October 3, 2013 - Industry News
Cummins is going after more of the light- and medium-duty market with its new ISV5.0, a 5-liter (302-cubic-inch) V-8 diesel that promises high performance and low total cost of ownership.
Tags: Cummins, Nissan, Equipment, Engines, Light & Medium
September 3, 2013 - Industry News
Navistar International Corp. says it will offer the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter diesel in its International DuraStar medium-duty trucks and CE series IC school buses, but that this doesn't mean it's getting out of the engine business.
Tags: Cummins, Navistar, Medium-Duty Trucks, SCR, Light & Medium, Engines
August 8, 2013 - Industry News
BELLEVUE, WASH -- Kenworth's K270 and K370 cabover medium-duty trucks, introduced about 18 months ago, are making far more inroads into the market than the company's previous forays into this segment, say company officials.
Tags: Kenworth, Class 6, Class 7, COE, Light & Medium, Cabovers
June 7, 2013 - Industry News
Odyne Systems, which makes hybrid systems for large trucks, will be able to deploy more than 120 plug-in hybrid work trucks for municipalities and utilities, thanks to a $45.4 million U.S. Department of Energy award.
Tags: Odyne, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Light & Medium, Batteries
May 20, 2013 - Industry News
New analysis from R.L. Polk says the commercial van segment in the U.S. is growing as it splits into two categories, full-size and compact, where once only the full-size category existed. The company said this is due to the arrival of a number of new models in the marketplace.
Tags: Vans, R. L. Polk & Co., new vehicle sales, Compact Vans, Light & Medium
May 7, 2013 - Industry News
Mercedes Benz unveiled its new 2014-MY Sprinter Van, which the automaker said has a new design, is more economical, and more environmentally friendly. The company said this redesign comes after seven years of the current-generation Sprinter.
Tags: Vans, Mercedes-Benz, 2014-MY, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Light & Medium
April 15, 2013 - Industry News
Multi-speed transmissions were once reserved for heavy trucks, but 8-speed automatics are now available in automobiles and pickups, and soon there’ll be even more ratios.
Tags: Ford, General Motors, Transmissions, Light & Medium
February 10, 2013 - Industry News
The Kenworth T680 76-inch sleeper with Paccar MX and the Hino 195h took home the American Truck Dealers 2013 Commercial Truck of the Year awards.
Tags: Hino, Kenworth, ATD, Commercial Truck of the Year, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Light & Medium
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