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Mercedes-Benz eSprinter production has officially begun

Dusseldorf plant that has built vans since 1962 enters the EV era

Elon Musk says he's interested in developing cargo vans with Daimler

He says Tesla could source 'glider' versions of the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter

He says Tesla could source 'glider' versions of the Mercedes-Benz eSprinter.

Mercedes-Benz unveils zero-emissions electric vans, fuel-cell concept

The eVito urban delivery van will go on sale this fall

Its eVito urban delivery van will go on sale this fall.

New Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van teased in new video

The world premiere for the third-generation Sprinter is tomorrow, Feb. 6.

The world premiere for the third-generation Sprinter is tomorrow, Feb. 6.

Mercedes-Benz shows interior pics of new IoT-enabled Sprinter van

The third-generation cargo van goes into production this spring.

An electric-powered version is coming in 2019.

Longer-range Nissan e-NV200 seems ripe for America

EV van's range gets boosted by two-thirds.

EV van's range gets boosted by two-thirds.

Mercedes rolls out versatile new Vito van

Mercedes-Benz may be known for its luxury cars on this side of the Atlantic, but it's equally known around the world for making robust workhorses as well: trucks, buses and vans. It has started to turn Americans on to that idea with the successful transplant of the Sprinter van to North America, but it still has a whole range of commercial vehicles it doesn't offer here. It recent

Nissan expands US EV test market for e-NV200 to Portland

Of course, it's going to be Portland. Oregon's largest city, known for its green-friendly vibe and policies, will be where Nissan will next test of its all-electric e-NV200 cargo van. And we hope those vans have cup holders for the inevitable java.

2013 Nissan NV200

Always Have The Right Tool For The Job

Moving is not fun. On the scale of adult activities, it ranks somewhere between taxes and jury duty. Boxes need to be loaded, furniture needs to be lifted and the entire affair is typically fueled by a combination of pizza, beer and pain killers (a combo my friends affectionately refer to as "moving fuel"). It's not fun, and it's rarely easy.

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter gets 4x4 variant for all-weather deliveries [w/videos]

I spend a lot of time trying to convince my friends and colleagues that the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is the world's most perfect vehicle. Basically – in my eyes anyway – there is nothing it cannot do, and do well. And that point figures to be more true now that Daimler has introduced this all-wheel-drive Sprinter 4x4

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Ford introduces cargo van version of Transit Custom

European buyers now know what to expect from the Ford Transit Custom cargo van. The work version of the van bowed at the Birmingham Commercial Vehicle Show this week with the new exterior and more refined cabin that first appeared on the Ford Tourneo Custom passenger van.

Bright Automotive says it's ready to heed Obama's call for more jobs, just needs its loan approved

Bright Automotive Chief Operating Officer Mike Donoughe invoked President Barack Obama's recent call for U.S. companies to create American jobs while developing alternative energy sources for transportation by requesting that Congress speed up the company's federal loan process.

Nissan NV van stumbling out of the gate

Nissan found out what full-size cargo van buyers wanted in a van, then created the NV to satisfy their requests. It's one thing to get a consumer to tell you what he wants, however, and another to get him to actually buy what you make for him. That's the issue Nissan faces. Dealers are sitting on a 205-day inventory of NVs as of the end of September.

VanTastic: 2009 Ford E-Series upgrades

Just as Ford's F150 has been the best-selling vehicle in the United States for decades, their E-Series (née Econoline) vans have also been sales champs since before the dawn of the 1980s. A strong presence in the trades delivers forty percent of the full-size van market to the E-Series. Ford's adding some new features and an upgraded interior to the E-Series for 2009 to help it continue to earn its keep. The full-sizers got an exterior nip and tuck last year, so the biggest body changes t

Chrysler releases Dodge Grand Caravan Cargo Van

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