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May 6, 2015

Paccar Offers Medium-Duty Leasing Program

Paccar Leasing Company (PacLease) will begin offering a medium-duty leasing program called the PacLease Value Spec, the truck maker has announced.

December 30, 2014

Hino Recalls Class 6 Trucks for Parking Brakes

Hino Motor Sales U.S.A. is recalling 8,140 2005-2015 model-year ND8J, NE8J and NF8J trucks because their parking brakes may not function properly, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said.

December 3, 2014

Calif. Grower Gives New Trucks to Safest Drivers

After bolstering its medium-duty fleet with a dozen Kenworth T270 medium-duty straight trucks, Southern California grower Altman Plants' general manager fielded plenty of inquiries from drivers about who would get behind the wheel of the new Class 6 trucks.

November 26, 2014

Used Class 6-7 Sales Slide After Mileage Spike

An increase in average odometer mileage has pushed used classes 6-7 truck prices lower this year compared to last year to date as prices and volume have fallen from 2013 levels that marked a post-recession high-water mark.

November 11, 2014

Forecast of Operating Costs for Medium-Duty Trucks in CY-2015

The operating cost forecast for medium-duty trucks is stable for the upcoming calendar year, with fuel economy and cost reduction the top concerns.

November 6, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America Sets Record Order Intake

The order figure represents the single largest order month on record for DTNA, as well as sets the new industry benchmark in terms of order intake in a one-month period.

November 3, 2014

Top Fleet Trends for Class 5-6 Trucks

The Class 5-6 truck market is very similar to the Class 3-4 market and shares many of the same trends. Among the key trends driving this market are fuel spend, downsizing, the growing receptivity to telematics devices, and funding.

October 21, 2014

Kenworth Adds New Features to Medium-Duty Cabovers

Kenworth also introduced Allison 3000 HS and RDS 5-speed and 6-speed automatic transmissions for its cabovers.

October 9, 2014

Uptick in Spec'ing Gasoline Engines for Medium-Duty Trucks

Managers of Class 3-6 truck fleets are increasingly looking at gasoline engines when spec'ing new models for their fleets, according to a recent industry survey by Work Truck magazine.

September 9, 2014

Class 5-7 Orders Improve 12 Percent

August’s preliminary 17,700 North American Classes 5-7 net orders represented the best medium-duty vehicle order volume since April 2014.

July 17, 2014

Peterbilt's New Medium-Duty Truck in Full Production

The Class 6 and 7 truck, which was introduced earlier this year during the Mid-America Trucking Show, is now in full production.

June 17, 2014

Kenworth's Refreshed Cabovers Now Available

Kenworth has refreshed its K270 Class 6 and K360 Class 7 cabover trucks with an updated exterior, dash and gauge cluster, front air disc brakes, electronic braking module, Allison six-speed transmission, push-button control shifter, and Dana rear axles.

May 20, 2014

Construction Recovery Spurring Medium-Duty Sales

A recovery in the construction industry is powering increased demand for medium-duty trucks, which has led to increased sales, especially of Ford's F-750 Super Duty truck.

May 15, 2014

3M, Rush to Develop CNG Fuel Systems for Class 6-8 Trucks

3M and Rush Enterprises have announced an agreement to pursue the design, manufacture and installation of a portfolio of compressed natural gas (CNG) tanks and fuel systems for use in Class 6-8 vehicles in North America.

April 23, 2014

Smith Electric Vehicles Shuts Down, Plans Relaunch

Smith Electric Vehicles is alive and operating, even if it's not building trucks for a while, according to Bryan Hensel, the specialty builder's CEO and co-founder, refuting reports that the company had closed.

April 8, 2014

Orders for Medium-Duty Trucks Post March Gains

A new report shows the number of medium-duty truck orders in March were solid. ACT Research predicts North American Class 5 through Class 7 net orders will show a total of 17,600 for March, plus or minus 5 percent.

March 27, 2014

Peterbilt Unveils All-New Model 220 Medium-Duty COE

Peterbilt Motors Company has introduced an all-new Model 220 to its medium-duty COE lineup that features numerous interior and exterior enhancements designed to increase driver productivity, safety and durability.

March 7, 2014

Ford to Build 2016 F-650/F-750 Medium-Duty Trucks in Ohio

Ford announced production of its all-new 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks will shift from Mexico to Ohio Assembly Plant starting early next year, with the trucks on sale in spring 2015.

March 4, 2014

Ford's Gaseous-Prep F-650, F-750 Expand NGV Market

Ford's gaseous-prep V-10 engine for its redesigned 2016 F-650 and F-750 trucks offers a forward-thinking option that will open up new fleet markets, vehicle modifiers told AutomotiveFleet.com.

March 4, 2014

Ford Redesigns F-650, F-750 Trucks for 2016

Ford introduced redesigned 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis today that offer improved towing capabilities and a factory gaseous-prep V-10 engine.

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