A smaller and more economical diesel powertrain, new styling and safety features, and optional on-demand four-wheel drive are among features of 2015 Sprinter models, which are now being shipped to dealers from the Daimler company’s facilities in South Car. . .
After several years away from the medium-duty market, Detroit Diesel is back. Daimler Trucks North America, the parent company of Thomas Built Buses, announced that it will once again offer the Detroit brand, medium-duty diesel engines starting in 2016 wi. . .
SAN DIEGO, CA. Having recently added a heavy-duty transmission to its existing Detroit Powertrain lineup of heavy-duty axles and engines, Daimler Trucks North America will add medium-duty engines, according to Martin Daum, DTNA president and CEO. Base. . .
Times have changed, with the newest diesel models offering impressive performance, a driving experience nearly as quiet as gasoline-powered cars and emissions that easily meet today’s stringent standards. Add to that fuel economy that can exceed even t. . .
Improvements in diesel engine efficiency in commercial vehicles could make the economic case for running electric vans even more difficult, says a major manufacturer. Steve Bridge, managing director of Mercedes-Benz Vans, believes the technology used i. . .