Commercial vehicles

Ford Building New Big-Block V8 for Heavy Trucks: Here’s a Deep Dive for Engine Nerds

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We have the scoop on all the engineering details on this new engine. Continue Reading...

Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Ram ProMaster City

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Five-Point Inspection: 2015 Ram ProMaster City
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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...

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Review

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2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Review
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With over 50 variations of the Sprinter available, it’s easy to understand why Mercedes calls it the Swiss Army knife of commercial vehicles. Continue Reading...

Nissan NV Sales Off To A Slow Start

Nissan NV Sales Off To A Slow Start
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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...

Volkswagen Makes Bid For MAN Heavy Trucks

Volkswagen Makes Bid For MAN Heavy Trucks
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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...

Mercedes Vito Van May Join Sprinter in U.S. Lineup

Mercedes Vito Van May Join Sprinter in U.S. Lineup
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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...

Nissan NV to Replace Ford Crown Vic as Official New York City Taxi

Nissan NV to Replace Ford Crown Vic as Official New York City Taxi
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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...

Nissan Announces Custom Wraps as No-Charge Option on NV Commercial Van

Nissan Announces Custom Wraps as No-Charge Option on NV Commercial Van
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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...

Nissan Announces Original Wraps Personalization for NV Commercial Van

Nissan Announces Original Wraps Personalization for NV Commercial Van
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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...

Nissan NV Commerical Van Priced from $24,995

Nissan NV Commerical Van Priced from $24,995
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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...
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