NUREMBERG, Germany — How do service vans and trucks differ in Europe?

Most are narrower and taller than in the U.S., since most roadways are narrower, but room is still needed for storage. Also, Mercedes Benz engines are used frequently.

One van from ALUCA featured a vise that rotates out of the back door to form part of a workbench area; shelving slides out of a side door for access to refrigerant containers. Sortimo International also stressed high vertical shelving.