Tag: vocational truck

A vocational truck is a work truck at its core. These trucks are typically dump trucks, garbage trucks, or mixers, and are used to haul equipment or materials, and, in general, get a job done.

Invisible Tech

Invisible Tech

Innovations seem to come at us at all corners, and at an ever-escalating pace—cell phones, new fuel cars, new efficient heating, and appliances that seem to do everything but feed your pets a balanced diet and mow your lawn remotely. The truth is, some gadgets actually do perform those functions.

Autocar Trucks Announces Customer-Focused Sales Leadership

Autocar Trucks Announces Customer-Focused Sales Leadership

HAGERSTOWN, Indiana (January 4, 2016) – Autocar Trucks today announced the addition of two senior leaders to support its customers in vocational markets.

Stan Mikalonis joins Autocar as Senior Vice President, Business & Market Development, and will focus on supporting Autocar’s customers in the refuse and recycling markets. Stan brings over

NTEA to Announce New Work Truck Show 2017 Keynote Speaker

NTEA to Announce New Work Truck Show 2017 Keynote Speaker

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. (Sept. 21, 2016) — Due to a conflict, NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, has cancelled the previously announced keynote address by Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger that was to take place at the President’s Breakfast & NTEA Annual Meeting during The Work Truck Show® 2017. The

Rigid Frame Versus Articulated Trucks

Rigid Frame Versus Articulated Trucks

Rigid frame trucks are designed to haul large, abrasive, rocky materials on well maintained haul roads, says Scott Knoblauch, senior consultant with Caterpillar Inc. “Grades under 15% and long-haul road distances have minimal effect on rigid frame truck performance,” he says. “They also are designed to run well on long

Caterpillar to End Production of On-Highway Vocational Trucks

Caterpillar to End Production of On-Highway Vocational Trucks

PEORIA, Ill. — Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced it will discontinue production of its on-highway vocational trucks. Based on the current business climate in the truck industry and a thorough evaluation of the business, the company decided it would withdraw from this market. This is also in line with

Caterpillar Announces New Strategy for Vocational Truck Product Family

Caterpillar Announces New Strategy for Vocational Truck Product Family

PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) today announced it will begin independently designing and manufacturing its vocational truck product family at its plant in Victoria, Texas.

The plant, which opened in 2012, currently produces hydraulic excavators.
“The on-highway vocational truck product family is important to our product line; customers like our

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