HD Pickup & Van http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/33031/more en More performance, efficiency for 2018 Ford F-150 http://fleetowner.com/equipment/more-performance-efficiency-2018-ford-f-150 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Lightweight materials, new engines and a newly available 10-speed automatic transmission up the ante for the 2018 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> F-150 on performance, capability and efficiency, according to Ford Motor Co.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/more-performance-efficiency-2018-ford-f-150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/more-performance-efficiency-2018-ford-f-150#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 13:10:00 +0000 221001 at http://fleetowner.com <p>2018 Ford F-150. (Image courtesy Ford Motor Co.)</p> VMAC launches air compressor for 2017 Ford F-250, F-350 http://fleetowner.com/equipment/vmac-launches-air-compressor-2017-ford-f-250-f-350 <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>VMAC's Underhood30 air compressor for 2017 <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> F-250 and F-350 trucks is designed to fit with the Ford 6.2L V8 gasoline engine while maintaining the trucks' warranty.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/vmac-launches-air-compressor-2017-ford-f-250-f-350" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/vmac-launches-air-compressor-2017-ford-f-250-f-350#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:34:00 +0000 220991 at http://fleetowner.com Rotary Lift's new pre-cast, in-ground lift installation saves time, works in any weather http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rotary-lifts-new-pre-cast-ground-lift-installation-saves-time-works-any-weather <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Rotary Lift unveiled what it bills as "a patent-pending installation method for heavy-duty in-ground lifts that drastically reduces installation time and can improve environmental protection."</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rotary-lifts-new-pre-cast-ground-lift-installation-saves-time-works-any-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/rotary-lifts-new-pre-cast-ground-lift-installation-saves-time-works-any-weather#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Tue, 20 Jun 2017 12:00:00 +0000 220981 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Rotary Lift&rsquo;s new lift installation method eliminates the need to pour vaults in place by using pre-cast concrete vaults.</p> More fleets buy plug-in hybrid upfit for F-150 pickups http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/more-fleets-buy-plug-hybrid-upfit-f-150-pickups <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.xlhybrids.com/" target="_blank">XL Hybrids</a> announced new fleet customers who intend to purchase its <a href="http://fleetowner.com/running-green/xl-hybrids-displays-xlp-upfit-f-150-ntea" target="_blank">XLP plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) upfit solution</a> for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> F-150 pickup trucks.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/more-fleets-buy-plug-hybrid-upfit-f-150-pickups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/more-fleets-buy-plug-hybrid-upfit-f-150-pickups#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:27:00 +0000 220151 at http://fleetowner.com <p>XL Hybrids&#39;&nbsp;XLP plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) upfit solution is available for Ford F-150 pickup trucks.&nbsp;</p> New Forward Lift DP15 handles trucks, vans and small buses http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/new-forward-lift-dp15-handles-trucks-vans-and-small-buses <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Forward Lift released its new <a href="http://www.forwardlift.com/Car-Lifts/2-Post-Lifts/DP15-Two-Post-Lift/" target="_blank">DP15 two-post lift</a> for servicing cars, trucks, vans and small buses weighing up to 15,000 lbs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/new-forward-lift-dp15-handles-trucks-vans-and-small-buses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/new-forward-lift-dp15-handles-trucks-vans-and-small-buses#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Wed, 07 Jun 2017 13:04:00 +0000 220141 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Forward Lift&rsquo;s new DP15 two-post lift gives shops the ability to service most cars, trucks and vans with a solidly-built 15,000-lb. capacity two-post lift.</p> Lawsuit alleges GM cheated on diesel emissions tests http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/lawsuit-alleges-gm-cheated-diesel-emissions-tests <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>A lawsuit filed in a U.S. District Court in Detroit alleges that automaker General Motors cheated on government diesel emissions tests.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/lawsuit-alleges-gm-cheated-diesel-emissions-tests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/lawsuit-alleges-gm-cheated-diesel-emissions-tests#comments HD Pickup & Van Powertrain Equipment News Fri, 26 May 2017 13:47:00 +0000 219411 at http://fleetowner.com <p>A lawsuit alleges that GM pickup trucks with Duramax diesel engines (shown above in production)&nbsp;include three devices that are rigged to allow more pollution on the road than during treadmill tests in the Environmental Protection Agency laboratory.&nbsp;</p> Housing authority partners with Enterprise Fleet Management http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/housing-authority-partners-enterprise-fleet-management <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The Albuquerque Housing Authority (AHA) in New Mexico is partnering with <a href="http://www.efleets.com/" target="_blank">Enterprise Fleet Management</a> to upgrade its fleet and help reduce costs. Through the partnership, AHA said it is expected to save $200,000 over the next 10 years.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/housing-authority-partners-enterprise-fleet-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/housing-authority-partners-enterprise-fleet-management#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Thu, 25 May 2017 13:37:00 +0000 219311 at http://fleetowner.com Rear View Safety offers backup camera for Chevy City Express Vans http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/rear-view-safety-offers-backup-camera-chevy-city-express-vans <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Rear View Safety recently introduced a <a href="https://www.rearviewsafety.com/safety-solutions/backup-camera-systems/backup-camera-system-for-chevy-city-express-vans-rvs-924718-ce.html" target="_blank">backup camera system designed specifically for Chevy City Express Cargo Vans</a>. Rear View Safety, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, has a wide variety of vehicle specific products, including systems created for <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span>, GMC, Jeep, Mercedes, Nissan, and Toyota.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/rear-view-safety-offers-backup-camera-chevy-city-express-vans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/rear-view-safety-offers-backup-camera-chevy-city-express-vans#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Thu, 25 May 2017 13:17:00 +0000 219291 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Rear View Safety recently released its RVS-924718-CE backup camera system for Chevy City Express Vans.&nbsp;</p> Jim Hackett to replace Mark Fields at Ford http://fleetowner.com/equipment/jim-hackett-replace-mark-fields-ford <div class="field-deck"> Executive suite change-up is part of OEM’s effort to “transform” automaker for the future. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/ford-0?intlink=incontent " title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Ford</a></span> Motor Co. is tapping <strong>Jim Hackett</strong> as its new president and CEO to replace Mark Fields, who is retiring. The move comes as the automaker struggled to adopt a <a href="http://fleetowner.com/hd-pickup-van/ford-looks-future#slide-0-field_images-209301" target="_blank">new strategic vision</a> regarding mobility and technology in the face of declining stock value.</p> <p>The OEM has lost nearly 40% of its stock value over the last three years, according to analysts.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/jim-hackett-replace-mark-fields-ford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/jim-hackett-replace-mark-fields-ford#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Tue, 23 May 2017 10:06:00 +0000 219061 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Jim Hackett, 62, has served as executive chairman of Ford Smart Mobility LLC since March 2016. (<em>Photo: Ford</em>)</p> Enterprise Truck opens new facility in southern Indiana http://fleetowner.com/equipment/enterprise-truck-opens-new-facility-southern-indiana <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p><a href="http://www.enterprisetrucks.com/" target="_blank">Enterprise Truck Rental</a> has opened a new location in southern Indiana, located at 3800 Payne Koehler Road in New Albany. The facility is situated for customers in the greater Louisville area who would otherwise have to cross the Ohio River into Kentucky for truck rental services, the company noted.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/enterprise-truck-opens-new-facility-southern-indiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/enterprise-truck-opens-new-facility-southern-indiana#comments HD Pickup & Van Equipment News Mon, 22 May 2017 12:01:00 +0000 218991 at http://fleetowner.com