The 'Mackification' of the medium duty segment
As recently as four or five years ago, if you saw Mack on a job site it was probably one of a few things: a Granite dump, a Pinnacle (or maybe a Titan) dropping off a load, or a really, really old Freedom – or even older D Model.
September 27, 2023
Ride along in Kenworth's K270E electric box truck
The Kenworth K270E has three battery pack options and its range and charge time make it ideal for local pick-ups and deliveries.
June 30, 2023
Mack MD series 'nothing short of success'
Following its launch in late 2020, Mack's medium-duty Class 6 and 7 trucks have continued to gain impressive market share according to Mack Trucks North America President Jonathan Randall.
June 12, 2023
Production to start on Freightliner's eM2 this fall
The Class 6/7 eM2 is now available for order, and Daimler Truck North America has begun an innovation program with leaders in the truck equipment manufacturing industry to expand the eM2 option to the vocational sector.
May 2, 2023
California bans diesel truck sales as of 2036
CARB estimates that, of the 1.8 million medium- and heavy-duty vehicles operating daily in California, 532,000 will be subject to its fleet requirements.
April 28, 2023
Daimler Truck launches new electric truck brand
The Class 4/5 Rizon truck will initially be available in three models, each powered by an eAxle featuring a range of between 75 and 160 miles depending on battery spec.
April 27, 2023
Fire risk prompts park and wait recall for over 40,000 Chevy Silverado trucks
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration advises owners of 2019 - 2023 Chevy Silverado medium-duty trucks to park their trucks away from structures until a defect in a brake pressure sensor is addressed in over 40,000 trucks.
April 26, 2023
Isuzu bringing back its Class 5 gas truck with 6.6-liter
The initial launch of the Class 5 gas truck was equipped with a 6.0-liter V8 certified and supplied by Power Solutions International, a model built from a customized Vortec V8 block.
March 9, 2023
Cummins' new 48-volt 10-liter engine slashes emissions while improving fuel economy
Cummins' latest fuel-agnostic engine, the X10, will roll out in 2026 with 'a step change in fuel economy' and exceptionally low emissions.
February 13, 2023
Used Class 8 truck sales show little change month over month
Used Class 8 retail volumes were 1 percent higher month-over-month, according to the State of the Industry: U.S. Classes 3-8 Used Trucks by ACT Research.
July 26, 2022
Test drive: Peterbilt Model 536 with Cummins L9N natural gas engine
Electrification and hydrogen are clearly the ways of the future, but natural gas is a right-now solution for motor carriers seeking to shrink their carbon footprint.
July 6, 2022
New Luverne grille guard for Chevy medium duty trucks
Chevy medium duty trucks can now be optioned with Luverne's new grille guard which features a convenient tilt-down design.
July 6, 2022
Einride autonomous electric Pod drives through vases, rain and fog
The autonomous and electric Einride Pod shows just how delicate it can be navigating around vases before taking on rain and fog.
June 1, 2022
3PL GoBolt expands to US with goal to reach 12.75M households with EVs
The company has ordered 170 electric vehicles to service its existing markets New Jersey and Los Angeles and its upcoming operations in Houston, Miami, Dallas, Austin and Atlanta. The company plans to eventually be in every major U.S. city.
May 17, 2022
Peterbilt expands natural gas lineup with Cummins B6.7N
Peterbilt's latest medium-duty trucks can now be spec'd with Cummins B6.7N natural gas engine.
March 30, 2022
Google launches integrated last-mile delivery platform
The pandemic accelerated e-commerce and the number of deliveries and increased the strain on delivery networks.
March 17, 2022
Isuzu, Cummins to collaborate on electric prototype
Following a successful demonstration and pilot phase, Isuzu plans to explore opportunities to commercialize medium-duty battery electric trucks.
January 20, 2022
Cummins, Daimler Truck formally sign joint medium duty engine agreement
Cummins' Euro VII-complaint platform will be used globally, eventually replacing the Detroit DD8 and DD5 engines as available powerplants in North American trucks.
August 5, 2021
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