The Fuso Canter mobile library serving communities in Japan
This Fuso Canter special mobile library is bringing literature to life… literally.
Shop Profile: How Clark’s Truck Center is focused on improving customer uptime and value
At Clark’s Truck Center, Wade Eagle is leading a service department focused on providing customers with higher uptime and greater value.
Actively reducing risk: Taking stock of the safety systems available for medium-duty trucks
In medium-duty commercial operations, safety systems are becoming more important and prevalent as fleets seek to reduce the risk of their trucks being involved in accidents, to improve the safety of drivers and to potentially lower insurance costs.
More medium-duty electric trucks are coming to market
When Mark Smith, program manager of technology integration with the Vehicle Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, spoke on the subject of fleet electrification at the recent Electric Utility Fleet Managers Conference, part of his presentation covered the 21st Century Truck Partnership. The 21CTP, he noted,
BorgWarner to supply electric motor, transmission for Fuso electric truck
BorgWarner will supply its HVH250 electric motor and eGearDrive transmission for the initial launch of the Fuso eCanter all-electric truck. The eCanter is in production now, and according to Fuso, more than 200 third-generation units are being tested in urban areas. “For several years, BorgWarner’s engineers worked closely with Fuso on this milestone project,” said
Daimler Trucks launches E-Fuso brand, new all-electric heavy-duty truck
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp. (MFTBC), a part of Daimler Trucks, unveiled E-Fuso, a new brand exclusively dedicated to electric mobility of trucks and buses. MFTBC also celebrated the world premiere of its all-electric heavy-duty truck concept, named E-Fuso Vision One. “Our E-Fuso Vision One is an outlook on a feasible all-electric heavy-duty truck,”
Mitsubishi Fuso announces UPS as first commercial partner for eCanter electric truck
As Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corp., a part of Daimler Trucks, celebrated the global launch of the Fuso eCanter, Fuso announced its first U.S. commercial partner for the eCanter: UPS will use the zero-emission trucks with an eye to moving their fleet toward being more sustainable. “At UPS, we constantly evaluate and deploy advanced
The future of electrification
Knowing that the current low prices of diesel won’t last forever, cost-conscious fleets in medium-duty segments are starting to look toward alternative sources of fuel for the future. This year, there have been several big announcements involving electric trucks, including Mitsubishi Fuso bringing a limited-production line of fully electric trucks, known as the eCanter, to
October’s five truck trend takeaways
We know it’s not easy to keep up with everything that happens in the world of trucking. So here are the biggest stories from October focused on the latest truck trends, all in one place. 5. Fleets are seeing the benefits of traction control technology The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will require full-stability technology on most
Global innovations & megatrends: A look at fully electric and connected vans
At the recent IAA International Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany, the focus was on future megatrends, which included fully electric vehicles, digitalization for e-mobility and connectivity. I got a look at a concept city deliver van— the nearly completely integrated Vision Van (pictured above)—which optimizes many levels of connectivity, and the all-electric and networked
Mitsubishi Fuso introduces FusoFirst product support program
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. (MFTA) announced the creation of its new, comprehensive FusoFirst product support program, aimed at providing full-service customer support for owners and operators of Mitsubishi Fuso medium-duty trucks. Features of the program include 24/7 Roadside Assistance, website and mobile app, ongoing operator training, availability to nationwide FUSO Service and Parts Dealerships,
Mitsubishi Fuso continues its 1.9% APR financing
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA) announced today that during its Spring Forward Sales Event, it will offer 1.9% APR financing with 90-day delayed first payment on its 2014 and 2015 model year Canter FE Series commercial trucks. In addition, the company is now offering 0.9% financing or $1,500 additional bonus cash on any