Tag Archives: Medium Duty Trucks

Details on the New DD5 Engine at Freightliner

News began cropping up late last year about the new DD5 engine from Detroit Diesel. As the first of several new diesel engine designs to come (DD8 coming in 2018), the DD5 sets itself squarely as a contender in the medium duty niche. The DD5 offers the flexibility you’d expect from the versatile medium duty lineup, with two power options: 210HP/575ft-lb torque and a 230HP/660ft-lb torque. Another big enhancement this engine brings to the road is a lengthy 45,000 mile maintenance interval.

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Mitsubishi FUSO Trucks – Heavy Performance For Medium Duty

In addition to its regular lineup of Freightliner semi trucks, Triad Freightliner also offers a spry group of medium-duty semi trucks in the Mitsubishi FUSO line. A lot of attention gets thrown at the severe duty semi trucks for huge hauls in tough environments. That’s certainly important, but for a lot of fleets that’s simply not the everyday. For shorter local deliveries and even longer distance hauls with average cargo, the 295 lb-ft torque of the FUSO series fits the bill perfectly. The

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Mitsubishi FUSO Trucks – Heavy Performance For Medium Duty

In addition to its regular lineup of Freightliner semi trucks, Triad Freightliner also offers a spry group of medium-duty semi trucks in the Mitsubishi FUSO line. A lot of attention gets thrown at the severe duty semi trucks for huge hauls in tough environments. That’s certainly important, but for a lot of fleets that’s simply not the everyday. For shorter local deliveries and even longer distance hauls with average cargo, the 295 lb-ft torque of the FUSO series fits the bill perfectly. The

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Freightliner Semi Trucks Spotlight: The M2 106

Once in awhile a solid contender deserves a spotlight, and this month we want to cast a gaze at the Freightliner M2 106. As a powerful medium duty semi truck, the 106 brings a versatility to the table beyond most trucks in its class.
Some may look at it as the kid brother to larger models like the Coronado, but the upside of its lighter weight frame is maneuverability and efficiency. The M2 106’s engine range of 200-350 horsepower is plenty of a variety of utility tasks, such as:
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