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Heli-skiing was not on the agenda. We'll save that for another trip.
First stop: the Sutton Place Hotel at Revelstoke Mountain in British Columbia. The Mercedes-Benz... On sale now, the Sprinter 4x4 is available in the Cargo Van, Passenger Van and Crew Van...
We followed the Columbia River north toward the Monashee Mountains, best known for the Mica Dam... The premium for the 4x4 version is $6,400. A low-range gear option is available for $400 more.

Sprinter Van's 4x4 Off-Road Test

Mercedes-Benz invited Bobit's fleet editors to put the new 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4x4 to a true real-world test: traversing logging roads in a remote stretch of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Read more about the vehicle here. Photos by Chris Brown.

The key objective is to find a truck that matches the application. Check old reports to see if...
One resource to tap into for information comes from your linemen. Linemen can provide useful...
Fleet managers should stay in the same jib and platform capacity as the existing vehicles in the...

How to Spec a Bucket Truck

There are several factors that need to be considered by any fleet before committing to purchase a bucket truck. Click here to read more. Photos courtesy of Terex Utilities.

Ford's 2015 F-150 is available with a new 2.7L EcoBoost engine in the Lariat mid-range trim level.
The Lariat with the 2.7L EcoBoost has a 145-inch wheelbase.
This model comes with the SuperCab extended cab. The truck is also available with a regular cab...

Ford's 2015 F-150 2.7L Lariat

Ford's revamp of its F-150 features two new engines, including a second EcoBoost that offers the best fuel efficiency for the full-size pickup. This 2.7L EcoBoost produces 325 hp and 375 lb.-ft. of torque. We tested it in this SuperCab Lariat model. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

The 2016-MY Mazda6 is powered by a 2.5-liter inline-4 producing 184 hp and 185 ft.-lb. of torque.
The front-wheel-drive Mazda6 (Touring trim shown) gets a mid-cycle refresh for 2016.
Updates for 2016 include a new grille design, fog light surrounds for the Grand Touring, and LED...

Mazda's 2016 Mazda6 Sedan

Mazda has given its Mazda6 mid-size sedan a mid-cycle refresh for the 2016 model year that includes a revised exterior design, new 7-inch touchscreen with Mazda Connect infotainment system, and upgraded interior. Read our driving impressions of the 2015 Mazda6 GT here. Photos by Kareem Girgis.

Ranger Design showed a matte gray ProMaster City concept with a roof rack for two 28-foot ladders.
Ranger Design's ProMaster City included a Contractor Package upfit with windowed partition.
Adrian Steel showed a ProMaster City prototype at its Work Truck Show booth.

Ram ProMaster City Upfit Products

Several van upfitters showed off new racks and bins at the 2015 Work Truck Show for the 2015 Ram ProMaster City, a compact van that entered the marketplace toward the end of 2014. Read the full story here. Photos by Chris Wolski and courtesy of Ram Truck.

The Metris is powered by a 4-cylinder engine paired with a 7-speed automatic transmission.
The van can operate in Eco mode with start-stop.
The Metris is comparable in length (202.4 inches) with the Ram C/V Tradesman (202.8 inches).

Mercedes-Benz 2016 Metris Van

Mercedes-Benz unveiled its 2016 Metris at the NTEA's Work Truck Show as a mid-sized cargo and passenger van that will reach dealers in October. Read the full story here. Photos courtesy of Mercedes-Benz USA.

The 2015 Edge features three different engine options, including a standard 2.0L EcoBoost...
This 2015 Edge Titanium pairs the 2.0L EcoBoost with AWD.
The Edge features Advance-Trac with Stability Control, which uses sensors to detect roll angles...

Ford's 2015 Edge Mid-Size SUV

Ford has redesigned its 2015 Edge with new technology, more driver-assist features and improved performance. The 2015 Edge is notable as the first Ford vehicle to get optional Enhanced Park Assist, a sensor-based system that helps drivers with parallel and perpendicular parking. Ford has upgraded the interior and added two new engines. Click here to read our driving impressions. Photos by Vince Taroc.

Ford F-750 Tonka Dump Truck
The dump body can haul up to 17,000 pounds.
The Dump Body was designed by Truck Tech Engineers.

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.