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December 14, 2017 - Industry News

SandCat Stormer Armored SUV Designed to Fight Terror

Photo courtesy of Plasan

The armored SUV is fitted with Plasan's new Safe Crowd Attenuating Technology (SCAT) system to control crowds using non-lethal means and prevent civilian casualties.

Tags: Armored Vehicles, Police

December 11, 2017 - Industry News

GM Moving Toward Carbon Fiber Pickup Beds

Photo of 2018 Chevrolet Silverado courtesy of GM.

General Motors is considering carbon fiber for the beds of its next-generation Chevrolet and GMC pickup trucks to better compete with Ford's F-Series pickups and meet future fuel-economy standards.

Tags: Chevrolet Silverado, Carbon Fiber, General Motors, Lightweighting, Large Pickups

December 5, 2017 - Industry News

Ford Upgrades Super Duty for 2018

The 2018 Super Duty F-450 4x2 dual-rear-wheel pickup will be available this winter in XL, XLT, Lariat, and Platinum series offerings. (Photo courtesy of Ford.)

Ford has made upgrades across the board for its 2018 Super Duty, and now claims best-in-class horsepower, torque, towing, and payload.

Tags: Heavy-Duty Trucks, Ford F-450, Ford, Ford Super Duty

December 4, 2017 - Industry News

Third-Gen Sprinter Van to Focus on Mobility, Connectivity

One of four dashboards offered on the 2018 Sprinter. Photo courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will add a gasoline engine, optional factory telematics offering, and more than 1,000 configurations to provide a "holistic mobility solution" when it debuts in February, the head of the company's van division told journalists in Stuttgart, Germany.

Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, 2018-MY

December 4, 2017 - Industry News

Commercial Fleet Sales Increase 6.3% in November

Photo of 2017-MY half-ton pickups courtey of manufacturers.

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from nine manufactures increased 3.5% to 51,569 in November as total car sales made a strong monthly return at 27%, but is still more than 35% lower than what was reported last year, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Tags: Fleet Sales, Procurement, Trends

December 1, 2017 - Industry News

These Vehicles Have Been Discontinued for 2018

Photo of 2017 Jeep Patriot courtesy of FCA.

Vehicle manufacturers are adding a slew of new utility vehicles to their lineups for the 2018 model year, and ceasing production of some of their cars as fleet and retail buyers shift their tastes toward SUVs of all stripes.

Tags: 2018-MY, Discontinued Vehicles

November 29, 2017 - Industry News

2018 Wrangler Enhances Connectivity, Open-Air Options

Jeep's 2018 Wrangler Rubicon on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Photo by Paul Clinton.

Jeep revealed its newly designed 2018 Wrangler at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It features more fuel-efficient powertrains and is loaded with safety features and technology.

Tags: Jeep, Jeep Wrangler, L.A. Auto Show, 2018-MY, Off-Road Vehicles

November 16, 2017 - Industry News

GM to Start EV Rollout in 2021

Photo of CEO Mary Barra courtesy of GM.

General Motors will begin rolling out its next-generation of electric vehicles in 2021, and it seeks to reach its goal of offering 20 such vehicles by 2023, CEO Mary Barra told investors on Wednesday.

Tags: General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Investors, C-Suite

November 1, 2017 - Industry News

Commercial Fleet Sales Climb 3.7% in October

Photo of 2017-MY half-ton pickups courtey of manufacturers.

Sales of vehicles to commercial fleets from eight manufactures increased 3.7% to 49,801 in October with strong truck sales outweighing a nearly 30% decline in cars, according to Automotive Fleet data.

Tags: Fleet Sales, Procurement, Trends

October 27, 2017 - Industry News

Nissan's 2018 NV200 Cargo Van Starts at $22,755

Photo of 2018 NV200 courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan is increasing the starting retail price of the NV200 compact cargo van by $450 to $22,755 for the 2018 model year and adding a few enhancements, Nissan has announced.

Tags: Nissan, Nissan NV200, Compact Vans, 2018-MY, Cargo Vans

October 26, 2017 - Industry News

Latest Mack Updates Target Refuse Industry

Mack Trucks LR and TerraPro models are now available with the Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engine. Photos: Mack Trucks

Mack Trucks announced updates to its LR and TerraPro models for the waste and recycling industries, offering a natural gas engine option and more ergonomic seating, and signing a deal with Lytx to explore the DriveCam in-cab camera system.

Tags: DriveCam, Natural Gas Engines, Mack Trucks, Cummins Westport, LYTX, Refuse Fleets, Seats

October 25, 2017 - Industry News

Mitsubishi Fuso Launches Electric Truck Brand E-Fuso

Photo courtesy of Mitsubishi Fuso

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation launched E-Fuso, a product brand exclusively dedicated to electric trucks and buses, and unveiled its all-electric heavy-duty truck concept.

Tags: Mitsubishi Fuso, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles, E-Fuso

October 4, 2017 - Industry News

Chevrolet Express Van Adds Fleet-Oriented Options for 2018

Photo of 2018 Chevrolet Express 2500 courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet will offer four new option packages with its 2018 Express full-size van based on feedback from fleet and other commercial purchasers, the company has announced.

Tags: chevrolet, Cargo Vans, Chevrolet Express, Full-Size Vans, 2018-MY

October 2, 2017 - Industry News

GM to Launch 20 EVs by 2023

Photo courtesy of GM.

General Motors will add two battery-electric vehicles to its lineup in the next 18 months as part of its plan to roll out 20 such vehicles by 2023, the company has announced.

Tags: General Motors, Battery-Electric Vehicles

September 28, 2017 - Industry News

Chevrolet to Offer Class 4/5 Silverados

Photo by Paul Clinton

Chevrolet will offer Class 4 and 5 versions of its Silverado for commercial users in fields such as construction, utility services, and first responders, the company announced at the Texas Auto Show.

Tags: chevrolet, Chevrolet Silverado, Class 5, General Motors, Class 4, Chassis Cab Trucks, Texas Auto Show

September 26, 2017 - Industry News

Mercedes-Benz Gives Glimpse of Next Sprinter Van

Sketch of the next-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter courtesy of Daimler.

Mercedes-Benz Vans showed an early look at its next-generation Sprinter full-size van that it will launch in Europe by July 1 and roll out to the U.S. and other markets later in 2018.

Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, NACV Show

September 26, 2017 - Industry News

Freightliner Expands Severe-Duty Vocational Options

Freightliner launched its severe-duty product line in 2011, and has since expanded the line with product enhancements and additional options. Photo: Daimler

New product options include the Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) automatic transmission, LifeGuard RollTek seats, improved routing and clipping, LED headlights in the M2 106 and M2 112, Bendix Tire Pressure Monitoring, and the 122SD auto hauler package.

Tags: Freightliner, Daimler, Vocational Trucks, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, NACV Show, LED Lighting, Medium-Duty Trucks

September 25, 2017 - Product News

International HV Series Debuts for Severe Service Market at NACV

The hood and grille may be the same, but the HV was redesigned from the inside out. Photo: Evan Lockridge

International Truck Monday increased its offerings for the vocational market, launching the International HV Series and announcing enhancements to its HX Series, at the inaugural North American Commercial Vehicle Show.

Tags: International Trucks, Vocational Trucks, NACV Show

September 13, 2017 - Industry News

2018 Ram 1500 Adds Factory Telematics

Photo of 2018 Ram 1500 Tradesman regular cab long bed courtesy of FCA.

The 2018 Ram 1500 will arrive with an embedded fleet telematics module, standard backup camera, larger audio display screen and other features, Fiat Chrysler has announced.

Tags: Ram Truck, Ram 1500, Large Pickups, 2018-MY, FCA, Ram 2500, Ram Chassis Cab, Ram 3500

September 6, 2017 - Industry News

2018 Nissan Leaf Adds Range, Cuts Price

Photo of the 2018 Leaf courtesy of Nissan.

Nissan's Leaf 2.0 arrives for 2018 with a 40% increase in range to 150 miles paired with a price cut of $690 to $29,990, as it now faces increasing competition from Tesla and Chevrolet to deliver more affordable, higher-range battery-electric vehicles.

Tags: Nissan, Nissan Leaf, Battery-Electric Vehicles, 2018-MY

August 24, 2017 - Industry News

Fiat Chrysler Adds Fleet-Only Options for 2018

Photo of the 2018 Jeep Compass courtesy of FCA.

Fiat Chrysler has added fleet-only options for several of its vehicles for the 2018 model year, including the Ram 1500 pickup, ProMaster City compact van, and Jeep Compass.

Tags: Jeep Compass, Ram 1500, 2018-MY, FCA, Optional Equipment, Ram ProMaster City, Paratransit

August 21, 2017 - Industry News

Colo. DOT Debuts Self-Driving Work Zone Vehicle

Photo courtesy of Colorado DOT

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) unveiled the world's first self-driving work zone vehicle designed to improve safety for road maintenance crews. The vehicle is positioned behind road construction crews to protect workers from the traveling public.

Tags: Colorado, Autonomous Vehicles

August 18, 2017 - Industry News

Electric Refuse Trucks Headed to Los Angeles

Image courtsy of Motiv

Motiv Power Systems announced an order for two battery-electric refuse trucks by the City of Los Angeles' Sanitation Department.

Tags: Motiv Power Systems, Refuse Fleets, Electric Trucks, Battery-Electric Vehicles

August 14, 2017 - Industry News

Diesel Chevy Equinox MPG, Range Revealed

Photo of 2018 Chevrolet Equinox courtesy of GM.

Chevrolet's diesel-powered 2018 Equinox compact SUV has been rated by the Environmental Protection Agency to achieve 39 miles per gallon in highway driving, General Motors has announced.

Tags: Chevrolet Equinox, Diesel Engines, Compact SUVs, 2018-MY, chevrolet

August 11, 2017 - Industry News

Ram Boosts 3500's Tow Rating with Fifth-Wheel Option

Photo of 2018 Ram 3500 courtesy of FCA.

Ram has increased the towing capability of its 3500 Heavy Duty pickup for the 2018 model year by offering a fifth-wheel option that would boost the maximum trailer weight rating to 30,000 pounds, Fiat Chrysler has announced.

Tags: Towing, Ram 3500, Large Pickups, Cummins, 2018-MY, Ram Truck

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