April 28, 2023
Truck Chat News Recap April 2023 [Episode 87]
What’s new with Toyota, Ford, GMC, Chevrolet, and Ram Trucks? What electric vans will Ryder be leasing? How will the proposed federal vehicle emissions standards impact medium-duty commercial fleets? And what’s the next vehicle walkaround we have ready for you?
This month in top Work Truck news, Lauren Fletcher, Executive Editor, Fleet & Trucking at Bobit, shares the top work truck and van fleet news as of April 28, 2023:
🎙 Topics covered this month include: Toyota truck sales, solar power source, and heavy-duty fuel cell electric powertrain updates; Ford increases truck production, ups prices for Lightning models, and takes F-150 Lightning global to Norway; GMC makes 3.0L Duramax turbo-diesel standard on Sierra 1500 AT4X trim; Chevrolet offers trio of of-road pickup trucks with Colorado ZR2, Silverado 1500 ZR2, and Silverado HD ZR2; 2025 Ram 1500 REV debuts with 654 hp and 620 lb.-ft. of torque; Frito-Lay North America gets third-party shipment from Schneider National on Freightliner eCascadia; Ryder introducing GM's BrightDrop electric vans to lease and rental fleet; Lordstown partners up with Amerit Fleet on service and warranty; U.S. EPA announced new proposed federal vehicle emissions standards; Alternative-fuel research for commercial fleets open; 2023 Ram ProMaster van walkaround goes live.
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