Conexpo

Severe-duty updates from Freightliner

Through March 8, Freightliner highlights some of its toughest vocational solutions at the 2014 ConExpo-Con/Agg show in Las Vegas; new vocational options introduced, also, at the NTEA Work Truck Show.

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Vids of the new Caterpillar truck — the CT660

"No one knows heavy-duty like Caterpillar," says the official promo vid for the new Class 8 from Caterpillar, the CT660. Long-awaited in the wake of Cat's announcement that the company was getting out of the on-highway engine market, and entering the truck market, the new truck is here (pictured), built in partnership with Navistar. For several separate video glimpses of it, including reactions from the show floor at ConExpo in Las Vegas, where it was officially ...

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Navistar shows MaxxForce 15

The company showcased its long-awaited EGR 15-liter diesel engine for severe duty vocational applications.

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Cat offers CT660 vocational truck

The set-back axle configuration Class 8 truck can be ordered starting in April, with deliveries to begin in July.

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LogBook

The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

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Caterpillar to launch vocational trucks

The trucks are being developed with Navistar International, although details haven't been released.

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