TAG: Commercial Vehicles and Fleet

Sneak Preview: 2016 Mercedes Metris

June 8, 2015By

At press events in Dunton and Telluride, Colo., last week, Mercedes-Benz US gave a group of reporters test drives of the company’s pre-production 2016 Metris. Targeted at commercial buyers, the mid-size van comes in cargo or passenger versions. Mercedes’ second van to hit US markets is slated for an October 2015 release. Touted as the company’s smaller option to the... read more

The landscape industry keeps on truckin’

May 18, 2012By

By Tom Crain From four-wheel drives to alternative fuels, maintenance trucks continue to move forward. For the past 50 years, pickup trucks, vans and trailer combos have been the most popular vehicles for mobilizing work crews and equipment in the landscaping industry. In the mid-’50s, Ford introduced its F-100 truck series with the first automatic transmission and overhead valve V8... read more