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Gallery: News and photos from Work Truck Show 2020

Fleet Equipment visited the 20th anniversary of the annual NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis to catch up on all the latest news and equipment from the medium-duty, vocational and construction segments. Check out photos and all the news from the show below. Cummins displayed its medium-duty B6.7 and L9 engines, both of which will

Birmingham Freightliner becomes authorized Fuso dealership

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc.’s (MFTA) newest Fuso sales, service and parts center is in Birmingham Freightliner in Birmingham, Alabama. This marks the third Fuso franchise for Birmingham Freightliner’s parent company, Peach State Truck Centers.

Penske Truck Leasing adds Fuso eCanter electric trucks to its fleet

Penske Truck Leasing is adding four Fuso eCanter battery-electric work trucks to its fleets. Penske will initially take delivery of four Fuso eCanter battery-electric work trucks for use in California. The company has also partnered with Fuso’s parent company, Daimler Trucks North America, to test other electric vehicles including the Freightliner eM2 and eCascadia. “We’re pleased

Mitsubishi Fuso announces new FE180 gas Class 5 truck, provides electric eCanter update

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has announced the launch of a new Class 5 gasoline-powered truck, the FE180 Gas. Calling gas trucks the ”new standard for the medium-duty market,” Bill Lyons, vice president of sales and operations for MFTA, said that “as gasoline-powered trucks continue to increase in popularity in the Class 3 and 4

Gas gains market share: Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America introduces its new gasoline-powered lineup

While much of the medium-duty market in the U.S. relies on diesel-powered trucks, gasoline engines are increasing in popularity, noted Justin Palmer, president and chief executive officer of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. “They now hold about a 40% market share; so, the development of a gas-engine option for our customers was a no-brainer,”

Fuso announces gas-powered FE series trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America has introduced its new gasoline-powered Class 4 and Class 5 FE Series cabover work trucks. The new trucks feature not only the proven GM 6.0L V8 engine and Allison 1000 automatic transmission, but also a new cab interior designed to improve driver comfort and efficiency. “While much of the medium-duty

Justin Palmer named President and CEO of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (Fuso) has promoted Justin Palmer to the position of president and chief executive officer, effective Nov. 30. He replaces Jecka Glasman, who is leaving Fuso to return to Israel, her home country, for family reasons. Palmer has spent the last two years at Fuso as its director of business

Mitsubishi Fuso introduces lease and purchase program

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. has announced it is partnering with Morgan Corp. and Daimler Truck Financial to offer the FusoComplete Program, a new lease and purchase program for the 2017 Fuso FE160 Class 4 medium-duty cabover truck with a 151-in. wheelbase and 16-ft. Morgan aluminum dry van body. The program offers customers a

Mitsubishi Fuso is going electric

After a year of in-use testing demonstrated a 64% savings in operating costs compared to an equivalent diesel-powered vehicle in the same service, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA) will debut two prototypes of its Fuso E-cell all-electric truck at The Work Truck Show 2016. One of the prototypes will be available for test drives

Mitsubishi Fuso higlights route delivery truck for vending market

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America highlighted its Canter FE 160 Class 4 medium-duty work truck outfitted with a Morgan Maximizer van body, offering versatility in the loading and route access needed in the vending market, according to the truck manufacturer. The Maximizer body provides convenient, safer curb-side access to the cargo area through a low step-in

Mitsubishi Fuso focuses on total cost of ownership, driver operability

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America showed its Canter FE130, FE160, FE180 and FE160 Crew Cab models at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. At the show and conference, Fuso highlighted the Canter’s payload capacities, fuel economy, longer service intervals and its five-year powertrain limited warranty, which the company said “combine to provide Canter users with

Cabover offerings for medium-duty vocational fleets

While cabover engine (COE) style trucks are rarely if ever seen in on-highway trucking operations, they are considered effective by many local and regional medium-duty operations. Highly maneuverable in tight spaces and offering exceptional visibility and maneuverability, COEs are the vehicle of choice for a range of vocations, including pick-up and delivery, lease and rental,