January 28, 2015 - Industry News
Commercial buyers can now order one of four new option packages for Freightliner's Class 6/7 M2 106 truck that were introduced at the 2014 Work Truck Show, Freightliner Trucks announced.
Tags: Freightliner, Delivery Truck, Freightliner M2 106, Medium-Duty Trucks, Chassis Cab
January 26, 2015 - Industry News
Declining fuel prices has reduced the attractiveness of hybrid and electric powertrains in commercial vehicles, yet the long-term regulatory and energy outlook shows promise for these systems.
Tags: Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Frost & Sullivan, Battery-Electric Vehicles, Hybrid Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, Global
January 21, 2015 - Industry News
Sales of medium-duty trucks in classes 5-7 increased 15 percent in 2014 compared to the prior year, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, ACT Research, Step Vans
January 14, 2015 - Industry News
ROUSH CleanTech will begin offering propane autogas versions of Ford medium-duty vehicles equipped with the 6.8-liter V-8, following certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB).
Tags: Ford F-450, ROUSH CleanTech, Ford, Ford F-650, CARB, Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford E-450
January 13, 2015 - Industry News
Orders for new trucks, buses and RVs in classes 5-7 reached 222,200 units in 2014, an increase of 12 percent from the prior year, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, ACT Research
California fleets who use medium-duty diesel trucks older than 20 years may have to replace these Class 4-6 vehicles under a set of new regulations going into effect this year.
Tags: CARB, Regulations, Diesel Engines, Medium-Duty Trucks
January 12, 2015 - Press Release
FLD, Inc. has launched the OnceOVR Pro mobile app, an extension of OnceOVR that was released earlier this year on iTunes, Google Play and Amazon for download at no charge.
Tags: FLD, Mobile Apps, Medium-Duty Trucks
January 1, 2015 - Industry News
Navistar is recalling 498 2013-2015 model-year International WorkStar trucks for faulty headlights, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports.
Tags: Navistar, Medium-Duty Trucks, Recalls, 2013-MY, Utility Fleets, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, International WorkStar, NHTSA
As 2014 comes to a close, take a look back at the 10 most-read articles on the Work Truck website.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Work Truck Magazine, General Motors, CNG
December 30, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Recalls, 2005-MY, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Hino Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 6
December 29, 2014 - Industry News
Altec’s action affects 1,857 devices that may have a faulty hydraulic pressure transducer.
Tags: Recalls, Altec Industries, Aerial Devices, NHTSA, Medium-Duty Trucks
December 11, 2014 - Industry News
New commercial vehicle registrations for Class 3 through Class 8 trucks increased nearly 14% for the first nine months of 2014 compared to the same time a year ago, according to a new report by the vehicle industry research firm IHS Automotive.
Tags: Research, Class 8, Medium-Duty Trucks, Trailers, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Vehicle Registrations, IHS Automotive
December 8, 2014 - Industry News
Fleet managers: Cast your ballot today for Work Truck's Medium-Duty Truck of the Year Award. Chose from one of 12 nominated models.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Medium-Duty Truck of the Year Award
December 5, 2014 - Industry News
Net orders for Class 5-7 trucks in November fell 4 percent compared to October net orders, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, ACT Research, Truck Orders
December 3, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Kenworth, Driver Behavior, Medium-Duty Trucks, Vocational Trucks, Class 6, Delivery Fleets
November 26, 2014 - Industry News
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.
Tags: Class 6, Medium-Duty Trucks, Used Truck Sales, ACT Research
November 25, 2014 - Industry News
Sales of Class 5-7 trucks in October recorded "measured growth" and still lag behind the Class 8 growth trajectory for the year, according to ACT Research.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, ACT Research, Class 5
November 24, 2014 - Industry News
The new options for the Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers include a compact back-of-cab exhaust system to allow more space for custom bodies; right-side steer for street sweeping, refuse and road maintenance applications; and expanded PACCAR PX-7 engine ratings.
Tags: Kenworth, Medium-Duty Trucks, K370, K270, Cabovers
November 18, 2014 - Industry News
The average age of commercial truck fleets is shifting, and Class 5 trucks now make up the youngest commercial trucks on the road in a segment that's one of the fastest growing, sources told Work Truck magazine.
Tags: Class 5, Medium-Duty Trucks, ACT Research, IHS Automotive, Lightweighting
November 12, 2014 - Industry News
The Class 4 truck market now dominated by low-cab forward trucks used primarily for urban delivery and landscaping jobs should grow 3 percent in 2014 and reach about 12,000 new vehicles registered for commercial use, ACT Research told Work Truck magazine.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Forecast, Cabovers, Class 4, Truck Registrations
November 10, 2014 - Industry News
The recovery in the commercial vehicle market in the U.S. and Canada has been largely driven by the business community, according to IHS Automotive.
Tags: Canada, IHS Automotive, Vehicle Registrations, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 4
November 6, 2014 - Industry News
Nestle Waters North America has deployed five propane autogas powered delivery trucks in Los Angeles to deliver Arrowhead Mountain Spring Water.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Nestle, Propane Autogas, ROUSH CleanTech
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.
Tags: Class 6, Class 7, Medium-Duty Trucks, NAFTA, Daimler Trucks North America
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
Preliminary orders of Class 5-7 trucks rose 14 percent in October. Through 10 months of 2014, Class 5-7 net orders are on pace to reach 218,300 units for the year.
Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 5, Truck Sales, ACT Research
November 4, 2014 - Industry News
Commercial buyers of Ford Super Duty trucks now opt for a gasoline-powered Class 3-5 truck as often as they choose a diesel-powered model to avoid higher up-front costs and increased maintenance work, Ford told WorkTruckOnline.com.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Engines, Ford Super Duty, Chassis Cab Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks
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