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20 Spec'ing Mistakes that Negatively Impact Truck Resale

20 Spec'ing Mistakes that Negatively Impact Truck Resale

When spec'ing a truck, it is critical to find the balance between building a truck to perform the intended job function and ensuring there will be a strong secondary buyer demand in the resale market at the end of its lifecycle.

July 15, 2016

First Interview: New President of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America
International Re-Enters Concrete & Construction Markets

International Re-Enters Concrete & Construction Markets

The HX Series is the first all-new vehicle introduced by International Truck since 2010. Four models will be offered, with both set-forward and set-back front axle models in either short or long hood, depending on the application.

May 11, 2016

Isuzu Debuts 2018 Class 6 FTR Truck

Isuzu Debuts 2018 Class 6 FTR Truck

The FTR is the next generation medium-duty, low-cab-forward truck, with a smaller displacement, highly efficient four-cylinder engine. Isuzu foresees steady market growth in the medium-duty truck market at least through 2021.

April 25, 2016

Ford F-650/F-750 Named Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

Ford F-650/F-750 Named Medium-Duty Truck of the Year

The F-650/F-750 offers a choice of three cabs — Regular Cab, SuperCab, and Crew Cab — along with two new tractor models. The availability of diesel and gasoline engines, plus gaseous prep packages, meets all powertrain needs.

April 8, 2016

Toyota's 2015 Fleet Executive Meeting Rocked

Toyota's 2015 Fleet Executive Meeting Rocked

Toyota Motor Sales USA held its annual business meeting and product preview at the Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Nigel in Dana Point, Calif., June 17-19, 2015. More than 150 fleet professionals attended the product preview, which included commercial fleet managers and representatives from fleet management companies.

November 20, 2015

18 Recommendations to Improve OTD for Upfits

18 Recommendations to Improve OTD for Upfits

Strong demand from retail and fleet customers helped fuel truck and van sales in 2015. While good news for OEMs, this increased production volume resulted in order-to-delivery (OTD) delays. Experts offer suggestions on how to improve OTD.

November 20, 2015

14 Tips to Improve Upfit Spec'ing

14 Tips to Improve Upfit Spec'ing

We give you 14 suggestions about how to improve fleet truck upfitting from our "dream team" of 18 subject-matter experts in part 2 of our two-part series.

September 18, 2015

Volkswagen and Audi Preview 2016 Fleets

Volkswagen and Audi Preview 2016 Fleets

The 2016 model-year fleet preview for Volkswagen and Audi was held May 18-20, 2015, at the newly opened $100-million Porsche headquarters in Atlanta.

September 11, 2015

18 Ways to Improve the Upfit Planning Process

18 Ways to Improve the Upfit Planning Process

A “dream team” of 18 fleet truck experts was assembled to discuss ways to optimize the upfitting process. In part 1 of our two-part series, these subject-matter experts reveal how to avoid common upfitting mistakes. It all starts with proper planning.

September 8, 2015

GM Previews 2016-MY Fleet Vehicles

GM Previews 2016-MY Fleet Vehicles

More than 850 fleet managers and fleet suppliers had an opportunity to test drive 180 GM vehicles at the company's 2016 Fleet Preview.

August 27, 2015

Mercedes-Benz  Launches 2016  Metris Mid-Size Van

Mercedes-Benz Launches 2016 Metris Mid-Size Van

Available as a cargo or passenger van, the new 2016-MY mid-size van will be focused on vocational and fleet markets. It will be available with a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine with 7-speed automatic transmission.

August 26, 2015

Ford Previews 2016-MY Fleet Vehicles
Top 10 Trends in Chassis-Mounted Auxiliary Equipment

Top 10 Trends in Chassis-Mounted Auxiliary Equipment

Key trends in auxiliary equipment specifications focus on driver productivity and idle reduction using telematics, safety enhancements with crash avoidance sensors, and maximizing space using multi-function equipment.

May 26, 2015

Top 10 Trends in Truck, Van Upfitting

Top 10 Trends in Truck, Van Upfitting

Among the top trends influencing commercial fleets are an increased focus on designing upfit equipment to enhance safety and driver productivity, greater use of lightweight materials, and standardization of upfit specifications.

May 26, 2015

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