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

| September 09, 2014

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.

Kenworth T880 riding boost in vocational demand

| July 25, 2014

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.

Peterbilt medium-duty cabover rolls off assembly line

| July 17, 2014

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.

Mack previews waste-haul cabover

| May 02, 2014

At the WasteExpo show, which ended May 1 in Atlanta, Mack Trucks previewed the new LR series of low-entry cabover refuse trucks.

661,000 lbs.: Now that’s heavy haul!

| April 28, 2014

These pictures tell the story of the equipment used to haul a massive steam turbine generator and other equipment from California to Agua Prieta in Mexico -- the move in process by Contractors Cargo.

W900L glider rolls in log-hauling fleet

| April 25, 2014

Last year, Dan Pardovich and his brother, Ryan, took the engine and transmission from a donor truck and built a W900L glider.

Navistar stresses vocational commitment

| March 07, 2014

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

Severe-duty updates from Freightliner

| March 06, 2014

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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