Mack Trucks Going Automatic

Mack® mDRIVE™ HD 13-Speed Now Standard on Mack Granite® Models Mack has announced that in 2017, the 13 speed automated manual transmission (AMT) will be standard offering on the Granite model trucks. “Making the mDRIVE HD 13-speed standard on the Granite...

Challenges & Solutions for Spec’ing Vans & Trucks

Every day, fleet managers face challenges that impact day-to-day operations. From order-to-delivery (OTD) delays to available vehicle features and ergonomic challenges, fleet managers who operate vans and Class 1-8 trucks must come up with effective solutions to address vehicle...

Isuzu Taps Spartan Motors to Produce F-Series Truck

Isuzu North America has selected Spartan Motors, producer of Isuzu’s N-Series trucks, to manufacture the company’s new line of F-Series medium-duty trucks. Spartan designs, engineers and manufactures specialty vehicles and partnered with Isuzu in 2011 to produce the gasoline-powered N-Series...

Isuzu NPR-HD vs. Ford F450

Isuzu_NPR_HD_Ford_F450 (click here for .pdf file) NPR-HD CC Advantages Over Ford F-450 Super Duty CC: Proven Isuzu 4H Family of Engines with B-10 Life of 310,000 Miles. Ford has new 6.7 Liter Engine Proven Aisin medium duty transmission versus Ford transmission used in...

Isuzu N-Series vs. Chevrolet Cab Over

Although very similar in build and design, there are a few very distinct differences with the ownership experiences between the Chevy Cabover models and Isuzu’s N-Series commercial trucks that give Isuzu a huge advantage and Isuzu customers, thousands in...

Isuzu Debuts 2018 Class 6 FTR Truck

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America unveiled the 2018 Isuzu FTR, the company’s all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment at the 2016 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The FTR will be powered...

Chevrolet LCF Starting at $40K

Chevrolet announced pricing for the low-cab forward medium-duty trucks – the brand’s newest entry into a growing segment of the commercial vehicle market. Pricing for the trucks with gasoline engines will start at $40,900. Pricing for trucks with diesel engines...

Chevy announces Class 6 Cabover Truck

Chevrolet has added a new dock-height Class 6 model to its lineup of LCF trucks. Chevy launched Class 3, 4 and 5 trucks modeled after Isuzu’s N-Series platform late last year. Chevrolet will source the truck through an existing partnership with Isuzu Commercial...

Isuzu Sets Production, Ordering for Class 6 Cabover

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America (ICTA) will begin production of its 2018 FTR Class 6 cabover in May and start taking orders for the medium-duty truck in April, the company announced at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. Spartan Motors is assembling...