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February 22, 2017 - News
Sprinter Vans Recalled for Air Bag Control Unit
The recall affects more than 15,000 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2013-2016 model years.
February 17, 2017 - Article
Delivery Fleet's Van Reaches 500,000 Miles
Delivery fleets are always on the road, putting miles on their vehicles faster than most other vocational fleets. While newer vehicles are extending lifecycles beyond previous models, one fleet van hit the half-million-mile mark.
February 14, 2017 - News
Spartan Sets Up Van Upfitting Near Transit Plant
Spartan Motors' fleet upfitting division has opened a new assembly facility in Kansas City to provide fleets with tailored upfits of cargo vans and other fleet vehicles in close proximity to Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant that produces the Transit full-size van.
February 8, 2017 - Article
Ford's 2017-MY Fleet-Only Options
Ford offers optional equipment available only to fleets that includes police telematics, orange seatbelts, and adjustable pedals.
February 2, 2017 - News
Nissan NV Cargo X Powered by Cummins Diesel
Built in partnership with off-road builder Ian Johnson, host of Xtreme Off-Road, the NV Cargo X stands more than seven-and-a-half feet tall on 37-inch tires and is powered by a Cummins 5.0L V-8 turbo diesel transplanted from a Nissan Titan XD full-size pickup.
February 2, 2017 - News
Cox Hoping for Exemption to Calif. City's Parking Ban
Cox Enterprises, Inc. has begun discussions with elected leaders in Santa Barbara, Calif., to determine whether a new law banning overnight parking of cargo vans on city streets would affect its drivers, a company spokesperson said.
January 12, 2017 - Article
Sprinter Charges Ahead
Since its introduction to the North American market two decades ago, European-style vans have become a mainstay in the fleet industry. The van that started it all in America continues forging into the future.
January 11, 2017 - News
CARB Certifies Landi Renzo's CNG E-450
The California Air Resource Board (CARB) has certified Landi Renzo to produce a dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) version of the 2017 model year Ford E-450 cutaway van, which now makes it legal to convert the vehicle to CNG in the U.S.
December 23, 2016 - News
Automotive Fleet's Top 10 News of 2016
Telematics mergers, Ford's updated van lineup, safety tips, and Hyundai's holiday executive shakeup generated the highest reader engagement on AutomotiveFleet.com in 2016 among news items.
December 21, 2016 - News
Landi Renzo's Dedicated CNG E-450 Certified
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified Landi Renzo's dedicated compressed natural gas (CNG) conversion of Ford's 2017 model year E-450 cutaway van.
December 20, 2016 - News
Mercedes-Benz Sprinters Recalled for Seat Adjusters
The recall, issued by Midwest Automotive Designs, covers just 28 vans in the 2016 model year.
December 19, 2016 - Article
Euro-Style Cargo Vans Break the Mold
A new breed of commercial van is sweeping the country with capabilities and features unheard of just a few years ago. Here’s why many experts think these vans will soon dominate in light- and medium-duty fleets.
December 15, 2016 - News
Most Diesel Pickups Cost More to Operate
More than 90% of the 272 diesel-powered pickups on the market cost more to operate than their gasoline counterparts, while nine diesel passenger cars had a lower total cost of ownership (TCO), according to new data from Vincentric.
December 14, 2016 - News
Dutch Police Order 300 Sprinter Vans
The Dutch police have signed an agreement for 300 new Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 316 CDI. The first vehicles were delivered in November 2016.
December 7, 2016 - News
Auto Truck Group Appoints Sales Manager
Auto Truck Group has appointed Scott Walters as a fleet sales manager who will specialize in growing the company's upfitting business for Mercedes-Benz vans.

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