Vehicles
October 20, 2014 - Peterbilt’s new medium-duty Model 220 can now be spec’d with a clear frame rail package that provides up to 10 inches of additional frame rail space (versus the previous clear frame rail package).
September 14, 2014 - Officially launching September 29, 2014, in Summerside, P.E.I., Sun Country Highway is bringing back the E-mazing Race for electric vehicles, which is not a race to the finish, but an EV challenge to visit the most Sun Country Highway charging stations and collect the most points in a one-month period.
September 4, 2014 - In the hopes that this market introduction will eventually expand into Canada, Kia Motors America introduced its first all-electric car for the U.S. market—the 2015 Soul EV.
September 3, 2014 - A.R.E. is now offering CargoGlide bed units with extensions that range from 70% to 100%, placing tools and cargo stored in even the furthest corner of the truck bed at the fingertips of the user, it says. 
August 28, 2014 - Recycled tires could see new life in lithium-ion batteries that provide power to plug-in electric vehicles and store energy, say researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL).
August 27, 2014 - Terex now offers an end-/top-mount cobra-style jib on its Hi-Ranger TL and LTM series aerial devices. Available on all 24 x 48-in. platforms, Terex says the jib is engineered with hydraulic articulation and extend, enabling operators to achieve a greater range of motion.
August 26, 2014 - This week, Ram launched the 2015 model year for the heavy-duty 2500 and 3500, with the latter boasting a increased torque rating of 865 lb-ft and payload capacity of 7390 lb while maintaining a maximum tow rating of 30,000 lb.
August 7, 2014 - Buyers Products has introduced an LED floodlight with adjustable stainless steel stud mount for trucks and trailers, which featuring six LEDs that produce 1350 lumens.
August 7, 2014 - Eaton has expanded its electric vehicle (EV) charging station product offering with its prewire, cord-connected EV charging station that includes a Cooper NEMA 6-50 receptacle, plug, and weatherproof cover in the box.
August 6, 2014 - Altec Inc. launched the AN67-E100 and AN67E-E100 aerial devices incorporate the design of AA/AN Series aerial devices into a 100-ft total platform height elevator for transmission applications.
August 6, 2014 - The redesigned Terex XT Pro Series tree trimmer trucks (three models) boast a host of new features, says the company, including a longitudinal hydraulic lift option to provide up to 75 ft of working height, and upper boom articulation of 250º and 125º of lower boom articulation to further extend these aerial devices’ capabilities.
July 17, 2014 - The first new Peterbilt medium-duty COE (cab over engine) Model 220 rolled off the assembly line at the company’s COE manufacturing facility in Mexicali, Mexico and, with that, the Class 6 and 7 truck is now in full production.
July 8, 2014 - Custom Equipment says it has upgraded the Hy-Brid HB-830 low-level scissor lift with a longer platform to give maintenance crews and contractors more space for tools and supplies.
July 7, 2014 - The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) has released a technical guidance on major inspections of aerial work platforms (AWPs) aimed at keeping equipment safe beyond the manufacturer’s design life.
June 27, 2014 - The 2015 Ram ProMaster City is the automaker’s newest addition to its commercial vehicle lineup, and joins the larger ProMaster and Ram C/V as a Class 1 van offering. Among the available configurations is the two-seat Tradesman cargo van.

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