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Ram Commercial Truck recently put its entire lineup to the towing test. Photo: Chris Wolski

Ram Heavy Hauling Event

Ram Commercial recently put its claims about its products’ towing ability to the test during a heavy hauling event at the Chrysler Proving Grounds. READ MORE

Photo by Chris Wolski.

2016 Nissan Titan XD

Slotted between a traditional 1500- and 2500-type pickup truck the all-new 2016 Nissan Titan XD delivers both the comfortable, intuitive driving experience of a smaller truck and the capabilities typically associated with a ¾-ton truck. READ MORE

A 2016 Colorado Duramax Diesel after an off-road drive testing the smart diesel exhaust brake. Photo by Chris Wolski.

2016 Colorado Duramax Turbo Diesel

The 2016 Colorado Duramax Diesel delivered not only a pleasant, effortless ride, but the kind of fuel economy that would have been considered wild fantasy only a few short years ago. READ MORE

Photo by Vince Taroc.

2016 Subaru Forester

Driving the Forester in southern California, we appreciated the extra torque that minimizes wheel slip while turning a sharp corner or the greater stability at freeway speeds. READ MORE

Photo by Paul Clinton.

2016 Chevrolet Equinox LT FWD

The Chevrolet Equinox compact SUV has been a surprisingly strong seller for General Motors, and has quietly found a place as a top vehicle in commercial fleets due to its utility, respectable fuel economy, and affordability. READ MORE

Photo by Paul Clinton.

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Work Truck

The Chevrolet Silverado enters the 2016 model year with some useful upgrades for commercial users of this powerhouse fleet vehicle that include expanded use of 8-speed transmissions and support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. READ MORE

Photo by Vince Taroc.

2015 Lincoln MKC 2.0L FWD

Lincoln offers the MKC in several configurations. We tested the model powered by the 2.0-liter inline-four EcoBoost engine that delivers its 240 hp via a 6-speed automatic transmission. READ MORE

Photo by Vince Taroc.

2015 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel

We had an opportunity to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel model and were impressed by its fuel economy, cruising range, engine performance, safety features, and its ability to contribute to corporate sustainability goals. READ MORE

Photo by Kareem Girgis.

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Diesel 4x4

The diesel-powered Grand Cherokee, which was introduced when Jeep refreshed the model for 2014, offers another impressive example from a crop of new light-duty diesels. READ MORE

Photo by Paul Clinton.

2016 Mazda CX-3 Compact SUV

Mazda may have just obliterated the razor-thin line between compact cars and entry-level crossovers with its impressive CX-3 that should rise to the top of an increasingly competitive category. READ MORE

Photo by A.J. George.

2015 Chevrolet Tahoe PPV

Chevy's Tahoe patrol vehicle is fast and nimble, it corners well, and it has a good turning radius. It's also comfortable, offers a higher vantage point than a patrol sedan, and can carry a lot more gear than a car. READ MORE

Photo by Vince Taroc.

2015 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen TDI

Volkswagen's 2015 Golf SportWagen TDI is a powerhouse highway miler with enough comfort features for fleet drivers delivering lab samples or other low-profile cargo. READ MORE

Photo courtesy of Navistar.

2015 International WorkStar 7300 SFA 4x4

Not too long ago, I had the opportunity to take an International WorkStar 7300 4X4 off-roading at Navistar’s recently acquired New Carlisle, Ind., proving grounds. READ MORE

Photo by Vince Taroc.

2015 Jeep Renegade Sport 4x4

The 2015 Jeep Renegade Sport 4x4 may have been engineered as an off-road lifestyle vehicle, but it was awfully fun to drive at freeway speeds in the asphalt jungle that is Los Angeles. READ MORE

Photo by Chris Wolski.

2016 Nissan Maxima SL

I recently had the opportunity to test drive the MY-2016 Nissan Maxima SL on California’s Pacific Coast Highway and the adjoining, and rather congested small city of Malibu, where it delivered a comfortable and thoroughly satisfying drive. READ MORE

Photo: Mercedes-Benz

2016 Mercedes-Benz Mid-Size Metris Van

The Metris will be offered in passenger and cargo van models. Key vocational markets for the cargo van are delivery fleets and service & maintenance applications. The passenger van will target limo, taxi, and shuttle companies. Here is my report based on a recent press preview and test drive. READ MORE

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Amy Winter-Hercher

Senior Editor

Amy is an associate editor for Auto Rental News and Business Fleet.

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Andy Lundin

Assistant Editor

Andy Lundin works on Automotive Fleet and Fleet Financials.

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Chris Brown

Executive Editor

Chris is the executive editor of Business Fleet Magazine and Auto Rental News. He covers all aspects of the fleet world.

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Eric Gandarilla

Assistant Editor

Eric Gandarilla works on Automotive Fleet and Fleet Financials.

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Mike Antich

Editor and Associate Publisher

Mike has covered fleet management and remarketing for more than 20 years and entered the Fleet Hall of Fame in 2010.

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Paul Clinton

Senior Web Editor

Paul is the senior web editor for Automotive Fleet, Fleet Financials, Government Fleet, Green Fleet, Vehicle Remarketing, and Work Truck. He has covered police vehicles for Police Magazine.

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Thi Dao

Executive Editor

Thi is the executive editor of Government Fleet magazine. She is interested in maintenance management and alternative fuels.

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