Compact Vans

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March 11, 2015

Van Upfitters Roll Out ProMaster City Racks, Bins

Several van upfitters have begun offering ladder racks, shelving units and partitions for the 2015 Ram ProMaster City compact van that entered the market in late 2014.

January 28, 2015

Ford Recalls Transit Connect for Seat Belts

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 16,091 2014 model-year Ford Transit Connect vehicles because the safety belt fasteners may not have been tightened properly during assembly.

January 9, 2015

Compact Van Segment Grows 28 Percent

Ford's Transit Connect paced a 28 percent increase in sales of compact vans in 2014 in a segment that saw the introduction of one new model with a second model debuting in early 2015.

December 22, 2014

Ram ProMaster City Ride and Drive

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.

December 22, 2014

Up Close With Ram's New ProMaster City Van

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

ProMaster City Vans Built in Turkey with U.S. Powertrains

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

Ford Recalls Transit Connect Vans for Door Panels

The action affects 19,825 2014-MY cargo vans that may have a problem with a loosening exterior plastic panel on the sliding door.

November 12, 2014

ProMaster City Gets Up to 29 MPG Highway

Ram Truck says pricing for the 2015 ProMaster City compact cargo van will start at $23,130 and fuel economy is 21 mpg city, 29 mpg highway and 24 mpg combined.

February 6, 2014

Chevy Unveils City Express Van, Expands Silverado HD Bi-Fuel Offerings

CNG-gasoline capability will be available in all cab and pickup bed sizes in 2500 and 3500 HD series, while compact van offers economy and cargo-carrying capability, GM says.

May 20, 2013

Polk Forecasts New Commercial Van Models Will Drive Market Segment Growth

New analysis from R.L. Polk says the commercial van segment in the U.S. is growing as it splits into two categories, full-size and compact, where once only the full-size category existed. The company said this is due to the arrival of a number of new models in the marketplace.

May 14, 2013

GM to Buy Small Cargo Vans from Nissan for U.S., Canada Markets

General Motors and Nissan announced today that they have signed an agreement for Nissan to produce a small cargo van that GM will sell in the United States and Canada. It will be called the City Express and be sold by Chevrolet dealers.

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