Work Truck Show, ConExpo roundup: Mack rebranding, Allison’s FuelSense, UPS’ propane investment

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Here’s a roundup of some of the top news so far coming out of the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind., and the ConExpo convention in Las Vegas, both of which are taking place this week:

Mack launches rebranding effort, new logo: The truck and engine maker says its new brand sends a message about the changes its making in research and development investments, highlighted by its new logo, Mack says.

UPS investing $70 million in propane trucks, filling stations: UPS (No. 1 in the CCJ Top 250) says it’s buying 1,000 propane delivery trucks and implementing 50 fueling stations at UPS locations around the country.

Allison unveils FuelSense transmission package: Allison says its new transmission package – a combination of hardware and software — boosts fuel efficiency with adaptive shift scheduling and torque using data about load, grade and duty cycle.

Freightliner M2 makes use of Allison FuelSense: Freightliner says its added a package specifically for its M2 2016 medium-duty truck that pairs Allison’s new FuelSense package with the Cummins ISB6.7.

Fuso introduces new canter FE130 cargo truck: The new Class 3 truck has a longer wheelbase and a higher GVWR, allowing it to carry up to 700 more pounds, the company says.

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