Vocational Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Noregon brings JPRO to the off-highway market

Known for its on-highway diagnostic and repair tools, Noregon rolls onto off-highway jobsites.

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NTEA releases updated Truck Equipment Handbook

This edition also covers the vehicle certification process and regulatory standards applicable in Canada.

Hendrickson partners with Tadano to produce Airtek NXT, Roadmaax products

The Airtek NXT front air suspension and dual steer axle system, along with the Roadmaax high capacity rear air suspension systems, are included as part of the chassis enhancements.

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Navistar launches International S13 Integrated Powertrain for vocational market

The S13 Integrated Powertrain, launched back in August of 2022, is now available for the vocational market.

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Mack debuts updated Mack Granite truck

Mack Trucks updates Mack Granite with new fascia, improved visibility, safer operation and two grille options.

Mack Trucks donates Granite model at World of Concrete 2023

The CIM program grants students a Bachelor of Science degree in Concrete Industry Management over four years.

Hands on with Mack Trucks Command Steer

Command Steer is an active steering system that adds an electric motor to the existing hydraulic steering to help reduce driver effort by up to 85% and improve driver productivity and comfort, according to Mack. Mack Command Steer provides variable steering assist based on the driving situation. Multiple sensors throughout the truck monitor road conditions,

Upfitting an electric truck for vocational applications

Short routes. Return-to-home operations. Those are seemingly slam-dunk applications for electric trucks. We’ve seen electric trucks roll large in pick-up-and-delivery applications, as well as regional haul routes. So what’s the hold up in the vocational truck space? Like many trucking segments, challenges come with the unknown. Chassis space and weight play a larger role in

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Photo Gallery: Mack Command Steer tackles tough quarry work

Deep within the Easton Quarry, about 30-minutes outside of Allentown, Penn., home of the Mack Experience Center, H&K Group and Mack Trucks hosted industry journalists on a true Mack Trucks experience as we got behind the wheel of a Mack Granite and Mack Anthem with Command Steer, an active steering system that adds an electric

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Complete equipment solutions that still tackle specific vocational tasks

Dump applications, flatbed and drop-deck hauls, dry bulk loads, pneumatic tank and liquid tank trailers–what do those applications have in common? On the surface, not much. Sure, it still involves a truck and hauling from Point A to B, but specialized applications often require specialized solutions. That can create a challenge for manufacturers and suppliers

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Fontaine Modification to build larger corporate headquarters

Fontaine Modification is building a new corporate headquarters that will more than double its production and product development capabilities. The new facility, currently under construction in the Charlotte, N.C., I-485 Logistics Center, will be nearly three times the size of the current operation. Fontaine Modification is an engineering-driven provider of post-production truck services for original equipment

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Freightliner Plus Series medium-duty truck walk around

Productivity and safety were the names of the Freightliner Plus Series M2 and SD games when the OEM unveiled the refreshed medium-duty and vocational trucks at a pre-launch truck event earlier this summer. While the talking point of truck technology finding its way into the vocational truck segment has been building over the past several

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