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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.

2018 Nissan Frontier SV Crew Cab

As a work truck, tthe Nissan Frontier can be found in a variety of vocational segments, ranging...

The Frontier is a capable work truck that can be used in diverse vocational segments, ranging from pool cleaners to gardeners to diverse tradesmen applications. It is powered by a robust V-6 and has a configurable cargo bed.

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Photo by Paul Clinton.

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is a significantly upgraded van that offers a dizzying array of configurations and meaningful improvements designed to improve productivity for delivering packages or hauling passengers.

2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman

The 2019 Ram 1500 offers up to 2,300 pounds of payload in a four-door Quad Cab configuration,...

The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman model is designed for vocational fleet applications, such as those found in the construction, landscaping, HVAC, and plumbing industries. It is available in two cab styles and two bed lengths.

2017 GMC Sierra HD All Terrain X

Photo by Vince Taroc.

GMC has been rolling out variants of their trucks that have been slightly enhanced for off-road driving. What started with the Canyon and Sierra 1500 now comes to the GMC 2500 platform with the 2017 Sierra HD All Terrain X.

2017 Ford F-150 with 10-Speed

Photo by Vince Taroc.

While higher-gear transmission have traditionally been reserved for European luxury sedans, Ford's application of the gearbox to its leading seller is so inspired a choice that it almost feels inevitable.

2017 Ram 2500 Tradesman

Photo by Mike Antich.

I recently evaluated the 2017 Ram 2500 Tradesman Regular Cab 4x2 powered by the 6.4L V-8 HEMI, which is capable of generating a muscular 410 hp. But it doesn’t just deliver brute power, it does so in a fuel-efficient manner using cylinder deactivation or “Multi Displacement System” (MDS), which turns off the fuel in four of the eight cylinders when the extra power is not needed.

2017 Ford F-250

Photo by Vince Taroc.

Ford's F-250 Super Duty is a powerhouse work truck that has added towing power and capability in a lighter-weight package for the 2017 model year in the first heavy refresh in 18 years.

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