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Thermo King’s donates to Northwest Arkansas Food Bank

Thermo King and its dealer network has been raising money for food banks since the company launched its We Move Food program in 2017. We Move Food is a philanthropic program designed to increase access to fresh, healthy food by reducing waste and supporting nutrition education for families and communities that struggle with hunger and

Kinedyne Demo Truck showcases optimize trailers

Kinedyne is rolling out its new demo truck to showcase its core products and a selection of optimization products that increase usable trailer space and speed loading/unloading to deliver efficiency, profitability and driver safety. The demo truck is upfitted with a Kinedyne Kin-Sider trailer curtain system on one side and Kin-Slider on the other. According

Morgan Truck Body unveils electrified truck dry freight body

Morgan Truck Body unveiled a prototype 24-foot dry freight cargo van body. The Morgan Truck Body prototype incorporates new technologies and features including: Weight Reduction – Engineered to offset the added weight associated with EV chassis, Morgan is using advanced composite wall panels and lighter materials for the frame, subframe and accessories to address payload capacity

Morgan Truck Body, Masterack unveil full-height walkthrough compact parcel van body

Morgan Truck Body, in collaboration with its JB Poindexter & Co (“JBPCO”) business unit partner Masterack, has announced the latest evolution in Parcel Van Walkthrough bodies, providing an accessible full-height walkthrough in a compact body. Mounted on a cutaway van chassis, the 16-foot parcel van body is Morgan Truck Body’s most compact parcel delivery vehicle, featuring a number

Diamond introduces an installation-ready aluminum shutter door

Diamond Roll Up Doors announced the introduction of its EZ35 Aluminum Shutter Door. The EZ35 comes with its roll-up shutter door pre-hung in its frame as one complete unit. Diamond’s EZ35 Aluminum Shutter Door has a squared frame that is built exactly to customer specifications. Each door comes completely assembled and is fully functional once unpacked.

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Morgan Truck Body unveiling new custom concept bodies

As Morgan Truck Body celebrates its 70th year, executives announced that it will unveil multiple custom concept bodies in 2022. Morgan will debut two advanced concept bodies during an exclusive preview at NTEA Work Truck Week in March 2022, with an emphasis on weight reduction and integration of enhanced safety and sensing technology. Additional technology and innovation concepts

Amrep introduces rear load refuse truck

Amrep has released a new rear load refuse truck equipped with Hardox AR500 and AR450 steel body. According to the company, benefits include a rear load design built for harsh weather and less maintenance, which makes it easy for crews to load by hand. This kind of versatility is ideal for haulers navigating narrow streets

Kenworth introduces its 2021 medium-duty body builder manual

Kenworth has published a 132-page online body builder manual focused on Kenworth’s new medium-duty conventional lineup ranging from Class 5 to light Class 8 models. The 2021 Kenworth Medium Duty Body Builder Manual offers sections on safety and compliance, dimensions, body mounting, frame modifications, CAN Communications, electrical, power take-off (PTO), exhaust and aftertreatment, and routing,

Chassis OEMs to present new model year updates at NTEA’s Truck Product Conference

Nine chassis manufacturers will share the latest commercial vehicle updates from a technical and engineering perspective at NTEA’s 2021 Truck Product Conference, the organization announced. This in-person event will be held Tuesday, Sept. 21 to Wednesday, Sept. 22 at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Sandusky, Ohio. Attendees can gain insights on upcoming changes to new

2021-Truck-Product-Conference-1400 expands laminated truck flooring for truck body, dry van applications has expanded its inventory of Apitong laminated truck flooring products and accessories to accommodate the growing maintenance, repair and installation needs of the dry van and truck body industries. Imported from Southeast Asia and typically made from a mix of medium-to-medium-high-density wood species, the company says its mixed Malaysian hardwood is now available in

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Volvo Trucks partners with Galfab and Fontaine Modification to streamline installation of roll-off bodies

Volvo Trucks North America has announced a collaboration with Galfab to have roll-off bodies available for installation at the Fontaine facility near Volvo Trucks’ Dublin, Va., factory. The local process will enable a more efficient body installation and delivery of Volvo truck models with 60,000- or 75,000-lb. Galfab roll-off hoist bodies to customers and dealers,

Volvo Trucks partners with Fontaine Modification on reduced-height VAH 300 day cab

The Volvo Auto Hauler (VAH) 300, Volvo Trucks’ North American day cab, is now available for order at an unladen 94.5-inch height. The lower overall height of the VAH 300 offers the flexibility to position a larger vehicle over the truck’s cab to maximize payload, Volvo says. A clean top-of-frame behind the cab also allows