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EUFMC 2023 Truck Lineup

A Look into EUFMC’s 70th Anniversary

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With more than 160 fleet representatives from electric utilities, contractors, co-ops and municipal operations, including over 50 new members and eight new companies, EUFMC 2023 set a new attendance record. At the annual conference as well were more than 350 supplier representatives from about 100 companies that offer vehicles, equipment, products and services to fleets […]

Upper Midwest Utility Fleet Conference

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I drove several hours from Chicago to Red Wing, MN because I had heard of a grassroots organization called the Upper Midwest Utility Fleet Managers Council (UMUFC) was having their annual Fall meeting and wanted to check it out. The nucleus of the group is out of the Minneapolis area. But I met a utility […]

Isuzu Commercial Van

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America and Utilimaster have rolled out the Reach commercial van. Featuring a body designed by Utilimaster on a 12,000-pound GVWR Isuzu NPR ECO-MAX chassis, the Reach will be offered in 134- and 151-inch wheelbases and body lengths of 10, 12 and 14 feet. Resulting cargo area will measure 450, 540 or […]

Hino Trucks Class 4 and 5 Diesel and Hybrid Cab-overs

Hino Trucks has unveiled four models of its newly designed Class 4 and Class 5 cab-over-engine trucks. Included are the Class 4 155 diesel and the OEM’s first U.S. Class 4 diesel-electric hybrid, the 155h. Both 155 models have a 14,500-pound GVW rating. Hino is also offering the Class 5 195 diesel and the 195h […]

RUD Snow and Traction Chains

RUD manufactures a variety of snow/ice and traction chains. Its snow chains are available in various designs to fit both on- and off-road vehicles, from snow chains for snowblowers to rugged alloy steel chains that can meet the demands of large off-road equipment. RUD’s top-of-the-line conventional snow chains meet the highest demands for traction. Made […]

K&H Lights

New to K&H Industries’ line of remote-controlled spotlights, the Night Ray NR-955-20 now features a 50-watt high-intensity discharge (HID) xenon metal-halide arc discharge bulb with output of 750,000 candlepower. The lamp operates at less than half the power draw of a standard 100-watt lamp and provides light intensity five times brighter. Other Night Ray spotlight […]

Pelsue Umbrella Mount

With temperatures heating up, you can count on Pelsue to keep you cool. The company’s new umbrella mount utilizes two suction cups, giving you the ability to mount an umbrella for shade on any flat surface. Each suction cup can hold up to 75 pounds to ensure your shade isn’t going anywhere. Fabricated from zinc-plated […]

Reading Body Aluminum Classic Service Van

Reading Body’s line of truck bodies – including the Aluminum Classic Service Van (CSV) – is designed to improve productivity on the job with effective materials and equipment organizing systems. CSV models are designed with a high-strength alloy aluminum shell, a two-sided galvannealed steel diamond plate floor (patent pending) and a corrosion-resistant understructure joined with […]

Bigfoot Outrigger Pads

2011 marks Bigfoot Construction Equipment’s 15th year of manufacturing outrigger pads. The company offers wood and plastic outrigger pads in the widest range of sizes. All of Bigfoot’s plastic pads carry a full lifetime guarantee, plus you can choose from a large selection of stock pads or opt to have them manufactured in any size […]

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Canter FE/FG Series Trucks

Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (MFTA) has introduced its 2012-model Mitsubishi Fuso Class 3 through Class 5 cab-over model trucks. The line includes the Class 3 Canter FE125 rated at 12,500 pounds GVW, and the 15,995-pound GVWR Class 4 Canter FE160 and Canter FE160CC seven-passenger crew cab models. Also included are the Class Canter FG4X4 […]