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1-Ton Trucks

The newest batch of work trucks sheds weight, adds performance capabilities, and is available with versatile options. In this annual guide, we highlight the newest models and features that fleets should look out for.

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Three-Quarter-Ton vs. 1-Ton Pickups

Commercial and government fleet purchasers prioritize versatility and seek to enhance productivity when considering which heavy-duty pickup to add to their fleet, truck manufacturers told AutomotiveFleet.com.

Ford's 2017 F-350

Ford redesigned its Super Duty trucks to add towing capability and reduce about 300 pounds of weight with aluminum body panels. Here's a closer look at the 2017 F-350 4x4 Crew Cab XL with the 6.7L Power Stroke V-8 diesel. Photos by Vince Taroc.

How to Maximize Truck Resale Values

Regardless of the vocational application, companies are in the business of “manufacturing” used vehicles. Today’s new truck is tomorrow’s used truck. How you spec a truck has a direct bearing on its future resale value.

The Fleet Manager's Guide to Comparing Fuel Economy

Vehicles 8,500-lbs. GVWR or more are exempt from federal fuel economy requirements, making it more challenging to project fuel economy for vehicles such as 3/4-and 1-ton pickups, vans, and medium-duty trucks.

How to Determine a Truck’s Maximum Net Payload

With increased upfitting of trucks to specific job applications, fleet managers may have a more difficult time selecting the right chassis to handle the load. A simple formula can help avoid this difficulty.