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The engine and the drivetrain are then mated to the body.

Ford Transit Kansas City Assembly Plant Tour

After spending some time behind the wheel of the MY-2015 Transit, media representatives were given a tour of the revamped assembly line at the Ford plant in Kansas City. Read the full story here.

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Ford offered its full line up of 2015 Transit vans for testing in a closed course next to Kemper Arena in Kansas City.

Ford Transit Ride and Drive

Ford hosted a one-day event a stone's throw from its Kansas City facility to give media representatives a little time behind the wheel of the MY-2015 Transit. Read the full story here.

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The 2015 Chrysler 200 features a new nine-speed automatic engine with available AWD.

Chrysler Fleet Preview

Chrysler's regional fleet preview in Anaheim, Calif., earlier this month featured several new models from brands such as Ram, Jeep, Dodge and Fiat. Check out photos of top Chrysler vehicles such as the Ram ProMaster, Dodge Charger, Chrysler 200, Ram 2500 and Fiat 500L. Photos by Amy Winter.

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The City of Long Beach's vehicles head to the main maintenance garage for service.

Fleet Facility Tour: City of Long Beach, Calif.

Government Fleet Magazine took a tour of several fleet maintenance facilities of the City of Long Beach, Calif. The municipality is now the sixth largest in the state with a population just under 470,000. Dan Berlenbach, fleet services manager, and his team manage eight maintenance facilities, as well as 1,910 vehicles and equipment. Photos by Paul Clinton.

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Full conference registrations were up 29% from the prior year.

GFX 2014 in San Diego

The 2014 Government Fleet Expo and Conference (GFX) took place at the San Diego (Calif.) Convention Center from June 2-4. This year's conference included a keynote speech by baseball all-star Steve Garvey, educational sessions, vendor booths, and numerous awards. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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Bosch offers its Encore diagnostic tool.

New Products at GFX 2014

Fleet management software, green vehicle technology, and maintenence tools were among the new products at the 2014 Government Fleet Conference and Expo in San Diego. View a gallery of a cross-section of new products at the show. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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The NV200 is a more agile version of Nissan's full-size NV.

Nissan's NV200 Cargo Van

Nissan introduced its NV200 compact cargo van for the 2010 model year to compete in the segement that at the time included only the Ford's Transit Connect. Additional entries since that time have included the Chevrolet City Express, an NV200-sourced van introduced by General Motors for the 2015 model year. Read our driving impressions of the 2014 NV200 S herePhotos by Vince Taroc.

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The Nissan NV cargo van is offered in standard and (shown here) high-roof models.

Nissan's NV Cargo Van

Nissan entered the full-size van market with the NV cargo van for the 2012 model year, and has made incremental upgrades since that intial vehicle. The 2014 model-year NV added several cargo enhancements. The former Tow Package also became standard with paired with the optional V-8 engine. Read our driving impressions blog post of the 2014 NV3500 SL passenger van here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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Nissan's 2014 NV3500 passenger van was first introduced for the 2012 model year.

Nissan's NV Passenger Van

Nissan sells almost nine in 10 NV passenger vans into the retail channel; however, the vehicle offers some possibilities for local group transportation and company roadshows for middle managers. Read our driving impressions blog post of the 2014 NV3500 SL passenger van here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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Ford's Fusion Hybrid Sedan

The Ford Fusion Hybrid is a very fuel-efficient vehicle that has earned an EPA rating of 47 mpg on the city and highway. The Fusion Hybrid is also a strong contributor to corporate sustainability goals by emitting only 190 grams of CO2 per mile. It earned Automotive Fleet's 2014 Fleet Car of the Year award. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.

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