March 4, 2015
Freightliner is showcasing several new options for the 122SD truck at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The options are aimed at severe terrain and off-road applications.
Mercedes-Benz launched its Metris mid-sized commercial van for U.S. and Canadian markets. The Metris is a re-branded version of the Vito van, which is sold globally, that has been tweaked for the North American market.
Production has started on Isuzu Commercial Truck of America's line of 2015 and 2016 N-Series diesel models, the company announced at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
International Truck announced a new body control module designed to deliver six times faster processing speeds for truck and body electronics at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Hino Trucks announced the Class 4 cabover Model 155 at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, broadening its product lineup to Class 4 through Class 7.
March 7, 2014
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Echo Automotive's EchoDrive plug-in hybrid system took home the Green Award from the NTEA'S Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Reading Truck Body and Curry Supply Co. have announced their partnership. With Curry Supply’s extensive global reach and strong ties with niche industries, Reading Truck Body will gain exposure and build relationships with a new segment of customers.
The all-new Conti TerraPlus HD3 drive tire from Continental Tire the Americas has been announced for Class 4 and 5 working trucks.
March 6, 2014
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- SAF Holland has a new steerable lift axle, the Neway LSZ, that features a compact mounting, fast deployment and retracting times, and angled air bags for greater stability on dump, mixer, block and other vocational trucks.
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- A new Canter FE130 model boosts gross vehicle weight rating and body/payload capacity by 700 pounds over the previous FE125 model, and a recalibrated Duonic transmission provides more performance, said executives of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America.
March 5, 2014
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- The International TerraStar 4x4 was named Work Truck magazine’s 2014 Work Truck of the Year at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- United Parcel Service will buy 1,000 propane-fueled "package cars" for use in rural areas following successful test in Georgia.
WORK TRUCK SHOW – Freightliner Trucks today announced several new value-added option packages specifically geared toward its M2 106 medium-duty trucks, featuring Allison’s new FuelSense product paired with the Cummins ISB6.7.
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Isuzu Commercial Truck of America unveiled its lineup of 2014 and 2015 model year N-Series diesel models. The company also announced that it would extend its 24 Months/60,000 Miles Covered Maintenance Program to all the diesel models sold through June 30, 2014.
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Maxwell Technologies is expanding its ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module product line to medium-duty Class 3-6 trucks. The ESM ULTRA 31/900 replaces traditional lead-acid starting batteries, virtually eliminating cranking problems that come from weak or discharged batteries.
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Auto and commercial fleets using OnStar-equipped General Motors vehicles will be able to use Telogis’ location intelligence platform to collect data on vehicle and driver performance that can help reduce costs and improve safety, the companies announced March 5 at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Allison Transmission says a new series of FuelSense fuel-efficiency features can deliver 5% to 15% savings for certain truck applications compared to its current base-line fully automatic, “constant power” products. Freightliner says it will be the first OEM in North America to release FuelSense in medium-duty trucks late this year.
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- The new Goodyear G731 MSA and G751 MSA mixed-service tires will be available this summer. Fleets will be able to buy several sizes of these tires with Goodyear’s exclusive DuraSeal Technology.
March 4, 2014
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Ford Commercial Truck is extensively redesigning its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks to use more of its own components as it prepares to move production from Mexico to the state of Ohio in about a year.
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- Navistar announced new Diamond Logic feature bundles specific to the vocational truck market. Feature bundles are categorized by usage and body integration such as dry van, dump and utility as well as outline features relevant to operations of the particular application.
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