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Ford plans to offer hybrid versions of its F-150 and Explorer by 2020. Photo courtesy of Ford.
Ford Gives Glimpse Into 2020 Lineup
By Paul Clinton
Ford is refreshing its vehicle lineup for 2020 with bigger bets on electrification, utility vehicles, and advanced driver-assisting technology, the company's top executives told journalists at a briefing today in Dearborn, Mich.
Photo of Donald Trump via Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia.
How the Trump Tariffs Will Affect Fleets
By Paul Clinton
President Donald Trump's executive order imposing tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum may translate to higher prices to commercial fleets for vehicles and truck or van equipment, fleet management company experts said.
Photo of 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman courtesy of FCA.
Ram to Offer 1500 Tradesman for 2019
Fiat Chrysler will offer a 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman model with its redesign of its top-selling pickup that's aimed at commercial fleets, small businesses, and contractors, the company announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
The Class 6 Chevy Silverado 6500HD chassis cab is powered by a standard Duramax 6.6L turbo-diesel engine (the only engine available on the Silverado) mated to a choice of Allison transmissions. The trucks will put out 350 hp at 700 lb.-ft. of torque. Photo: David Cullen
Chevrolet Debuts Three Medium-Duty Trucks
By Lauren Fletcher
Chevrolet is squarely back in the medium-duty commercial truck market with the unveiling of three Silverado HD chassis cab trucks — the 4500HD, 5500HD, and 6500HD — that expand its commercial lineup and give Chevrolet a greater weight range of vehicles for fleet purchasers. Chevrolet first showed the vehicles at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Photo of 2019 Transit Connect courtesy of Ford.
Ford's Transit Connect Adds Diesel, Fleet Model
By Mike Antich
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.
Photo of 2019 Ram 1500 courtesy of FCA.
2019 Ram 1500 Starts at $33,340
Fiat Chrysler's 2019 Ram 1500 large pickup will retail for at least $33,340 when it arrives at dealer lots in the coming weeks, FCA has announced. The price includes a retail price of $31,695 and a delivery fee of $1,645.
Photo courtesy of Jaguar Land Rover.
Jaguar's I-Pace Electric SUV Will Offer 240 Miles of Range
The Jaguar I-Pace battery-electric SUV will offer 240 miles of range and a 0 to 60 mph time under five seconds, marking new competition in a segment that includes Tesla.
Logo courtesy of The Work Truck Show
Work Truck Show to Bring Slew of Vehicles, Products
Truck manufacturers, as well as auxiliary equipment manufacturer, are gearing up to reveal several new vehicles and solutions at the Work Truck Show from March 6–9 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis.
Photo of the 2019 Ascent courtesy of Subaru.
2019 Subaru Ascent Three-Row SUV Starts at $32,970
Subaru will begin selling its 2019 Ascent three-row SUV — the largest vehicle the crossover specialist has ever built — for at least $32,970 this summer, the company announced.
Photo of 2019 X4 Euro spec crossover courtesy of BMW.
BMW's 2019 X4 Starts at $50,450
BMW's 2019 X4 enters its second generation as a wider, longer luxury SUV offered in a standard and higher-performance "M" model with improved technology such as voice recognition and gesture controls, BMW has announced.

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Photo of 2019 Silverado 4500HD courtesy of Chevrolet. Chevrolet's 2019 Medium-Duty Truck Trio
Launching the much anticipated Chevrolet Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD medium-duty models at The Work Truck Show 2018, the automaker surprised everyone with the additional launch of a 6500HD model as well.
Photo courtesy of Mike Antich. 2018 XC40 Launches Volvo’s Small Vehicle Strategy
The XC40 is Volvo’s first small SUV. It is built on a new modular frame that will underpin all future 40 Series models, including fully electric vehicles. The XC40 offers three powertrains, including a three-cylinder engine, a first for Volvo Cars.
Photo of the third-generation European Sprinter by Paul Clinton. 6 Questions for Mercedes-Benz Vans USA
Robert Veit, vice president and managing director of Mercedes-Benz Vans USA, is leading a growth initiative in North America that includes the launch of the third-generation Sprinter.
2017 model-year vehicles over a 36-month period with an average of 20,000 miles a year. Vincentric market price is based on invoice price plus destination charge minus published fleet incentives, if any. Cost data from Oct. 2, 2017. Regular fuel calculated at $2.49. TCO Champs: Crossovers or Sedans?
As consumers and automakers continue to migrate away from sedans toward crossovers, there are no clear winners when analyzing total cost of ownership of individual models.
Screenshot of AppLink courtesy of Ford. In-Vehicle Entertainment Proliferates for Fleet Drivers
Commercial fleets, including those in the pharmaceutical industry, use an array of tools and perks, such as in-vehicle infotainment that can keep drivers entertained from Point A to Point B, to increase driver retention, as long as the drivers avoid distraction.


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