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Morgan Truck Body announces new concept bodies

Morgan Truck Body introduced the Projects “Agora” and “Blackjack” concept bodies.

JB Poindexter announces General Truck Body, Transit Corp. acquisitions; partners with Freightliner Custom Chassis, Rivian

Acquisitions and new truck body offerings were the talk of JB Poindexter’s Work Truck Show press conference.

J.B. Poindexter & Co. unveils next-gen EV, AV truck bodies at ACT Expo

JBPCO showcases next-gen EV truck bodies and digital connectivity at ACT Expo.

Morgan Olson, EAVX, REE Automotive show off a newly-designed electric walk-in step van

EAVX, Morgan Olson and REE Automotive are hosting the first live demonstrations and customer evaluations this week of Proxima Powered by REE, the newly announced fully drive-by-wire walk-in step van. The joint events highlight the benefits of the newly-designed EAVX and Morgan Olson body paired with REE’s fully-flat, modular P7 chassis and x-by-wire technology. Over the next several weeks,

Gallery: News and photos from Work Truck Show 2020

Fleet Equipment visited the 20th anniversary of the annual NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis to catch up on all the latest news and equipment from the medium-duty, vocational and construction segments. Check out photos and all the news from the show below. Cummins displayed its medium-duty B6.7 and L9 engines, both of which will

Morgan Olson reveals Storm Class 2 walk-on step van prototype

Morgan Olson has introduced the Storm Class 2 walk-on step van prototype. “We build step vans for the world’s largest e-commerce, parcel package delivery companies every day, and fleet managers are seeing a shortage of DOT-licensed drivers,” says Rich Tremmel, Morgan Olson’s vice president of sales and marketing. “Morgan Olson has responded with this new

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

Sparking electric-powered powertrain adoption

Despite currently record-low fuel prices, emissions, anti-idling and noise regulations are driving medium-duty fleets to consider alternative fuels for their transportation needs. In particular, for operations with local multi-stop routes covering less than 100 miles a day, interest continues to grow in electric-powered delivery and work trucks. According to Motiv Power Systems, approximately one-third of the