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2017 Mitsubishi Fuso FE160 18 Ft. Dry Van Truck – Feature Friday

This Week’s Featured Truck of the Week

This week’s featured truck is the 2017 Mitsubishi Fuso FE160 Truck. It comes with a 18 ft. Morgan Dry Van body.  The body comes equipped with plywood lining, a row of E-track and a 2000-lb capacity liftgate – which includes an easy access ladder to the pull out tarp which rests just over the cab, The body also features a hitch and rear barn doors for simple access. 15,995 GVWR   Stk# 120764
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By |June 30th, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Feature Friday, Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks, Truck Sales|Comments Off on 2017 Mitsubishi Fuso FE160 18 Ft. Dry Van Truck – Feature Friday

Bentley Joins The Longest Day Campaign

Today we participated in the Longest Day Campaign to help raise money for the Alzheimer’s Association. For every employee that wore purple to work today, Bentley Truck Services donated $5.00.
Here are some of the photos of the guys and gals at each location sporting their purple shirts to show support. We really appreciate it everyone!

MAKE A DONATION DIRECTLY TO THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION HERE!

By |June 21st, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Press Releases|Comments Off on Bentley Joins The Longest Day Campaign

2018 Redesigned Isuzu FTR Class 6 Truck Test Drive in California

Isuzu Offers the 2018 Isuzu FTR for a Limited Driving Event at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. California
In attendance for the event which took place last week were editors of Work Truck Magazine, Business Fleet Magazine and Heavy Duty Trucking.

The driving event included closed-track test drives of the redesigned Isuzu 2018 FTR against competitive trucks – Kenworth K270, Navistar 4300, Hino 268A, Freightliner M2, and Ford F-650.

The 2018 Isuzu FTR, rated at 25,950 lbs. GVWR, is available in one powerplant configuration, a 5.2L four-cylinder engine with an Allison six-speed transmission. The FTR is rated at 215 standard horsepower and 520 lbs-ft. standard torque.

Of the six vehicles, the FTR placed third and fourth in acceleration tests of varying miles-per-hour limits. In two braking tests, the FTR placed fourth and tied for third place. The FTR placed first in turning radius. Measuring fuel economy, the FTR won first place in both the mountain and city routes. In the city route, the FTR beat the next competitor by 16.1% and 22.3% over the last place finisher.

Production of the 2018 Isuzu FTR began May 8th at Isuzu’s Charlotte, Michigan, plant. Isuzu expects to ship orders in mid-June.

 

 

Read the full Heavy Duty Trucking article.

Source: truckinginfo.com

By |June 14th, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Isuzu Trucks, Truck Sales|Comments Off on 2018 Redesigned Isuzu FTR Class 6 Truck Test Drive in California

Isuzu Announces Production of 40,000 Isuzu N-Series Gas Truck

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Charlotte, Michigan Production Milestone Comes Just One Year After 30,000th Gas-Powered, Low-Cab-Forward Truck Assembled
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of America’s best-selling low-cab-forward trucks, announced today that the 40,000th gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series truck has been produced at the Spartan Motors, Inc. facility in Charlotte, Michigan. The truck rolled off the line Thursday, June 8, 2017.

“From April 2015 to June 2016—a span of 15 months—we went from 20,000 to 30,000 gas-powered Isuzu trucks produced in Charlotte,” said Shaun Skinner, president of Isuzu Commercial Truck of America. “Now, only twelve months later, another 10,000 N-Series gas trucks have been built. That’s a testament to the increasing popularity and growing reputation of our gasoline engine, low-cab-forward trucks.”

Assembly of Isuzu N-Series gas trucks began at Spartan in April 2011.

Isuzu N-Series gas trucks are powered by a Vortec 6.0-liter small-block V8 engine that produces 297 horsepower at 4,300 rpm and generates 372 lbs.-ft. of torque at 4,000 rpm. The powerplant is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission with double overdrive and lock-up torque converter for enhanced fuel economy and performance.

An optional version of the engine is capable of being converted to run on compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG, or propane).

A full range of gasoline-powered models is available:

NPR (12,000-lb. GVWR)

Single Cab in wheelbases of 109, 132.5, 150 and 176 inches
Crew Cab in wheelbases of 150 and 176 inches

NPR-HD (14,500-lb. GVWR)

Single Cab in wheelbases of 109, 132.5, 150 and 176 inches
Crew Cab in wheelbases of 150 and 176 inches

Isuzu also markets diesel-powered N-Series trucks, the Reach Van powered by Isuzu and the all-new Class 6 FTR, launched last month. Reach and FTR are also assembled by Spartan Motors.

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By |June 13th, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Isuzu Trucks, Press Releases, Truck Sales|Comments Off on Isuzu Announces Production of 40,000 Isuzu N-Series Gas Truck

Are You Ready? CVSA Roadcheck 2017 Starts Next Week

CVSA International Roadcheck 2017 will take place June 6-8
Let us help with Parts and Service – Call  (215) 937-1044 or stop by our Service Department at the location nearest you
Each year during the CVSA (Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance) Roadcheck event, tens of thousands of inspections are conducted. On average, about three times as many inspections are done each day during Roadcheck than on any other day.  Nearly 17 trucks or buses are inspected every minute across North America during the 72-hour period.

CVSA-certified inspectors conduct compliance, enforcement and educational initiatives targeted at various elements of motor carrier, vehicle, driver ad cargo safety and security. Every year CVSA places a special emphasis on a particular category of violations. This year the area of main emphasis is cargo securement.

Now is the time to prepare for Roadcheck 2017 and make sure your drivers and vehicles are operating safely.

According to CVSA, drivers will be asked to provide their license, endorsements, medical card, and hours of service documentation. Drivers also will be checked for seat belt usage and for use of alcohol and controlled substances.

The vehicle inspection will include a check of the:

braking system
coupling devices
exhaust system
frame
fuel system
lights
safe loading
steering mechanism
suspension
tires
van and open-top trailer bodies
wheels and rims
windshield wipers
emergency exits (on buses)

 

By |June 2nd, 2017|Commercial Trucking Industry, Safety & Compliance, Truck Parts, Truck Service|Comments Off on Are You Ready? CVSA Roadcheck 2017 Starts Next Week

2016 Isuzu NQR Landscape Dump Truck – Feature Friday

This Week’s Featured Truck of the Week

This week’s featured truck is the 2016 Isuzu NQR Landscape Truck. It comes with a 11 ft. Reading aluminum  landscape dump body which includes an easy access ladder to the pull out tarp which rests just over the cab. The body also features a hitch and rear barn doors for simple access. 17,950 GVWR   Stk# 19959
Contact us today to schedule a test drive or for info about our finance options!

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By |June 2nd, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Feature Friday, Isuzu Trucks, Truck Sales|Comments Off on 2016 Isuzu NQR Landscape Dump Truck – Feature Friday

2013 Isuzu NPR HD 14 Ft. Refrigerated Truck – Feature Friday

This Week’s Featured Truck of the Week

This week’s featured truck is the Used 2013 Isuzu NPR  HD Refrigerated  Truck. It comes equipped with a 13 ft. Reefer body. Self-contained reefer. Isuzu 4 cylinder diesel engine, 210 hp, automatic transmission, spring suspension, 139,257 miles . Stk# BTS1351368
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By |May 19th, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Feature Friday, Isuzu Trucks, Truck Sales|Comments Off on 2013 Isuzu NPR HD 14 Ft. Refrigerated Truck – Feature Friday

Launch of the 2018 Isuzu FTR in San Antonio

Opening sequence for the launch of the 2018 Isuzu FTR at the Class Above 2017 Isuzu Dealer Meeting in San Antonio, TX.

The production of the Isuzu all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment—the 2018 Isuzu FTR—began , Monday, May 8, 2017.

The truck’s combination of low-cab-forward design, Class 6 GVWR and four-cylinder diesel engine gives it fantastic maneuverability, the ability to carry more cargo than a conventional Class 6 truck, and outstanding fuel efficiency. This is a true medium-duty Class 6 truck designed and built for this market, in this market.

The FTR is powered by Isuzu’s renowned 4HK1-TC 5.2-liter turbocharged four-cylinder diesel engine—a first in the segment. It generates 520 lbs.-ft. of torque and 215 horsepower and carries a B10 durability rating of 375,000 miles—meaning that 90% of engines should reach that mileage before requiring an overhaul. The truck has a gross vehicle weight rating of 25,950 lbs.

Eight wheelbase lengths, ranging from 152 to 248 inches, accommodate bodies from 14 feet to 30 feet, allowing for a wide variety of body applications.

Contact us for more information!

By |May 17th, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Isuzu Trucks, Truck Sales|Comments Off on Launch of the 2018 Isuzu FTR in San Antonio

Hino Commercial Trucks – The Right Truck, The Right Color

Get the right truck for your company’s needs – no matter what vocation.
Check out the Hino Commercial Trucks Lineup. Finding the right truck can take your business to the next level.

Now with Hino’s custom color paint options, you can now match your company truck colors to your company’s color scheme. The availability of varying paint colors now provides a convenient way to make your truck uniquely your own or create a visually harmonized truck fleet.

Contact us today about finding the right truck as well as harmonizing your fleet.

View the Custom Paint Option Brochure

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By |May 15th, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Hino Trucks, Truck Sales|Comments Off on Hino Commercial Trucks – The Right Truck, The Right Color

2016 Isuzu NPR XD Landscape Truck – Feature Friday

This Week’s Featured Truck of the Week

This week’s featured truck is the 2016 Isuzu NPR XD Landscape  Truck. It comes equipped with a 13 ft. 13 ft. Blue Ridge Landscape body. The body includes a roll out tarp to protect your cargo as well as swing out doors for easy access and dumping. Single lockers on either side of the body for easy storage of tools or materials, ladder for easy access to the tarp and hitch. Isuzu 4HK1-TC diesel engine, 215 hp, spring suspension, 16,000 GVWR . Stk# 19576
Contact us today to schedule a test drive or for info about our finance options!

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By |May 12th, 2017|Bentley News & Events, Commercial Trucking Industry, Feature Friday, Isuzu Trucks, Truck Sales|Comments Off on 2016 Isuzu NPR XD Landscape Truck – Feature Friday