September 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
Peterbilt's new Class 6/7 COE is ideally suited for city P&D as well as landscaping applications.
Tags: Paccar, Peterbilt, COE, Peterbilt Model 220, Quick Spin, Test Drive, Medium-Duty Trucks
August 2014, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
The factors driving tire design for medium-duty trucks has changed. Today, tire makers must balance fuel efficiency and bulletproof durability to stand up to a harsh P&D environment.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Fuel Economy, Tires, Low Rolling Resistance Tires
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
Any work truck with a serious electric welder also has an auxiliary power unit, because the engine-driven device doubles as an APU to run smaller welders, heaters and power tools. And soon, purpose-built APUs will report for duty on work trucks.
Tags: Work Trucks, Maxwell Technologies, APU, Thermo King, Idle Free, Medium-Duty Trucks, Idle Reduction
March 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Sean Lyden
New developments, technologies, and trends in hybrid-electric, medium-duty trucks could give fleet managers the incentive they need to take a closer look at how hybrid options could help reduce overall costs.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, ARI, Hino Trucks, Navigant Research, Hybrid-Electric Truck
February 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
How do you compare a luxurious Ford F-650 with an Isuzu Reach cargo van? Two completely different trucks with different purposes in life. Such was the challenge of five trucking media judges at the 2012 American Truck Dealers Association's Commercial Truck of the Year competition.
Tags: ATD, Dealers, Commercial Truck of the Year, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 8
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