ATD announces Truck of the Year nominees
The American Truck Dealers (ATD) announced Friday the seven nominees for the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, an annual award recognizing the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories.
The heavy-duty (Class 8) nominees are:
• International ProStar with Cummins ISX15
• Kenworth T880 Vocational Truck with PACCAR MX-13 engine
• Peterbilt Model 579
The medium-duty (Class 3-7) nominees are:
• Hino 195h-DC
• International TerraStar 4×4
• Kenworth Class 6 K370 Cabover
• Peterbilt Model 220
The award recognizes a winner in each category, and winners will be announced Sunday, Jan. 26, during the 2014 ATD Convention & Expo, which runs concurrently with the National Automobile Dealers Association Convention & Expo in New Orleans from Jan. 24-27.
The winners will be determined by a panel of journalists, who will test drive and evaluate the trucks at the Manheim’s auction site in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 18.