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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George Ellis explains how Terex Construction has shifted its distribution strategy to rental.
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When highway bill time comes, remember that your president hung you out to dry on Keystone…in the name of a handful of alarmists.
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Gwenne Henricks explains how Caterpillar's Innovations Lab will address customer needs.
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Bob Emerrson, in a blog post titled “Enabling the IoT Vision,” suggests that telematics is but a stepping stone to the full service that end-users will eventually enjoy from the technology.

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And here is the 100C-1. #jcbfielddays http://t.co/oH0Hk6dUbq
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@JCBna intros 10-ton compact ex for N.A., its largest ever. The 100C-1. #jcbfielddays
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#JCBFieldDays For 2014, North America was up 23% over 2013 for JCB. Now company's 3rd largest market. Up to 97 dealers in US and growing.
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