Truck Guide 2006

GENERAL MOTORS/GMC AND CHEVROLET TRUCKS

www.gmc.com
www.chevrolet.com
(800) 462-8782 (GMC)
(800) 222-1020 (Chevrolet)
Models: C4500, C5500, C6500, C7500, C8500 (regular cab, crew cab and cutaway models); T6500, T7500, T8500; W3500 (gas or diesel), W4500 (regular and crew cab/gas or diesel), W5500, W5500HD (regular and crew cab)
Classes: 3-8
GVWRs: 12,000 to 61,000 lbs.
Primary Applications: Long and short haul, refrigerated and non-refrigerated transport, route delivery
Key Features: Safety features for the T-Series and W-Series include four-wheel anti-lock hydraulic brakes, non-slip tread steps and overlap pattern-type wipers with "wet-arm" design. Select optional features include dual chrome mirrors and air-suspension high-back bucket seats. C-Series trucks offer a tight turning
diameter, enhanced visibility and a wide range of GVWRs.

 

 

VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA

www.volvotrucks.us.com
(336) 393-2000
Models: VNM200, VNL300, VN430, VN630, VN670, VN780, VT800, VT880
Class: 8
GVWRs: 33,001 to 80,000 lbs.
Primary Applications: Refrigerated and non-refrigerated transport, route delivery, long haul, beverage delivery, regional distribution
Key Features: An onboard driver message center and navigation system allows the operator to continually monitor fuel efficiency, while Volvo’s own Volvo Link two-way satellite communications system keeps drivers and dispatchers in touch with each other. The new Volvo VN was developed in conjunction with EPA ’02 engine regulations to offset the fuel econ­omy penalty of the new regulations, while maximizing performance and productivity. The new Volvo VN is lighter and more aerodynamic than the previous generation, with an improved driver environment. The Volvo VN features a standard driver’s airbag and high-strength steel cab. The Volvo VT series was added in 2005 to provide a high-horsepower, high-image flagship for long-haul sleepers and daycabs.

 

 

HINO MOTORS SALES U.S.A. INC.

www.hino.com
(248) 648-6400
Models: 145, 165, 185, 238, 258LP, 268, 338, 338 City Tractor
Classes: 4-7
GVWRs: 14,050 to 33,000 lbs.
Primary Applications: Route delivery, refrigerated, non-refrigerated transport
Key Features: Driver-friendly cab designs offer enhanced visibility and comfort. American-made drive line components with Hino engines are designed for low maintenance and low exhaust emissions, keeping fuel economy in mind. Hino brings jobs to America as these new trucks will be assembled in Long Beach, CA.

 

 

FORD COMMERCIAL TRUCKS

www.commtruck.ford.com
(800) 392-3673
Models: E-350, E-450, F-350, F-450, F-550, F-650, F-750, LCF
Classes: 3-7
GVWRs: 9,900 to 33,000 lbs.
Primary Applications: Route delivery, general transport, city delivery/beverage distribution
Key Features: Ford expanded its product line to include the all new LCF, designed to meet the needs of many vocational applications. The F-650/F-750 Medium Duty Trucks provide a wide range of choices in model, wheelbase, powertrain, axle and seat.

 

 

NISSAN DIESEL AMERICA INC.

www.udtrucks.com
(972) 756-5550
Models: UD 1300, UD 1400, UD 1800CS, UD 1800HD, UD 2000, UD 2300DH, UD 2300LP, UD 2600, UD 3300
Classes: 3-7
GVWRs:
12,000 to 32,900 lbs.
Primary Applications: Refrigerated and non-refrigerated transport, route delivery, on-highway, long haul, bakery and snack food delivery
Key Features: Nissan Diesel offers a warranty and extended protection plan, rebuildable powertrain components, air conditioning and a strong array of driver amenities.

 

 

KALMAR INDUSTRIES CORP.

(OTTAWA Division)
www.kalmarind-northamerica.com
(785) 242-2200
Models: Ottawa 30, 50, 60
Classes: 7-8
GVWRs: 31,000 to 78,000 lbs.
Primary Applications: Tractors built specifically for spotting trailers in ports, intermodal, freight yards and distribution centers
Key Features: Models offer a hydraulic fifth wheel that eliminates the need to crank landing gear up and down when moving the trailer. Other features include sliding rear door and extended mirrors, as well as an optional raised roof and integral air conditioning with filter.

 

 

PETERBILT MOTORS CO.

www.peterbilt.com
(940) 591-4000
Models: 335, 378, 379, 385, 386, 387
Classes: 6-8
GVWRs: 26,000 to 92,000 lbs.
Primary Applications: Pickup and delivery, long haul, local transport, tanker, bulk
Key Features: Peterbilt custom manufactures medium- and heavy-duty trucks and tractors to meet operating requirements. Its line of cabs and sleepers are available in a range of sizes, roof heights and interior trim levels. Peterbilt offers a wide array of TruckCare aftermarket services through its more than 200 dealership locations throughout North America.

 

 

WESTERN STAR TRUCKS

www.westernstartrucks.com
(313) 592-4200
Model: 4900 EX, 4900 FA, 4900 SA
Class: 8
GVWRs: Up to 109,000 lbs.
Primary Applications: Over-the-road tractor
Key Features: Roomy, comfortable cabs, the Stratosphere walk-through sleeper and more than 8,000 custom options. The axle forward 4900 EX features a 132-inch BBC. The axle forward 4900 FA and the set-back axle 4900 SA are available in 109- and 123-inch BBCs. A variety of powertrain options are available from Caterpillar, Detroit Diesel and Mercedes-Benz.

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