Autocar Announces DC-64D Dump Truck

June 1, 2021

Autocar, a manufacturer of specialized severe-duty vocational trucks, is now offering the DC-64D dump truck, the fourth iteration of Autocar’s DC-64 severe-duty Class 8 line.

Joining the Autocar DC-64R for refuse, Autocar DC-64M for concrete mixers and DC-64P for pump, Autocar’s DC-64D for Dump model.

According to a press release, Autocar collaborated with industry experts to guide the DC-64D design. The group partners with dump body manufacturers for parallel engineering of essential dump body mount features, achieving its mission to deliver the highest level of integration in the industry. The featured DC-64D is outfitted with an RS Godwin SCS dump body and features Hardox steel for durability and lighter weight.

Cummins powers Autocar

The DC-64D’s power comes from multiple Cummins engine options – the L9, X12 and ISX12N CNG series. The new X12 offers access to the Single Module after-treatment system with more efficiency and service access from Cummins. The X15 will be available in 2022.

How safe is Autocar DC 64?

According to the company, the truck has 325-degree all-around driver visibility, 30 percent more glass than industry competition, including the only Class 8 vocational truck with rear-corner wrap-around windows to improve the rearward view. The front end is sloped to enhance visibility.

The DC-64D also offers all-welded steel cab construction and protection during roll-over incidents. It is the only vocational truck with frame rail material at a yield strength of 160,000 PSI, RBM 3.91 lbs. in, 24 percent stronger than industry standards. Additionally, every DC-64D is built with dual Sheppard M100 steering gears, 112-inch BBC and up to 50 degrees wheel cut.

The DC-64D cab features a 7-inch driver information smart display to minimize driver distraction.

Autocar DC-64D Specs

  • Purpose-built severe duty is standard
  • Best-in-class 24/7 direct factory support
  • Direct-to-customer sales support with vocational experts
  • Only Conventional Truck with Always Up
  • Best-in-class routing and clipping
  • Electrical serviceability with its intelligent electrical system for easy diagnostics and repairs
  • Easy-open gas-strut-assisted hood