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August 9, 2016

Camouflage Bed Liner for Chevrolet, GMC, Ford and Ram Trucks

DualLiner, LLC has released the first and only custom, camouflage truck bed liner. The camo pattern will be available on all DualLiner products that fit most GM, Ford, and Dodge/Ram pickup trucks from 1999 to 2016/2017 model-year.

August 1, 2016

EquipmentWatch.com Relaunched

Penton’s EquipmentWatch, a provider of data, insights, and workflow tools for the heavy equipment industry, relaunched its Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform at EquipmentWatch.com.

July 31, 2016

Spec’ing Trucks to Maximize Productivity

Fleet managers need to view work trucks as earning assets. To maximize the productivity of this working asset, it is necessary to optimize specifications, operating procedures, and replacement strategies. The best way to optimize truck productivity is to spec the right vehicle for the fleet application. This may sound like I am stating the obvious, but, as many truck professionals will attest, it is often not the case in the real world.

July 28, 2016

Daimler Enters Medium-Duty Engine Market with DD5

Daimler Trucks North America's new Detroit DD5 engine will begin production in October. The four-cylinder engine offers several benefits over competitive medium-duty engines, including maintenance intervals, fuel economy and durability.

July 26, 2016

Long-Term Impact of Longer Truck Replacement Cycles

The more expensive the asset, the longer it is kept in service; however, the need for short-term cost savings prompts some fleets to even further extend cycling parameters and defer replacements. But, what are the consequences?

July 11, 2016

Advancing Safety in Medium-Duty Truck Fleets

With accident rates relatively flat in medium-duty truck fleets, but repair costs rising slightly, fleet managers are continuing to look for ways to ultimately eliminate crashes and related liabilities and expenses.

July 6, 2016

The All-New Propane Autogas Ford F-750

With a growing demand for a propane-autogas-fueled medium-duty chassis for several vocational applications, Ford and ROUSH CleanTech responded.

July 6, 2016

Class 8 Truck Demand Hits 4-Year Low

Class 8 truck order numbers have hit their lowest point in at least four years, with demand remaining depressed so far in 2016.

June 24, 2016

Roof-Mounted CNG Fuel System

Momentum Fuel Technologies introduced two roof-mount configurations specially designed for the refuse industry to its line of compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system solutions for Class 6-8 trucks.

June 21, 2016

Medium-Duty Orders May Be Slowing

A decline in orders of Class 5-7 trucks in May points to "some moderate slowing" in a truck market that has shown strength since late 2013, according to ACT Research.

June 21, 2016

Las Vegas Rush Truck Center to Offer Medium-Duty Ford Trucks

Rush Enterprises has acquired the Ford franchise rights and related assets from Transwest Truck Center Las Vegas, allowing it to sell medium-duty Ford commercial vehicles at the Las Vegas dealership location.

June 14, 2016

DPFs for Detroit 3 Engines

AP Exhaust Technologies’ line of diesel particulate filters are designed to be replacements for light and medium-duty vehicles equipped with diesel engines.

June 3, 2016

Truck Orders Muted in Heavy and Medium Segments

Both heavy- and medium-duty truck orders are projected to have a subdued May, according to preliminary numbers from ACT Research and FTR.

May 20, 2016

Test Drive: Ford's New F-650 Looks, Feels Familiar

If you found Ford’s previous F-650 and F-750 useful, comfortable and easy to drive, you’ll feel the same way about the new generation.

May 20, 2016

Daimler Sees NAFTA Class 6-8 Market Dropping 15%

The parent company of Freightliner and Western Star said it now forecasts that the overall North American market for Class 6 to 8 trucks will “contract by approximately 15% in 2016.”

May 16, 2016

Equipping a Truck for All Seasons

In North Pole, Alaska, the weather dictates the working seasons. This service company has a workaround, equipping its trucks to take on work in any weather.

May 10, 2016

Medium-Duty Orders Remain Strong

Orders of medium-duty vehicles remained strong in April, even though they fell 10% from a March peak and came in 12% higher than a year ago, according to ACT Research.

May 1, 2016

Spec’ing Light- and Medium-Duty Trucks to Maximize Resale Values

How you spec a truck has a direct bearing on its future resale. Here are the some of the dos and don’ts in truck spec’ing that will impact resale values.

April 29, 2016

Chevrolet Low Cab Forward Pricing Starting at $40K

The new trucks are offered in regular- and crew-cab body styles, with either a 6.0L V-8 gas engine, 3.0L turbo-diesel engine, or 5.2L turbo-diesel engine, all with 6-speed automatic transmissions.

April 8, 2016

Ford F-650/F-750 Named Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

The F-650/F-750 offers a choice of three cabs — Regular Cab, SuperCab, and Crew Cab — along with two new tractor models. The availability of diesel and gasoline engines, plus gaseous prep packages, meets all powertrain needs.

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