March 6, 2013
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
February 13, 2013
Hino Trucks announced it has reached a new milestone by signing its 200th dealer point in the U.S.
Tags: Hino Trucks, Expansion, Dealers, Medium-duty trucks
November 8, 2012
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
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
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
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
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
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
Of the four program categories, the Vehicle and Advanced Technology Program is available for medium- duty vehicle retrofits, replacements and technology demonstration.
Tags: funding, Medium-duty trucks, CNG fueling station, Alternative Fuels, MSRC
January 25, 2012
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
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 21, 2011
TORRANCE, CA - Online voting for the 2011 Medium-Duty Truck of the Year is open until Feb. 3.
Tags: Truck of the Year, Medium-duty trucks
December 7, 2011
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
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
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
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
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
December 2, 2010
The study finds that there is an annual cost difference of about 18 percent between those medium-duty truck engine makes with the highest gas mileage and those with the lowest.
Tags: HIno, Medium-duty trucks, General Motors Corp.
October 28, 2010
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
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
August 26, 2010
Draft proposals for commercial medium- and heavy-duty on-highway vehicles and work truck fuel efficiency standards go to the White House, but details are vague.
Tags: DOT, Medium-duty trucks, heavy-duty trucks, EPA
July 8, 2010
The 6.8-liter engine will be available in 2012. Ford will be the only manufacturer to offer a gas-powered vehicle in Class 1-7, providing a lower-cost option in each segment.
Tags: Propane, CNG, Medium-duty trucks, gas engine, Alternative Fuels
June 10, 2010
Through a new partnership, Hino dealers and customers will have access to Hitachi’s retail and wholesale financing offerings.
Tags: HIno, Medium-duty trucks, Fleet Financing
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