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Fuso Canter makes its television debut

Working through its local dealer, Highway Motors Inc., Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America leased a Canter FE160 cabover with dry van body to Black Dog Salvage Inc. in Roanoke, Va., for use in its architectural salvage business. The salvage company featured the Fuso Canter on an episode of the TV-series Salvage Dawgs on the DIY

Mitsubishi Fuso highlights tax rule that helps expense work trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America reminds commercial medium-duty truck owners that the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, Section 179 (commonly referred to as IRC-179) allows businesses to expense up to $25,000 in tax year 2014 for certain capital expenditures, including commercial work trucks like the Fuso Canter FE/FG Series. Normally, capital expenditures must be handled as

Mitigating cost of ownership: Trends, challenges and solutions for vocational truck owners

Even though the U.S. economy continues to improve, vocational fleets still face challenges related to the cost of doing business. According to Todd Bloom, president and chief executive officer of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, “Vocational fleets, today, are building their businesses on pennies saved—in other words—they need to minimize every possible cost to be

Mitigating cost of ownership
Spec’ing work trucks

“Fleet managers know that well-designed equipment enhances productivity,” says Robert Johnson, a former fleet manager who currently serves as director of fleet relations for the NTEA. “Your objective when designing a work truck is to optimize the vehicle to achieve the best overall return for each dollar spent, but common mistakes can jeopardize your results.

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The medium-duty industry is meeting unique challenges with innovative solutions

Todd Bloom, president and chief executive officer of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, shared his medium-duty market insight with Fleet Equipment.  When it comes to challenges facing users and manufacturers of medium-duty trucks, it’s important to understand that we operate in a different arena than our heavy-duty counterparts. In our world, economic, regulatory and technology issues can

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Mitsubishi Fuso Truck partners with Yokohama

To offer competitively priced truck tires through FUSO dealers, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA) has announced a new partnership program with Yokohama Tire. Through the program, authorized Mitsubishi Fuso dealers will be able to purchase and offer for sale Yokohama tires for FUSO and other brand medium-duty work trucks. Yokohama Tire offers tire

Mitsubishi Fuso offers low financing rate and delayed payment plan

For its Get In On It Sales Event, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. has announced that effective Jan. 1, 2014 any new 2012-2014 model year Canter FE Series medium-duty work truck will be available for purchase by qualified buyers at a low 1.7% APR financing rate for 36 months. The program also includes an