In the past, heavy duty vocational trucks may have been spec'd with 550 hp and 1,950 lb.-ft. of torque to get the load rolling. Today, 470-hp engines with 1,850 lb.-ft. torque can do the job.
Class 5, 6 and 7 truck engines and transmissions were rated in J.D. Power's U.S. Medium Duty Truck Engine and Transmission Study of vocational application models.
Freightliner's severe-duty waste-haul line offers a solution for most any refuse job.
Chicago-based Ozinga Ready Mix drivers report plenty of power and responsive shifting from 13 Cummins-Westport natural gas-powered Kenworth mixer trucks now in operation, moving from its Chinatown Plant near downtown. “Since city officials are trying to ...
Caterpillar and Navistar said they plan to build and sell a cabover-engine Cat vocational truck that would be sold globally.
Caterpillar is shipping its CT660 vocational truck to North American customers.
"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 ...
The new Freightliner SD series will consist of both 108- and 114-inch bumper to back of cab configurations.
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