vocational trucks

BorgWarner introduces K32 two-speed fan drive conversion

Targeted to vocational operators, BorgWarner's two-speed K32 Durospeed fan drive will be available in April as an option from truck manufacturers as well as a conversion kit for operators the on-off K32.

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Indy first ‘Hardest Working’ city

Freightliner Trucks named the Work Truck Show's host city, Indianapolis, Ind., as its first “Hardest Working City” honoree March 4, with the announcement coming at the show itself.

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Peterbilt 567 with all-wheel drive

The all-wheel drive Model 567 is now available for order and will go into production in April.

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Tex-Mix Concrete in expansion mode in and around Austin, Texas

The company’s 88 mixer trucks are a common site along I-35 and Texas 130, delivering TxDOT- and city-approved mixes for construction projects from seven plants. The company has two new concrete plants under construction to keep up with demand.

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Construction fleet updates with T880s

N.C./S.C.-based Blue Max Trucking operators deliver aggregate, equipment, pre-cast concrete and building supplies for construction projects such as airport runway additions, highway widening projects and stadiums.

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ATK Oilfield Transportation puts KW C500s to the test

Take this pictorial tour through the fleet of 65 Kenworth C500s that powers ATK Oilfield Transportation, providing oil rig moving services throughout Western Canada and Texas.

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Photos: Modified Mack Granite ‘mast truck’ moors new Goodyear blimp

The Granite was ordered as a three-axle model but was modified by Engineered Chassis Systems, a subsidiary of the Nuss Group, which built the body, converted it to an all-wheel-drive 8x8 and installed the twin steer axles.

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Kenworth T880 riding boost in vocational demand

Kenworth reports a year-over-year sales increase for vocational trucks, particularly its new T880 flagship, reflecting growing construction activity, increased oil and gas production and encouraging new housing starts figures.

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Peterbilt medium-duty cabover rolls off assembly line

The Class 6-7 Peterbilt Model 220 cabover is suitable for an array of applications, from urban pickup-and-delivery to refuse and street sweeping and striping.

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Navistar stresses vocational commitment

The company refined SCR transition schedules and introduced new vocational options -- and the TerraStar bagged work truck of the year awards.

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