Fewer 2010 engine problems were reported than in previous year, J.D. Power and Associates said.
Among trucks in service between 13 and 18 months, problems have decreased by 23 percent during the last six years, the J.D. Power study finds.
Medium-duty truck owners are more satisfied with their purchase if trucks are ready when promised, J. D. Power and Associates said of recent survey results. The marketing analysts found that overall service satisfaction averages 215 points ...
Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.
J.D. Power study finds that 51 percent of owners of 1-year-old heavy-duty truck engines in 2010 report experiencing a problem.
Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.
Class 8 truck owner satisfaction peaks in the first nine months the truck is in service, then decreases notably
Daimler Trucks North America, based in Redford, Mich., ranked highest in satisfaction among drivers of trucks with heavy-duty engines.
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