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.

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More than 400 people attended AEMP’s symposium on telematics last month, a number far exceeding previous educational events.
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The 2014 list of products reveals certain trends in the equipment market for the year.
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I interviewed former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood before he spoke at Caterpillar's media dinner on October 29.
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Video illustrates Seattle Tunnel Partners' work plan for repairing Bertha, the SR 99 tunneling machine. The plan includes four major repair and enhancement elements.

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