2020 New Models: Light-duty pickups and vans

Nov. 14, 2019
A look at the latest pickups and vans ready to roar for the 2020s.

The term “light-duty” is something of a misnomer, as Class 1-3 pickups and vans are some of the hardest-working vehicles in the fleet and asked to do the most— from pulling trailers and crews to job sites,or hauling vital parts or packages across town.

What these latest “light-duty” models all have in common is the improved versatility, offering things like more efficient engines and high-tech safety cameras and sensors to ensure that whatever the job, it gets done right. We provided the specs to show where they differ—and to help you select which is best for your fleet.

About the Author

Josh Fisher | Editor-in-Chief

Editor-in-Chief Josh Fisher has been with FleetOwner since 2017, covering everything from modern fleet management to operational efficiency, artificial intelligence, autonomous trucking, regulations, and emerging transportation technology. He is based in Maryland. 

About the Author

John Hitch | Editor

John Hitch, based out of Cleveland, Ohio, is the editor of Fleet Maintenance, a B2B magazine that addresses the service needs for all commercial vehicle makes and models (Classes 1-8), ranging from shop management strategies to the latest tools to enhance uptime.

He previously wrote about equipment and fleet operations and management for FleetOwner, and prior to that, manufacturing and advanced technology for IndustryWeek and New Equipment Digest. He is an award-winning journalist and former sonar technician aboard a nuclear-powered submarine.

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