Equipment Type

 Medium-Duty Trucks, Classes 4 - 6, 14,001 to 26,000 GVW

products

Model 220 cabover has a new electronic braking system and an redesigned cab.

Class 6 and 7 Kenworth cabover trucks have been upgraded with front air disc brakes, electronic braking module, and a new dash and gauge cluster.

Ford Commercial Truck is extensively redesigning its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks

Navistar International WorkStar Hybrid 4x4 is designed for medium-heavy on/off-road use.

Chrysler barged into the medium-duty class with the 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cabs. They are aggressively specced with gross vehicle weight ratings of 16,500 and 19,500 pounds, respectively, and standard 6.7-liter Cummins turbo diesel engines. There's a choice of six-speed automatic or manual transmissions.

Blogs

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Two recent safety incidents drive home the seriousness of ignoring safety hazards.
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Chinese construction equipment will play in the U.S. market. We’ve talked to enough of the majors and know their commitment.
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We’re mired in a cycle of futility that claims our industry as one of its hapless victims.

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From the editors 

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New Kubota SSL has a 26-gal fuel tank IN the rear door. No Pinto jokes, please; they say it's been rigorously tested....
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Developing a bigger line of SSLs and CTLs in the coming years will allow Kubota to have its own attachments.
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Kubota to partner with country star Alan Jackson to sell product. That's a big name, folks.
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