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Reading Expands Aluminum CSV Line

Reading Truck Body is expanding its aluminum Classic Service Van (CSV) line with a version specifically designed for the 2015 Ford Transit. Ford’s Euro-style commercial van will be available in the all-new cutaway chassis, as well as a cab chassis that will pair well with the CSV. Reading plans to offer 57- and 72-inch bodies in single- and dual-wheel configurations for both chassis. The CSV is an effective commercial upfit for many vocational trades requiring secure, enclosed mobile work space.

The Reading CSV is built with recycled high-strength alloy aluminum, making it a greener solution that is up to 50 percent lighter than steel. Because Reading is so confident in its aluminum products, they are backed with a 10-year limited warranty.

The new Ford Transit configured CSV will continue to offer the same industry-leading features that Reading customers have come to expect, such as patented hidden hinges, galvanized shelving, LED lighting, nitrogen strut door holders, secure rear and compartment doors, and stainless steel locks. Available options will also include Latchmatic and Latchmatic Smartshield keyless locking systems, as well as a three-bow ladder rack.

Kate Wade

Kate Wade is the managing editor of Utility Fleet Professional and Incident Prevention magazines. She has been employed by Utility Business Media Inc. since 2008.