Medium-Duty Trucks

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September 30, 2015

Navistar Details Medium-Duty Deal with GM

The Class 4/5 trucks that will be jointly developed by Navistar and General Motors will provide opportunities for both OEMs “to gain share in markets that we have not participated in for a number of years,” said Navistar's Bill Kozek.

September 30, 2015

GM, Navistar Collaborate on Class 4/5 Trucks

General Motors is back in the medium-duty commercial truck market with a just-announced long-term agreement with Navistar.

September 18, 2015

Class 8 Truck Orders Subdued by Soft Economy

There were 20,200 Class 8 truck orders in August, beating projections from earlier in the month but well below last year’s numbers, according to ACT Research.

September 11, 2015

DOE Offers $11M for Truck Alt-Fuel Tech

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced $11 million in available funding to support development and demonstration of alternative-fuel technologies for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

September 10, 2015

Kenworth Adds Fuel Tank Mounting Options for T270/T370

Kenworth has added two new frame packaging options for fuel tank mounting on the T270 and T370 trucks.

September 4, 2015

OnGuard Collision Mitigation Offered on Medium-Duty Trucks

Meritor Wabco’s OnGuard Collision Mitigation System is now available for medium-duty trucks, the company has announced.

September 3, 2015

Class 8 Truck Orders Near 2-Year Lows in August

Preliminary numbers for Class 8 truck orders show near two-year lows in August, per the latest projections from ACT Research and FTR.

September 3, 2015

Commercial Truck Registrations Rise 12 Percent

Commercial and government fleets added 350,837 trucks in classes 3-8 through the first half of 2015 for a 12.1 percent increase from the comparable period a year ago, according to IHS Automotive's second quarter commercial vehicle report.

August 19, 2015

Class 8 Orders Beat Expectations, Class 6-7 Up, ACT Says

Even without a press-release-worthy, 9,000-unit multi-year order, heavy truck sales were still higher than analysts anticipated.

August 18, 2015

Ford Recalls 26,400 F-650/F-750 Trucks

Ford Motor Company announced it is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 26,400 MY-2011-2013 and MY-2015 F-650 and F-750 vehicles in North America for a safety compliance issue with FMVSS 210 regarding seat belt anchorage.

August 14, 2015

Ford Plant Celebrates F-650/750 Rollout

Ford and United Auto Workers officials Wednesday morning drove the symbolic first unit of its new F-650/750 series off the line at its Ohio Assembly Plant near Avon Lake amid cheers that followed congratulatory speeches. Photos: Tom Berg

August 12, 2015

Symbolic First 2016 F-650/750 Shown at Ohio Plant

Ford and United Auto Workers officials Wednesday morning drove the symbolic first unit of the new F-650/750 series off the line at its Ohio Assembly Plant near Avon Lake amid cheers that followed congratulatory speeches.

August 5, 2015

Class 8 Order Increase Parallels Confidence in Trucking

Class 8 truck orders increased by a good amount in July, indicating a growing confidence in the market, according to analysis from FTR and ACT Research.

August 4, 2015

Q&A: Jecka Glasman on Mitsubishi Fuso's Future in America

We talk to Jecka Glasman, the new head of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, on what's next for the medium-duty brand in this country.

August 4, 2015

Texas Convenience Stores Enlist Ryder Box Trucks

The Greater Houston Retailers Cooperative Association has outsourced its fleet operations by signing a full service leasing agreement with Ryder System for 25 medium-duty box trucks, Ryder has announced.

August 3, 2015

Food Service Fleet's Video Tech Improves Safety

TBHC Delivers, based in Nashville, deploys SmartDrive’s video-based safety program across its fleet and sees dramatic decreases in driver texting and excessive speeding.

July 30, 2015

Hino Trucks Expands Preventive Service Plan

Hino Trucks will begin offering its preventive service care program HinoCare on its conventional, non-cabover medium-duty models, including the 238, 258, 268, and 338.

July 20, 2015

Truck Orders Slow in June, As Expected

Orders for heavy-duty vehicles in June were slightly off May's pace, while a factory move helped drive medium-duty truck orders down during the month.

July 3, 2015

Class 5-7 Orders Fall 3 Percent in June

Net orders of Class 5-7 vehicles fell 3 percent in June due to a "large hiccup" in truck ordering, according to ACT Research's president.

June 30, 2015

How Targeting Inefficient Fleets Leads to Big Gains

Q&A with Fleet Technology Expo's opening keynote speaker Ian Wright. He's one of the founders of Tesla Motors but these days he is setting aside luxury electric cars to tackle a much larger problem: How to make medium-duty trucks more efficient.



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