Truck News


  • News Equipment

    Fuso begins building Class 5 gas truck

    October 15, 2019 9:04AM by Truck News

    GAFFNEY, S.C. – Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has begun building its FE180 gas-powered Class 5 cabover truck. It is being constructed by sister company Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp., in Gaffney, S.C. The Fuso FE180 Gas model offers 11,855 lbs

  • News Equipment

    Isuzu enjoys record year in Canada

    April 10, 2019 3:53PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – Isuzu has announced it registered the most low cab forward trucks in Canada in 2018 for the first time in several years. Dealers retailed 1,690 trucks, a new record for Isuzu in Canada. It cited IHS Markit

  • News Equipment

    International launches CV Series

    November 8, 2018 10:14AM by James Menzies

    Navistar back in the Class 4/5 segment with new International CV

  • Electric medium-duty trucks a good fit for some applications: NACFE

    October 17, 2018 1:17PM by James Menzies

    NEW YORK, N.Y. – A new Confidence Report on the viability of electric-powered medium-duty trucks found they are a “real solution, for some specific applications.” Mike Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) said during

  • ACT’s initial numbers indicate drop in medium-duty orders for October

    November 3, 2016 1:21PM by Truck West

    COLUMBUS, Ind. – With October’s preliminary data showing Classes 5-8 booking 32,400 net orders, ACT Research says medium-duty orders are down 10% month-to-month, with heavy duty coming in flat. “NA Classes 5-7 orders at 18,400 units, were down 10% from

  • News Equipment

    Detroit DD5 to be offered in Freightliner M2 106

    July 28, 2016 3:28PM by James Menzies

    New engine offers longer service intervals, improved fuel economy, Daimler claims

  • Feature Equipment


    November 24, 2015 8:21PM by James Menzies

    In addition to investing $100 million into its Redford, Mich. plant to accommodate production of the DT12 transmission, Daimler also announced it will build its new mid-range engines – the DD5 and DD8 – at the plant…eventually. Similar to the

  • News Equipment

    Detroit ‘completes the hat trick’ with DT12 production brought to Michigan

    November 21, 2015 8:18AM by James Menzies

    New medium-duty engines will also be built in Detroit’s Redford plant

  • News Equipment

    Canadian International dealers will offer new truck co-developed with GM

    September 30, 2015 1:57PM by James Menzies

    LISLE, Ill. — A long-term partnership reached by truck makers Navistar and General Motors will result in the development of a new line of Classes 4/5 commercial trucks. Production of the new conventional-style trucks will begin in 2018 at a

  • News Equipment

    Navistar, GM partner to build medium-duty conventional trucks

    September 30, 2015 9:09AM by Truck News

    SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — GM and Navistar have announced a new agreement, which will see the two companies develop and assemble medium-duty conventional cab Class 4/5 commercial vehicles. The partnership will allow Navistar to strengthen its product line and GM to

  • News Equipment

    Ford reveals new Tonka-inspired F-650/F-750 medium-duty truck

    March 4, 2015 7:55AM by James Menzies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Ford’s new F-650/F-750 medium-duty truck is much quieter than its predecessor, but the company is making some noise with its introduction by showing it in Tonka trim. The Tonka-inspired F-750 on display this week at the NTEA

  • News Equipment

    Extended warranty available on medium-duty Kenworths financed by Paccar

    February 25, 2015 1:44PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has announced the availability of an extended warranty program on Classes 5-7 trucks purchased in Canada and financed through Paccar Financial. The trucks now qualify for a two-year/320,000-km basic vehicle extended warranty when the purchase is

  • Product Equipment

    Kenworth adds new options for medium-duty cabovers

    November 23, 2014 7:53PM by Truck News

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth has rolled out three new engine ratings for its medium-duty cabovers to make them more versatile when it comes to applications and body customization. The Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers can now be spec’d with the

  • News Equipment

    Hino throws party to celebrate 40 years in Canada

    October 26, 2014 12:51AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. — Hino had more than one reason to celebrate last week when it marked its 40th year in Canada. It was also recognizing new milestones achieved by the company within the past year. “Last year we achieved number one

  • Feature Equipment


    October 14, 2014 8:35AM by James Menzies

    The American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition was, as always, a huge event, bringing together trucking heavyweights from across North America. And it was extremely busy in terms of product announcements. Nothing Earth-shattering was announced at the show but