General Motors announced today that it will begin selling a small cargo van based on heavily on Nissan’s NV200.
The van will be called the Chevrolet City Express and will be available in fall, 2014 as a 2015 model year.
“Our fleet customers have asked us for an entry in the commercial small van segment, so this addition to the Chevrolet portfolio will strengthen our position with fleets and our commercial customers,” said Ed Peper, U.S. vice president of GM Fleet and Commercial Sales.
The move marks further proliferation within in the U.S. market for Nissan’s cargo van. Soon, it will begin appearing in yellow en masse as New York City’s official taxi cab.
GM said pricing will be announced later.