May 18, 2015
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America announced that it has delivered its 500,000th Isuzu-built truck since the brand entered the North American market 31 years ago.
May 13, 2015
Smith Electric Vehicles is returning to the U.S market after it announced an agreement to form a joint venture with Hong Kong-based FDG Electric Vehicles.
May 7, 2015
Kenworth is offering Eaton's 10-speed UltraShift Plus VAS transmission on selected medium-duty trucks for the first time, including the T370, T440 and T470 equipped with the 8.9-liter Paccar PX-9 engine.
May 6, 2015
Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) will begin offering a medium-duty leasing program called the PacLease Value Spec, the truck maker has announced.
May 5, 2015
Cummins Westport will begin producing the ISB6.7 G, a 6.7-liter dedicated natural gas engine for medium-duty trucks, shuttle buses, and vocational vehicles by the middle of 2016.
May 1, 2015
Ford has unveiled a configurator for its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks that have been redesigned for the 2016 model year.
April 30, 2015
In nearly 2,000 trucks, a front axle U-bolt may have been over-torqued – a problem that can eventually lead to steering control loss.
April 29, 2015
Daimler Trucks North America announced plans to increase production and employment at its Mt. Holly, N.C., truck manufacturing plant over the next three months.
Fleet managers opting for new replacement tires instead of retreads for their medium-duty trucks must tailor the tire to not only the specific gross vehicle weight, but also to the application and specific conditions in which the vehicle will operate.
April 23, 2015
Freightliner will begin offering Yokohama truck tires as part of the ordering process on its medium- and heavy-duty trucks, the tire maker has announced.
April 20, 2015
Class 8 truck orders were weak in March, with just over 24,600 units ordered due to a seven-month backlog of unbuilt orders from last year. Medium-duty orders were up thanks to strong truck and bus segments.
April 9, 2015
AmeriGas Propane has purchased 50 propane autogas-powered Ford F-550 trucks from ROUSH CleanTech, more than doubling its propane autogas medium-duty fleet, the propane supplier announced.
April 3, 2015
Orders for medium-duty vehicles in Classes 5-7 maintained strength with a 14.2 percent increase in March from a year ago, ACT Research has reported.
April 2, 2015
Customers who purchase a new Peterbilt truck and finance through Paccar Financial will receive updated warranty coverage going forward, the company announced.
March 27, 2015
While the NGV medium- and heavy-duty segments increased by 30 percent and 24 percent respectively, the NGV light-duty segment decreased by 34 percent.
Peterbilt has introduced two new medium-duty vehicles -- the Model 337 and the Model 348 -- powered by compressed natural gas (CNG). Both vehicles are in production and can be configured as trucks or tractors.
March 26, 2015
Dean Foods, one of the nation's largest food and beverage companies, will begin adding 64 medium- and heavy-duty trucks powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) and a fueling station at its Houston plant under a new agreement with Clean Energy Fuels Corp.
March 25, 2015
Kenworth will begin offering Trucktech+ and Nav+ HD technology products designed to improve vehicle diagnostics and productivity.
March 19, 2015
February truck order volume hit a five-month low but still maintained a high level, according to ACT Research. The Class 8 segment posted the ninth consecutive month of more than 28,000 units ordered.
March 16, 2015
Crosspoint Kinetics announced that its Kinetics Hybrid system will fit many class 3-7 trucks including the Isuzu Reach platform, Ford E-350, Ram 5500, Chevrolet 4500 and several others.
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