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Ford: Moisture in Cooler Causing Loss of Power in F-150 EcoBoost Engines

May 29, 2013
Customer complaints about loss of power with Ford’s EcoBoost V-6 engine in its F-150 pickups, reported by the general news media over the Memorial Day...

Class 6 - 7 Roundup: Trucks & Trends in Mediums

December 2, 2010
Retail sales of medium-duty trucks are generally climbing as the economy improves, and the time is right for a sales war, at least in the view of the market...

Truck Body Wiring: Thou Shalt Not Cut
Truck Body Wiring: Thou Shalt Not Cut

August 25, 2011
If there were an 11th Commandment, it would read: "Thou shalt not cut into thine wiring." Cutting and splicing and probing with pointed circuit testers can...

Midrange Engine Trends

April 8, 2011
More power from smaller packages. That sums up what's been happening in medium-duty engines in the previous decade, where diesels of modest displacement are...

Kenworth T170's just right if 19,500 pounds is enough

June 8, 2009
This Kenworth T170 is an example. Its chassis and powertrain are engineered for Class 5 hauling jobs, but its big-rig-style cab makes you feel like you got...

Medium-Duty Update: Strong Sales, Many Models
Medium-Duty Update: Strong Sales, Many Models

September 10, 2012
If the health of the economy is tied directly to commercial medium-duty truck sales, as is the historical case, then the sky has clouded a little. It isn't...

Cargo Vans Update: Business thriving, though some casualties

October 29, 2012
Like most commercial truck sectors, sales of full-size cargo vans and walk-in vans are thriving and even booming - but there are casualties. The electric...

Cummins Announces ISV5.0 V-8 Diesel for Light and Midrange Trucks
Cummins Announces ISV5.0 V-8 Diesel for Light and Midrange Trucks

October 3, 2013
Cummins is going after more of the light- and medium-duty market with its new ISV5.0, a 5-liter (302-cubic-inch) V-8 diesel that promises high performance...

Class 3-5 Update: Heavy Pickups and Chassis-Cab Trucks See Sometimes-Healthy Revival

October 12, 2010
The economy's slowly improving, and so are the Class 3 to 5 segment's truck sales, up modestly to substantially since the 2009 trough, depending on who's...

Navistar to Add Cummins ISB to International Trucks; MaxxForce Diesels Continue
Navistar to Add Cummins ISB to International Trucks; MaxxForce Diesels Continue

September 3, 2013
Navistar International Corp. says it will offer the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter diesel in its International DuraStar medium-duty trucks and CE series IC school...

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