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Photo of Mercedes-Benz Sprinter courtesy of MBUSA.

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Knapheide Adds Ship-Thru Capabilities for Mercedes-Benz Vans

Knapheide announced its ability to now provide van and cutaway based upfit solutions for the Mercedes Sprinter and Metris along with ship-thru capabilities to service regional and national fleet customers and fleet management companies.

Photo of Mercedes-Benz Metris mid-size van courtesy of MBUSA.

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Mercedes-Benz Expands Van Offerings, Adds Ship-Thru

Mercedes-Benz Vans is introducing a turnkey “ship-thru” upfitting program for its Metris mid-size van and for Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner full-size Sprinter vans. The OEM is also rolling out a value-priced Metris Worker model, as well as expanding its Worker lineup for the Sprinter.

Photo courtesy of The Reading Group.

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Reading Group Offers Online Inventory Access

Work Truck Solutions has partnered with The Reading Group to provide up-to-date bailment pool inventory online.

A bumper to back-of-cab (BBC) of only 63.4 inches enables the K270 and K370 (pictured) to haul more payload with a shorter overall length. (PHOTO: Kenworth)

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Kenworth's Body Builder Manual Assists in Planning

The manual contains information and guidelines useful in the truck body planning and installation processes. Early in the vehicle definition and ordering process, body builders can often contribute valuable information that reduces the ultimate cost of the body installation.

Photo of Chevrolet Low Cab Forward models courtesy of GM.

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Chevrolet Low Cab Forward Upfitters Announced

General Motors has struck ship-thru deals with Morgan Corp. and Supreme Corp. to add bodies to the first Chevrolet Low Cab Forward trucks expected to arrive in late August, according to a General Motors Fleet sales manager.

<br />Mickey employees take to the streets of High Point to help Keep America Beautiful. (PHOTO: Mickey Truck Bodies)<br /><br />

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Mickey Employees Make ‘Clean’ Sweep for High Point

Twenty-four Mickey Truck Body employees volunteered for the “Great American Clean Up” in High Point, N.C., this spring as part of a nationwide initiative sponsored by Keep America Beautiful.

Photo: Dejana

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Douglas Dynamics Buys Medium-Duty Upfitter Dejana

Douglas Dynamics has agreed to acquire medium-duty truck upfitter Dejana Truck and Utility equipment for $206 million It is expected to close the deal during the third quarter of 2016.

The Classic II Service Body (PHOTO: Reading Truck Body)

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Reading Truck Body Taking Orders for Classic II, SL Service Bodies

After recently enhancing its two key product lines, Reading Truck Body LLC is now actively taking orders and shipping its updated models of the flagship Classic II and SL service body lines to its customers.

PHOTO: GROTE

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Ford F-250 Added to Trilliant Technology Tour

Grote Industries has added a new 2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty truck to its Trilliant Technology Tour lineup, which includes three vehicles outfitted with lighting products designed and manufactured using Grote’s cutting-edge LED technology.

Screenshot via Knapheide.

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Knapheide's KUV Body Sheds 650 Pounds

Knapheide has reduced the weight of its KUV enclosed utility body for chassis cab vans by 650 pounds, the upfitter has announced.

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