June 4, 2015
At an event held in Dunton Hot Springs, Colo., Mercedes-Benz outlined product plans and market niches for its new midsize van.
Ford is adding a several new features and options for its 2016 model-year Transit van, including dual-sliding cargo doors, a blind spot information system, the SYNC 3 infotainment system, and more. All photos courtesy of Ford
June 2, 2015
The Mercedes-Benz action, an expansion of an earlier recall campaign, affects 1,335 vans in the 2015 model year.
May 19, 2015
As fleets begin embracing a new wave of Euro-style full-size vans, high-roof vans appear to be gaining favor over their standard-roof siblings, according to the NTEA.
March 18, 2015
Knapheide has signed a partnership agreement with Gruau to distribute the European upfitter’s commercial van products in North America. The agreement will cover distribution of Gruau’s IsoVan product line and retractable crew seating systems.
March 10, 2015
Mercedes-Benz will begin offering two new variants of its full-size Sprinter van for the 2015 model year, including a super high roof model and a Super Single heavy duty model.
March 9, 2015
Webasto’s Air Top Evo 40 and 55 are air heaters designed for heating cargo spaces in medium-duty commercial vehicles to keep sensitive cargo from freezing or getting too cold.
March 6, 2015
Mercedes-Benz Vans announced that it will invest about $500 million to build a new van plant in Charleston, S.C., to build the next-generation Sprinter van for the North American market.
March 4, 2015
Mercedes-Benz launched its Metris mid-sized commercial van for U.S. and Canadian markets. The Metris is a re-branded version of the Vito van, which is sold globally, that has been tweaked for the North American market.
March 2, 2015
The Gruau IsoTemp is a one-piece refrigeration and insulation upfit for commercial vans featuring a lightweight and low-profile one piece module designed for efficient climate control while retaining cargo space.
February 25, 2015
Large Eurovans are taking over some work-truck roles, but there’s still a big place for service bodies.
The action, set to begin in March, affects 5,586 Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2015 model year.
February 17, 2015
South Korean-based Hyundai announced it's making a big push in the commercial vehicle market, and published reports indicate it plans to introduce a van model into the U.S. market.
January 20, 2015
Mercedes-Benz will debut its 2016 Metris mid-size van at the Work Truck Show on March 4, prior to offering the commercial vehicle for sale in the U.S. in the fall, show producer NTEA has announced.
December 22, 2014
Bobit Business Media's fleet editors had an opportunity to test-drive the 2015 Ram ProMaster City compact van during a media event in Austin, Texas. View photos of that event that showed vehicle capabilities such as hard braking, payload, and towing. Photos by Paul Clinton and Amy Winter.
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.
December 16, 2014
Major components for the new Ram ProMaster City compact vans will cross the seas twice as part of assembly plans involving Europe, Eurasia and North America, Ram Commercial Truck executives said.
December 4, 2014
The action affects 19,825 2014-MY cargo vans that may have a problem with a loosening exterior plastic panel on the sliding door.
December 3, 2014
The 2015 Ford Transit was the top-selling full-size commercial van in November and accounted for almost one in four units sold in the category, Ford announced.
November 7, 2014
General Motors has added several new enhancements to its Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana for the 2015 model year, as its 2015 Chevrolet City Express compact van replaces the 1500-level full-size model that has been discontinued.
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