Truck Guide 2005

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.

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.

MACK TRUCKS INC.

www.macktrucks.com

(610) 709-3011

Model: Mack Vision DayCab

Class: 8

GVWRs: 35,000 to 80,000 lbs.

Primary Applications: Tank and line haul, refrigerated and non-refrigerated transport

Key Features: Vision DayCab offers ASET Highway engine; aerodynamic styling; 'Visibility' doors; ergonomic cab; V-MAC electronics; full complement of Mack and vendor axles, suspensions and transmissions; and OneCall CompleteCare customer support network.

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 an 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.

NISSAN DIESEL AMERICA INC.

www.udtrucks.com

(972) 756-5550

Models: UD 1300, UD 1400, UD 1800CS, UD 1800 HD, 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.

ISUZU COMMERCIAL TRUCKS OF AMERICA INC.

www.isuzucv.com

(800) 785-5445

Models: N-Series, F-Series.

Classes: 3-7

GVWRs: 12,000 to 33,000 lbs.

Primary Applications: All vocational, city delivery

Key Features: The 2006 N-Series low cab forward trucks offer bold, new styling and redesigned interiors, and more performance and payload-carrying capacities.

MITSUBISHI FUSO TRUCK OF AMERICA INC.

www.mitfuso.com

(856) 467-4500

Models: FE120, FE145, FE145 Crew Cab, FE180, FG140, FK200, FM260, FM300, FM330

Classes: 3-7

GVWRs: 12,000 to 32,900 lbs.

Primary Applications: General delivery, reefer

Key Features: Standard day running lights, power windows and door locks. Optional accessories include AM/FM radio/CD player, spare tire carrier, suspension seat, chrome bumper and mirror options.

STERLING TRUCK CORP.

www.sterlingtrucks.com

(440) 269-5500

Models: A-Line, Acterra

Classes: 5-8

GVWRs: 18,000 to 64,000 lbs.

Primary Applications: Trucks and tractors for dry and refrigerated haul, route delivery, local and regional distribution

Key Features: They include driver comfort, excellent visibility and easy customization. Broad range of engines from Mercedes Benz, CAT and Detroit Diesel. Transmission offerings include manual, semi-automatic and automatic from manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz, Eaton and Allison. New HX Chassis for A-Line features stronger, lighter weight frames; a new proprietary air cab suspension; a new cooling system; improved maneuverability and additional front and rear suspension options. A-Line is available in 113-inch and 122-inch BBC. Acterra is available in 106-inch BBC.

PETERBILT MOTORS CO.

www.peterbilt.com

(940) 591-4000

Models: 335, 378, 379, 385, 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

(440) 269-5500

Model: 4900 Series

Class: 8

GVWRs: 35,000 to 92,000 lbs.

Primary Applications: OTR tractor

Key Features: Western Star features roomy, comfortable cabs, the new Stratosphere walk-through sleeper and more than 8,000 custom options. Three models are available from Western Star Truck for over-the-road applications: 4900 EX, 4900 FA and the 4900 SA. 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 including Cat, Detroit Diesel and Mercedes-Benz. There are more than 300 dealers in Western Star's growing service network.

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