Tag Archives: Medium Duty Trucks

PacLease Adds New Locations; Has Strong Sales Growth in 2017

PacLease finished 2017 in flying colors, adding 30 percent more medium- and heavy-duty trucks into its lease/rental fleet, over 2016, while adding eight new locations to better serve its customers. “The overall market in truck sales in the United States and Canada was relatively flat in 2017 – comparable to 2016 levels,” said Peter Dames, […]

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Mack Trucks Announces Booth Lineup for 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG

Mack Trucks will feature an extensive display of powerful, rugged and durable work trucks during the 2017 CONEXPO-CON/AGG show March 7-11 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Visitors to Mack booth No. S61107 will experience firsthand several Mack® Granite® models, including the economical, lightweight Mack Granite Medium Heavy Duty (MHD) model, which can be configured […]

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Peterbilt Adds Collison Mitigation to Medium-Duty Models

Peterbilt is adding Bendix® Wingman® Advanced™ to its medium-duty Models 337 and 348, providing collision mitigation technology that improves safety and integrates with the Bendix® ESP® full stability system. Bendix Wingman Advanced gives drivers alerts to take evasive action and will actively engage braking if the system detects an imminent collision.  “The introduction of Bendix […]

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International Truck Names Tallman Truck Centre 2015 North American Dealer of the Year

Carolina International Trucks named Medium Duty Dealer of the Year and Regional International named Parts and Service Dealer of the Year International Truck recently honored Tallman Truck Centre in Ontario, Canada, as its North American Dealer of the Year at their Annual Dealer Meeting in Schaumburg, Illinois. In addition, International Truck named Carolina International Trucks […]

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Peterbilt Showcases Versatile Medium-Duty Lineup For Customers, Dealers

Peterbilt Motors Company hosted dozens of medium-duty fleet owners and managers at the PACCAR manufacturing facility in Sainte-Thérèse, Quebec, this week, giving tours of the plant, educational seminars and test drives of the company’s Class 6-7 lineup in various configurations. “Peterbilt’s Commitment to Class customer events are an excellent  way for our company, our customers […]

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Peterbilt Launches Medium-Duty CNG Vehicle Platform

Peterbilt Motors Company introduced two new medium-duty vehicles powered by compressed natural gas during the Mid-America Trucking Show: the Model 337 and the Model 348. Both vehicles are now in production and can be configured as trucks or tractors. “Peterbilt is the established market leader in natural-gas powered Class 8 commercial vehicles and we’re pleased […]

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New Options Now Available for Freightliner Medium Duty Trucks

Freightliner Trucks announced new option packages that are now available to order for its Class 6/7 market-leading M2 106. The new packages were introduced at the 2014 Work Truck Show. “We know our medium-duty customers want options that enhance productivity, efficiency and driver recruitment, and we are delivering smart solutions on all levels,” said Mary […]

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Kenworth T270 and T370 Medium Duty Vehicles Now Available with Roof Fairings

With diesel once again inching above the $4 a gallon mark, fleets are on the lookout for ways to consume less. “In the heavy duty segment, roof fairings are a common sight, but not so much for medium duty fleets,” said Doug Powell, Kenworth medium duty marketing manager.  “However, we expect to see a transformation […]

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Hino Trucks Innovative Model 195h Named ATD Medium Duty Commercial Truck of the Year

Hino Trucks Class 5 diesel-electric hybrid model 195h took home ATD’s 2013 Medium Duty Commercial Truck of the Year award. Hino has taken home this award each time a truck was submitted into the annual contest – Hino’s model 268 won in 2010 and in Model 338 won in 2011. Hino 195h was selected for […]

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