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

Big Iron
As fleets expand or replace machines, the new-equipment landscape has a few changes worth considering.
Big Iron
Aspects of this agreement contain areas that managers of construction equipment fleets should consider.
More than 400 people attended AEMP’s symposium on telematics last month, a number far exceeding previous educational events.
Big Iron
The 2014 list of products reveals certain trends in the equipment market for the year.

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