Truck FAQs:


Q: Are trucks largely powered by diesel engines?

A: Yes, although small to medium size trucks with gasoline engines exist in the US.

Q: Was a truck built by Gottlieb Daimler?

A: Yes.

Q: Are trucks car-sized and are used by individuals and businesses alike?

A: Yes.

Q: Were trucks built in the United States?

A: Yes, and 1000 in 1907, 6000 in 1910, and 25000 in 1914.

Q: Were trucks modified to become the first bus by the Netphener?

A: Yes, and the first motorbus company in history.

Q: Are trucks becoming more and more common?

A: Yes, and due to advances both in transmission and engine power.

Q: Are trucks larger than light but smaller than heavy trucks?

A: Yes.

Q: Are trucks factory redesigns of light automobiles?

A: Yes, and usually with monocoque bodies.

Q: Is a truck usually called a ute , while in South Africa it is called a bakkie?

A: Yes, In the United Kingdom, India, Malaysia, Singapore, Ireland and Hong Kong lorry is used instead of truck, but only for the medium and heavy types.

Q: Are trucks the largest on-road trucks, Class 8?

A: Yes, These include vocational applications such as heavy dump trucks, concrete pump trucks, and refuse hauling, as well as ubiquitous long-haul 4x2 and 6×4 tractor units.