April 2023

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Equipment & Parts

Switch-N-Go hoists, bodies add versatility to electric work trucks

April 14, 2023
Switch-N-Go featured their electric hoist, an aluminum dump body, and an upfitted Cenntro truck from Lee Transport at The Work Truck Show
Amy Dobrikova, vp of fleet solutions at Blink Charging Co., shares proper steps to ensure a smooth transition and navigate the complex architecture for proper EV charging.
What’s in Print

Building blocks of charging infrastructure

April 13, 2023
If anything was apparent at NTEA's Work Truck Week 2023, it was this: more and more fleets, running every class of commercial vehicle, hear the chatter, notice the momentum, and...
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Allied Mobile's Evolution System monitors, automates dump operations

April 12, 2023
The system actively monitors hydraulic and dump body operations as well as chassis operational data—a “whole truck” monitoring approach that offers active intervention of unsafe...
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Trailer Dealers

NATDA selects Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville as partner charity

April 7, 2023
All dealership donors will be entered to win the Ultimate Prize Package, which will be raffled to an attendee on the final day of the 2023 NATDA Trailer Show at Music City Center...
Trane Technologies
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Equipment & Parts

Trane approves HVO for Thermo King units

Hydrotreated vegetable oil is a sustainable, fossil-free diesel alternative that offers up to a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.

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Cenntro to team with EAVX on electric work trucks

April 6, 2023
The agreement calls for the integration of the bodies onto the Cenntro LS300 and LS400 platforms (Class 3 – 5) including lightweight dry freight and refrigerated box bodies; landscape...
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From left, Dr. Günter Schweitzer (Chief Operations Officer Schmitz Cargobull), Andreas Busacker (Chief Financial Offer Schmitz Cargobull), Colin Maher (Managing Director Sales & Services, Schmitz Cargobull UK), Mike Kane (Labour MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East), Paul Avery (Managing Director Operations Schmitz Cargobull UK), Boris Billich (Chief Sales Officer Schmitz Cargobull)

Schmitz Cargobull unveils its new UK plant

April 3, 2023
The 7,500 m2 production area in Manchester offers a total capacity of 60 units per week in single-shift operation, while the 1,000 m2 spare parts warehouse ensures rapid local...
ACT Research
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Trailer builds increase, pushing backlogs down—a little

March 30, 2023
While some OEMs reported they are seeing cancellations, the cancel data is 'primarily' a reflection of spec changes and plant rewrites, ACT Research reports
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Equipment & Parts

First Tuk-A-Way GPT liftgates roll off Maxon’s Monterrey assembly line

March 28, 2023
Production for the GPT line is now in full swing in Monterrey, Mexico, and units have started to ship
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Workhorse establishes certified dealer program

Coming off the unveiling of its Classes 5-6 W56 electric delivery truck, the Cincinnati-based startup also announced Kingsburg Truck Center as its first certified dealership in...
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Equipment & Parts

Stellar launches re-designed website, new dealer portal

March 24, 2023
The new site offers streamlined navigation, allowing visitors to search for products by either product category or by market
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Equipment & Parts

Coxreels reveals industrial-duty LED lights

March 23, 2023
New options for PC10 series models include 50,000-hour ratings, internal light diffusers, shatter-resistant polycarbonate lenses
Western Global
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Equipment & Parts

Western Global introduces DEF storage solutions

March 22, 2023
From excavators and wheel loaders to haul trucks and generators, Western Global’s DEF tanks connect to any engine with only a few small adjustments to the control pad
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Equipment & Parts

Yokohama releases Geolandar A/T XD work truck tire

The A/T XD is severe snow service-rated and will be available in 21 sizes ranging from 16"-20"
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What’s in Print

Latest try at FET repeal presents 'best opportunity': NTEA

March 17, 2023
NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry announced its support for legislation to repeal the 12% Federal Excise Tax (FET) on heavy trucks and trailers. H.R. 1440 was...
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Equipment & Parts

SAF-HOLLAND breaks ground on new plant in Mexico

March 16, 2023
The construction is part of the overall ongoing efforts to increase capacity output from the SAF-HOLLAND North American plant manufacturing network
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Great Dane enhances FleetPulse platform

March 14, 2023
The manufacturer’s smart trailer system now includes ABS fault cold alerts, hub rotation mileage, and an integration with Thermo King’s reefer units
The Shyft Group
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Truck Bodies

Shyft launches Tennessee service body, police upfit operations

March 14, 2023
The new, purpose-built 70,000-square-foot facility will serve as a sales branch as well as operations for upfit, mounting, fabrication, undercoat and paint services to Shyft’s...
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Electric truck production expected to triple in 2023

March 13, 2023
Industry researchers expect three times the amount of electric commercial vehicles to be made in 2023, although the number accounts for less than 1% of total production.
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Equipment & Parts

Parker Chelsea unveils new ePTOs

March 9, 2023
With the market moving toward battery electric technology, Chelsea is prepared to maintain its leadership position in the power take-off market.
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Truck Bodies

Morgan Olson adds EV version to Canada Post's C250 vans

March 9, 2023
Design improvements in driver ergonomics, safety, and cargo delivery efficiencies, along with an all-electric demonstration of the EV platform, provide Canada Post with their ...
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Ford Pro launches Elite service centers for commercial fleets

March 8, 2023
In addition to the “one-stop shop” service approach that focuses on customer productivity, the truck maker's Work Truck Week presentation touted its market dominance since the...
Grote Industries
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Equipment & Parts

Grote showcases 4SEE trailer camera system

March 3, 2023
The rear- and side-view camera system lets drivers see real-time video in their cab without the need for additional wiring. Camera technology was developed in partnership with...
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Equipment & Parts

Fontaine Modification expands Air-Weigh on-board scales offerings

March 2, 2023
Installation is seamless to dealers and end-users thanks to Fontaine’s extensive ship-thru agreements with leading truck OEMs
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Equipment & Parts

Phillips adds new business unit to group of companies

March 1, 2023
The new business unit, Phillips Innovations, will focus on sustainable energy technologies, including solar power and electrification products for trucks and trailers, and patented...