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Trending truck equipment: Tracking the hottest industry trends

Last month, the Fleet Equipment team set off on a whirlwind trade show schedule that put us at three different shows in four weeks—the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind., the TMC Annual Meeting in Nashville and finally, the big one, the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky. Spend even a couple minutes walking

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Turning to associations for training, info to manage vehicles

Serving customers in a wide variety of vocations, the universe of light- and medium-duty commercial fleets is inherently diverse. As a result, and because their primary business is to manage vehicles that support their company’s operations, fleet managers in these segments may be searching for resources that can assist them with the information they need

EchoDrive bolt-on hybrid kit wins Work Truck Show 2014 Green Award

Echo Automotive Inc. won The Work Truck Show 2014 Green Award for its EchoDrive bolt-on hybrid electric kit for fleet vehicles. This is the second year in a row that EchoDrive was honored at The Work Truck Show: the product won the Editor’s Choice Award for new product innovation at the 2013 event. The Green

Freightliner Trucks showcases vocational solutions at the 2014 Work Truck Show

Freightliner Trucks is highlighting a selection of its vocational solutions at the 2014 NTEA Work Truck show. Freightliner Trucks booth will feature a variety of Freightliner medium-duty and severe-duty models, including: The Class 6/7 market-leading M2 106, featuring a Fassi crane installed by Giuffre Bros. Cranes, used for car debris recovery at the iconic Indianapolis

Photos from the Work Truck Show floor

This week in Indianapolis, the Fleet Equipment staff took in the sights and sounds of the NTEA Work Truck Show. We’ve been posting the latest news as it was released at the show. Here we’ve collected a small sampling of the coolest equipment and booths on the show floor.              

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Chevrolet and GMC pickup and van lineup on display at Work Truck Show

Chevrolet and GMC’s  lineups of job-ready trucks and vans, including the all-new 2015 City Express, are on display at The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. “Businesses have very specific hauling and towing needs, so we offer our customers more model combinations on our pickups than any other manufacturer,” said Ed Peper, U.S. vice president

Espar presents natural gas heating for trucks

Espar North America presented its newly-developed Airtronic NG Commercial at the NTEA The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. The air heater burns compressed natural gas (CNG) and is suited for all trucks fueled by natural gas. “Our Airtronic NG Commercial is the first air heater that is specially designed for the continuously growing market

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Alcoa extends Dura-Bright surface treatment option to M-Series medium-duty wheels

Alcoa Inc.‘s wheel and transportation products unit is now offering its Dura-Bright wheels with XBR technology to the medium-duty truck segment. Alcoa’s no-polish Dura-Bright wheels were unveiled at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. The Dura-Bright production process penetrates the forged aluminum, which “holds the shine even after hundreds of washes and thousands

New Goodyear tires target mixed-service applications

The new Goodyear G731 MSA and G751 MSA mixed-service tires will be available this summer. The tire are designed for construction, dump, cement mixers and other mixed-service fleets to help their trucks travel across challenging surfaces. Fleets will be able to buy several sizes of these tires with Goodyear’s exclusive DuraSeal Technology. The G731 MSA,

SAF-HOLLAND introduces auxiliary steerable lift axle suspension system

SAF-HOLLAND, a global manufacturer of suspensions, fifth wheels and landing gear, announced the introduction of its 13.5k capacity, NEWAY LSZ auxiliary steerable lift axle suspension system. With a 17.5-inch package size, the LSZ’s design is a minimum of 4 in. up to 10 in. shorter than comparable lift axles, said the company. This design offers

Mitsubishi Fuso introduces new higher-GVWR Class 3 work truck

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. introduced its new Canter FE130 work truck at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis on March 5. Its new entry into the Class 3 segment boosts GVWR and body/payload capacity by 700 lb. over the previous FE125 model. According to the company, the boost in GVWR is actually

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Isuzu celebrates 30th anniversary of Isuzu Commercial Trucks in U.S. market

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. commemorated its 30th anniversary of Isuzu trucks in the U.S. market at a special ceremony during the National Truck Equipment Association’s 2014 Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Ind. The KS22, the first Isuzu truck in America, arrived at the Port of Jacksonville, Fla. on Nov. 10, 1984. It had