Work Truck Show 2020 Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
A ‘plug-and-play’ electric vehicle battery solution? Inside Webasto’s new modular CV battery system

Webasto displayed its new modular CV standard battery system at this year’s NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. With 400V and 800V versions available, each battery pack has 35 kWh of energy, and because up to 10 packs can be used for a combined 350 kW, the system is designed for scalability and configuration flexibility.

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

Watch: What do fleet managers request in medium-duty trucks?

From this year’s NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, Fleet Equipment caught up with Roy Horton, Mack Trucks’ director of product strategy, to ask: “What is the No. 1 feature requested by fleet managers for medium-duty trucks, and how is Mack addressing that?”

Ram reveals 2021 ProMaster

Ram Commercial revealed its 2021 Ram ProMaster, aimed at vocational use, at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. Ram says the full-size van is designed for businesses, construction job sites and commercial fleets. New for 2021 and making its debut on an FCA vehicle, Ram says, a digital rearview mirror option with a 9.2-in.

Isuzu introduces two new gasoline engines at Work Truck Show

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc. has introduced two new gasoline engines for its N-Series trucks. The engines include a 6.6-liter V8 that will be available in the Class 3 NPR and Class 4 NPR-HD, and a 6.0-liter V8 that will be offered in both the Class 5 17,950-lb. GVWR NQR and the Class 5

Crane Carrier Company introduces Low Narrow Tilt truck chassis

Crane Carrier Company (CCC) has released the new Low Narrow Tilt (LNT) heavy-duty work truck chassis. The new chassis is 82 in. wide, 12 in. narrower than the company’s Low Entry Tilt 2, the company says. The LNT supports a three-man work crew and has an 18-in. step in height on both sides of the

Vanair releases new start-all lithium-ion jump starters

Vanair Manufacturing, through its acquisition of Goodall Mfg., has released its new Start-All Jump Pack series. The Start-All series of portable jump starters are built to safely deliver fast starts to a wide variety of vehicles, the company says. Vanair says a high-output premium lithium-ion battery provides maximum performance and longevity, while Vanair’s Protect-All technology

ASA Electronics introduces auto-calibrating 360-degree camera system

ASA Electronics has introduced its new Voyager auto-calibrating 360-degree camera system. The auto-calibrating software combines the images from four cameras to create a seamless panoramic view around the entire vehicle, the company says. The system was designed to simplify the installation process, with current software support for four common vehicle types: Walk-in, vans, buses, semi-trailers

VMAC shares 5-in-1 Multifunction Power System concept

VMAC shared its latest prototype concept of a gas engine-driven 5-in-1 Multifunction Power System, powered by Honda, at this year’s The Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The company says it plans to release the 5-in-1 system later this year. The new VMAC Multifunction Power System includes five components: a rotary screw air compressor, generator, welder,

Allison Transmission shows 3414 Regional Haul Series at Work Truck Show

Allison Transmission recently developed its 3414 Regional Haul Series transmission, based on insights gathered from OEMs and end users that there is a need for reliability, performance and maneuverability of an Allison fully automatic 3000 Series transmission, but with increased ratings capability, the company says. Allison says the 3414 RHS has ratings up to 410

Allison Transmission to open Vehicle Environmental Test Center

Allison Transmission announced during NTEA’s Work Truck Show that its Vehicle Environment Test (VET) Center will open July 8. The company says the 60,000 square-foot building will house two environmental chambers capable of simulating a broad range of environmental conditions and duty cycles, including temperature extremes, grades, altitudes and other on-road conditions. Specifically, Allison Transmission

Allison Transmission selected as standard in new medium-duty Mack truck

Allison Transmission has been selected as the standard transmission for the new Mack MD Series of medium-duty trucks. The Allison 2000 Series offers FuelSense 2.0 with DynActive shifting for these trucks designed for dry van/reefer, stake/flatbed, dump and tanker applications. “Mack’s decision to equip their new MD truck with the Allison 2500 helps Mack meet