Class 3 Ford Transit Vans Improve Payload, Towing

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Oct 30, 2014
<p>Dave Hardy, Crown&rsquo;s fleet supervisor, (left) stands with Greg Franklin, a service manager, in front of a Crown Freightliner step van. Crown&rsquo;s fleet has reduced its daily idling time from 70 minutes per driver down to 7 minutes.</p> Anti-Idling Program Slashes Fleet’s Fuel Costs

Implementing a company-wide anti-idling program, this uniform service has decreased its idling time from 70 minutes to 7 minutes per driver per day, resulting in serious fuel savings.



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<p><em><strong>Photo of long wheelbase Transit 350HD courtesy of Ford.</strong></em></p> Class 3 Ford Transit Vans Improve Payload, Towing

Ford's 2015 Transit full-size cargo van with a Class 3 chassis expands the payload and towing capability of the van without the need for a cutaway or chassis cab model.





<p><strong>Electronic controls send power to three grounded wheels while the fourth hangs in the air.</strong> <em>Photo: Tom Berg</em></p> 2015 Sprinter Gets Small Diesel, ‘Crosswind Assist'

A smaller and more economical diesel powertrain, new styling and safety features, and optional on-demand four-wheel drive are among features of 2015 Sprinter models.





<p>Since the recession hit, Veit, a construction company headquartered in Rogers, Minn., now runs its vehicles to 200,000 miles.</p> How to Keep Higher-Mileage Vehicles in Service

These fleet managers regularly run their fleet to more than 200,000 miles using fanatical preventive maintenance, preemptive parts replacement, driver accountability and corporate pride.





<p><em><strong>Photo courtesy of Ford.</strong></em></p> ROUSH CleanTech Shelves Propane Autogas Transit

ROUSH CleanTech has indefinitely halted production of its propane autogas powered Ford Transit full-size van after hearing concerns from fleet owners.





<p><em><strong>Photo by Becky May.</strong></em></p> Green Fleet Conference Focuses on Alternative Fuels

Fleet managers, vendors and alternative-fuel experts gathered in Schaumburg, Ill., for the annual Green Fleet Conference & Expo to share ideas about more efficient ways to run operation.





Fleet Safety Video Tip: Packing a Winter Emergency Kit

It's that time of year when you need to remind fleet drivers to make sure they have a vehicle emergency kit that's fit for winter weather. Here's advice on what to include.



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