• Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience (WAVE): the Future of Fleet Transport?

    Walmart has developed and has begin testing the Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience (WAVE), which is a high-tech, tractor/trailer built for green efficiency. In its current concept form, it is a public relations component of Walmart's environmental side. Still, if this tractor/trailer research project yields production potential, it could save a

    Geneva: Does the Mitsubishi Concept AR point to a Future Van?

    Considering Mitsubishi's current status, it's curious to see something like the Mitsubishi Concept AR. It's a pure concept with no production plans mentioned. The Mitsubishi Concept AR is known as a cross between a SUV and an MPV. Overall dimensions of the Mitsubishi Concept AR are odd: "Stretched over 4350

    Efficiency boost for the Volkswagen Transporter BlueMotion and Multivan BlueMotion

    The Volkswagen Transporter BlueMotion and Multivan BlueMotion, two work-vans that should be sold in the United States (but are not), now have more efficient engines and are remarkably fuel efficient. Volkswagen improved the Volkswagen Transporter BlueMotion and Multivan BlueMotion's technologies integrating low roll resistance tires, a start-stop system, brake energy

    Geneva: Volkswagen Multivan Alltrack Concept could become a Slick RV

    Built as a response to European customer demand where one in every five commercial vehicles sold by Volkswagen is equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD), the Volkswagen Multivan Alltrack Concept has serious production potential. The 132 kW/180 PS (about 177 horsepower) 2.0 TDI engine is hooked up to a Haldex (AWD

    Mash a Nissan Leaf and NV200 Van together – you get the Nissan e-NV200

    Sporting a similar 80kW AC synchronous motor and drivetrain as the Nissan Leaf, the Nissan e-NV200 will go on sale in Europe in June of this year. Using 48 power modules, the same as the Nissan Leaf, the Nissan e-NV200 packages the modules differently so they can fit flay under

    Review: 2014 Toyota Tundra Platinum CrewMax 4×4 – And Now I Want a Truck

    The 2014 Toyota Tundra Platinum CrewMax 4x4 hasn't changed under the hood, but it has changed everywhere else with improvements to the interior and exterior that make it a better ride. STATS Starting Retail Price As Tested Price HP / Lb-Ft 2014 Toyota Tundra Platinum CrewMax 4x4 $47,320 $49,930 381/401 EPA Rating MPG As Tested MPG Rating: Buy It! 13/17 Combined 15 11.9 All

    Ram ProMasters safety recall for Inspection and (possible) Replacement of Brake Hose

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    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is issuing a recall for its Ram ProMaster. The issue is a brake hose that may have been tightened by the incorrect wrench. The result of the faulty wrench could be a degradation in brake performance. No incidents have been reported, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles needs to

    Nissan announces U.S. pricing for the 2014 Nissan NV200 Compact Van

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    The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the 2014 Nissan NV200 is $20,240 for the Nissan NV 200 S and $21,230 for the Nissan NV200 SV. Destination charges add $860. The 2014 Nissan NV200 is a small trades/compact cargo van that is already being used in the United States in