September 21, 2016 - Industry News
Net Class 8 truck orders rose to a three-month high in August, helped by cancellations which fell to a near three-year low, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders
September 19, 2016 - Industry News
Sales of Ford’s medium-duty F-650 and F-750 trucks have increased 59% year-over-year through August, the best year-to-date sales through August since 1997, according to Ford.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, New Vehicle Sales, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, Truck Sales
September 8, 2016 - Industry News
Orders of medium-duty vehicles in Class 5 to 7 increased 10% to 16,900 in August and rebounded to a three-month high, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Procurement, ACT Research, Truck Orders
August 26, 2016 - Industry News
International Truck is now offering the Integrated Powertrain Warranty Package, a 4-year, unlimited-mile coverage term on certain models of its DuraStar medium-duty truck.
Tags: Cummins, International, Warranty, DuraStar, Powertrain, Medium-Duty Trucks
August 3, 2016 - Industry News
It looks like July was another off month for Class 8 truck orders as industry analysts are predicting some of the lowest numbers since 2010.
Tags: Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders, FTR
July 28, 2016 - Product News
Daimler Trucks North America's new Detroit DD5 engine will begin production in October. The four-cylinder engine offers several benefits over competitive medium-duty engines, including maintenance intervals, fuel economy and durability.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Detroit Diesel, Medium-Duty Trucks, Engines, Daimler Trucks North America
July 6, 2016 - Industry News
Class 8 truck order numbers have hit their lowest point in at least four years, with demand remaining depressed so far in 2016.
June 21, 2016 - Industry News
A decline in orders of Class 5-7 trucks in May points to "some moderate slowing" in a truck market that has shown strength since late 2013, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, Truck Orders
Rush Enterprises has acquired the Ford franchise rights and related assets from Transwest Truck Center Las Vegas, allowing it to sell medium-duty Ford commercial vehicles at the Las Vegas dealership location.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Rush Truck Centers, Rush Enterprises, Truck Dealers, Ford Super Duty
June 3, 2016 - Industry News
Both heavy- and medium-duty truck orders are projected to have a subdued May, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
May 20, 2016 - Industry News
The parent company of Freightliner and Western Star said it now forecasts that the overall North American market for Class 6 to 8 trucks will “contract by approximately 15% in 2016.”
Tags: Truck Sales, Daimler Trucks, Daimler Trucks North America, Medium-Duty Trucks
May 19, 2016 - Industry News
ACT Research characterized truck orders in April as "more of the same," as Class 8 orders fell 16% from the previous month and 39% compared to last year.
May 4, 2016 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders are projected to fall for the fourth month in a row, highlighting a weaker freight environment in the trucking industry, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
April 29, 2016 - Industry News
The new trucks are offered in regular- and crew-cab body styles, with either a 6.0L V-8 gas engine, 3.0L turbo-diesel engine, or 5.2L turbo-diesel engine, all with 6-speed automatic transmissions.
Tags: Chevrolet, Medium-Duty Trucks, Pricing, General Motors, Cabovers
April 8, 2016 - Product News
Exhaust system manufacturer Borla Performance has announced that they will offer Borla aftermarket exhaust system components and complete exhaust systems to the commercial vehicle market.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Aftermarket Parts, Exhaust
April 5, 2016 - Industry News
Class 8 truck orders are projected to fall once again in March, down as much as 12% compared to February, according to the latest numbers from ACT Research and FTR.
March 29, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Promotions
March 28, 2016 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Manufacturing, Spartan Motors, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Cabovers
March 22, 2016 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, U.S. Department of Energy, Fuel Efficiency
March 11, 2016 - Industry News
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%.
Tags: Resale Value, Black Book, Medium-Duty Trucks, Depreciation
March 3, 2016 - Industry News
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 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Alcoa
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.
Tags: Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Delivery Fleet, Cabovers, Class 6, Medium-Duty Trucks
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.
Tags: International, Navistar, DuraStar, Medium-Duty Trucks, Bendix, Collision Mitigation
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