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DuraClass introduces SL316 medium-duty dump body

DuraClass, a designer and manufacturer of Class 3-8 dump bodies, hoists and related equipment, introduced the DuraClass SL316 Dump Body. The SL316 Dump Body features DuraClass’ patented sidewall, smooth radius corners and high tensile steel for a stronger body, according to the maker. It also features a crossmemberless understructure with deep flared longmembers that are

New Kenworth cabover options

Kenworth has introduces three new options for its medium-duty cabovers. The new options for the Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers include a compact back-of-cab exhaust system to allow more space for custom bodies; right-side steer for street sweeping, refuse and road maintenance applications; and expanded PACCAR PX-7 engine ratings. Kenworth’s clear frame rail package, introduced earlier

Peterbilt introduces Model 320 right-hand stand-up cab

As side-loader collection vehicles continue to gain popularity in residential refuse applications, Peterbilt Motors Co. announced a new right-hand stand-up configuration of its recently redesigned low-cab forward Model 320. The redesigned Model 320 was introduced last year with a new ProBilt interior that features numerous enhancements that improve operator comfort, productivity and safety, said the

Building an online presence: Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies case study

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies (JRTB) showcases the real value of its product offerings. It’s not often that an announcement about a redesigned website gets our attention. In the case of JRTB, however, we couldn’t help but take note of the elements that the manufacturer of temperature-controlled composite truck bodies included in its revamped Internet presence. While the

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies Online Presence
Mitsubishi Fuso Canter FE130 available with Supreme FiberPanel HoneyComb body

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. (MFTA) announced that its 2015 Canter FE130 medium-duty work truck (13,200-lb. GVWR) is now available with a Supreme FiberPanel (HC) HoneyComb dry van body. The Class 3 Canter FE130 features a body/payload capacity of up to 7,975 lbs. When the Supreme body is installed on the FE130, the total

Mitsubishi FUSO FE130
Kenworth releases K270, K370 cabover brochure

The 12-page Kenworth K270 and K370 Cabover Brochure provides comprehensive product information, including detailed specifications for the PACCAR PX-7 6.7-liter engine, engine equipment and transmissions, gross axle weight rating, suspensions, wheels/tires/brakes, frame, cab, electrical system, paint and options. Also shown are K270 and K370 dimensions for cab to axle, axle to end of frame, wheelbase,

Tommy Gate introduces Tuckunder Series liftgate

Woodbine Manufacturing Co., producer of Tommy Gate hydraulic lifts, announced the availability of its Tuckunder Series liftgate (TKT) for flatbed, stake and van bodies. TKT Models incorporate a wide-arm, dual-cylinder design along with numerous installation, operation and service features including: Hydraulic power-down to provide quick, consistent platform deployment; Underride impact guard to protect from vehicle

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies shows off redesigned website

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies, a Great Dane company, announced the launch of its redesigned website, which can be found at Johnson noted that the new site is streamlined to provide a user-friendly experience and deliver quick, easy access to essential product information. In addition to improved functionality, the updated aesthetics are now more visually inviting and

Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies Website Redesign
Kenworth medium-duty cabovers available for order

Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers with extensive new exterior and interior enhancements are available for order. Kenworth’s K270 Class 6 and K370 Class 7 cabovers are for pick-up-and-delivery operations, food and beverage companies, furniture hauling, landscape businesses and street sweeping and striping, among other applications, said the manufacturer. Kenworth noted that the cabovers are especially

Medium duty cabovers from kenworth
Freightliner M2 106 emergency truck configurations offer between-the-rails fuel tank

Freightliner Trucks announced that a between-the-rails fuel tank is available as an option for its Freightliner M2 106 vehicles. Ideal for ambulance configurations, the new option places a 40-gal. steel fuel tank between the rails at the end of the frame. According to Freightliner, this allows emergency trucks to have more packaging options such as increased

Stay cool: Refrigerated trailers and bodies

The thermal efficiency of any refrigerated truck body or trailer is a direct result of materials used and construction techniques. At Johnson Refrigerated Truck Bodies, for example, a sandwich construction process for the company’s Blizzard, Guardian, Majestic and Cadet models includes using seamless exterior fiberglass panels and seamless interior liners called ArcticTherm, steel tubes and

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