Vocational Trucks

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March 4, 2015

Freightliner Increases Severe-Duty Options on 122SD Truck

Freightliner is showcasing several new options for the 122SD truck at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The options are aimed at severe terrain and off-road applications.

March 3, 2015

Kenworth Offers Heavier Front Axle for T370 Truck

Kenworth is offering 18,000- and 20,000-pound axles with the truck that's powered by a PACCAR PX-9 8.9-liter inline-6 cylinder engine that produces 350 hp and 1,150 lb.-ft. of torque.

February 5, 2015

Pumper Truck Market Revival Evident at World of Concrete

The economic recovery has revived construction activity, which was obvious at the World of Concrete show which took place from Feb. 2-6 in Las Vegas.

February 4, 2015

Heavy Duty Trucking Names 2015 Truck Fleet Innovators

The editors of Heavy Duty Trucking have announced the 2015 HDT Truck Fleet Innovators, four fleet executives being recognized for their leadership and forward thinking.

February 3, 2015

Mack's 12-Speed mDrive HD Transmission Beefed Up for Vocational Applications

LAS VEGAS -- A heavier-duty version of Mack's mDrive automated manual transmission will be standard on the Granite truck starting this March.

February 3, 2015

WorkStar Available With Cummins Diesel

LAS VEGAS -- The International WorkStar vocational truck is now available with the Cummins ISB6.7 engine, officials announced at the World of Concrete.

January 27, 2015

Why Kenworth’s T880 Won the ATD Truck of the Year

Senior Editor Tom Berg explains how he and the other judges picked Kenworth's T880 vocational truck as the ATD's 2015 Commercial Truck of the Year.

January 9, 2015

Webb Wheel Launches Specialty, Vocational Business Unit

Webb Wheel OEM launched its new Specialty Truck Business Unit focused on dedicated sales and service support for specialty and vocational equipment operators and OEMs.

December 3, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: Freightliner 122SD Road Test

On this installment of the Ultimate Test Drive, our Equipment Editor Jim Park tests out the Freightliner Extreme Heavy Haul 122SD on the road. But as you'll see, the hardest part of this test drive is finding a road challenging enough for the 122SD in Napa Valley.

View Part 1 Here. 

December 1, 2014

Ultimate Test Drive Video: A Walk Around of the Freightliner 122SD

In our latest Ultimate Test Drive Video, Equipment Editor Jim Park does a walk around of Freightliner's Extreme Heavy Haul 122SD. This truck lives for roads that would break your average highway hauler in half.

November 5, 2014

Simard Expands Twin-Steer Vocational Suspension Availability

Fontaine Modification Vocational Services has partnered with Canadian-based Simard Suspensions to install and distribute Simard’s patented AMS twin-steer front suspension products in the United States and Mexico.

October 31, 2014

Axle-Forward Cat CT681 Vocational Truck in Full Production

Caterpillar has begun serving more vocational segments with its CT681, a Class 8 set-forward-axle model with “industrial” styling based on customer preferences, representatives said Thursday at a press briefing at Cat’s demonstration facility west of Peoria, Ill.

March 6, 2014

SAF Holland Adds Compact, Low-Maintenance Neway LSZ Lift Axle

WORK TRUCK SHOW -- SAF Holland has a new steerable lift axle, the Neway LSZ, that features a compact mounting, fast deployment and retracting times, and angled air bags for greater stability on dump, mixer, block and other vocational trucks.

January 3, 2014

Test Drive: Peterbilt 567 - Driver’s Delight

Does a bigger cab merit a larger model number for a truck? It does with Peterbilt’s 567, the builder’s latest vocational truck, which will eventually replace the current 367.

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