The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 was named our Fleet Truck of the Year. This crew cab model is the High Country, a higher trim level that may not be as prevelant in fleets, and adds some luxury to this capable work truck. Read our driving impressions here. Photos by Vince Taroc.
October 23, 2014
For the 2014 model year, Ford redesigned its Transit Connect cargo van and wagon. The compact van gets a sleeker look, improved fuel efficiency, and additional safety features as it enters its fifth model year in the U.S. market. Photos by Kelly Bracken.
October 22, 2014
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.
May 15, 2014
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.
May 12, 2014
The 2014-MY Chevrolet Express includes three main body styles, including passenger, crew and cargo, and cutaway. The Express also gives you three models to choose from: 1500, 2500, and 3500, as well as an additional 4500 option on the cutaway body. Photos courtesy of General Motors.
April 24, 2014
The 2014-MY GMC Savana includes cargo, passenger, and cutaway body styles, and at least two wheelbase lengths to choose from, starting at 135-in. The three model choices from the light-duty 1500 to the heavier 2500 and 3500 — with an additional 4500 for a cutaway dual-rear wheel option — give fleets multiple payloads and cargo capacities to choose from. Photos courtesy of General Motors.
April 24, 2014
The Ram C/V, which was quietly renamed as the C/V Tradesman for the 2014-MY, is a cargo version of the Dodge Grand Caravan minivan. It fills the gap between the full-size and compact vans and provides both affordability and utility. Photos courtesy of Chrysler/Ram.
April 24, 2014
The Ford E-Series vans, while being slowly phased out by the all-new Ford Transit, bring several layers of chassis options, body styles, and engine choices. For the E-150, E-250, and E-350, each are available in a passenger or cargo option. Ford will continue producing the cutaway and stripped chassis version after the 2014 model year. Photos courtesy of Ford.
April 24, 2014
Mercedes-Benz brought four Sprinter 2500 passenger vans to Bobit Business Media on March 25 to go over the new 4-cylinder diesel engine, front grille, updated interior, and other features on the 2014-MY vehicle. Read our driving impressions blog post of the Sprinter 2500 here. Photos by Vince Taroc and Tim Crowley.
March 25, 2014
The 2014-MY BMW 328d xDrive Sedan offers improved fuel economy without losing horsepower and performance. Read our overview of the vehicle appearing in the April issue and our test drive by Automotive Fleet editors. Photos courtesy of BMW.
March 24, 2014
The 2014 Ford Transit Connect Wagon was spotted by Automotive Fleet editors at an advance planning meeting on March 19 in Irvine, Calif., along with other fleet vehicles including the cargo version of the Transit Connect. Take our visual tour around the Transit Connect Wagon with photos by Thi Dao and Amy Winter. Read the full story here.
March 20, 2014
Each year, law enforcement agencies in Michigan and Southern California evaluate new pursuit-rated police vehicles from the upcoming model year. This month, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department tested 21 sedans, SUVs, and motorcycles from the 2014 model year. Read the full story here. Photos by Paul Clinton.
November 20, 2013
Ford revealed new details about its 2014 Transit Connect Taxi, which is based on the next-generation Transit Connect. This new vehicle features more space, improved performance, and a powertrain prepped for CNG/LPG conversion, according to the automaker. Photos courtesy of Ford.
September 23, 2013
Nissan updated its Rogue for the 2014 model year with a more fuel-efficient powertrain that the automaker is projecting will get up to 33 mpg highway and 26 mpg city. Also new for 2014 is an optional third row of seats to allow room for up to seven passengers. Photos courtesy of Nissan.
September 10, 2013
Toyota refreshed its Corolla compact sedan for the 2014 model year. The photos in this gallery show the four grades the automaker plans to offer, including the new LE Eco grade, which is a version of the LE model that's designed to be more fuel efficient. This eleventh-generation Corolla was first offered for the 2012-MY. Photos courtesy of Toyota.
August 27, 2013