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Galbreath cable hoists for lighter loads

December 11, 2018 by John Smith

Galbreath’s new WT-1216/X and WT-2018/X work truck series cable hoists offer a lighter-duty option to the company’s original eight-inch main frame single-axle cable hoists. The end result can meet the needs of users including landscapers, general contractors, and private waste haulers […]

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International unveils CV work trucks

November 7, 2018 by John Smith

CHICAGO, Ill. – It seems somewhat appropriate to give a series of work trucks its own CV. Sure, the letters can stand for curriculum vitae – the document most of us refer to as a resume – but International Truck has taken that a step further by stamping the letters onto its new CV Series of Class 4 and 5 vehicles.

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Multi-purpose trucks deliver the energy

September 13, 2018 by John Smith

MONTREAL, Que. – Every truck consumes energy when traveling from one destination to the next. But when work trucks arrive on the job site, many of the vehicles also double as powerful tools of the trade. Even when the business […]

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GVWR and GCWR have different specìng roles in work trucks

February 7, 2018 Bob Raybuck

Often, GVWR and gross vehicle weight (GVW) are thought to be the same, but they are not. A truck’s GVWR is the maximum weight rating established by the chassis manufacturer. GVW is the total weight of the truck and payload […]

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Focus On… Kenworth T880S

September 13, 2017 by Dan Robinson

The new T880S from Kenworth made its debut in March 2017, and already it’s getting more order activity than the trucks it will eventually replace. To see what all the excitement is about, Equipment editor Jim Park took a couple different T880s for a spin.

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Canter Idle-Limit System

October 30, 2014 by Martin Smith

Mitsubishi Fuso’s new Idle-Limit system is an option for its entire Canter line of work trucks from the 2012 through 2015 model years. No additional hardware is required

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VHD GETS SLEEPER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Volvo’s vocational truck sports a bed

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Work Truck Power

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Miller Electric’s newly enhanced EnPak for work trucks improves productivity and jobsite functionality. It reduces truck idle time, fuel usage, engine hours, and maintenance costs

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Auxiliary Battery Optimizer

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

InPower’s new Auxiliary Battery Optimizer means enhanced battery life in a wide range of work truck applications. It’s said to be compact, affordable, and easy to use.

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Dodge unveils vanguard of commercial vans

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Dodge has lifted the curtains on what it says is a new standard in the full-size commercial van market with the new 2007 Dodge Sprinter.

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VHD GETS SLEEPER

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Volvo’s vocational truck sports a bed

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Dodge unveils vanguard of commercial vans

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

TORONTO — Dodge has lifted the curtains on what it says is a new standard in the full-size commercial van market with the new 2007 Dodge Sprinter.