Vocational Trucks

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September 19, 2016

Mack to Develop Fleet Management Offerings for Concrete Mixer Fleets

Mack Trucks has reached an agreement with WheresMyConcrete to develop future service options for Mack Fleet Management Services.

September 2, 2016

Meritor Adds Deep Drop-Axle Option to MFS Front Axle Series

The new option, which includes deep axle drops of 4.76 and 5 inches, is ideal for auto hauling and refuse applications where lower vehicle ride heights are needed.

August 24, 2016

Test Drive: Is International's HX620 the Driver's Vocational Truck?

Navistar has declared that it wants to build trucks that drivers want to drive. That includes the new HX vocational series, unveiled early this year at an extravaganza in Las Vegas.

August 10, 2016

TRP Expands Air Spring Offering for Vocational Market

TRP Parts has released two new air spring designs to expand its offering in the off-road, vocational market.

August 4, 2016

Workhorse Tires are Designed for Mixed-Service Fleets

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has expanded its offering of mixed-service tires with the addition of the Workhorse lineup of tires.

August 2, 2016

Test Drive: Western Star’s 6900XD Heavy, Heavy Hauler

Western Star’s 6900XD pulls 70 metric tons through a dirt road course and comes through with flying colors.

July 22, 2016

Proper Spec'ing Helps Septic Service Improve Productivity

McNel Septic Services in Ravensdale, Wash., has doubled productivity on a route by properly spec'ing a Kenworth T880 to maximize payload while still being nimble enough to maneuver in residential neighborhoods, according to Kenworth.

July 8, 2016

Kenworth Offers Automatic Transmission on T880 Short Hood

Kenworth has announced the option for a 7-speed Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series fully automatic transmission on its 116.5-inch BBC T880 short hood.

June 23, 2016

Focus On... Peterbilt 567 Heritage [Video]

Sometimes a trim package is enough to constitute an almost-new model. So it is with the Heritage version of Peterbilt's vocational 567, as Tom Berg reports in the latest Focus On video. 

June 13, 2016

Peterbilt's Heritage 567 Gleams, Evokes Past

Peterbilt is offering a specially trimmed version of its vocational Model 567 with lots of bright metal and a poshly outfitted interior. Senior Editor Tom Berg got a sneak peak and has these photos.

June 8, 2016

Michelin Tire Designed for Demanding Environments

Michelin Americas Truck Tires is offering the Michelin X Works Z all-position tire designed for mixed on/off road applications in demanding environments.

May 19, 2016

Photos: Kenworth Shows Off its Latest Trucks

Kenworth showed off eight trucks and tractors to reporters and customers at its plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, in May 2016. They included three models and two Paccar MX diesels. Here are some of them, as photographed (and driven) by Senior Editor Tom Berg.

May 18, 2016

Focus On... Western Star's MBT-40 [Video]

The Multi-Body Transformer package recently unveiled by Western Star could be a game changer for the heavy construction and mining industries. Equipment Editor Jim Park, finds out how it works in the latest "Focus On" video. 

May 16, 2016

4 Trends Driving Vocational Truck Design

An explosion of new technology has added an unprecedented range of choices that are changing the way vocational fleets spec and work their trucks.

May 12, 2016

Western Star Debuts Extreme Duty Off-Road 'Transformer'

Western Star Trucks has just unveiled an extreme heavy-duty off-road chassis that could make owning multiple single-purpose trucks obsolete. The MBT-40 Transformer can pick up an drop truck bodies the way trash trucks pickup and drop roll-off containers.

April 22, 2016

Mack: New Powertrain Products Save Fuel, Cut Emissions

Mack Trucks picked Earth Day in Austin, Texas – said to be one of the country’s most “green” cities – to announce its 2017-model powertrain products, designed to save fuel and reduce carbon emissions.

April 14, 2016

Navistar Shows HX520, the Series' 4th Version

Navistar unveiled the fourth version of its severe-duty International HX series, the HX520, with a forward-set steer axle, a 120-inch bumper-to-back-of-cab measurement and Cummins' ISX15 diesel. The new model will serve the heavy haul tractor, construction dump and platform stake/crane markets, the manufacturer said.

March 15, 2016

Vocational Spotlight: Service, Delivery Fleets

With a wide variety of fleet sizes and make up, service and delivery vocational fleets must find ways to reduce expenses and handle challenges in unique ways.

March 3, 2016

Mack Offers Single-Package Aftertreatment System

The Mack ClearTech One is a single-package exhaust aftertreatment system that combines the diesel particulate filter, selective catalytic reduction and diesel exhaust fluid dosing system into one unit.

March 2, 2016

Mack Adds Automated Manual Transmissions for Vocational Use

Mack Trucks released 13- and 14-speed versions of its Mack mDrive HD automated manual transmission to better suit certain vocational and on-highway applications.



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