American Truck Dealers announced winners of 2014 Commercial Truck of the Year

| Monday, January 27, 2014

This week the American Truck Dealers announced the winners of the 2014 ATD Commercial Truck of the Year, an award recognizing the top truck entries in the heavy- and medium-duty categories.

The commercial truck maker International was selected as the winner in both categories. International’s ProStar with Cummins ISX15 received the heavy-duty (Class 8) award. Its TerraStar 4x4 received the medium-duty (Class 3-7) award.

Other nominees for the heavy-duty category were the Kenworth T880 vocational truck with Paccar MX-13 engine and Peterbilt Model 579. Nominees for the medium-duty (Class 3-7) were the Hino 195h-DC, Kenworth Class 6 K370 cabover, and Peterbilt Model 220.

Winners were announced during the ATD Convention & Expo in New Orleans. The 51st annual ATD event runs concurrently with the National Automobile Dealers Association Convention and Expo Jan. 24-27. 

The winners were selected by a panel of journalists. Judging categories included innovation, design, safety and driver satisfaction.