Mercedes-Benz Vans USA is planning to introduce a new mid-size commercial van in the U.S. and Canada this fall called the Metris. To highlight the new van's capabilities, Mercedes-Benz is showing off several highly-customized units at various trade shows -- especially one configured to be a rolling communicatoons center for fire chiefs. All photos from Mercedes-Benz.
Unveiled at the 2015 North American International Auto Show, Hyundai said its Santa Cruz Concept Truck tries to blend together the best attributes of a sport utility vehicle (SUV) and pickup onto a small frame that offers high manueverability in tight urban confines. All photos provided by Hyundai.
At the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI, General Motors unveiled its latest 'electric propulsion' offerings: the new all-electric Chevrolet Bolt concept vehicle and an updated version of the Chevrolet Volt hybrid sedan. All photos from GM.
Nissan took the wraps off its long-awaited 2016 Titan XD pickup, which the company said is but the first of a new generation of Titan models. Unveiled at the 2015 North American Int'l Auto Show in Detroit this week, the 2016 Titan XD is powered by a new Cummins 5.0-liter V8 Turbo Diesel cranking out 310 hp and 555 lb-ft of torque. The OEM said the new Titan XD is projected to go on sale at Nissan dealers nationwide in late 2015.
At the 2015 Consumer Electonics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week, BMW showed off a variety of semi- and fully-autonomous operating systems being researched, including its fully automated Remote Valet Parking Assistant technology package. All photos from BMW.
Unveiled at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Mercedes Benz's F 015 driverless concept vehicle is what the OEM calls "Luxury in Motion," developed in part to demonstrate how cars are growing beyond their role as mere means of transport to ultimately become what the automaker calls "a private mobile retreating space."
At a ride and drive event for journalists held in Austin, TX, in late 2014, Bob Hegbloom -- president of the Ram Trucks division of Fiat Chrysler -- described the key attributes new van designs must offer commercial customers....More
The trucking industry saw its fair share of ups and downs in 2014, but perhaps the most popular topic in the year was the driver shortage. Three of Fleet Owner's most read stories in 2014 revolved around the topic of the driver shortage and ways to solve it. Here is Fleet Owner's look at the 10 most popular stories published on our website in 2014. To read more of any of the stories, just click the link in the caption.
Throughout the year, Fleet Owner's editors have the opportunity to visit manufacturers and fleets. Oftentimes these visits produce some great photography of new technologies, equipment and trucks. Here is a look at the 10 most popular photo galleries appearing on the Fleet Owner website in 2014. To see more of the individual galleries, click the link in the caption.