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Domino's Pizza Delivery Vehicle

Domino's Pizza Delivery Vehicle

Domino's DXP (Delivery Expert) purpose-built pizza delivery vehicle includes a warming oven and more space to store pizzas and other tools. Read the full story here. Video courtesy of Domino's.

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Sprinter Extreme Concept Van

The Sprinter Extreme Concept is built on the Sprinter 3500 Cab Chassis and upfitted by RENNtech.

Mercedes-Benz showed its Sprinter Extreme Concept heavy payload van at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show. The van stretches more than 20 feet in length and measures over 95 inches tall. It can haul 6,400 pounds of payload and tow nearly 4 tons. Photos courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.

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Nissan's 'Winter Warrior' Concepts

Nissan's 'Winter Warrior' Concepts

Ahead of the Chicago Auto Show, Nissan has given a Pathfinder, Murano, and Rogue an aggressive makeover, equipping them with heavy-duty snow tracks. The custom heavy-duty DOMINATOR Tracks from American Track Truck, Inc., are 48 inches long, 30 inches high, and 15 inches wide, and replace the vehicles' wheels and tires. The suspensions and wheel wells were modified to fit the snow tracks, but otherwise all drivetrain components, including the engines and Xtronic transmissions, are standard.

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Knapheide's SubTropolis Upfit Facility

The 58 configurations of Ford Transit vans offer a multitude of equipment set-up for upfitters...

Truck and van upfitter Knapheide installs equipment in Transit vans at its underground SubTropolis upfitting facility that's part of an active limestone mine outside of Kansas City near Ford's Kansas City Assembly Plant. The ambient temperature and low humidity of 65 to 70 degrees Fahrenheit eliminates the need for heating and cooling. Photos by Paul Clinton and courtesy of Ford.

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18 Recommendations to Improve OTD for Upfits

Upfits, such as the aluminum service body by Reading Truck Body pictured, impact overall...

Strong demand from retail and fleet customers helped fuel truck and van sales in 2015. While good news for OEMs, this increased production volume resulted in order-to-delivery (OTD) delays. Experts offer suggestions on how to improve OTD.

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

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Top 10 Trends in Truck, Van Upfitting

As commercial fleets move to the new Euro-style cargo vans, they have many more interior options...

Among the top trends influencing commercial fleets are an increased focus on designing upfit equipment to enhance safety and driver productivity, greater use of lightweight materials, and standardization of upfit specifications.

Fleet FAQ

Executive Vice President of eDriving

Ed Dubens

Executive Vice President of eDriving

https://www.edriving.com/fleet/products-and-services/
Chief Operating Officer

Jack Firriolo

Chief Operating Officer

http://www.merchantsfleetmanagement.com/
Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

Erin Cave from Verizon Connect

Vice President of Product Management, Verizon Connect

http://www.fleetmatics.com/
Senior Vice President and General Manager

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX

Senior Vice President and General Manager

https://www.wexinc.com

News

Plan Aims to Cut Red Tape for UK Upfitters

More than £10 million a year could be saved across the UK bodybuilding and conversion industry, thanks to a new, streamlined Type Approval process developed jointly by the Department for Transport (DfT) and The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Product

Transit Connect Rack

PHOTO: Hauler Racks

Hauler Racks announced the launch of its Transit Connect Rack, which mounts to the vehicle integrated mounting points.