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Mitsubishi Fuso begins production of eCanter all-electric truck

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. has announced the start of production of its all‑electric Class 4 truck, the Fuso eCanter. The first eCanter trucks will be delivered to customer in the coming months, the company said. The eCanter is a Class 4 truck with a 15,995 lb. GVWR and a payload capacity of roughly 9,380 lb.

Proper power: Medium-duty engines designed for medium-duty trucks

The medium-duty engine market continues to evolve and expand. By the end of this year, new Detroit DD5 and DD8 engines will be offered as part of the Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) product lineup. The Detroit DD5 medium-duty engine will be offered first, initially on 2016 Freightliner M2 models. Those engines will be built at first in

Medium Duty Engines
The secret to fleet success: An interview with Mitsubishi Fuso’s new President, CEO

There’s a clear theme that seems to run through all of the stories in the August issue of Fleet Equipment: From OE partners to maintenance and service providers, it’s the relationships you build that help you navigate the maze of known and unknown equipment issues in your daily fleet duties. That’s true in the medium-duty world

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No small task: Mitsubishi Fuso focuses on TCO, driver performance

Total cost of ownership (TCO) isn’t just an on-highway, long-haul issue. It’s a concern that all fleet managers have regardless of the truck and application. In the medium-duty world, the application can range from start-and-stop pick up and delivery to construction and landscaping to municipal duties. The one constant is keeping an eye on the

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Mitsubishi Fuso announces 2014 Dealer of the Year award winners

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. announced the winners of its North American Dealer of the Year awards. Each year, the company recognizes its most outstanding dealers in the U.S. and Canada for overall performance, and for sales, parts sales and service performance, according to the company. In addition, the company honors the dealer salesperson

Medium-duty, big business potential in 2015

In the vocational markets, activity is strong across the board and retail sales of construction trucks continue to grow for just about every application. “Last year the industry sold more than double the number of construction units than it did in 2009,” explained Anthony Gansle, Peterbilt marketing manager, on-highway product. “There’s been significant year-over-year growth

Lyons rejoins Mitsubishi Fuso Truck; Rumsey resigns

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. has announced that Bill Lyons is rejoining the company, effective November 10. Lyons will serve as the company’s new vice president of sales operations, replacing Mike Rumsey. Rumsey, a long-time MFTA executive, will be stepping away to pursue a management position at a truck dealership, though he will remain

Engine protection system available on all Mitsubishi Fuso Canter Trucks

According to Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc., a new engine protection system, developed at the request of its fleet customers, is now standard on all 2015 models and available as a no-cost upgrade on all 2012–2014 model-year Canter FE and FG Series work trucks. The new EPS will shut down the engine in the

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE130 available with Supreme FiberPanel HoneyComb body

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA) announced that its 2015 Canter FE130 medium-duty work truck (13,200-lb. GVWR) is now available with a Supreme FiberPanel (HC) HoneyComb dry van body. The Class 3 Canter FE130 features a body/payload capacity of up to 7,975 lbs. When the Supreme body is installed on the FE130, the total

Mitsubishi FUSO FE130
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck announces Morris’s replacement

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA) promoted Larry Smith to director of fleet operations to lead the company’s fleet sales efforts. For the past five years, Smith has held the position of district sales manager for the company, managing dealer operations and sales activities for the upper Midwest. Smith replaces Jack Morris, who recently retired

Larry Smith Mitsubishi Fuso
Mitsubishi Fuso authorizes new Diamond Mark used truck warranty

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA) announced that it will make a used-truck warranty option available through its authorized dealers for any used FUSO work truck up to seven years old with less than 300,000 miles on it at time of purchase. The Diamond Mark used truck warranty is available at three different coverage intervals

Mitsubishi has developed the Diamond Mark used truck warranty to help lower cost
2015 Model FUSO Canters available at dealerships now

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. has announced that its new 2015 model FUSO Canters are available now at authorized dealers throughout the U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico and Guam. Led by the new Class 3 Canter FE130 with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 13,200 lb., the full line of medium-duty work trucks also

The 2015 Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE Series