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October 14, 2014 - Industry News

Hydrogenics Offers Fuel Cell Power for Medium-Duty Trucks

A fuel cell is a device that converts chemical potential energy (energy stored in molecular bonds) into electrical energy. (IMAGE: Hydrogenics)

Hydrogenics Corporation has introduced "Celerity," a new hydrogen fuel cell system developed for medium- and heavy-duty buses and trucks.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

October 14, 2014 - Product News

Clean Energy Offers Lower Cost NGV Barrier for Garages

Rendering courtesy of Clean Energy Fuels.

The NGV Easy Bay is a code-compliant fabric barrier system utilizing an industrial curtain that's more affordable than installing a concrete, masonry, or dry wall barrier in a maintenance garage, according to the company.

Tags: Clean Energy Fuels, Natural Gas Vehicles, Medium-Duty Trucks

October 13, 2014 - Product News

EPA Approves Amp’s Electric Truck

Photo courtesy of Amp.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved Amp Electric Vehicle’s Workhorse E-Gen Electric Truck.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, EPA, AMP Electric Vehicles

October 9, 2014 - Industry News

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

This gasoline 6.2L V-8 is offered with Ford's Super Duty lineup.

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.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 6, Engines, Fuel Costs

October 8, 2014 - Industry News

Oil Service Fleet Adds Bi-Fuel CNG Trucks

Photo courtesy of LEAM Drilling.

Louisiana-based LEAM Drilling has added several bi-fuel compressed natural gas vehicles to its Pegasus NGV Trucking fleet that delivers oil field equipment to directional and horizontal drilling sites in Oklahoma and Texas.

Tags: Natural Gas Vehicles, Energy Fleets, Landi Renzo, Medium-Duty Trucks, Nat G CNG Solutions, Bi-Fuel CNG

October 6, 2014 - Product News

Medium-Duty Engines Coming from Detroit

SAN DIEGO -- Daimler Trucks North America announced that it will offer Detroit medium-duty engines beginning in 2016, and that itss entire product line-up, including vehicles equipped with the DD5 and DD8, will meet GHG17 standards early.

Tags: Detroit Diesel, Engines, Daimler Trucks North America, ATA MC&E, Medium-Duty Trucks, Emissions Reduction

October 3, 2014 - Industry News

Demand Up for Class 5-7 Trucks in September

September Class 5-7 medium-duty truck order volume was up 9 percent year-over-year. (PHOTO of F-650, FORD MOTOR CO.

Demand for Class 5-7 medium-duty trucks was up 3 percent in September versus August, and up 9 percent over same time last year.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, ACT Research, Truck Orders

October 2, 2014 - Product News

Dana Spicer Axle Now Compatible With Peterbilt Trucks

Photo courtesy of Peterbilt.

The Dana Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem drive axle is now available on Peterbilt's model 348 medium-duty and 320 vocational trucks.

Tags: Peterbilt, Medium-Duty Trucks, Axles, Vocational Trucks

October 2, 2014 - Industry News

Ford Recalls F-650/F-750 Trucks for Stalling

Photo courtesy of Ford.

The problem is linked to defective fuel filters for the Cummins-manufactured engines.

Tags: Recalls, Ford, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Cummins, Medium-Duty Trucks

September 29, 2014 - Industry News

Ford to Add Aluminum to Next-Gen Super Duty Trucks

Photo of 2016 F-Series Super Duty courtesy of Ford.

Ford will incorporate high-strength aluminum alloys into the body of its next-generation Super Duty truck lineup, Ford's new CEO announced Sept. 29 while presenting the company's global growth goals.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford, Aluminum, Ford Super Duty

September 23, 2014 - Product News

Westport Develops New Natural Gas System for Medium-Duty Truck Engines

Westport Innovations says it's introduced the first generation of enhanced spark-ignited (ESI) natural gas system. This new approach to natural gas combustion technology is designed provide a "downsized" natural gas solution that is cost competitive while providing similar levels of power, torque, and fuel economy to a larger diesel engine.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Alternative Fuels, Engines, Westport Innovations

September 8, 2014 - Industry News

Pa. Awards 33 Air Quality Grants to Fleets

Bimbo Bakeries, UPS, FedEx and Skytop received grants to convert their fleet vehicles to operate on alternative fuels such as CNG or propane autogas.

Tags: Bimbo Bakeries, FedEx, UPS, Delivery Fleets, State Grants, Emissions Reduction, Medium-Duty Trucks

September 8, 2014 - Industry News

2015 Ram Chassis Cab Adds Max Speed Limiter

Photo of Ram 5500 Chassis Cab courtesy of Chrysler.

The Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 Chassis Cab trucks add several fleet-friendly options for the 2015 model-year, including a maximum speed limiter to help fleet managers reduce excessive speeding, according to Ram Truck.

Tags: Ram Truck, Speed Limiter, Ram Chassis Cab, Medium-Duty Trucks, Class 4, Class 5, Ambulances

September 5, 2014 - Industry News

Eaton Stirs up Medium-Duty Market with Dual-Clutch Transmission

The Procision transmission was unveiled at Eaton's Marshall, Mich., proving grounds on Sept. 4. Photo: Jim Park

A new medium-duty, dual-clutch transmission from Eaton, called Procision, promises automatic-like driver feel and interface with the performance attributes of a manual transmission, plus fuel and maintenance savings. Equipment Editor Jim Park has the story.

Tags: Eaton, Transmissions, Medium-Duty Trucks, Fuel Efficiency

September 2, 2014 - Industry News

Second Quarter Truck Registrations Highest In 7 Years

New registrations in the U.S. for Class 3 through Class 8 vehicles for the first half of 2014 totaled 310,718, an increase of 12.3% over the first half of 2013, according to a new report from Polk / IHS.

Tags: Canada, Commercial Vehicle Registrations, IHS Automotive, Polk, Medium-Duty Trucks

August 28, 2014 - Industry News

Fleet Gets 14 MPG Hybrid Hino Truck

Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air has added this diesel-electric hybrid Hino to its truck fleet.

To reduce its carbon footprint and fuel expenses, this plumbing, heating and air company has started to integrate the hybrid Hino cab-over into its service truck fleet.

Tags: Hino 195h, Diesel-Electric Hybrids, Cab-Over Truck, Medium-Duty Trucks

August 26, 2014 - Industry News

Truland Liquidation Brings Trucks, Vans to Online Auction

The liquidation of assets owned by bankrupt electrical contractor Truland Systems is under way, with vehicles in the first sale including vans, trucks, and bucket trucks.

Tags: Vans, Medium-Duty Trucks, Online Auctions, Bucket Trucks, Trailers. Auction

August 26, 2014 - Industry News

Class 5-7 Order Volumes Climb Again

MEIL

For the month of July, Class 5-7 net orders posted a gain, coming in at 15,834 units, about 10.5-percent higher than same time last year.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, ACT Research

August 18, 2014 - Industry News

Navistar Offers Allison Transmission FuelSense Package

International DuraStar reefer truck. (PHOTO: International)

Navistar, Inc. announced it is offering the Allison Transmission FuelSense fuel-efficiency package on its medium-duty and vocational International truck models.

Tags: Navistar, DuraStar, Medium-Duty Trucks, WorkStar, TerraStar, Allison, PayStar, Allison Transmission FuelSense

August 15, 2014 - Industry News

U.S. DOE Awards $55M for EV Development

The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $55 million to projects expected to advance battery-electric vehicle technology and adaption for light-, medium-, and heavy-duty vehicles.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Chrysler, Ford, Transmissions, U.S. Department of Energy, Battery-Electric Vehicles

August 6, 2014 - Industry News

Class 5-8 Orders Up Month-Over-Month

VIETH

July’s preliminary 15,500 Class 5-7 net orders are up 3 percent month-over-month, but down 4 percent compared to year ago levels, making a third consecutive below year-ago reading.

Tags: Medium-Duty Trucks, Truck Sales, Truck Orders

July 29, 2014 - Industry News

Daimler Trucks North America Breaks Ground on New HQ

Daimler Trucks North America Chief Financial Officer John O'Leary, Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, Daimler Trucks North America Senior Vice President of Engineering Wilfried Achenbach, Daimler Trucks North America President and CEO Martin Daum, City of Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and the new construction project team celebrate ground breaking of new headquarters campus.

The new building will aid in merging DTNA employees located in separate offices in the Portland region. To this end, Daimler is investing $150 million to completion in the year 2016.

Tags: Freightliner, Medium-Duty Trucks, Headquarters, Daimler Trucks North America

July 21, 2014 - Industry News

Allison Develops Stop-Start for Medium-Duty Transmission

Cummins’ new Ethos 2.8L E85-powered I-4. Photo courtesy of Cummins.

Allison Transmission has developed stop-start technology with a transmission that could be paired with Cummins' 2.8L ETHOS E-85 medium-duty truck engine, the company announced.

Tags: Cummins, Allison Transmission, Stop-Start, Ethanol, E-85, Medium-Duty Trucks

July 17, 2014 - Industry News

Peterbilt's New Medium-Duty Truck in Full Production

Peterbilt Model 220, the company's new Class 6-7 medium-duty truck. (PHOTO: Peterbilt)

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

Tags: Class 6, Class 7, Peterbilt, Medium-Duty Trucks, Peterbilt Model 220

July 16, 2014 - Industry News

Research: By 2035 Alt-Fuels Will Power 14 Percent of Trucks

Medium and heavy duty vehicles (MHDVs) represent less than 5 percent of the total vehicle market today, and the vast majority of these use conventional internal combustion engines (ICE) powered by either gasoline or diesel.

Tags: Diesel, Gasoline, Medium-Duty Trucks, Propane Autogas, Alternative Fuels, CNG

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