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July 15, 2014

EPA Certifies Zenith's Electric Van

Zenith Motors LLC, a manufacturer of electric vans, recently announced that it is the first auotmaker to receive a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certificate of Conformity for an electric commercial van.

May 29, 2014

New Ford Transit Debuts with New Paint Technology

The new Ford Transit made its North American debut with more durable paint, due to what the company said is an industry-first paint technology now in use at Kansas City Assembly Plant.

May 28, 2014

SumoSpring Solo for Ram ProMaster Vans

"Airless airbag" fills the gap left by the ProMaster's stock bump stop to smooth the van's ride and enhance control.

November 12, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Considers Vito Van for U.S. Market

Mercedes-Benz U.S.A. is considering bringing the Vito commercial van to the U.S. market to offer with its larger Sprinter, a spokesman has confirmed to Automotive Fleet, a sister publication of Heavy Duty Trucking.

October 10, 2013

Freight Index Tracks Change in Q3 Seasonal Patterns

A shift in seasonal trends drove spot market freight volumes down 5.3% in September, as reported by the DAT North American Freight Index. Freight volumes remained stable throughout much of the third quarter, instead of a more typical decline in July that is followed by mixed trends in August and September.

July 3, 2013

Reading Launches Lighter Weight Aluminum Classic Service Van

Reading Truck Body announces the next-generation Classic Service Van, manufactured in Reading, Penn. Reading Truck Body collaborated with its distributors and key fleet accounts to meet the need for a light weight, corrosion resistant aluminum service body. The CSV57 and CSV75 are over 50% lighter than comparable steel bodies.

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 7, 2013

Mercedes Says 2014 Sprinter Van to Come Standard With Four-Cylinder Diesel Engine

Mercedes Benz unveiled its new 2014-MY Sprinter Van, which the automaker said has a new design, is more economical, and more environmentally friendly. The company said this redesign comes after seven years of the current-generation Sprinter.

April 1, 2013

Reading Ready Van SL Claims Multiple Features for Convenience, Long Life

Reading Truck Body’s Ready Van SL is a new service van offering ample, enclosed interior work space and secure, convenient outside compartments, the Pennsylvania manufacturer said.

November 28, 2012

Ram Launches Commercial Truck Division, Confirms Full-Size Van for 2013

Chryslers Ram brand is expanding its BusinessLink and On The Job activities by launching a Commercial Truck division, and has confirmed plans for a full-size van based on a Fiat model from Europe

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