Ford has unveiled a new Class 5 F-600 Super Duty chassis cab with a gross vehicle weight rating of 22,000 lb., rounding out a completely revamped commercial vehicle lineup.
Electric, electric, electric. The hoopla about electric trucks has been literally inescapable. You’d be forgiven for thinking that they’re about to take over the trucking world, but it may be quite a few years before everything is in place to […]
TORONTO, Ont. — The surging demand for highway tractors continues to push up projections for North American truck sales this year. According to Canadian retail figures from WardsAuto, Freightliner led the way in February’s Class 8 sales, with 521 units, […]
TORONTO, Ont. — North America’s Class 8 truck sales closed out 2017 on a three-year high, thanks largely to tighter capacity in the freight market south of the border. Here in Canada, Freightliner dominated Class 8 sales for the year, […]
Four manufacturers have announced they will unveil new vehicles at this year’s Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Indiana. Chevrolet Commercial Vehicles will round out its commercial truck portfolio with Silverado 4500HD and 5500HD chassis cabs, Ford Commercial Vehicles will have a launch of its own, and International will debut what it’s touting as “the driver’s ultimate work truck.” Hino, meanwhile, will introduce a line of Class 7 and 8 trucks, to be powered by
A few months ago I wrote a couple of times about headlights, complaining that the standard lamps offered in most vehicles — from cars to heavy trucks — are insufficient. Meaning, it’s too easy to over-drive your lights at what are pretty ordinary speeds nowadays. The light just isn’t thrown far enough down the road, reducing the ability of a driver to see far enough ahead to avoid an obstruction and maybe a catastrophic accident.
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – Ford is expanding its Qualified Vehicle Modifier program to include companies that develop and install electrified and hydraulic hybrid powertrains. XL Hybrids, Lightning Hybrids, and Motiv Power Systems have already been named as the first three developers.
Ford will offer a new 6.7L Powerstroke V-8 diesel with its 2017 F-650 and F-750 trucks that can travel 500,000 miles without a major service visit
The 2017 F-Series Super Duty sports many enhancements and borrows a lighter aluminum-alloy body like the current F-150
The next generation of running-around-town trucks will deliver a load of innovations, including fuel-saving transmissions; aerodynamic design and in at least one case, “customerization.”
VANCOUVER, B.C. – Westport also expects California Air Resources Board (CARB) certification soon in 2015.
DEARBORN, Mich. — For everyone who wondered why speed limiters weren’t being talked about for passenger vehicles, Ford has provided an answer.
The newest medium-duty offerings pack more power, greater variety.
VANCOUVER — The world of trucks fuelled by natural gas has changed significantly with the announcement that Westport Innovations has acquired BAF Technologies (BAF) and its subsidiary, ServoTech Engineering (ServoTech), both of them in turn subsidiaries of Clean Energy Fuels.
DETROIT — Just a few days after halting engine shipments to Ford, a Michigan judge has ordered Navistar International to restart engine production for its biggest customer.