April Fool’s Day may have been four months ago but today we have a story worthy of being a great prank, only it’s real. Mercedes-Benz has enlisted none other than MacGyver, played by actor Richard Dean Anderson, to help sell its latest commercial vehicle, the Citan van. Anyone familiar with the popular television series MacGyver of the 1980s and early ‘90s will know Anderson’s character can handle virtually any problem, especially if he has his trademark Swiss Army knife with him or perhaps just a paperclip and some duct tape. However, how he’ll apply his skills...
Ford Tourneo Custom Commercial Van Makes Debut
We saw it previewed in concept form just a few short weeks ago but here is the Ford Tourneo Custom commercial vehicle that’s about to hit European showrooms later in the year. Aimed at commercial interests as well as sizeable families on a tight budget, the Tourneo Custom is the first step in...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
2012 MINI Clubvan Concept Previews New Commercial Vehicle
MINI looks set to expand into the burgeoning commercial vehicle market with a new cargo hauler, following the reveal of its latest concept car. Called the Clubvan, MINI’s new concept for the upcoming 2012 Geneva Motor Show is what you get when you take an ordinary Clubman, black out the rear...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Clubman-Based MINI Cargo Bound For Geneva Motor Show: Report
MINI looks set to expand into the lucrative commercial vehicle segment with a new cargo hauler based on its long-wheelbase Clubman model. MINI is reportedly looking to preempt the arrival of the Fiat 500 ‘Giardinetta’ wagon by launching its new Clubman variant at the 2012 Geneva Motor...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
2011 Ram Long-Hauler Concept Truck Makes Debut
They don’t get much bigger, have more range or more pulling power than the 2011 Ram Long-Hauler Concept Truck, which was rolled out by Chrysler this week and scheduled to make an appearance at a string of commercial vehicle events throughout the year. The vehicle is based on a Class 5 Ram...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Driverless Tractor Crashes Into Cars At Walmart Parking Lot: Video
Whoever allowed the tractor in this next video to run amok in a Walmart parking lot in Richmond Hill, Ontario remains unknown but the carnage caused by his or her vehicle was captured live thanks to several onlookers. Also see: So Is Chrysler's Invisible Ad Monkey Flipping Off PETA? and...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
With production of the Lincoln Town Car--and its Panther platform stablemates--coming to an end, Ford is now in need of a replacement for its popular limousine. That replacement could potentially be this new Lincoln MKT Town Car Livery package, which was revealed this week at the 2011 Limousine, Charter and Tour show in Las Vegas. Ford has unveiled both a MKT Town Car Livery package as well as a long-wheelbase MKT Town Car Limousine, and plans to start production of the new vehicles at its Oakville assembly plant in Ontario, Canada this spring. Benefits of the MKT over the previous Town Cars...