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February 20, 2008

Daimler Trucks North America Takes Top Honors

PORTLAND, OR – Daimler Trucks North America's strong performance in the U.S. Class 6/7 medium-duty commercial vehicle segments resulted in it surpassing its competitors in overall market share in 2007 for the first time in the company's history.

February 13, 2008

Last Chance to Vote First-Ever Medium-Duty Truck of the Year Award!

TORRANCE, CA – Online voting begins Monday, Jan. 28, for the first-ever Work Truck magazine Medium-Truck of the Year.

January 1, 2008

Propane Cleans Up Medium-Duty Trucks

Not only does propane offer lower capital costs than diesel power, but tax credits are also available for the resulting low-emission vehicles.

January 1, 2008

Hino Trucks are Ready to Run Cleaner

Hino’s 2008-MY lineup meets EPA emissions standards with a diesel particulate reduction system based on technology proven on more than 1.2 billion miles.

November 1, 2007

Getting the Truck Out of Dodge

We put the all-new 2008 Dodge Ram 5500 Chassis Cab in the hands of a work truck customer for a real-world review.

November 1, 2007

DOT Compliance: Have You Reviewed Your Program Lately?

Following a program compliance may be challenging, but it is doable. Key areas of focus are highlighted.

September 1, 2007

Mistakes to Avoid When Spec’ing a Medium-Duty Chassis

Even the most seasoned fleet managers occasionally misjudge truck specs. Following are the eight most common offenses committed and how to correct them before it’s too late.

July 1, 2007

6 Steps to Selecting the Right Medium-Duty Trucks for Your Fleet

There are several options to consider when choosing the right truck. Eliminating unwanted costs, targeting specific needs, and calculating mpg are all ways you can help determine the right truck for your fleet needs.

May 1, 2007

The Medium-Duty Powertrain Puzzle: Putting Together the Pieces

Many factors must be considered before purchasing a medium-duty truck, including matching the right engine and transmission options to the correct drive/rear-axle ratio. Determining the truck’s application and driver’s skill level should help ease the process.`

May 1, 2007

What's the Early Report on the New 2008 Diesel Engines?

Questions linger regarding the reliability and serviceability of the new powertrain’s emissions systems.However, the technology isn’t all that new; with a proven history of reliability, it is designed to minimally impact drivers and serviceability.

March 1, 2007

OEMs Improve Truck Brake Safety and Control

Nearly all this year’s Class 3-6 commercial vehicles provide upgraded braking systems and/or new brake-related features and options.

March 1, 2007

Operating Expenses for Medium-Duty Trucks Increase

The high cost of fuel was the key reason for increased operating expenses. The spike in fuel prices also contributed to the higher cost of replacement tires and, indirectly, to higher maintenance expenses.

June 1, 2003

3 Things to Keep in Mind When Buying a Medium-Duty Truck

Before making your next decision on which type of truck to buy, take stock of what type of truck you need. Consider what types of loads will be carried, the experience level of the driver, and where the truck will mainly be used.


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