Truck Guide 2005

Transportation


GENERAL MOTORS/GMC AND CHEVROLET TRUCKS

www.gmc.com

www.chevrolet.com

(800) 462-8782 (GMC)

(800) 222-1020 (Chevrolet)

Models: C-4500, C-5500, C-6500, C-7500, C-8500 (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.

KENWORTH TRUCK CO.

www.kenworth.com

(425) 828-5000

Models: T300, T600, T800, W900, T2000

Classes: 6-8

GVWRs: 26,000 to 80,000 lbs.

Primary Applications: Trucks and tractors for refrigerated, dry, bulk, regional, pickup and delivery, and long hauling

Key Features: They offer reliability, dependability, low life-cycle costs, high resale value, excellent maneuverability, driver comfort and designed for easier serviceability. Customer support available through Kenworth PremierCare Customer Center (1-800-KW-ASSIST) and nearly 300 dealer locations in the United States and Canada.

VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA INC.

www.volvotrucks.us.com

(336) 393-2000

Models: VNM200, VNL300, VN430, VN630, VN670, VN780, VHD200, 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.

FREIGHTLINER TRUCKS

www.freightlinertrucks.com

(503) 745-8000

Models: Business Class M2, Argosy, Columbia, Century Class S/T

Classes: 5-8

GVWRs: 16,000 to 33,000+ lbs.

Primary Applications: Long and short haul, route and general delivery, refrigerated and non-refrigerated transport

Key Features: Mercedes-Benz MBE4000 and MBE900 engines; Mercedes-Benz AGS Transmissions; lightweight aluminum cabs; enhanced visibility, maneuverability and driver ergonomics; integrated safety features; and aerodynamic styling.

HINO MOTORS SALES U.S.A. INC.

www.hino.com

(248) 648-6400

Models: 145, 165, 185, 238, 268, 338

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.

INTERNATIONAL TRUCK & ENGINE CORP.

www.internationaldelivers.com

(630) 753-5000

Models: CF, 4000, 8000, 9000i

Classes: 4-8

GVWRs: 16,000 to 64,000 lbs.

Primary Applications: On-highway, delivery route, refrigerated transport

Key Features: The new Cab-Forward (CF) Series provides ultimate maneuverability and lower GVWR for pick-up and delivery. 4000 Series trucks are designed to serve the needs of the owner, driver and maintainer. The 8000 Series day cab tractor offers best-in-class visibility and maneuverability. The 9000i includes aerodynamic and classic designed models with a variety of sleeper cabs.

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