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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The percentage of equipment-owning organizations with formalized acquisition plans is small. Ask an equipment manager to explain how they ensure fleet age stays at an acceptable level, and most will not answer with reference to a 5-year or even an annual plan.
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There’s a fine line between providing you information and trying to sell you something—but when it comes to safety, sharing information never hurts.
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All the great benefits of technology are only as good as technology’s adoption rate.
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As fleet-using organizations accept and integrate technology across the operations front, equipment will become integrated more closely with operations.

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