World of Concrete

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January 30, 2018

Improved VHD Deserves Better Sales, Volvo Says

Volvo's vocational VHD model truck gets a new interior and LED headlamps to make it a more desirable choice for operators of dump, mixer, refuse and other rough-service vehicles.

January 25, 2018

2018 World of Concrete Show [Photos]

World of Concrete is held annually at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and it’s the year's first trade show where truck builders announce new or improved vocational models. HDT's Tom Berg was there.

January 23, 2018

Mack Introduces Split-Shaft Functionality for mDrive HD Transmission

Mack Trucks has introduced a new split-shaft functionality for its Mack mDrive HD automated transmission, an online tool to configure Granite and Granite MHD trucks, and a loyalty rewards program for National Ready Mixed Concrete Association members.

January 23, 2018

Freightliner Shows Detroit DD8 Engine in a Heavy Vocational Truck

Freightliner Trucks is displaying the new Detroit DD8 diesel in a vocational model at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas this week.

January 17, 2017

Mack Announces mDrive Features, Software, Donation to CIM

"Rolling start" and "auto-neutral" makes automated transmission more useful; WheresMyConcrete tracks loads; Granite goes to Construction Industry Management's education-support auction.

February 4, 2016

Peterbilt Showcases Model 567

Peterbilt Motors Company showcased three ready-to-work Model 567 mixer trucks, during this week's World of Concrete.

February 2, 2016

An Unusual Trailer-Mounted Concrete Pumper

Most pumpers are mounted on straight trucks, some with multiple axles, but this large, heavy one is better carried on a long 10-axle rig.

February 1, 2016

Analysis: Digging Deeper into Navistar's New International HX

A mock police chase may have lent humor to Navistar’s unveiling Monday of its new International HX series of vocational trucks, but the HX represents serious business for the company.

February 1, 2016

International's HX Vocational Trucks Replacing PayStar Models

International's new Class 8 line is replacing the PayStar and includes four models, with long and medium hoods and two diesels.

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.

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 3, 2015

Peterbilt Launches Set-Forward-Axle Version of Model 567

LAS VEGAS -- Peterbilt launched a new set-forward front axle configuration of the vocational Model 567, made for mixer and other weight-conscious applications.

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.

February 5, 2013

Cummins Announces Vocational Engine Line-up at World of Concrete

At the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas, Cummins is displaying its 2013 engine lineup, including the clean-diesel ISX12 and ISL9, as well as the new Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine.

February 5, 2013

MP8 Diesel Available in Mack’s TerraPro Concrete Pumper Chassis

Mack Trucks says its 12.8-liter MP8 engine is newly available in its MR TerraPro concrete pumper chassis, which was formerly available only with the 11-liter MP7.


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