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Spartan Chassis Showcases 'Next Generation of Custom' at FDIC

Company Delivers Ultimate Customization, Complete Flexibility CHARLOTTE, Mich., April 19 -- Spartan Chassis, Inc. will showcase its next generation of custom" approach to products and services during the Fire Department Instructors Conference, which opens today. Spartan Chassis, a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR), will focus on changes to its product line that allow fire...

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BorgWarner to Supply Air Pump for Toyota Light Trucks

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 6 -- BorgWarner is providing its secondary air pump systems to a variety of Toyota light truck models in North America and Japan. Total volume is expected to exceed 500,000 annually. As a global leader in air pumps, BorgWarner contributes to our customers' ability to meet increasingly challenging standards for emissions and fuel economy," said Roger Wood, President and...

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Mechanics Truck accommodates 80,000 ft-lb crane.
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Mechanics Truck accommodates 80,000 ft-lb crane.

Available with 8025 telescopic crane, Dominator® IV is built with inverted A-frame floor structure and designed to promote access to tools and parts. Single-handle latch on tailgate has 3-point mechanism that minimizes amount of force required to open and close door, while shelf hanger bracket system enables quick adjustments of compartment shelves. Along with rain eaves on each side of...

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Oshkosh Truck Subsidiary, Pierce, Is First to Introduce Air Bags for Custom Fire Trucks

Air bags designed to increase fire fighter safety OSHKOSH, Wis.--Sept. 15, 2006--Oshkosh Truck Corporation (NYSE:OSK) announced today that its subsidiary, Pierce Manufacturing Inc., North America's leading manufacturer of fire and rescue apparatus, is the first fire truck manufacturer to offer frontal air bags in its custom fire chassis. The air bags will be available in spring 2007 in Pierce's...

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Commercial Chassis Cabs are built to support customization.

Designed for Class 4 and 5 commercial market, 2008 Dodge Ram 4500 and 5500 Chassis Cabs are built on 50,000 psi steel frame and feature 52 gal fuel tank, 390 mm brake rotors, and 66 mm caliper pistons. Other features include 34 in. frame rail spacing and flat, clean frame rails on one-piece C-channel rear-frame rail. Offered in dual rear wheel models, 4 cab-axle lengths are available. Each model...

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Dodge to Offer All-New Cummins Light-Duty Clean Diesel

* All-new engine to provide up to 30-percent improvement in fuel economy * Clean-diesel technology to meet 50-state 2010 emissions standards WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 -- Let the diesel duels begin. Armed with new Cummins clean-diesel technology, Dodge will introduce an all-new turbodiesel engine in its light duty pickup trucks after 2009. The new engine will provide a dramatic increase in low-end...

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EPA Hails Dodge for Developing Cleanest Heavy-Duty Diesel Pickup Truck

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 -- New 2007 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 with Cummins 6.7-liter turbodiesel engine is first Chrysler Group BLUETEC vehicle and first to meet stringent 2010 truck emissions standards in all 50 states. o 6.7-liter Cummins turbodiesel engine achieves 2010 NOx emission standards three years early, making it the cleanest and best-performing heavy-duty pickup truck in the market o...

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ArvinMeritor to Develop First Dual-Mode Heavy-Duty Diesel-Electric Drivetrain for Wal-Mart Transportation

TROY, Mich., Jan. 10 // -- ArvinMeritor, Inc. and Wal-Mart Transportation, Bentonville, Ark., have agreed to development of a dual-mode, diesel-electric drivetrain for a Class 8 tractor. The vehicle, which is believed to be the first dual-mode diesel-electric tractor prototype in development in North America, will be based on an International Class 8 ProStar tractor and powered by an engine...

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EPA Unveils Unique Hydraulic Hybrid Diesel Delivery Truck with UPS, International Truck and Engine, Eaton and U.S. Army

Wed Jun 21, 2006 Washington ... The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today unveiled the first-ever series hydraulic hybrid diesel urban delivery vehicle, which will provide dramatic improvements in fuel economy and in emission reductions. The development of the hydraulic hybrid is the result of a partnership between the EPA, U.S. Army, UPS, International Truck and Engine Corporation and...

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Underground Dodge Ram with Low-Emissions 175-hp Cummins Turbo Diesel Offers up to $18,000 Savings in Mine Ventilation Costs

COLUMBUS, Ind. (June 21, 2006) - Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI) today released a 175-hp low-emissions Turbo Diesel engine rating specifically developed for Dodge Ram trucks used for underground mining applications. The Cummins-powered Dodge Ram is currently the only pickup truck produced in North America with an MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) approved engine for both coal and...

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