So what's the game plan

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I'm sure for something already established like butler, they already have a working system for the euro style vans. They're just holding of till Chevy phase out.
 
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Apparantly, 2019 will be the last year of the regular Chevy)GMC vans, then they are going euro style like everyone else. What is Butler, cleanco, hydramaster going to use for their PTO units? Electrics, hydraulics, wind power?
Breaking news? The HM folks said they've been assured the V-8 van will be built until 2022.

From GM: “Since Ford eliminated the Econoline full body van, the demand for the Chevy Express has outpaced the supply. We have continued to increase capacity to meet the demand, but we are also seeing significant growth in the van segment which adds to this challenge.”

Maybe they'll sell a euro-model alongside the American one starting in 2019, like Ford did when they eased out of the old Econoline.
 
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Ford is in negotiations with Volkswagen for the transporter to be sold in North America. Will compete with the Mercedes metris if successful. If gm is smart, they will bring in a low roof height model for cities that can fit into parkades.
 
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All I can find is speculation on future GM vans, but if they use a rear drive V-6 there should be little problem running a standard CDS from it.

Ford is in negotiations with Volkswagen for the transporter to be sold in North America. Will compete with the Mercedes metris if successful. If gm is smart, they will bring in a low roof height model for cities that can fit into parkades.
The Transporter would fit between the Transit and City, in case Mama Bear's van is just right.
 
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Apparantly, 2019 will be the last year of the regular Chevy)GMC vans, then they are going euro style like everyone else. What is Butler, cleanco, hydramaster going to use for their PTO units? Electrics, hydraulics, wind power?
"Sorry mam, I have a wind powered carpet cleaning machine and it's not windy today. Call me when it's windy."
 

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