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TruckSeries Repair Software 2015 Update

Mitchell 1’s TruckSeries software suite covers repair information, labor estimates and diagnostic trouble code procedures for all makes of medium-duty trucks and has been updated with 2015-MY vehicles.

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Ram's 1500 Rebel 4x4 Pickup

The 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel 4x4 pickup could find its way into the fleet of a company with a lifestyle brand, but retail buyers may be a more likely target. The truck offers a standard 3.6L V-6 or optional 5.7L V-8, and includes plenty of enhancements, including a new grille that departs from the Ram crosshair grille. Photos by Vince Taroc.

Ford Mustang: Pick Your Pony

The all-new, sixth-generation 2015 Ford Mustang features new exterior and interior styling, new front and rear suspensions, more powerful brakes and a four-cylinder engine option.

Increased Demand and Rail Delays Create Upfitter Logjam in MY-2015

One challenge for both the 2015- and 2014-MY has been the increased volume of fleet vehicles going to upfitters, which has resulted in capacity constraints. With the increasing demand and growth of the commercial truck and van segments – particularly among utilities and service industries – the percentage of upfitted vehicles is growing. Upfitters are feeling the pressure of increased demand.

Lincoln's 2015 MKC

Lincoln's MKC luxury compact SUV has become the brand's top selling after it became the first new vehicle launched following the brand's reboot at the end of 2012. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Diesel 4x4

The diesel-powered Grand Cherokee, which was introduced when Jeep refreshed the model for 2014, offers another impressive example from a crop of new light-duty diesels.

Jeep's 2015 Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel

The Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel, the only diesel offering in the Jeep lineup, is powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine that's different that the one powering the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel. The EPA has rated the vehicle at 28 mpg in highway driving. We tested the Summit 4x4 model, and were able to surpass that number. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Kareem Girgis.

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV

Chevy's Tahoe patrol vehicle is fast and nimble, it corners well, and it has a good turning radius. It's also comfortable, offers a higher vantage point than a patrol sedan, and can carry a lot more gear than a car.

VW's 2015 Golf SportWagen TDI

Volkswagen's Golf SportWagen replaced the Jetta SportWagen for the 2015-MY, as VW moved it to the MQB-based platform used to underpin the 2015 Golf. Fleets that deployed the Jetta SportWagen TDI are shifting to this vehicle, which offers a passenger-car driving feel, impressive range, and enough cargo space for lab samples or other lower profile payloads. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

2015 Jeep Renegade Sport 4x4

The 2015 Jeep Renegade Sport 4x4 may have been engineered as an off-road lifestyle vehicle, but it was awfully fun to drive at freeway speeds in the asphalt jungle that is Los Angeles.