Vocational Trucks

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August 6, 2015

Peterbilt's New Vocational Model 567 Enters Production

Peterbilt Motors Company has started production of its new vocational Model 567 with a set-forward front axle configuration.

July 28, 2015

Test Drive: Caterpillar CT680 Tractor

This long-hooded model with forward-set steer axle is the nicest-driving Cat Truck yet.

July 28, 2015

Cat Trucks to Initially Continue as Built by Navistar

UPDATED -- What's next for Caterpillar and Navistar vocational trucks, now that Caterpillar's ending its Cat Truck assembly agreement with Navistar? Spokesmen from both companies talk to Truckinginfo.com.

July 28, 2015

Cat to Split with Navistar, Build Own Vocational Trucks

Navistar says it will "leverage joint technology" to produce its own premium vocational trucks.

July 8, 2015

WorkStar with 6.7L Cummins Enters Production

International Truck has started production on WorkStar vocational trucks equipped with the Cummins ISB6.7 engine.

May 14, 2015

Caterpillar Shows Long-Hood CT680; 15-Liter Diesel on the Way

Caterpillar this week unveiled its CT680 on/off-road truck and tractor, the third model in a line of Cat Trucks first introduced about four years ago.

May 5, 2015

Rush Introduces Class 6-8 CNG Fuel System

Rush Enterprises' Momentum Fuel Technologies has introduced what it says is the industry’s first complete compressed natural gas fuel system solution for Class 6-8 trucks.

March 19, 2015

Volvo Offers Reinforced I-Shift Transmission for Severe Duty

Volvo Trucks North America released a rugged version of the I-Shift automated manual transmission for severe-duty applications. The reinforced I-Shift will be available for order in May on Volvo VHD vocational models.

March 9, 2015

Peterbilt Model 567 Available with All-Wheel Drive

The Peterbilt Model 567 is available with an all-wheel drive option designed for off-road use in tough to severe conditions, the company recently announced.

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.



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