Recognizing the accelerating shift by U.S. truck fleet operators to natural gas-fueled vehicles, AMETEK Vehicular Instruments Systems (VIS) has added natural gas compatible versions of its dashboard gauges and instrument clusters.
Westward Industries’ new 100% electric GO-4EV utility vehicle offers a range of up to 100 miles and uses a 96-volt lithium-ion phosphate battery with 32 cells. It can be used for parking enforcement, light patrol, and on campuses.
The GRIP (Governor to Reduce Idle and Pollution) taps into a vehicle's electronics network via the CAN bus to regulate vehicle functions such as engine revolutions, transmission position, outside temperature, ignition positions, and coolant temperatures.
Satellite broadcaster DISH rolled out 47 service vans in Southern California converted by ROUSH CleanTech to run on propane autogas. The Ford E-250 vans will bring fuel savings and on-site fueling convenience from fuel supplier Ferrellgas. View photos showing the fueling process and the cargo setup by upfitter Leggett & Platt. Photos by Paul Clinton.
The 2014 Work Truck Show was held March 4-7, 2014 in Indianapolis, and included 19 press conferences, 500,000 square feet of vocational trucks and equipment, the newest products and technical support from more than 500 exhibitors, and more than 60 educational sessions on top-of-mind industry issues.
One of three photo galleries for the 2014 show, take a look at a few of the people and see a few of the announcements made at the show.
Photos by Lauren Fletcher & Chris Brown