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Commercial fleets will register a lower growth percentage of medium- and heavy-duty trucks in 2016, but feed strong demand for aftermarket parts, according to a new forecast from IHS Automotive.
Orders of medium-duty vehicles in Classes 5-7 increased 4% to 226,800 in 2015, and truck manufacturers built 237,100 units, according to ACT Research.
Daimler Trucks North America is investing $22.7 million in Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. to expand facilities and improve operations in South Carolina.
Orders of medium-duty vehicles in classes 5-7 surpassed the 20,000-unit level in December for the third time in the past four months with 21,600 units, according to preliminary data from ACT Research.
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has beaten two long-standing sales records in 2015 – one for sales of Isuzu Commercial Trucks and the other for the highest parts sales.
General Motors' re-entry into the medium-duty truck market earned top billing at the most popular medium-duty related news item or article of 2015, and readers were also highly engaged with articles about Ford's redesigned vocational trucks and 2017 Super Duty models.
Orders of medium-duty vehicles logged another healthy month in November and appear ready for "continued modest growth" in 2016, an ACT Research analyst has predicted.
Heavy and certain light and medium trucks make up the largest share of transactions for first three quarters of 2015, says IHS Automotive.
By early December 2017, an estimated 3 million commercial drivers will have thrown out their paper logbooks. A long-anticipated rule requiring electronic logging devices (ELDs) for truck and bus driver hours of service was announced Thursday morning.
The work will feature Westport's enhanced spark ignited (ESI) natural gas engine technology and demonstrate "High Frequency Corona Discharge Ignition" on an OEM partner's engine.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has named Bryan C. Allen its new marketing manager, responsible for the company’s dealer and end-user marketing programs.
Compared with last year’s record truck order numbers, the early reports for this November show dramatically decreased demand in the Class 8 segment.
Hino Trucks will be offering custom color paint options for all of its conventional trucks beginning with the 2017 model year, the company has announced.
Now in production for Peterbilt’s vocational Model 567 and on-highway Model 579 is the RollTek protection system integrated with the premium Atlas II driver seats
Harrison Truck Centers has completed the acquisition of Westman Freightliner, a heavy- and medium-duty truck dealership group with operations in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Ford gave an early glimpse of its redesigned 2017 Super Duty pickup at the Los Angeles Auto Show, by showing a white F-450 Platinum dual-rear-wheel pickup and F-350 King Ranch.
Daimler Trucks Friday announced a $375 million investment to enable production of the new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty engines at Detroit’s Redford, Mich., plant, and officially launched production of the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission.
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has launched its FusoFirst product support program, aimed at providing full-service customer support for owners and operators of Mitsubishi Fuso medium-duty trucks.
Net order activity in October for new Class 8 and Class 5-7 trucks reflects the continuing slowdown in market activity, according to ACT Research Co.
A big-block V-8 engine will burn propane and deliver diesel-like performance at lower cost, the company says.
The recall covers 13,671 Isuzu NPR, Isuzu NPR-HD, Chevrolet W3500, Chevrolet W4500, GMC W3500 and GMC W4500 gasoline trucks in the 2006-2008 model years.
California roads have less than 500 battery electric medium- to heavy-duty trucks, partly due to the higher expense of these vehicles, according to a report on electrification of these vehicles released by the California Air Resources Board (ARB).
Class 6 GVW trucks now operating in commercial fleets now have an average 21.2-year lifespan due to their reliability, durability, and use in a variety of applications, IHS Automotive's commercial vehicle director told WorkTruckOnline.com.
As Navistar continues to make progress putting the “dark days” of its failed EPA 2010 emissions strategy behind it, it will re-brand its product lineup as it rolls out new models starting next year.
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