2/06/23

Hydrogen fuel cell and battery electric trucks at ACT Expo 2022 Ride and Drive


As the push to slash emissions gets stronger, the 2022 Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in Long Beach, Calif. saw their biggest crowd yet which included plenty of fleet leaders eager to get more familiar with the latest zero emission vehicles in ACT’s ride and drive. CCJ got their impressions on various fuel cell and all-electric commercial vehicles along with their insights into going green with all-new powertrain technologies.

2/04/23

Bigger touchscreen and more package options - Ford Super Duty


Whether it comes to your home or truck, it’s hard to beat a big screen.

The 2022 F-250 has become Ford’s latest pickup to get the automaker’s 12-inch touch screen with SYNC 4 which will come standard on Lariat and above models.

Physical controls will accompany the screen to allow for quick access to commonly used functions. And that’s a smart idea since flipping through screens can be a pain not to mention the haze of fingerprints that often builds up on the screen from constant touching.  

Learn more at:   https://www.hardworkingtrucks.com/pickup-trucks/article/15064243/2022-ford-super-duty-gets-bigger-touchscreen-and-more-package-options

2/02/23

First Ever Sierra EV Denali | “Range”| GMC


Introducing the First Ever GMC Sierra EV Denali Edition 1, powered by Ultium battery technology for GM-estimated 400 miles of range on a full charge. Radical power and range from the Denali of EVs.​ Disclaimers: GM-estimated range on a full charge based on current capability of analytical projection consistent with SAE J1634 revision 2017–MCT. Actual range will vary based on several factors, including temperature, terrain, battery age, loading, use and maintenance.

1/29/23

Professionals Re-shingling Roof in 7 Hours Using Equipter


Skilled roofers from Smith Builders removed old shingles and installed heavy new GAF Timberline Ultra HD shingles in only 7 hours. This skilled crew used an Equipter to carry away old shingles and deliver new ones.


717-661-3591

1/27/23

CRASH TEST Pickup Trucks – Ford F150, Toyota Tundra, RAM 1500, Nissan Titan


The majority of pickups recently put through the passenger-side small overlap front test struggled to maintain their structure, but two trucks — the 2019-2020 Ford F-150 and the 2019-2020 Nissan Titan — earn a good rating. ► These results are valid only for models sold in the USA

✅ Source: IIHS

1/25/23

Protection for Cargo Vans - What does 'Legend' do?


Insulated Wall Liners, Floors, Wheel Well Covers, and more for cargo vans. But there's more to Legend than that. We serve a greater purpose. Learn more in this quick overview of what we do. View everything we do here: https://www.legendfleet.com/products-.

1/23/23

SPACEKAP WILD – THE BEST CARGO VAN ALTERNATIVE






Tired of your unsafe and smelly old service van? The SpaceKap WILD is the ideal model for anyone looking for characteristics similar to a regular cargo van.

With a 53″ interior height, it’s large enough to move around inside, with the added advantage of full-length side doors for easy access from the outside. Maximize your space and secure your tools with an optional shelves system.

Get the Spacekap perfect for your business at FleetWest.net

1/21/23

Absolute Pressure Replaces Spray Truck Destroyed by Hurricane Ian

                                                           Bryan's New Spray Truck

Here’s a story of a family and a business that rode out the Category 4 (Almost 5) Hurricane that diverted its predicted path and hit Sanibel Island, Florida back in September!

The family rode out the storm with the powerful hurricane force waves surging to just under their 2nd floor residence. Their car and truck destroyed by the storm!

Bryan is the owner of Absolute Pressure Cleaning Services, well established in the Fort Meyers, Sanibel area.  Bryan’s spray truck was destroyed by the storm. This is Bryan Picco’s’ new replacement truck purchased in December

The Aluminum Flatbed body was built by Premier Truck Center, Palmetto, Florida and was outfitted with tanks, pumps, reels, cross-box, ladder racks, etc. 

Needless to say, Bryan and his family are thankful to still have their home intact and to be back in business!

Premier Truck Center

1313 17th Street, East

Palmetto, FL 34221

(Just South of the Skyway Bridge!)

(941) 729 – 8196

https://premiertruckbodies.com

 

Absolute Pressure

Sanibel, Florida (239) 472-2020

Bryan Picco

"If I could give him 10 stars I would Thank you Brian for a job excellently done"

 


1/20/23

F-150 Lightning: Towing With Confidence | F-150 | Ford


The all-new Ford F-150 Lightning boasts the Built Ford Tough brawn to tow up to an available 10,000 pounds with its 775 lb.-ft. of electric torque*, but it’s the truck’s brains that will give customers the range information they need to tow long distances**. Ford equipped the electric pickup with smart technologies to more accurately calculate remaining vehicle range using real time conditions so customers can tow with greater confidence – and the more it’s used, the more accurate it gets. *Torque calculated via peak performance of the electric motors at peak battery power. Your results may vary. **Max towing on XLT and LARIAT models with available extended-range battery and Max Trailer Tow Pkg. Max towing varies based on cargo, vehicle configuration, accessories and number of passengers. Towing and torque are independent attributes and may not be achieved simultaneously. Learn more about the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning here: https://ford.to/3KnD9so

1/17/23

2024 Silverado EV – Team Chevy Meets the Silverado EV | Chevrolet


We gave a couple of our Team Chevy NASCAR drivers their first up-close look at the First-Ever All-Electric Silverado, and they agree that it’s a winner. Learn more about the First-Ever All-Electric Silverado EV: https://www.chevrolet.com/electric/si...

1/16/23

Enoven Fixed Sides Landscaper Dump


Our Enoven Fixed Sides Landscaper Dump has been one of our best sellers during the winter months.

The most popular build is our heavy duty 12’ steel body. It is built with 10ga floor with formed bed halves, 10ga laser cut headboard, 9 ton capacity hoist, and 12ga formed fixed sides and rear barn doors. The body is completely powder coated and will withstand the rigors of everyday use.

In our experience these sell if they are on the lot and ready to be put to work! Please contact us to order, or if you have any questions!


                                         Enoven Truck Body and Equipment - 916-372-9692



1/13/23

Curt ShockDrop™ Technology | Comfortable, Controlled, Confident Towing


ShockDrop™ technology is a cushion hitch system designed to enhance your comfort, control and confidence when towing a trailer. It is comprised of an innovative, flexible polyurethane isolator that dynamically adapts to bumps, potholes and uneven surfaces on the road. It suppresses rattling, vibrations, jerking and jarring at the coupling point to provide you with a superior towing experience.

ShockDrop™ technology is engineered to be the next generation of towing products, offering valuable benefits for professionals and enthusiasts alike. ShockDrop™ is integrated into a growing line of CURT products, enabling a variety of lifestyles for a more enjoyable towing experience.

ShockDrop™ provides enhanced control in your driving by counteracting the effects of uneven roads. It also helps increase the driver’s control over the vehicle in events of sudden braking and combats the tendency for undesirable trailer sway. ShockDrop™ technology is also a benefit to the life of your vehicle and towing equipment. The cushion isolator reduces the strain of towing on your vehicle’s brakes and suspension system to promote longevity. Compared to other cushion hitch solutions, ShockDrop™ is lighter-weight, putting less stress on your receiver hitch.

For maximum confidence, ShockDrop™ technology is engineered for simplicity. Each product is designed to be virtually maintenance-free. The cushion isolator is thoroughly tested for thousands of cycles, and it won’t wear out like competitive solutions that use an airbag or bearings.

1/11/23

Bigger touchscreen and more package options - Ford Super Duty


Whether it comes to your home or truck, it’s hard to beat a big screen.

The 2022 F-250 has become Ford’s latest pickup to get the automaker’s 12-inch touch screen with SYNC 4 which will come standard on Lariat and above models.

Physical controls will accompany the screen to allow for quick access to commonly used functions. And that’s a smart idea since flipping through screens can be a pain not to mention the haze of fingerprints that often builds up on the screen from constant touching.  

Learn more at:   https://www.hardworkingtrucks.com/pickup-trucks/article/15064243/2022-ford-super-duty-gets-bigger-touchscreen-and-more-package-options

1/09/23

Get The Machines And Tools To The Jobsite with a Harbor Concrete Saw Body


Here's a  great truck for Concrete Cutting contractors, a 12 foot saw body has plenty of cabinets and is backed up with an Interlift conventional liftgate. It is as functionally effective as it is good looking. Notice the huge locking compartments to keep large saw blades and other gear out of the weather and out of sight.

The liftgate serves two purposes, one being the obvious one to lift the equipment onto the bed area and the other to provide a backstop to secure the equipment in place and prevent it from rolling off the back of the bed!

See more of this body: http://htbi.net/sawbody.html

Visit Harbor's complete website at www.htbi.net and call Harbor at 800-433-9452.

1/07/23

Congratulations to the Ford F-150 Lightning, MotorTrend's 2023 Truck of the Year | MotorTrend


Find out how the radically different, but instantly familiar Ford F-150 Lighting won the most coveted award in the automotive industry. ➡️https://bit.ly/3hoc5AT
Learn more at https://motortrend.com/awards

1/06/23

SpaceKap Wild WORKSTATION Interior


With several technical terms and acronyms used when calculating a vehicle’s payload, it can get quite confusing. Get it wrong and risk being overloaded which can cause expensive citations, accelerated maintenance costs and safety issues. To make it easy, we break down each piece of calculating the payload of your work truck below and give some additional tips to consider.

First, let’s start with defining the technical terms.

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) - The maximum operating weight/mass of a vehicle as specified by the chassis manufacturer. Essentially, how much the vehicle can carry with everything including chassis, body, fluids, fuel, passengers and cargo. Trailers are not included in this rating.

Chassis manufacturers always will publish this weight. It can be found on the sticker placed within the front drive side door frame or on the chassis manufacturer’s website.

Curb Weight - The total weight of a vehicle with all operating consumables including oil, coolant, refrigerant and fuel. Include the weight of a truck body if applicable in the curb weight. This number will not include the weight of passengers and cargo within the vehicle.

This number will come from the chassis manufacturer as well and can be found on their website. If your work truck has a body, be sure to include the body weight (including the bumper, mounting kit and shelves if applicable) within the curb weight as well. Body weights should be located on the body manufacturer’s website.

Payload- The difference between Gross Vehicle Weight Rating and Curb Weight. Simply put, it is the amount of weight left that your vehicle can carry in passengers and cargo.

The equation to calculate your work truck’s payload is:

GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR) - CURB WEIGHT = PAYLOAD

LET’S RUN A QUICK EXAMPLE. LET’S SAY YOUR TRUCK’S GVWR IS 10,000 LBS AND YOUR CURB WEIGHT IS 7,100 LBS. WHAT IS YOUR PAYLOAD?

Answer:10,000 lbs (GVWR) - 7,100 lbs (Curb Weight) = 2,900 lbs Payload

This may sound like a lot of payload but keep in mind a few things. Your payload doesn’t include passengers, at the very least your vehicle will have one passenger (the driver) and use up 150 lbs (or more) of payload. If you have multiple passengers, account for those as well. Don’t forget your tools, parts and materials you will carry on your truck. On upfits like a service or utility body, there is ample space to store these items. Calculate the weight of these items carefully and don’t underestimate. Also, be sure to account for any items you install on the truck or body after calculating the payload. These could include a grill guard, ladder or material rack, toolbox, generator, compressor, welder, auxiliary fuel tank and more. Lastly, keep some payload on reserve! There are times when you will need to carry additional equipment, tools or materials to the job that were not included in the original payload calculation. If you leave ample payload open, this won’t become an issue.

SOURCE:  WT Payload

Knapheide Products: https://www.knapheide.com/products

1/01/23

First Ever Sierra EV Denali | “MidGate”| GMC


Meet the Denali of EVs. The 2024 GMC Sierra EV Denali features the next gen power, tech and luxury that customers expect from GMC truck in an all electric package.