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Category: Vehicles

Spartan Motors Wins Two Orders for 900 Vehicles

Spartan Motors Wins Two Orders for 900 Vehicles

| May 18, 2017

Spartan Fleet Vehicles & Services has announced an expanded order from a leading American-based delivery services company to include 800 of Spartan’s fuel-efficient Utilimaster Reach® walk-in vans. The vehicles will be built at Spartan’s Charlotte, Mich. facility over the course of the next eight months. Additionally, a separate global logistics leader ordered 72 of the […]

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Sales of Commercial Class 5-8 Vehicles Cool Off in April, Down 13%

Sales of Commercial Class 5-8 Vehicles Cool Off in April, Down 13%

| May 3, 2017

Following eight consecutive months with steadily higher volumes, North American Medium Duty & Heavy Duty Classes 5-8 net orders moderated in April’s preliminary reading, sliding 13% from March to 42,500 units. All of the month-over-month decline in April was related to slower Medium Duty vehicle orders. Nonetheless, North American Class 8 orders continued on the […]

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Auto Sales Expected to Decline in April for 4th Straight Month

Auto Sales Expected to Decline in April for 4th Straight Month

| May 2, 2017

The future resale value of a vehicle, projects total new vehicle sales, including fleet deliveries, will reach 1,440,200 units in April, down 3.9 percent from a year ago and nearly flat on a selling day adjusted basis at -0.2 percent. This month’s seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAAR) for total light vehicle sales is an estimated […]

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International Truck Launches New Lightweight Class 8 Regional Haul Tractor

International Truck Launches New Lightweight Class 8 Regional Haul Tractor

| April 25, 2017

International Truck has launched the International® RH™ Series, its new Class 8 regional haul tractor powered by the new International A26 12.4L engine, designed to deliver enhanced uptime, improved visibility, and strong fuel economy. Many of the new features of the RH Series were designed to improve uptime including reliability and serviceability enhancements. For example: […]

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Volvo Re configures Truck Shape and Features with New VNR Regional Haul Model

Volvo Re configures Truck Shape and Features with New VNR Regional Haul Model

| April 24, 2017

Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled he new Volvo VNR model, a regional haul tractor designed and developed for the modern professional truck driver and the rapidly evolving demands of goods delivery. It features a new aerodynamic design, reimagined working environment, improved engine and transmission options, gearing and loading efficiencies, passive and active safety systems […]

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Pegasus TransTech Starts Retail Distribution of Telematics via Love’s Travel Stops

Pegasus TransTech Starts Retail Distribution of Telematics via Love’s Travel Stops

| March 28, 2017

Telematics is going tiny! Pegasus TransTech, a leader in enterprise mobility, telematics, and business process automation for the transportation industry, has announced at the Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention that it has begun distributing its next-generation Transflo Telematics solution through all Love’s Travel Stop locations. The new offering includes the Transflo ELD T7, an installation […]

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