March 29, 2016
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., has promoted Shaun Skinner to president from his role of executive vice president and general manager, the company has announced.
March 28, 2016
Isuzu North America has selected Spartan Motors, producer of Isuzu’s N-Series trucks, to manufacture the company’s new line of F-Series medium-duty trucks.
March 22, 2016
Class 8 truck orders in February were down 42% year-over-year while medium–duty orders were at the highest level in over a year.
March 16, 2016
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will award $12.5 million in grants and form a consortium to improve the operating efficiency of medium and heavy trucks, the agency has announced.
March 11, 2016
Used medium-duty truck models (model-years 2005-2012) experienced a 1% resale value decline in February, and resale values for trucks model-year 2013-2014 dropped 0.9%.
March 3, 2016
Class 8 truck orders were down as demand fell slightly compared to January, according to the early February numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
March 2, 2016
Alcoa announced new additions to its M-Series aluminum wheel lineup for medium-duty Sprinter and Ford Transit vans and for GM 3500/4500 chassis at the NTEA Work Truck Show.
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America unveiled the 2018 Isuzu FTR, the company’s all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment featuring a 4-cylinder diesel engine.
International announced that the collision mitigation technology, Bendix Wingman Fusion would now be offered on its medium-duty DuraStar models. It has also added the Cummins ISL9 engine as an option for the WorkStar and DuraStar.
March 1, 2016
Cummins has updated its B and L series medium-duty engines for 2017, increasing power output options and fuel efficiency.
February 29, 2016
Meritor has introduced a lighter-weight drive axle platform designed for Class 6 and 7 applications called the 13X.
February 23, 2016
Stahl’s MDST Medium Duty trucks service bodies are designed to provide multiple storage compartments and cargo space for medium-duty work trucks.
February 3, 2016
January was a tough month for truck manufacturers as Class 8 truck orders were down 35% compared to the previous month, according to a preliminary report from ACT Research.
January 28, 2016
Commercial fleets will register a lower growth percentage of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in 2016, but feed strong demand for aftermarket parts, according to a new forecast from IHS Automotive.
January 20, 2016
The Class 8 sleeper segment saw its best sales and production numbers in history in 2015, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
Daimler Trucks North America is investing $22.7 million in Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. to expand facilities and improve operations in South Carolina.
January 12, 2016
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has beaten two long-standing sales records in 2015 – one for sales of Isuzu Commercial Trucks and the other for the highest parts sales.
January 8, 2016
Cardone Industries’ A1 Cardone remanufactured diesel particulate filters are designed to be an alternative replacement for light- and medium-duty diesel trucks.
January 6, 2016
Class 8 truck orders rebounded while Class 5-7 orders remained strong in December, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
December 28, 2015
Alkane Truck Co. recently achieved compliance certification from the U.S. Department of Transportation for its propane-fueled Class 7 cab-over-engine trucks, which will be assembled at a new plant in South Carolina starting in 2016.
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