March 11, 2013
During the NTEA Work Truck Show, Hino Trucks displayed their new Class 5 COE model 195 Double Cab. Less than a year after introducing the cabover model 195 into the market, the new double-cab option for the 2014 model year will arrive at Hino dealers in June 2013 and is offered in both a diesel model 195DC and diesel-electric hybrid model 195h-DC.
March 8, 2013
Green shouldn't be the only color a fleet is considering when making a move toward "going green."
"The most important colors in business are still red and black," said Joe Fiorelli, fleet and safety director for Gulfeagle Supply during a session for NTEA's Green Truck Summit entitled, "Compounding the Green: Incremental Measures for Going Green and Sustainable."
Roush CleanTech and Green Alternative Systems revealed the new Ford F-550 chassis cab powered bypropane autogas at the NTEA Work Truck Show.
With over 15 million medium- and heavy-duty trucks on the road and over 650,000 trucking companies in the U.S., government regulations, like never before, have a significant impact on truckers’ and trucking companies’ costs.
March 7, 2013
Mack Trucks on Wednesday launched a single-rear-axle version of its Granite MHD (medium heavy duty) model, offering a Class 7 or Class 8 product for customers needing a lighter yet rugged work truck.
Western Star Wednesday introduced all-wheel drive versions of its 4700SB (setback front axle) truck. Now available to order, the 4700SB AWD can be had in 4x4 and 6x6 versions, and is aimed at construction and utility applications requiring a lightweight truck with rugged, off-road traction.
Kenworth announced that two Hendrickson rear air ride suspensions are now available as options on Kenworth medium-duty cabovers.
March 6, 2013
Dish Network Corp. announced at NTEA's 2013 Work Truck Show that it plans to incorporate 200 Roush CleanTech propane autogas-fueled Ford E-250 cargo vans in its fleet in 2013.
Freightliner Trucks on Wednesday introduced a “Frameworks” program for truck equipment manufacturers, with the aim of making upfitting easier and quicker.
The N-Series from Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA) was named Work Truck Magazine’s 2013 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year at the 2013 NTEA Work Truck Show, held in Indianapolis March 6-8. Twelve vehicles were included in an online ballot and voted on by professional fleet managers.
Kenworth aims to make roof fairings a more common sight in the medium-duty segment, announcing its T270 and T370 medium-duty vehicles are now available with roof fairings.
Pricing on the upcoming ProMaster vans from Chrysler's Ram Truck division will start at $26,030, the company announced today at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Knapheide has agreed to build and install custom bodies for Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty cab-chassis trucks equipped with Westport Innovations’ WiNG bi-fuel gasoline-compressed natural gas system.
March 5, 2013
Ford Commercial Truck believes its upcoming Transit full-size vans will help it keep its high market shares as sales continue their upward motion with the recovering economy.
A “bolt-on” kit to convert medium-duty trucks to burn compressed natural gas will soon be available from California-based Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide.
December 17, 2012
The Work Truck Show 2013 exhibit floor opens Wednesday, March 6, but attendees have the opportunity to take part in educational sessions the day before
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