March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Lockridge
If you think you’ve been seeing fewer of those Pepsi bay-type delivery trailers with the roll-up doors, you’re probably right. PepsiCo North America Beverages is revamping the way it delivers its products, moving to specially spec’d dry van trailers, liftgates and pallets that were pre-loaded at the warehouse.
Tags: PepsiCo, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, SAF-Holland, Truck Fleet Innovators, HDT Truck Fleet Innovators, CNG, LNG, Low Rolling Resistant Tires
October 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg
‘May you live in interesting times” is usually taken as a wry Chinese curse. But for cargo vans and the people who run them, an interesting era is here and it should be a blessing. New European-based products are being sent to the marketplace, and they’ll offer new efficiencies and choices in a segment that has languished design-wise since the first of that breed.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Isuzu, Nissan, Freightliner, Ram Truck, Ford, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, Ford Transit Connect, Utilimaster, Ram ProMaster, XL Hybrids, Nissan NV200
May 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Sven-Erik Lindstrand
The day after its introduction in Dusseldorf, in northern Germany, we reporters had a chance to drive Mercedes-Benz’s new Sprinter van for a few hours on various surfaces, from a test track to a dirt road and on a nearby Autobahn.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Test Drive
December 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Engine Smarts column Tom Berg, Senior Editor
In all the years I've been doing update articles for HDT, particularly on Class 1, 2 and 3 cargo vans, I've repeatedly asked execs at the truck builders about trends in engines
Tags: Engine Smarts, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
October 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg, Senior Editor
Like most commercial truck sectors, sales of full-size cargo vans and walk-in vans are thriving and even booming - but there are casualties. The electric truck business, while still viable, is taking a hit, with two suppliers in financial straits
Tags: Light & Medium, Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, General Motors, Nissan, Nissan NV, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ford Transit Connect, Freightliner, Navistar, Smith Electric Vehicles, Walk-in Van
March 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor
Next generation kicks it up a notch.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
January 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Deborah Whistler, Editor
DaimlerChrysler develops hybrid, fuel cell technologies.
Tags: Technology, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
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