Service / Utility Trucks


Stellar Industries Introduces Low Cab Forward Service Body

Stellar Industries has introduced the TMAX 2-14 aluminum low cab forward service truck. The TMAX low cab forward (LCF) aluminum is the latest addition to the long-standing TMAX series. The TMAX 2-14 aluminum body coupled with a low cab chassis delivers provides users enhanced turn radius, making this an ideal choice for metropolitan and small working areas, according to the manufacturer....


Runnion Equipment Expands Knapheide Product Line

Runnion Equipment Company is growing its product line by expanding its Knapheide body offerings. Runnion Equipment has been utilizing Knapheide bodies for its National Crane boom trucks and Palfinger knucklebooms for many years....


Komatsu's Largest Haul Truck Ever - the 980E-4 - is Introduced to North America

Komatsu America Corp. , a global heavy equipment manufacturer, announced the North American commercial release of the 980E-4 haul truck, for service in mine sites requiring 400-ton payload capacity. With a 400-ton capacity and 3,500 HP engine, the 980E-4 builds on a long history of success with electric drive trucks, and reinforces Komatsu's position as a global leader in the ultra-class mining truck market....


Truck Company's Goal: To Build a Better 'Mechanics Truck'

For more than 40 years, Jack Harriman has had a handle on what field mechanics need in a utility truck. His customers have suggested how to build a better “Mechanics Truck.”“These guys know what they want and need,” said Harriman....


Altec Wins Work Truck Show 2016 Green Award for JEMS 4 Series Hybrid System

Altec Inc. (Birmingham, Ala.) won The Work Truck Show 2016 Green Award for its JEMS 4 Series (Jobsite Energy Management System) hybrid-electric system. The award was presented at The Work Truck Show 2016, which was held March 1 to 4 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis....


Kenworth T880 Adds Hendrickson ULTIMAAX Severe Duty Suspension

The vocational flagship Kenworth T880 is now available for order with the Hendrickson ULTIMAAX advanced severe-duty rubber suspension. The ULTIMAAX suspension offers a balance of empty ride quality and loaded stability for driver comfort, while also cushioning the load and protecting the chassis, cargo and body equipment from excessive vibration and road shock due to potholes and rugged terrain....


Isuzu Unveils All-New Class 6 F-Series Truck

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America Inc. unveiled an all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment — the 2018 Isuzu FTR. The F-Series truck is slated to go into production in the United States in mid-2017....


Mack Expands Heavy-Duty AMT Range

Mack Trucks announced two new versions of its Mack mDRIVE HD automated manual transmission (AMT). Mack's mDRIVE HD 13-speed and mDRIVE HD 14-speed meet the needs of an even wider range of customer applications with the power and performance that only a fully integrated powertrain can offer, according to the manufacturer....


PACCAR MX-11 Engine Design Maximizes Productivity, Life Span

The PACCAR MX-11 engine for vocational and regional haul customers is now available for order. Offered in the Kenworth T880, T680, T800 with FEPTO and W900S, the PACCAR MX-11 is designed to produce up to 430 hp and 1,550 lb.-ft....


Freightliner Adds to List of 'Hardest Working Cities'

Following the successful launch of the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities recognition program, Freightliner announced four new cities will be recognized with the award in 2016. The award winners for this year will be: New York City, Charlotte, Edmonton, and Seattle-Tacoma....






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