November 23, 2014 - Kenworth has added three new options for its medium-duty cabovers that, it says, open the door for more diverse customer applications and body customization. The new options for the K270 and K370 cabovers include a compact back-of-cab exhaust system to allow more space for custom bodies.
October 28, 2014 - Club Car’s VersAttach bed-based attachment system for its Carryall line claims to be a solution to professionals who resort to using bungee cords, zip ties or tape to organize and protect the equipment in the beds of their utility vehicles.
October 21, 2014 - The Terex Hi-Ranger swing arm option has been added to increase the platform’s range of motion for the company’s TL series aerial devices.
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 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 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.
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