Automotive Fleet readers offer their viewpoints and opinions on key topics facing the fleet management industry. Among the topics discussed are the work-from-home business model, the infancy of the emergence of virtual selling, tips on improving cargo van functionality, and how fleet managers can elevate their stature with senior management.
May 18, 2021
An order for more than 6,000 Workhorse C-Series all-electric delivery vehicles was placed by Pride Group Enterprises, a Canadian and U.S. based company with businesses in transportation equipment retail, wholesale, rental, leasing, and logistics.
January 4, 2021
Amazon announced it will take an active role in helping interested employees launch their own package delivery businesses, expanding its Delivery Service Partner program with some additional incentives to help those employees make the transition.
May 14, 2019
The Cargo + will be available for prospective buyers on March 25.
March 7, 2019
Ford's Transit full-size van will enter the 2020 model-year with a heavy refresh that adds an available all-wheel-drive system, two new engine choices, and a 10-speed automatic transmission to improve fuel efficiency.
March 5, 2019
Ford's Transit full-size van will enter the 2020 model year with a heavy refresh that adds an available all-wheel-drive system, two new engine choices, and a 10-speed automatic transmission, as well as new interiors and seating options for the passenger model, Ford announced at the Work Truck Show.
February 5, 2019
Ford announced it is working with Postmates, an on-demand delivery platform, to evaluate how customers interact with autonomous delivery vehicles and other last-mile issues.
January 11, 2019
Udelv, manufacturers of the Newton van, also announced a series of strategic partnerships with retailers worldwide at the show.
January 11, 2019
More than 800 company drivers participated in five months of safety competitions with nine finalists convening for the final competition in Illinois.
September 10, 2018
The 2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter will retail for slightly less ($5) that the outgoing model for the base configuration, as the full-size cargo and passenger vans enter their third-generation with an array of updates, the company announced.
September 6, 2018
Nissan is increasing the starting retail price of the NV200 compact cargo van by $330 to $23,085 for the 2019 model year, Nissan has announced.
August 23, 2018
Nissan North America has expanded production of its NV cargo and passenger vans by adding a second shift to its Canton, Ohio, assembly plant, where Nissan recently celebrated production of 4 million vehicles.
March 19, 2018
Ranger Design showed its new line of shelving and flooring system at The Work Truck Show 2018 in Indianapolis. The company has also introduced an online configurator for its customers.
March 8, 2018
Ford's 2019 Transit Connect compact cargo van is adding a diesel engine option, fleet model that can be easily converted to run on gaseous fuel, and array of driver-assisting features to reduce accidents for commercial users, Ford announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
March 6, 2018
Mercedes-Benz unveiled its third-generation Sprinter today in Duisburg, Germany, at the junction of the Rhine and Ruhr rivers, as a versatile full-size van with a factory telematics service that will arrive in the U.S. later this year.
February 6, 2018