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Cumberland Awarded 2018 International Dealer of the Year – DOTY Two Years in a Row!

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK HONORS TERRY MINORTHE 2018 NORTH AMERICAN DEALER OF THE YEAR Cumberland International Trucks Recognized for Second Consecutive Year LISLE, Ill. (February 28, 2019) – For the second year in a row, International Truck recognized Terry Minor, chief...

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 latest spec option...

TruckWingsTM Active-Aerodynamics Available on the 2019 Cumberland International C10, the Most Fuel Efficient Class 8 Truck Available in North America

REDWOOD CITY, CA (February 22, 2019) – TruckWingsTM speed-sensitive aero panels, that eliminate the tractor-trailer turning gap, have been added as an optional spec for the 2019 model year of the Cumberland International C10. Based upon a custom configured...

Terry Minor and Cumberland International Trucks Named ATD’s 2019 Truck Dealer of the Year Finalist

At the ATD Conference last week, Terry Minor was named the 2019 ATD Dealer of the Year Finalist! Here is a write-up from the award ceremony. The need to change has been a hallmark of the way Terry Minor operates since he took over an underperforming dealership in...

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 than most trucks on...

Gooch’s Tips to Get 10 MPG

What are some tips you can provide other companies to achieve 10 MPG? "Trust the cruise control. It does what it needs to do. Set your speed and leave it alone. Don't override it. Stay off your breaks as much as possible." - David Gooch (11.2 MPG, #RACEto10MPG)

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Driver Bio: David Gooch – Race to 10 MPG

David Gooch David is from Elkmont, Alabama. His professional driving career started 22.5 years ago when he got out of the US Army.  After completely driving school, he took a position with Sharp Transport and has been there ever since. He has won numerous Driver of...

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7th Run: MPG Stats: RACEto10MPG Update

Round 1 of the Race to 10 MPG has been completed and results are best to date for NextGen C10! James Thorne, veteran driver from Sharp Transport, was able to reach 9.86 MPG overall fuel economy. Thorne’s 5,421 mile journey started in Tennessee and ran to California...

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Driver 1 – Trip Update

  We spoke to James earlier this week and he sent us a few shots from his trip out to San Bernandino. He sounded comfortable, averaging "right around 10 miles per gallon".

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RACEto10MPG featured in Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT)

The Race to 10 MPG is getting great coverage. Here Sharp and Cumberland's partnership is highlighted in an article on HDT. "Last year, our annual special June fuel issue focused on the question of how feasible it was to hit 10 mpg in real-world operations, not a...

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It Starts Today

Cumberland has teamed up with Sharp Transport in a campaign to hit 10 Miles Per Gallon.  #RACEto10MPG Over the next four weeks follow udpates for the Race to 10 MPG by joining our email list and/or following Cumberland and Sharp Transport. We’ll be sharing pictures,...

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James is off! #RACEto10MPG

James Thorne is heading out. He is the first of two drivers in Sharp Transport and Cumberland's joint project to crack the 10 MPG barrier. Follow the progress via email here.

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Driver Bio: James Thorne – Race to 10 MPG

James Thorne James has been married to his lovely wife, Nikki for 27 years. They have 3 boys, aged 27, 25 and 15. James lives in Shelbyville, TN where he and his family have owned and operate Funny Farm Acres, a mobile petting zoo, for the past 7 years.  James and...

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C10 Demo Run – Driver Feedback

Be on the lookout! Stats from our latest C10 Demo Run will be out next week, but in the meantime, this is the feedback we got from our last demo driver. "I just took the C10 Challenge. I like the truck pretty good, it's quiet. Driver friendly. It's actually laid out...

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Fourth Run MPG Stats – C10

Fourth Run MPG Stats Consistency… That’s what can be said about the 4th test run for NextGen C10. NextGen C10’s 4th test run was a West Coast trip from Jackson, Tennessee and a regional run from Jackson, TN to Mississippi. The fuel economy over 4,813 miles averaged...

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Eco Flaps installed on Cumberland’s NextGen C10

Check it out - one of our parters, EcoFlaps wrote about our partnership: Cumberland International, located in Nashville, Tenn., wanted to prove a 10+ miles per gallon truck was achievable to utilize affordably on a day-to-day operation. Cumberland’s Fleet Team of...

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Third Run MPG Stats – C10

3rd Run Details The 3rd test run is different than any test performed with either demo truck thus far. The first customer wanted the truck back! He wanted to run the same routes at 68 mph (vs. 65 mph). After hesitation, we agreed. And… the results turned out great! In...

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Second Run MPG Stats – C10

The NextGen C10 has completed it's second demo run. **Run Details** The second run for NextGen C10 can be split into two legs. The first leg went from Middle Tennessee to Southern California roundtrip.  According to our telematics, the driver was able to achieve a 9.9...

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First Run MPG Stats – C10

As promised! The NextGen C10 has completed it's first run. See the stats for Run 1 (Click Here). If you'd like to receive these updates to your email inbox - use the contact form at the right and send us a note. What's the C10?

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Ramping up: Next Gen C10

Get ready folks, the Next Gen C10 is being prepped for it's first demo run! Stay tuned for more information over the next several months. We'll be providing updates right here. The Next Gen C10 is scheduled to go out on it's first demo next week.

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