November 21, 2016 - Industry News
Mercedes-Benz's MasterSolutions upfitter program has launched for Metris and Sprinter vans to provide common equipment packages for fleets through a Mercedes-Benz or Freightliner dealer.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Freightliner, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Mercedes-Benz Metris, Full-Size Vans
September 7, 2016 - Industry News
Mercedes-Benz has developed its Vision Van concept vehicle that looks to the future of delivery by incorporating mobility concepts, robotics, and automation highlighted by a pair of roof-mounted drones.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Full-Size Vans, Concept Vehicles, Drones
September 1, 2016 - Industry News
The 2017 Ram ProMaster full-size van will arrive with upgrades designed to improve upfitting for the chassis cab and cutaway models, as well as an updated Uconnect infotainment system.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Ram, Full-Size Vans, Ram ProMaster, 2017-MY, Ram ProMaster City, Chassis Cab Vans
August 24, 2016 - Industry News
The recall covers more than 2,000 2015-2016 model-year vans equipped with 3.2-liter diesel engines.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Recalls, Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, 2015-MY, 2016-MY
August 3, 2016 - Industry News
Mercedes-Benz is expanding its Sprinter Worker lineup with additional chassis, engine, and body configurations geared toward the contracting, delivery and transportation service industries.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans
July 12, 2016 - Industry News
Fleets who deploy XL Hybrids vans for delivery or service uses in California can now defray the cost of the conversion with a $2,500 voucher, the company has announced.
Tags: CARB, California, XL Hybrids, Full-Size Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Hybrid Conversion
June 24, 2016 - Industry News
The Alliance AutoGas engineered single-plug connector, no cut or drill fuel system, installed on a Ram ProMaster, was spotted at the Government Fleet Expo.
Tags: Alliance Autogas, Ram ProMaster, Propane Autogas, Full-Size Vans
June 9, 2016 - Industry News
Navistar, Inc. has reached an agreement with General Motors to manufacture GM's Express and Savana cutaway vans at its Springfield, Ohio, plant starting in the first half of 2017.
Tags: Navistar, Partnership, General Motors, Cutaway Vans, Vehicle Production, Full-Size Vans
May 25, 2016 - Industry News
The recall, limited to 55 vans in the 2015 and 2016 model years, will address the risk of windows separating during a crash.
Tags: Recalls, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, 2015-MY, NHTSA, 2016-MY, Freightliner Sprinter, Daimler, Full-Size Vans
April 22, 2016 - Industry News
Service fleets added the most commercial vans among non-rental entities in 2015 for parcel delivery, HVAC, heath services and other sectors, according to new data from Ford and IHS Automotive.
Tags: Ford, Full-Size Vans, Compact Vans, IHS Automotive
March 2, 2016 - Industry News
General Motors will offer a 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine with its 2017 model-year Chevrolet Express cargo and passenger vans, the company announced at the Work Truck Show.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Chevrolet Express, General Motors, Full-Size Vans, 2017-MY, 4G LTE
March 1, 2016 - Industry News
Ford has updated its 2017 model-year van lineup to include ergonomic updates for the Transit, new technology for the Transit Connect, and a new engine offering for the E-Series stripped chassis and cutaway.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Ford E-Series, 2017-MY, Ford Transit Connect
February 12, 2016 - Industry News
Residual values of full-size vans have remained strong while compact vans have weakened in the past year, creating a widening gap that has created two used van markets for fleet sellers.
Tags: Depreciation, Ford Transit Connect, Full-Size Vans, Compact Vans, Black Book
February 11, 2016 - Industry News
Mercedes-Benz has introduced the 2016 Sprinter Worker that's priced about $4,000 below the existing base model with a leasing program aimed at smaller fleets and owner-operators.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Full-Size Vans, 2016-MY
December 22, 2015 - Industry News
The action covers 1,170 2015 model-year Ford Transit dual-rear-wheel vans in the U.S.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans
Nissan has increased the retail price of its base model NV Cargo van with a standard roof and 4.0L V-6 engine by $500 to $27,735 for the 2016 model year, Nissan has announced.
Tags: Nissan, Pricing, Nissan NV, 2016-MY, Full-Size Vans, Warranty
December 3, 2015 - Industry News
The action affects more than 16,000 2015-MY full-size vans in the U.S.
Tags: Recalls, Full-Size Vans, Ram ProMaster, FCA, 2015-MY
October 12, 2015 - Industry News
The Salvation Army has been serving meals to homeless men and women using a donated Ford Transit van that's been equipped as a mobile kitchen for the non-profit group, Ford has announced.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Salvation Army, Non-Profit Fleets
September 29, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service is purchasing 9,113 Ram ProMaster 2500 cargo vans for daily mail delivery, FCA US has announced.
Tags: USPS, Ram ProMaster, Cargo Vans, Full-Size Vans, Delivery Fleets, Procurement
August 25, 2015 - Industry News
The U.S. Postal Service has asked companies to submit proposals for a rental contract for cargo vans to "fill in for vehicles out of service," according to a solicitation posted to FedBizOpps.gov.
Tags: Cargo Vans, USPS, Delivery Fleets, Full-Size Vans
August 19, 2015 - Industry News
Nissan's full-size and compact vans will receive light updates for the 2016 model year, including additional air bags, technology, and exterior colors, Nissan has announced.
Tags: Nissan, Nissan NV200, Nissan NV, Full-Size Vans, Compact Vans, 2016-MY
June 15, 2015 - Industry News
More than 40,000 Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans need new passenger-side frontal air bags because the existing ones have defective inflators.
Tags: Recalls, 2008-MY, 2007-MY, Takata, Air Bags, NHTSA, Cargo Vans, Dodge Sprinter, Freightliner, FCA, Full-Size Vans
June 3, 2015 - Industry News
Ford is adding a rear-view camera as standard equipment on its 2016 model-year Transit van, as well as several options including the SYNC 3 infotainment system, Ford has announced.
Tags: Ford, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, 2016-MY
May 19, 2015 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Cargo Vans, NTEA, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans
May 4, 2015 - Industry News
XL Hybrids has begun offering the 2015 and 2016 Ford Transit van and wagon equipped with its XL3 gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain, the alternative-fuel conversion company announced.
Tags: XL Hybrids, Ford Transit, Full-Size Vans, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
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