Ford's 2019 Transit Connect compact cargo van is adding a diesel engine option, fleet model, and array of driver-assisting features to reduce accidents for commercial users. The vehicle was unveiled at the 2018 Work Truck Show, as you can see in these photos. Read the full story here. Photos by Kim Pham.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Ford, Compact Vans, 2019-MY, Work Truck Show
Each year, HDT's editors, with input from a team of fleet executives, choose the most significant products announced in the past year, based on innovation, how well they address industry issues and trends, and the potential to help fleets' bottom lines. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge presented the HDT Top 20 Products awards during the Technology & Maintenance Council annual meeting.
Tags: TMC, Top 20 Products
Attendance seemed good for the first day of the Mid-America Trucking Show 2018, which got underway at 10 a.m. March 22. Absent this year were several of the truck and trailer makers and a few of the major Tier 1 suppliers, but showgoers didn't seem to mind too much, at least not that we heard.
Tags: Mid-America Trucking Show, MATS