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Driving Notes

Knowing about a vehicle is one thing; driving it is quite another. Getting behind the wheel gives you greater insight into a vehicle's performance, fuel economy, safety and comfort. With the Driving Notes blog, Bobit Business Media FleetGroup editors will get behind the wheel of today's fleet vehicles and give their unbiased views.

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Diesel

The 2020 Sierra 1500 diesel will cost the same amount as the 6.2L V-8 model, $2,495 over the...

A couple days behind the wheel of the 2020 GMC Sierra 1500 diesel painted a picture of a fuel-efficient, comfortable, and capable towing machine that has been packed with an assortment of technologies aimed at removing the stress typically associated with towing.

2019 Nissan Frontier

The 2019 Nissan Frontier Pro 4x4 also offers enhanced off-road capabilities.

The 2019 Nissan Frontier fits like a glove in tighter, urban settings and features a choice of standard and long wheelbases to accommodate tight fits or increased cargo carrying needs.

2020 Jeep Gladiator

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator is a 4x4 midsize pickup truck available in a soft top and two hardtop...

The 4x4 Jeep Gladiator is powered by the 3.6L Pentastar V-6 engine. A 3.0L EcoDiesel V-6 will be available in 2020. The body-on-frame pickup can tow up to 7,650 pounds and has a steel bed with a 1,600-pound payload capacity.

Work Truck Tries Out Driveri with Stanley Steemer

The Driveri in-vehicle device fits right below a vehicle’s rear-view mirror and packs a lot of...

Work Truck magazine visited a Stanley Steemer franchise office in San Diego to see firsthand how the Netradyne Driveri (pronounced “driver-eye”) system works. Far more than a traditional in-vehicle video system, Driveri helps fleet managers see an incident with in-depth, high-definition video.

2019 Ford Transit Connect

The 2019 Transit Connect features a new standard 2.0L gasoline direct injection I-4 engine, and...

The 2019 Ford Transit Connect is available in either a cargo or passenger configuration and in short- or long-wheelbase models. The 2019 model can be ordered with a new 2.0L I-4 gasoline engine, optional 1.5L turbodiesel, or fleet-only 2.5L I-4.

2020 GMC Sierra HD

The 2020 GMC Sierra HD has a one-inch-lower bed lift-in height compared to its predecessor...

The bigger frame, powered by a 6.6L Duramax turbo-diesel with 910 lb.-ft. of torque that is mated to a 10-speed Allison transmission delivers a greater towing capacity than its predecessor models, well in excess of 30,000 pounds.

Cooper Tire's Discoverer AT3 4S

Cooper's Discoverer AT3 4S proved to be a capable on- and off-road tire that's designed for...

The AT3 Discoverer 4S tires offered very capable traction without a significant on-road fuel-economy penalty. They would make a good choice for fleets that need a tire for vehicles that do most of their mileage on pavement but need occasional off-road capability.

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