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

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.
Big Iron
I interviewed former Transportation Sec. Ray LaHood before he spoke at Caterpillar's media dinner on October 29.
Big Iron
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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