March 6, 2013 - Industry News
Navistar unveiled its new TerraStar 4x4 medium-duty work truck, which the company said is a 4x4 version of its original 4x2 TerraStar launched in 2010.
Tags: Navistar, Medium-duty trucks, TerraStar, The Work Truck Show, 2013 The Work Truck Show
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.
Tags: Isuzu, Medium-duty trucks, Medium-Duty Truck of the Year Award, Isuzu N Series, The Work Truck Show
November 8, 2012 - Industry News
HVIP is an incentive program created to accelerate the deployment of hybrid and zero-emission medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and vehicle technologies.
Tags: CARB, hybrid vehicles, Medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, hybrid buses, hybrid trucks, California Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive, Hino Trucks
October 25, 2012 - Industry News
For the fifth consecutive year, Hino Trucks ranked the highest in customer satisfaction for the J.D. Power and Associates study on medium-duty truck engines and transmissions.
Tags: Cummins, Paccar, J.D. Power, Medium-duty trucks, Hino Trucks, customer satisfaction
September 26, 2012 - Industry News
Even with positive improvements, customer satisfaction with medium-duty trucks remains flat at 757 (on a 1,000-point scale) in 2012, unchanged from 2011.
Tags: J.D. Power, Freightliner, Medium-duty trucks, Ram, Hino Trucks, customer satisfaction, Ford Motor Co.
September 17, 2012 - Industry News
With Kenworth's 22.5-inch tire and wheel package, the K270 Class 6 and K370 Class 7 cabovers match up to standard dock heights at pickup and delivery locations in several applications.
Tags: Kenworth, Medium-duty trucks, cabover
July 10, 2012 - Industry News
Last month Beggs reported a pattern of decreasing wholesale prices for medium-duty trucks, and this month brings more of the same, especially with late-model medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.
Tags: Black Book, wholesale market, Medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, Ricky Beggs, used car market, used car prices, prices
March 15, 2012 - Industry News
As the lowest greenhouse gas emitting fuel, propane autogas averages 40-50% less emissions than gasoline/diesel per gallon.
Tags: Freightliner, CleanFUEL USA, Medium-duty trucks, LPG, propane autogas
At the job site, the Odyne hybrid plug-in battery system powers typical work site applications with the engine off for a much longer time than other commercially available large truck hybrid systems, according to the manufacturer.
Tags: Odyne, plug-in hybrid, Medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, Ford F-750, hybrid propulsion system
January 25, 2012 - Industry News
TORRANCE, CA - It's the last week to vote for the 2012 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year.
Tags: Medium-duty trucks, truck award
January 17, 2012 - Industry News
BOULDER, CO - The global economic recession has taken a huge toll on medium-duty (MD) and heavy-duty (HD) truck sales in many regions. At the same time, the precipitous rise of oil prices has sent diesel fuel costs to near record highs in many countries.
Tags: Medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, Pike Research, hybrid trucks
December 7, 2011 - Industry News
DEARBORN, MI - Ford is now offering the 2012 Super Duty F-650 with a gas engine - a class exclusive in the medium-duty truck segment.
Tags: Super Duty, Medium-duty trucks, 2012-MY, Ford, F-650
October 25, 2011 - Industry News
KIRKLAND, WA – Kenworth Truck Co. announced it has expanded its medium-duty product line with the introduction of its new Kenworth K270 Class 6 and Kenworth K370 Class 7 cabovers, designed for urban delivery companies.
Tags: Kenworth, Medium-duty trucks, Delivery Truck, K370, K270
October 19, 2011 - Industry News
DEARBORN, MI - With the ratification of a new four-year labor agreement between Ford and the UAW, the automaker confirmed its plans to bring the European version of the Transit commercial van to the U.S.
Tags: E-Series, Medium-duty trucks, Ford Motor Co., Transit
January 13, 2011 - Industry News
Hino Trucks’ engines rank highest in customer satisfaction for a third consecutive year and are followed by Paccar and General Motors in the rankings.
Tags: HIno, J.D. Power, Medium-duty trucks
December 9, 2010 - Industry News
The innovative powertrain combines a new, advanced engine with BlueTec emissions reduction system plus DUONIC transmission, the world’s first automated, dual-clutch transmission for commercial trucks.
Tags: Medium-duty trucks
October 28, 2010 - Industry News
The study also found that service satisfaction among medium-duty truck owners decreases significantly when trucks are not ready when promised.
Tags: HIno, Kenworth, Medium-duty trucks
October 7, 2010 - Industry News
The standard engine warranty is good for 5 years/250,000 miles and covers key components, such as fuel injectors, the fuel injection supply pump and the turbo charger.
Tags: HIno, Medium-duty trucks
January 7, 2010 - Industry News
After ranking highest in the J.D. Power and Associates Medium-Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Customer Satisfaction Study for the second year in a row, Hino Trucks continues to plan for new technologies and models that meet and exceed both environmental and customer needs.
Tags: HIno, award, J.D. Power, Medium-duty trucks, engine, truck suppliers
June 9, 2009 - Industry News
DETROIT – Jim Campbell, general manager, GM Fleet and Commercial Operations, reassured fleet customers sold orders for the Chevrolet Kodiak and GMC TopKick would be filled through the end of July.
Tags: Medium-duty trucks, production halt, General Motors Corp., Topkick, Kodiak
April 24, 2008 - Industry News
Designed for eliminating emissions and creating energy independence, the ZeroTruck offered in low cab forward design will carry the latest in electric drive technology.
Tags: ZeroTruck, Medium-duty trucks, electric vehicle
March 27, 2008 - Industry News
The truck manufacturer’s goal this summer is to enhance fuel economy by up to 30 percent in pickup and delivery applications and up to 50 percent in utility operations.
Tags: Green, hybrid, green truck, Kenworth, Medium-duty trucks
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