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NHTSA finalizes AEB rule for light-duty trucks; heavy-duty rule being finalized

By 2029, vehicle manufacturers must make AEB standard in cars and light trucks, to help reduce vehicle and pedestrian crashes.

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Legend introduces retracting side step for commercial vans

Legend Fleet Solutions has introduced the Upstep RS3 retracting side step for commercial vans. The announcement was made at this year’s Work Truck Show. According to the company, this side step mechanically retracts as the door opens and closes. Legend explained in a press release: “Why does this matter? Not only does it prevent any damage to

Ram Professional commercial vehicle division introduced

This included the announcement that ProMaster commercial van production is “set to double.”

Ford announces upgrades to E-Transit, charging, software

E-Transit will have an overall estimated range of 159 miles on low-roof cargo van models, in addition to new charging options.

AT&T to pilot Rivian EVs in emissions reduction effort

AT&T will add Rivian electric vans and SUVs to its fleet in 2024 as part of its strategy to cut transport emissions and optimize routes.

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Ford E-Transit Courier aims to electrify European fleets

The E-Transit Courier has been redesigned around a larger, more flexible cargo area that delivers 25% more load volume than the outgoing model, the OEM noted.

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Workhorse Group unveils zero-emissions W56 step van

The zero-emissions W56 step van model offers a 1,000+ cubic foot cargo box and a range up to 150 miles.

Medium-duty EVs are charged up for applications

If EV range lends itself to short-route, return-to-home applications, then certainly they’d be prime equipment selections for medium-duty applications that many trucks, vans and chassis cabs configurations tackle on a daily basis. So where are they? Well, listen closely, because you might just hear the electric hum of the 2,000 Class 3 through 5 battery

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Link CMP introduces double-deck system for mid-sized cargo vans

Link CMP announced the introduction of its new DD-EX2 Double-Deck System engineered exclusively for the Mercedes-Benz Metris. The DD-EX2 is Link’s first and double-deck system engineered to fit a mid-sized cargo van. The system design requires just one operator and doubles the carrying capacity of the popular Mercedes-Benz Metris. In a time of increasing fuel and

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Enhance work truck performance with access, position control technology

Pickup trucks, delivery vans and other kinds of work trucks are some of the most hardworking machines in use in the world today. Businesses from one-person contractors to large utilities and e-commerce operations with fleets of trucks depend on these workhorse vehicles to get the job done every day. The OEMs that build these vehicles

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National Fleet Products highlights van step, Hide-A-Ramp

National Fleet Products introduced its new fold-down van step and under-deck Hide-A-Ramp. The Van Step provides access in and out of cargo vans, and the Hide-A-Ramp slides out from under its integrated deck housing to provide van entry. Both products are initially designed for the Ford Transit platform, with versions for additional makes and models

Morgan Truck Body, Masterack unveil full-height walkthrough compact parcel van body

Morgan Truck Body, in collaboration with its JB Poindexter & Co (“JBPCO”) business unit partner Masterack, has announced the latest evolution in Parcel Van Walkthrough bodies, providing an accessible full-height walkthrough in a compact body. Mounted on a cutaway van chassis, the 16-foot parcel van body is Morgan Truck Body’s most compact parcel delivery vehicle, featuring a number

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