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10 Things To Think About When Spec’ing A Medium Duty Truck Drive-Axle Ratio

Posted by on 5 August 2016

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So you’re in the market for a new medium duty truck. One of the specs you’ll need to consider is the drive-axle ratio. There’s a lot to think about here, especially considering you may have a dozen or so drive-axle ratios to choose from, depending on your truck’s class, make, model and rear-axle capacity.

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Daimler Announces Plans To Bring Detroit Medium-Duty Engine Line To US

Posted by on 16 December 2015

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Daimler says "Built in Detroit" is more than a marketing slogan for their company. Just last month Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced its intention to begin producing its new DD5 and DD8 medium-duty Detroit engines at a plant in Redford, Michigan, which is outside Detroit.

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Medium Duty Truck Sales Are On The Rise In 2015

Posted by on 11 June 2015

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Industry reports issued shortly after the first of the year indicated medium duty truck sales rose 10% in January compared to January 2014, although sales were considerably lower than December 2014 levels. A total of 13,316 Class 4-7 trucks were sold in the US in January, whereas the December total was 18,731.

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