General Motors has revealed a new electric delivery vehicle that will feature an estimated 250 miles of range following the announcement of its BrightDrop business unit, which is designed to offer a new ecosystem of electric first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics companies.
January 12, 2021
The all-electric 2022 E-Transit will be available with a starting price under $45,000 and features a targeted maximum payload of 3,800 pounds with up to 487.3 cubic feet of cargo space.
November 12, 2020
The global alliance between Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG announced plans to develop a new city delivery van and medium pickup truck.
June 10, 2020
The van would reportedly start production in late 2021 and be powered by GM’s new proprietary Ultium batteries.
June 4, 2020
AF looks at how Lightning Systems swaps out a gasoline powertrain with its electric powertrain. There is a large initial expense with converting a Transit van to all-electric, but the electric vehicle has its benefits.
November 13, 2019
A renaissance in the van segment means operators of vocational fleets have more choices than ever before, but the right selection requires an analysis that starts with the application, continues with the cost of ownership, and ends with the driver.
September 7, 2018
Delivery fleets are always on the road, putting miles on their vehicles faster than most other vocational fleets. While newer vehicles are extending lifecycles beyond previous models, one fleet van hit the half-million-mile mark.
February 17, 2017
What can your Nissan "c-vam" do for you?
November 24, 2015
‘We’re selling everything we can build,’ manufacturers say as they boost production, and they see no letup.
October 16, 2015
Available as a cargo or passenger van, the new 2016-MY mid-size van will be focused on vocational and fleet markets. It will be available with a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine with 7-speed automatic transmission.
August 26, 2015
What types of videos did other small businesses submit to the "City Express to Success Challenge"? Check out French Creek Medical's winning video as well as other top entries.
April 2, 2015
The latest version of Mercedes-Benz's van also includes an optional super ultra-low emission vehicle (SULEV) engine.
February 9, 2015
Many product choices means there’s a roomy truck for every hauling and delivery need.
November 4, 2014
Demonstrating its ability to fulfill the needs of a variety of businesses, at a recent media event in Chicago, the automaker invited several of its upfitters to display the many different faces of the Sprinter.
October 25, 2012
The Isuzu walk-in commercial van has started production at the Utilimaster facility in Wakarusa, Ind. Ideal for delivery applications, the vehicle features 35-percent better fuel economy than traditional commercial vans.
January 1, 2012