Concept Truck

Hyundai showed the Santa Cruz crossover compact truck at the Detroit auto show earlier this month that features an extendable bed allowing users to run the truck as a compact or mid-size pickup. Photos are courtesy of Hyundai. Read the full story here.

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Carlos Ghosn, president and CEO of Nissan Motor Co., presents the 2016 Nissan Titan XD at the North American International Auto Show.

Nissan's 2016 Titan XD Pickup

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD, which offers a Cummins 5.0-liter turbo diesel V-8, made its world debut at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Nissan is refreshing its full-size pickup, which will enter its second generation. Read more here.

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FCA's 2015 Ram ProMaster City compact van

2015 Detroit Auto Show

The 2015 edition of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit featured new pickups from Nissan and Toyota, Fiat's new compact SUV, and a forward-looking Buick luxury sedan concept. Photos by Mike Antich.

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Toyota's 2016 Tacoma Mid-Size Pickup

Toyota has released photos of its 2016 Tacoma mid-size pickup that's debuting at the 2015 Detroit auto show. Toyota will give full details on Jan. 12. Read more here. Photos courtesy of Toyota.

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Three white 2015 ProMaster City cargo vans are ready to take on an obstacle course.

Ram ProMaster City Ride and Drive

Bobit Business Media's fleet editors had an opportunity to test-drive the 2015 Ram ProMaster City compact van during a media event in Austin, Texas. View photos of that event that showed vehicle capabilities such as hard braking, payload, and towing. Photos by Paul Clinton and Amy Winter.

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2014 L.A. Auto Show: Green Fleet Vehicle Awards

Bobit Business Media, publisher of Automotive Fleet and Green Fleet magazines, awarded its inaugural Green Fleet Car and Green Fleet Truck of the Year awards to the Ford Fusion Energi and Toyota Highlander Hybrid Nov. 20 at the L.A. Auto Show. Photos by Adam Pringle and Becky May.

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2014 L.A. Auto Show: SUVs

New compact SUVs arrived at the Los Angeles Auto Show from Honda, Lexus and Mazda in a still-hot vehicle category. Photos by Paul Clinton, Steven Martinez, Becky May, Amy Winter, and Chris Wolski.

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The Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 concept was unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

2014 L.A. Auto Show: Pickup Trucks

Existing trucks were joined by Chevrolet's Colorado ZR2 off-road concept and a colorfully decorated Toyota Tacoma. Photos by Steven Martinez, Becky May, and Amy Winter.

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Market Trends

Mike Antich
Autonomous Vehicles will Create a Radical Paradigm Shift in Vehicle Design

By Mike Antich
My prediction is that autonomous vehicles will create a paradigm shift in vehicle design, whereby interior design will become the primary brand differentiator in the future. What will drive this paradigm shift is that future autonomous vehicle design will focus primarily on the passenger and not the driver. This will create a tectonic shift in vehicle design with ramifications that will take decades to fully play out.

Fleet Strategies to Improve OTD for Upfit Units

By Mike Antich

Driving Notes

Chris Wolski
2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

By Chris Wolski
During the lead up to the September opening of the State Fair of Texas, I was given the chance to take a preview spin in the 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD. It whet my appetite for more.

2017 Volkswagen Passat R-Line

By Thi Dao

Nobody Asked Me, But...

Sherb Brown
Focusing on the Vehicle Delivery Process

By Sherb Brown
The fleet industry is evolving at an ever-increasing pace, but the one area that hasn’t evolved and never seems to improve is the actual vehicle delivery process. It would seem to be the easiest part of the whole business, but it is the one area that everyone struggles with.

Game-Planning for the Fleet Technology Expo

By Sherb Brown

Data Points

Dylan Brown
Does Telematics Branding Translate to Adoption?

By Dylan Brown
We asked over 750 fleet professionals questions about the prevalence of each provider in the market and their brand recognition.

How Fleet Size Dictates Telematics Needs

By Dylan Brown

Chatty Chassis

Lauren Fletcher
Getting Creative with Fuel Budgets & Technology

By Lauren Fletcher
Take the time now to research future solutions to reduce fuel expenditures. If at the end of the year there is some cushion leftover in your fleet’s fuel budget, you are armed and ready to utilize what you can to help ensure future cost savings.

Driven to Continuous Improvement

By Lauren Fletcher