October 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg
‘We’re selling everything we can build,’ manufacturers say as they boost production, and they see no letup.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Ram, Ford, General Motors, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation
August 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
A dual-turbo V-6 makes Ford’s new Euro-style cargo van fast, while the large unibody provides a lot of cargo space.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Ford Transit, Test Drive
July 2015, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Sven-Erik Lindstrand
We check out the updated Volkswagen Transporter and Caddy Vans in France and Sweden and ask the question, could these vans be U.S. bound?
Tags: Volkswagen, Europe, Cargo Vans, Volkswagen Transporter
February 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
Large Eurovans are taking over some work-truck roles, but there’s still a big place for service bodies.
Tags: Vans, Cargo Vans, Trailers, Service Bodies
December 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
Ford showed off the new ProMaster City compact van last week. It’s a neat truck that drives like a comfortable and roomy auto-based minivan, but it's based on a Fiat commercial van.
Tags: Ram, Test Drive, Cargo Vans, Compact Vans, Ram ProMaster City
October 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
‘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
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
The upcoming full-size Transit van will have two gasoline V-6 engines and an inline 5-cylinder diesel, while the new compact Transit Connect will get a pair of inline 4-cylinder gasoline engines, said officials with Ford Commercial Truck in a series of briefings in Detroit on Friday
Tags: Ford, Cargo Vans
October 2012, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
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
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