Workhorse Delivers UPS Its First New Fuel Efficient W62 Gas Chassis
ST. LOUIS - Workhorse Custom Chassis, an affiliate of Navistar International Corporation, is making it easy for customers such as UPS to spec the right truck for the job and achieve significant fuel savings with its upgraded W62 chassis for walk-in trucks.
One of the first UPS delivery trucks built on an upgraded W62 gasoline-powered chassis was on display at this week
Workhorse Displays New Hybrid Truck Chassis
INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The new W62 walk-in truck platform introduced by Workhorse Custom Chassis at the National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show brings new gas and diesel choices to the heavier duty (19,500 and 23,500 lb. GVWR) category of walk-in trucks. But the W62 also provides yet another choice: the first hybrid truck platform manufactured by Workhorse. One such unit
Workhorse Offers Extensive Choice of Warranty Options
to Workhorse gas and diesel W42 and W62 walk-in truck chassis ranging from 9,400 to 23,500-lbs. GVWR, with wheelbases of 125 to 218 inches. The Workhorse W42 gas platform (up to 16,000-lbs. GVWR) uses GM Vortec 4.8 or 6.0L engines with General Motors’ four-speed electronic, automatic transmissions. The current warranty is for three years or 36,000 miles. For the chassis, engine, and transmission, extended
Workhorse Offers PTO, Renames Walk-In Truck
TROY, MI - Workhorse Custom Chassis offers a power take-off (PTO) that can drive a multitude of products including an air compressor, generator, or hydraulic pump for walk-in trucks built on Workhorse’s new heavy-duty W62 diesel chassis.
Workhorse has created an integrated build process that enables the PTO option to be spec’d with the chassis right from the dealer
Bakery Fleet Orders AMP Electric Vans
AMP Trucks subsidiary has received an initial purchase order for Workhorse E-100 Walk-In Vans from a national bakery company. The Workhorse Electric Vans have a range of up to 100 miles and will be built on the renowned W62 chassis.
"These vehicles are particularly well-suited for the stop and go nature of route
Workhorse Introduces New Walk-In Truck Look
plan to grow the walk-in market for smaller fleets and the off-the-lot buyer. Second, this design clearly says this is a truck, and a truck than can do some heavy lifting. As such, it communicates the capabilities of our new heavy-duty 23,500 lb. GVWR W62 chassis in respect to the tough jobs that trucks are needed for.”
The initial Workhorse model is now available on an 86-inch wide body
Navistar Shutting Down Workhorse as Part of Cost-Cutting
to HDT magazine's truckinginfo.com. Spokesman Steve Schrier confirmed the news and responded to questions by referring to statements in the company's recent 10Q disclosures to the federal Securities & Exchange Commission.Workhorse stopped making its W42 and W62 van chassis early this year, one competitor said, and final production is apparently of motor home chassis
What’s New in 2010 Model-Year Light- and Medium-Duty
to a MaxxForce diesel engine, the WorkForce W42 and W62 chassis models include gasoline-powered versions, powered by GM Vortec engines - a 4.8L V-8 in the W42 and 8.1L V-8 in the W62.
Designed for walk-in vans, the W42 is available in wheelbase lengths of 125-190 inches and 14,500-16,000 lb. GVWR. The W62 offer 157-218-inch wheelbase lengths and GVWR ranges of 19,500-23,500 lbs