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Morgan releases new door/ramp for larger trucks

Morgan Truck Body, LLC has launched a larger version of its Proscape Van door/ramp.

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International Truck introduces high-visibility HV Series

International Truck introduced a new configuration for its all-wheel drive International HV Series at the 2019 International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition, featuring a high visibility hood and set-back axle that allows for improved visibility and maneuverability.

Making upfitting easier in medium-duty applications

Trucking companies are working to improve the total cost of ownership by focusing on making upfitting easier for truck equipment manufacturers.

A.R.E. introduces the DoubleCover, a lifting and retractive truck bed cover

  A.R.E. Accessories, a Truck Hero company, has introduced the DoubleCover, a truck bed cover that lifts and retracts for quick access to the truck bed or retract for full bed access. According to A.R.E., features of the DoubleCover include: Inset handles for convenient opening or closing; A locking center handle for increased security; A

Ford introduces Advanced Fuel Qualified Vehicle Modifier program

Ford is expanding its Advanced Fuel Qualified Vehicle Modifier (QVM) program to include companies that develop and install electrified and hydraulic hybrid powertrains for Ford trucks and vans. The new eQVM program, Ford says, helps fleet and commercial customers meet their unique and specific needs for durable, reliable electrified and hydraulic hybrid work trucks that

Ram Commercial introduces new programs to improve ease of upfitting

Ram Commercial has announced two new programs, Ram Augmented Reality Upfit Configurator and Q Pro, to assist commercial upfitters, dealers and customers in viewing, certifying and installing truck-mounted products. Introduced late last year, the Ram Augmented Reality Upfit Configurator is a computer-generated visual program allowing upfitters and dealers to virtually showcase a number of solutions

Ox Bodies introduces TrailMaker dump body

Ox Bodies Inc., a Truck Bodies and Equipment International, Inc. (TBEI) company, has introduced the TrailMaker dump body. The TrailMaker is constructed of carbon steel that offers the weight of aluminum, making it up to 35% lighter than standard Ox Bodies dump bodies, according to the company. Designed specifically for the transportation of sand, dirt,

Motiv Power Systems, Morgan Olson build all-electric van

Motiv Power Systems and Morgan Olson are collaborating to provide an all-electric option for Morgan Olson’s  “Route Star” walk-in van, built on the Ford F59 chassis. The first all-electric walk-in van was recently delivered to AmeriPride Services’ Vernon, Calif. facility. Within the next year, this facility will be utilizing the all-electric Route Star walk-in van

Crysteel Manufacturing introduces Aluminum Landscape bodies

Dump body and hoist manufacturer Crysteel Mfg. has introduced the Aluminum Landscape line. The new Aluminum Landscape bodies combine the strength and convenience of Crysteel’s  Landscape Tipper with the lighter-weight efficiency and durability provided by aluminum construction, the company said, adding that the lineup offers 13% more payload capacity compared to steel bodies. The Crysteel Aluminum Landscape line is

Chevrolet re-enters low cab forward market with 2016 models

Chevrolet will offer low cab forward medium-duty trucks in the U.S. in 2016, returning the brand to a growing segment of the commercial vehicle market. The six new models – Chevrolet 3500, 3500HD, 4500, 4500HD, 5500 and 5500 HD – are based on the Isuzu N-Series, which General Motors will procure from Isuzu and distribute

Mitsubishi Fuso higlights route delivery truck for vending market

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America highlighted its Canter FE 160 Class 4 medium-duty work truck outfitted with a Morgan Maximizer van body, offering versatility in the loading and route access needed in the vending market, according to the truck manufacturer. The Maximizer body provides convenient, safer curb-side access to the cargo area through a low step-in

Volvo debuts I-Shift transmission for severe-duty applications

Volvo Trucks in North America introduced a rugged version of the Volvo I-Shift automated manual transmission for severe-duty applications. The reinforced I-Shift for severe-duty applications will be available for order in May in Volvo VHD vocational models, the company said. The I-Shift for severe-duty is designed for on- and off-road work in construction and other applications