Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed what we can expect from the American electric automaker in the future. Continue Reading...
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Generally there’s not a lot to get excited about with commercial vans, unless of course you’re a fleet operator, sub-contractor or anyone else in need of spacious transportation that doesn’t break the bank. If you fall into one of these camps there’s really never been a better time to buy. Continue Reading...
Ford wants to show off the flexibility of its Transit van at this year’s SEMA show. Continue Reading...
Hyundai is working on its own line of commercial vehicles and it’s a secret. Continue Reading...
Commercial vehicle sales are expected to see a boom as the year comes to an end, thanks to an expiring tax deduction. Continue Reading...
Ford’s Transit Connect commercial van is expected to get more than 30 mpg, making it the most fuel efficient commercial vehicle. Continue Reading...
Ford will bring a diesel engine to market next year, though F-150 buyers shouldn’t get excited – yet. The new 5-cylinder oil burner will come under the hood of the Blue Oval’s new Transit commercial van. Continue Reading...
Also, in order to enable fleet operators to better keep track of their costs and monitor emissions output, Ford is also introducing a new tool dubbed The Vehicle Emissions and Fuel Cost Calculator. Continue Reading...
However, for small businesses and independent tradespeople, operating within the city limits of London, the new regs are yet another fly in the ointment, as they eliminate the ability to operate older vans. Continue Reading...
Rather, the problem seems to be distribution; Ford and GM have been long established players in the marketplace, with proven fleet sales channels and even the Sprinter, the most recent challenger; has an established commercial vehicle distribution channel via the Freightliner brand, which is owned by Daimler AG. Continue Reading...
However, although Ram’s Marketing Manager, Bob Hegbloom, in conversation with Ward’s Auto World has said the division plans to introduce two new vans to North America, so far, he’s stopped short of saying which ones. Continue Reading...
Introducing a variant of the Dutro hybrid to North America is part of Hino’s goal to quadruple sales in our market, to approximately 140,000 units annually by 2015. Continue Reading...
Both MAN and Scania are somewhat unique in the commercial vehicle sector in that they don’t rely on proprietary sources for major components such as engines, choosing instead to build their own. This aspect alone will give a new triumvirate a very solid position in the commercial vehicle market. Continue Reading...
On sale in European markets since 1996 both as a commercial panel van and passenger carrier, the Vito is currently offered in three different lengths across the pond, along with two roof heights, a choice of rear or all-wheel drive and a range of CDI direct injection diesel engines. Continue Reading...
The city of New York has chosen Nissan as the supplier for the next generation of taxi cabs. This decision will give Nissan an exclusive 10-year contract for the city’s massive fleet totaling 13,200 taxis. The Nissan design was chosen over the Ford Transit Connect van as well as a design from Turkish builder Karzan…. Continue Reading...
Now Chrysler, thanks to its alliance with Fiat is at it again, this time looking at bringing the IVECO daily to North American shores. Continue Reading...
Switchable transmission gear shifting, low drag rear bearings and brake calipers, along with a standard rear spoiler are designed to save fuel, especially important among many small business owners who rely on such vehicles. Continue Reading...
In addition, the no-charge graphic packages include up to 70 feet of customized wrap material and free installation. Buyers who choose not to go with these packages, can receive a rebate of $300. Continue Reading...
Original Wraps has developed a sofware program that allows owners of Nissan’s new commercial van to create their own logos and designs on the Nissan Commercial Vehicle Website. Continue Reading...
It follows the format of traditional American large commercial vans like Ford’s E-Series and the Chevy Express/GMC Savanna, featuring body on the frame construction, rear wheel drive and a choice of relatively large capacity gasoline engines. Continue Reading...
Ray LaHood; the current US Transportation Secretary, declared that the NHTSA and EPA proposals are ” a win-win-win for the environment, businesses and the American consumer.” Continue Reading...
The Vivaro e-Concept is a plug-in, extended range vehicle that uses technology similar to the Chevy Volt. Continue Reading...
The result is a zero emission commercial vehicle, one rated at 3.5 ton gross weight. Continue Reading...
Although details are sketchy, the design features a cab with a narrower cross section than most current European large trucks, with flat top fenders, designed to improve airflow around the sides of the vehicle. Continue Reading...