A pickup truck is a light duty truck having an enclosed cab and an open cargo area with low sides and tailgate. Once a work tool with few creature comforts, in the 1950s consumers began purchasing pickups for lifestyle reasons and by the 1990s less than 15 percent of owners reported use in work as the pickup truck’s primary purpose. Today in North America, the pickup is mostly used like a passenger car.
In the booming 1990s, Orange County took a close look at its growing—and aging—water infrastructure to make decisions about maintaining and upgrading it. They decided to contract outside their own stormwater department for making the repairs to the system. The Stormwater Management Division in Orange County has been through many
Orlando, FL, is home to Cinderella’s Castle. It’s where 17.2 million visitors pass through the gates to Mickey’s house annually. Upon its opening in 1971, Disney World hosted some 10,000 visitors, all of them happy to pay the $3.50 admission to the Magic Kingdom. Today, that same admission price is
Landfill operations require their own fleet of equipment. At minimum, a landfill would require a front end loader, a medium-sized dozer, a steel wheel trash compactor, water spray trucks, a backhoe, scrapers, road graders, and utility vehicle–like pickup trucks and tool vans.
By Sean Daly
There’s a general idea or misconception that “compact” means low duty. Nothing can be further from the truth. While compact equipment as a whole can’t move the same volume as larger excavators or loaders can, it provides a valuable function nonetheless.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are jointly proposing standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that would improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution to reduce the impacts of climate change, while bolstering energy security and spurring
By Lori Lovely
Twenty years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency established the first federal standards for new off-road diesel engines over 50 horsepower, to be phased in from 1996 to 2000. Until that time, diesel engine emissions had been regulated in the United States for almost 40 years, but the regulations pertained primarily
CHICAGO (Feb. 6, 2014) – Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Nissan (NSANY) unveiled a technical study called the Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner – Powered by Cummins™ at the Chicago Auto Show. The heart of this vehicle is a concept 2.8L turbo diesel engine developed at the Cummins Technical Center in
Manufacturers of vehicles and fuel systems agree, and many are putting more effort into this growing market segment. “The solid waste market, with regard to CNG or natural gas in general as a fuel, is one of the fastest-moving segments in the market we’ve seen today,” says William Zobel, vice