Autocar Trucks is the first North American OEM to introduce Cummins' new X12 engine to the refuse market. Autocar claims the engine will enable customers to haul more than 700 pounds additional payload while delivering almost $11,000 in fuel savings over the life of a truck.
April 17, 2018
Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.
March 20, 2018
The newest Detroit diesel engine from Daimler Trucks North America gives medium-duty fleets a higher-horsepower option for tough vocational applications.
February 6, 2018
Ford's first diesel-powered 2018 F-150 pickup can deliver an EPA-rated 30 mpg in highway driving, which would put it among the most fuel-efficient pickups available when it goes on sale in the spring.
January 7, 2018
Cummins announced that its B4.5, B6.7 and L9 engine platforms are compatible with certain kinds of renewable diesel fuels.
May 31, 2017
Chevrolet's medium-duty truck will pair a Duramax diesel engine with an Allison transmission and will arrive in 2018, General Motors announced at the Work Truck Show.
March 14, 2017
Even in an age of ‘rightsizing,’ many fleets have been reluctant to give a 4-cylinder engine a chance. Detroit’s new DD5 diesel is about to challenge that point of view.
January 23, 2017
Daimler Trucks North America will start production on its entry into the medium-duty market in October. The DD5 was unveiled to trucking press in late July. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.
July 31, 2016
The diesel-powered Chevrolet Silverado HD will add an improved air intake system for the 2017 model year that pushes cool, dry air through a hood scoop.
June 3, 2016
Mack Trucks picked Earth Day in Austin, Texas – said to be one of the country’s most “green” cities – to announce its 2017-model powertrain products, designed to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions.
April 22, 2016
Cummins has updated its B and L series medium-duty engines for 2017, increasing power output options and fuel efficiency.
March 1, 2016
Ford will offer a new 6.7L Powerstroke V-8 diesel with its the 2017 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks that can travel 500,000 miles without a major service visit, Ford announced at the Work Truck Show.
March 1, 2016
During a recent ride and drive event, automotive media put the 2016 Nissan Titan XD through its paces on-road, off-road, and at the Nissan proving ground in Scottsdale, Arizona, highlighting the truck's 5.0L Cummins diesel engine and its towing and payload capabilities. Photos: Chris Wolski
November 17, 2015
Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has introduced its 2016 NPR Diesel as a Class 3 cabover with a 13,000-pound GVWR and 33.5-inch frame that expands the capability of Isuzu's entry-level truck, according to the company.
September 16, 2015
Ram Truck has improved the fuel efficiency of its 1500 EcoDiesel pickup with a model that edges highway fuel economy for full-size pickups closer to 30 mpg highway — a bar once thought unattainable.
January 13, 2015