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C10 – Sixth Demo Run Stats

C10 – Sixth Demo Run Stats

The C10's 6th Run After testing this truck in less than optimal conditions, we’ve finally put the C10 on the road to show what this trucks was built to do*. A few of the impressive facts about this run: Ran over 11,000 miles The C10 spent 22% of...

C10 – Fith Demo Run Stats

C10 – Fith Demo Run Stats

The C10's 5th Run Common objections to the C10: "That truck won’t work in my operation." "We haul heavy." "What about when you get off the interstate?" If you've ever thought any of these things about the C10 - then here's your chance to see the...

C10 – Fourth Demo Run Stats

C10 – Fourth Demo Run Stats

The C10's 4th Run is One for the Record Books - But maybe not for the reasons you'd guess... I’m certain some of you think the C10 is smoke and mirrors. You think, “It’s not realistic!”, or “It won’t work in my application.” Well, this is a trip...

[Video] Up Close and Personal with the C10

[Video] Up Close and Personal with the C10

Stay tuned - we have some updates coming your way later this month, but for now enjoy this awesome video featuring our C10! What’s the C10? What's the RACEto10MPG? 615-598-2120 Headquarters 333 Plus Park BlvdNashville, TN 37217 (615)...

C10 – Third Demo Run Stats

C10 – Third Demo Run Stats

We had an awesome third run with the C10! Round 3 is in the books.  Over the holidays, the C10 made a few trips across the Eastern United States.  Even though weather and terrain weren’t optimal for setting new MPG records, the last 14,441 miles...

C10 3rd Edition – Second Demo Run Stats

C10 3rd Edition – Second Demo Run Stats

We had a great second run with the 3rd Edition of the C10! First, we took the C10 running North and South hauling the US Mail.  This most recent trip went out west several times hauling automotive parts to supply one of middle Tennessee's auto...

C10 3rd Edition – First Demo Run Stats

C10 3rd Edition – First Demo Run Stats

We had a fantastic first run with the C10! The truck had 6 different drivers, traveled a loop from Chicago – Jacksonville thru Nashville and hauled U.S mail as well as general freight.   Over the 4 week period the truck accumulated over 14,000...

C10 Featured in Transport Topics

C10 Featured in Transport Topics

The C10 was featured in Transport Topics on August 12, 2020.  Read the full article over on Transport Topics titled: Class 8 Sales Show Resurgence in July "One Nashville, Tenn.-based International truck dealer executive said offering an...

The C10 is Here!

The C10 is Here!

Here's a sneak peek of the newest version of our C10. In the coming weeks this truck will hit the road.  The latest version of our production ready super truck!  The Cumberland C10.   As always, you can expect Fuel Economy updates and great pics...

Sanitizer for Safety

Sanitizer for Safety

What a year 2020 has been in just the first few months! Devastating tornadoes in Middle Tennessee and now COVID-19 is changing our everyday lives. In a world full of negatives, a positive that can be stated is how tough our industry is through any...

Cumberland Mentioned in the Press

Cumberland Mentioned in the Press

Cumberland's most recent award (the Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award) has been highlighted on TPS! [6,7 _i="0" _address="1.1.1.0.0" /][21 _i="1" _address="1.1.1.0.1" /][21 _i="2" _address="1.1.1.0.2" /][{ _i="3" _address="1.1.1.0.3" /][{...

[Gallery] Cumberland Attends GESA Award Ceremony

[Gallery] Cumberland Attends GESA Award Ceremony

On August 1, 2019, Cumberland representatives attended the Governor's Environmental Stewardship Award Ceremony in Franklin, TN. The award winners were formally recognized for their achievements and positive impact on the state’s natural resources...

Patrick Mendenhall Wins LIVE MV Walkaround Competition

Patrick Mendenhall Wins LIVE MV Walkaround Competition

Patrick Mendenhall wins Live MV Walkaround Competition. On July 24, 2019, Patrick competed in the second portion of the MV Walkaround Competition, the LIVE version, where he was asked to demonstrte Competitors were judged on criteria to discern how...

Cumberland Wins 2019 MV Walkaround Video Competition

Cumberland Wins 2019 MV Walkaround Video Competition

Patrick Mendenhall and Holly Czuba teamed up for the International MV Walkaround Video Competition. We're happy to announce our video won the Region! Patrick will compete in a LIVE Walkaround Competition later this month. Good luck Patrick! Watch...

C10 at TCAT Summer Bash

C10 at TCAT Summer Bash

The C10 demo truck made an appearance at TCAT's Summer Bash last week and allowed students to ask questions and learn more about the C10. We are grateful to TCAT for allowing us to participate.  Several Cumberland employees were on hand to answer...

C10 17th Run MPG Stats – 4% Fuel Efficiency Increase

C10 17th Run MPG Stats – 4% Fuel Efficiency Increase

This last demo run with the C10 increased Fuel Efficiency by 4% with the added use of TruckWings by XStream Trucking. "TruckWingsTM speed-sensitive aero panels eliminate the tractor-trailer turning gap...... As speed increases, the TruckWings...

C10 Featured at the Middle TN Safety & Maintenance Council Meeting

C10 Featured at the Middle TN Safety & Maintenance Council Meeting

On March 26, 2019 the Tennessee Trucking Association’s Safety & Maintenance Council met at Thermo King of Nashville. Speakers included Robert Barker, Thermo King Regional Sales Manager APU, Charles “Bubba” Batson, Thermo King Nashville Sales...

Cumberland C10 Featured in Transport Topics

Cumberland C10 Featured in Transport Topics

Cumberland's C10, Patrick Mendenhall and TruckWings were featured in Transport Topics. Meanwhile, as fuel prices rise, Cumberland International Trucks is demonstrating that a properly spec’ed truck already can come close to 10 miles per gallon. Its...

16th Run MPG Stats

16th Run MPG Stats

It's 2019 and the C10 demo truck is still going strong!  You'll notice in this graph that our overall MPG is relatively consistent in the last 16 runs. Not only is it relatively consistent, but it's also at least 2 miles per gallon more efficient...

15th Run MPG Stats – the Holiday Hauls

15th Run MPG Stats – the Holiday Hauls

It's a busy time of year for fleets moving presents around the US, so we've called this run Holiday Hauls! The C10 just completed it's 15th run and here are the results. Clink on the link to the ECM image to see the rest of the results...

Cumberland’s C10 Wins Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Award

Cumberland’s C10 Wins Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Award

We built the C10 as the prototype fuel-efficient truck.  We wanted to develop, build and sell a truck capable of achieving 10 miles per gallon fuel economy. In a world of limited natural resources, we have challenged the conventional belief that...