Technology

Backup Cameras are Getting Smarter
According to the National Safety Council, the average medium-sized truck has a blind spot that extends up to 160 feet behind the vehicle. So you can imagine that for larger utility trucks that sit hig...
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Evaluating Medium-Duty Powertrain Options for Aerial Trucks
Aerial lift trucks are built for low-mileage, high-engine-hour duty cycles, with unique payload requirements. So what should you consider in terms of the powertrain – the engine, transmission and driv...
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Selling Safety to Utility Fleet Drivers
Despite the ubiquity of technology in almost everyone’s world today, drivers may resent the introduction of a GPS or telematics system by company management if they feel the technology is going to be ...
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Green Fleets

Preventive Maintenance and the Electric Vehicle
In an effort to reduce fuel costs, extend replacement cycles and lower greenhouse gas emissions, an increasing number of utility fleets now operate electric vehicles (EVs). In fact, in November 2014, ...
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How Standing Idle is Setting You Back
Pop quiz: Which uses more fuel and produces more emissions – letting a passenger car idle for 15 seconds or turning off a car and restarting it after 15 seconds? If you answered that restarting the c...
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Electric Vehicle News
Support Grows for EEI White Paper on Utility Fleets and ElectrificationAs part of an effort to advance sustainability through fleet adoption of electric vehicles, the Edison Electric Institute has rel...
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New Products

Pace Edwards Retractable Utility Bed Covers
High-performance, high-value Retractable Utility Bed Cover (RUBC) tonneaus from Pace Edwards provide a wide array of useful options for work trucks. Available in both manual and electric-powered model...
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Kenworth T370 Offers Heavier Front Axles
Kenworth will now offer heavier front axles for its T370 Class 7 model. The 18,000- and 20,000-pound axles are available with the PACCAR PX-9 engine rated up to 350 horsepower and 1,150 pound-feet of ...
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Terex Acquires Assets of DUECO
Terex Corp. has acquired substantially all of the assets of DUECO Inc. The acquisition brings DUECO’s sales and service operations, which have responsibility for Terex utilities products in 17 states,...
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