Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Work trucks and vans that run on fuels other than petroleum-based fuels


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Weekly Product Gallery: Mercedes, GMC, ARE, Dodge, Mitsubishi-Fuso and WaterFurnace

Oct. 27, 2015
This week brings a collection of work vans from Mercedes, GMC, Dodge and Mitsubishi-Fuso, a new tonneau cover, and improvements to a popular line of geothermal heat pumps.
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2015 Work trucks for contractors

Nov. 7, 2014
Let's take a look at 2015 truck models by: Ford Nissan Mercedes-Benz Chevrolet Ram
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Ford EcoBoost Challenge showcases 2015 truck models

June 20, 2014
John Mesenbrink and I had the opportunity to attend Ford’s EcoBoost Challenge. The event was for media members only, and we had the chance to jump behind the wheels of the most...
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Ford EcoBoost Challenge

June 20, 2014
Ford Motor Company invited media members to an exclusive, hands-on preview of the latest in fuel-efficient, tough, smart vehicles during the VIP Preview for the EcoBoost Challenge...
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Chicago Auto Show features all-new, redesigned and CNG-powered trucks

Feb. 14, 2014
Some trucks and vans for the mechanical contractor at the Chicago Auto Show: The 2014 Ram 1500. Chevrolet’s all-new 2015 City Express. Chevrolet’s expanded availability of bi-...
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Chicago Auto Show 2014

Feb. 10, 2014
This year marks the 106th edition of the Chicago Auto Show. First staged in 1901, the Chicago Auto Show is the largest auto show in North America and has been held more times ...
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An all-electric vehicle for Precision Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electric

March 6, 2012
Since joining the staff of Contractor magazine, I have become the magazine’s automotive correspondent. It’s rather ironic since I grew up in the Metro-Detroit area, but never...
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Trucks galore at the Chicago Auto Show

March 1, 2012
CHICAGO — The Chicago Auto Show, Feb. 10-19, was an impressive event, showcasing many trucks and vans available to consumers and also to the contractor community.
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Chicago Auto Show showcases vehicles for the trades too

March 1, 2011
CHICAGO — This year, the Chicago Auto Show not only featured the latest cars and trucks for the consumer and concept cars for the car aficionado, the auto show also showcased ...
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Say goodbye to gas guzzlers

Nov. 8, 2010
Business owners and fleet managers have a variety of green vehicles from which to choose