Our test of the new F-150 PowerBoost netted an extraordinary 19.2 average mpg with a 1,732-lb. payload and 25.1 mpg without. Adding PowerBoost’s 12,700 lbs. of max towing, is it blasphemy to finally turn our backs on diesel for true work applications?
January 4, 2021
A new commercial vehicle (CV) strategy is being implemented by Ford to make commercial vehicles a larger part of its business. Executing this new strategy is Ted Cannis, general manager, Commercial Vehicles for the U.S. and Canada.
November 18, 2020
A hybridized work truck fleet provides a cost-effective, eco-conscious way for organizations to achieve an idle-free green fleet without sacrificing range.
August 10, 2020
When comparing propane to electric, fleets should examine factors around emissions, economics, and fueling.
July 20, 2020
Meritor's T.J. Reed, global vice president of electrification, talks to HDT about the company's recent acquisition of TransPower and the state of electric commercial vehicles.
January 23, 2020
And why it doesn’t matter if many people buy it.
November 22, 2019
An up-close dose of Tesla’s Cybertruck from last night’s reveal in Hawthorne, Calif. answers some initial questions on whether it can function in a traditional fleet capacity.
November 22, 2019
AF looks at how Lightning Systems swaps out a gasoline powertrain with its electric powertrain. There is a large initial expense with converting a Transit van to all-electric, but the electric vehicle has its benefits.
November 13, 2019
Cow power, also known as dairy renewable natural gas, is natural gas produced from the manure from feedlots and dairy farms.
August 29, 2019
The stalwart midsize sedan has long been utilized by commercial sales fleets due to its blend of fuel efficiency, comfort, and affordability.
August 27, 2019
Included in this groundbreaking total cost of ownership study for fleets are battery-electric models including BMW i3, Chevrolet Bolt, Nissan Leaf, and Tesla 3, as well as plug-in hybrid electric models such as Chevrolet Volt and Hyundai Ioniq Plug-In Hybrid.
August 1, 2019
For fleets, the availability and viability of electric trucks is still a mystery. Even for early adopters with an interest, the options are few and the realities are unknown.
April 26, 2019
Cummins has turned 100 years old this year, a rarity in any industry, and a journey back through its ten decades reveals a colorful history.
April 4, 2019
Mark Buzzell is no stranger to fleet. As the prior president and CEO of Ford of Canada, one of his key responsibilities was managing its Canadian fleet business. Buzzell understands fleet and recognizes its importance to Ford.
March 27, 2019
Ford Motor Co.’s John Ruppert offers an insider's look at the rapidly evolving fleet industry and how original equipment manufacturers respond to new developments and emerging trends.
January 28, 2019