Ram Promaster City Looks To Disrupt U.S. Compact Van Market
Fiat Chrysler has announced that a new van based off the European Fiat Doblo will enter the U.S. compact van market. The new Ram Promaster City will go on sale in early 2015. Some small businesses do not need the large capacity of a traditional cargo van Smaller more agile vans are increasing in demand, especially in urban areas. Fiat Chrysler looks to find a niche in the U.S. compact van market among similar offerings from Ford and Nissan. “Ford sold 4,222 Transit Connect cargo vans in May, a 14 percent jump from a year earlier and the Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker’s best sales month ever. Nissan, the No. 2 Japanese automaker, reported 1,203 deliveries of its NV200 model during the same period, almost quadruple the number from a year earlier.” Read More The growing compact van market leaves plenty of room for new competition. The Ram Promaster City will be the first vehicle in it’s class to offer a nine speed automatic transmission. With almost 132 cubic feet of cargo space, the Ram Promaster City will have plenty of space for cargo. The PowerDeck by Barnett Manufacturing speeds up deliveries for cargo vans of any dimension. We custom fit every PowerDeck to a clients specific van. Contact us today for special offers and a quote!