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Freightliner M2 dump truck
A Mack Titan road train in Australia
Liebherr T 282B hybrid electric mining truck
A Mitsubishi Minicab MiEV battery-electric truck.
A Sentinel steam wagon
Daimler Motor-Lastwagen from 1898
President Joe Biden test driving the Ford F-150 Lighting all-electric pick up at Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center
Mannesmann Mulag truck at the Finlayson factory in Tampere, Finland in 1921
A Japanese concrete mixer
Might-E Truck from Canadian Electric Vehicles
A Piaggio Porter
Tata Super Ace in Indonesia
A Ford Ranger pickup truck
Fuso Canter, 8th Generation in Taiwan.
A cement mixer is an example of a Class 8 heavy truck
Seddon Atkinson Stratos refuse compactor
In Pakistan the majority of trucks are colorful and decorated
ALMA antenna transporters are 20 m long, 10 m wide, weigh 130 t and drive on 28 tires.
A cabover truck
Streamlined conventional cab
Cab beside engine
Cummins ISB 6.7L medium-duty truck diesel engine
A truck rear suspension and drive axles overview
Eaton Roadranger 18 speed "crash box" with automated gearshift
A truck rear frame (chassis) section view
Pickup truck frame (right rear view)
Inside a Mack truck
Inside a Mercedes-Benz truck
Inside a Navistar 9000
DAF tractor with an auto-transport semi-trailer carrying Škoda Octavia cars in Cardiff, Wales
Truck cab filter housing using a contiguous series of pre-, HEPA, and charcoal panel filters
Trucking accident at Elst (Netherlands) 2012-03-23

Motor vehicle designed to transport cargo, carry specialized payloads, or perform other utilitarian work.

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Freightliner M2 dump truck

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Conventional style cab tractor

Semi-trailer truck

Combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight.

Combination of a tractor unit and one or more semi-trailers to carry freight.

Conventional style cab tractor
A cab over semi-trailer
Tractor with an end-dump trailer
An FAW semi-trailer truck in China
A semi-trailer truck (Renault Magnum) of Ninatrans in London, England
All EuroCombi variants being considered for Europe-wide adoption
A truck with a swap body pulling a trailer using a dolly; the overall length is 25.25 m
Semi-trailer trucks with extended tents, representing Renault at Silverstone
Tractor unit hauling tractor units in Idaho
Rocky Mountain Double
STAA double pup 28.5-foot trailers
A pair of semi-trailer "Suzies" at the back of an Australian prime mover, red line for emergency/supply and blue for control
Traditional manual transmissions have 4-5 ratios on main shift and 3–4 on the auxiliary: pictured is a 5×3 with five main ratios and three auxiliaries
Crash test of an underride guard at 30 - 40 kph; the truck platform at head height has been prevented from slicing through the windshield
View of a truck's interior dashboard
Taiwanese sign prohibiting heavy trailers
An Australian prime mover Kenworth and B double trailer combination
A road train in Australia
B-double truck on the Sturt Highway
Conventional style cab tractor

European trucks, whether straight trucks or fully articulated, have a sheer face on the front.

Peterbilt 386 sleeper cab style commercial 6×4 tractor unit

Tractor unit

Characteristically heavy-duty towing engine that provides motive power for hauling a towed or trailered load.

Characteristically heavy-duty towing engine that provides motive power for hauling a towed or trailered load.

Peterbilt 386 sleeper cab style commercial 6×4 tractor unit
A Leyland T45 cab-over 4×2 tractor unit
An Oshkosh M1070 8×8 Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET) tractor pulling a 5-bogie M1000 HETS trailer, carrying a slat-armored M93 Fox 6×6 NBC detection vehicle near Baghdad
Typical tractor unit versions from heavy haulage, possible ballast tractor

The tractor-trailer combination distributes a load across multiple axles while being more maneuverable than an equivalently sized rigid truck.

Concrete mixer

Concrete mixer

Device that homogeneously combines cement, aggregate such as sand or gravel, and water to form concrete.

Device that homogeneously combines cement, aggregate such as sand or gravel, and water to form concrete.

Concrete mixer
Twin shaft concrete mixer for a concrete plant
Operating diagram of a concrete mixer
Terex Advance front discharge truck with three lift axles including one tag axle
This Kayaba Rocket concrete mixer delivers concrete in Japan
1 cubic yard (0.76 m³) cart-away mixing trailer
Metered concrete truck
This portable concrete/mortar mixer has wheels and a towing tongue so that it can be towed by a motor vehicle and moved around the worksite by hand, and its rotation is powered by mains electricity. The lever allows the concrete/mortar to be tipped into a wheelbarrow.
An outdated model of a small-scale concrete mixer. These older mixers are heavy and can not be moved as easily. They are still self-powered with electric motors.
Two concrete mixers (Arutua)

Special concrete transport trucks (in-transit mixers) are made to mix concrete and transport it to the construction site.

W16 petrol engine of the Bugatti Chiron

Petrol engine

Internal combustion engine with spark-ignition, designed to run on petrol (gasoline) and similar volatile fuels.

Internal combustion engine with spark-ignition, designed to run on petrol (gasoline) and similar volatile fuels.

W16 petrol engine of the Bugatti Chiron
Four-stroke petrol engine

Before the use of diesel engines became widespread, petrol engines were used in buses, lorries (trucks) and a few railway locomotives.

Ford F-150 Supercrew with tonneau, four doors, sidestep, and wind deflectors

Pickup truck

Ford F-150 Supercrew with tonneau, four doors, sidestep, and wind deflectors
A 1922 Ford Model T pickup
A 1961 International Travelette
A "Dually:" Ford F-350 with four rear wheels
1974 Dodge D200 with camper
Early compact Datsun Truck
1962 Volkswagen Type 2 with single cab over and a dropside bed.
1990 Suzuki Carry, a Kei truck
Songthaew conversion
Dually Chevrolet flatbed with dual wheels on the rear axle for improved towing.
The car-based coupé utility 2006 Holden Ute
Double cab Ford Ranger in French National Gendarmerie livery
Flat sided pickup truck showing wheel well intrusion into bed.

A pickup truck or pickup is a light-duty truck that has an enclosed cabin and an open cargo area with low sides and tailgate.

A Scania front loader

Garbage truck

A Scania front loader
Thornycroft Steam Dust-Cart of 1897 with tipper body
RS-3 Lightning Rear Steer truck
A standard Waste Management Inc. front-loading garbage truck in San Jose, California
14.5 m3 rear load container serviced in Copenhagen
A Lōdal Evo T-28 manual side loader
A WhiteGMC WXLL/Heil Python automated side loader. Note the collection of two containers, as opposed to one.
An EDCO Heil automated side loader collecting trash in Vista, California, US.
Volvo pneumatic collector used for "waste suction"
Grapple truck
An automated side loader garbage truck in Canberra, Australia
Automated garbage collection in Aardenburg, Netherlands
Garbage truck in a medium-sized city Tomaszów Mazowiecki, Poland
Garbage truck KAMAZ on the streets of Ulan-Ude
A garbage truck in Kolkata intricately decorated with Indian truck art

A garbage truck is a truck specially designed to collect municipal solid waste and transport it to a solid waste treatment facility, such as a landfill, recycling center or transfer station.

A fire engine from the London Fire Brigade, 2007.

Fire engine

A fire engine from the London Fire Brigade, 2007.
Front of a fire engine with built-in winch, e.g. for towing damaged cars. The shackles serve a similar purpose.
Tiller-truck of the Los Angeles Fire Department
One of the simplest forms of hand tub type fire engines, engraving from the mid 17th century in Germany
Fire engine invented by Hans Hautsch
Fire engine, Philadelphia, 1838, trying to save adjacent building. One firefighter (with helmet) directs the water; three to his left are manning the pump. Hand-colored. To the right of the engine is a hose truck.
Manually drawn fire pump in service in Edinburgh in 1824
Horse-drawn fire pump given to Brockhampton Estate in 1818
Antique Japanese fire pump
Fire engine at Fire Brigade Headquarters, Sydney, 1941

A fire engine (also known in some places as a fire truck, fire lorry or nee-naw) is a road vehicle (usually a truck) that functions as a firefighting apparatus.

Very small freight transporter—a cargo tricycle

Cargo

"Freight" redirects here.

"Freight" redirects here.

Very small freight transporter—a cargo tricycle
Animals used to transport goods—Mules carrying slate roof tiles in India in 1993.
Container ship at the Port of Helsinki in Finland
Cargolux Boeing 747-400F with the nose loading door open
Boeing 777 freighter of Emirates arrives at London Heathrow Airport (2015).
P&O Nedlloyd intermodal container in a tiphook intermodal freight well wagon at Banbury station. England, (2001)
An articulated double-stack well car owned by the TTX Company. The 53 ft capacity car is a Gunderson Maxi-IV.
Application in container
Polyester strapping and dunnage bag
Polyester lashing
Bronze Age amphorae from shipwrecks near Bodrum, Turkey, with rack and roping device illustrating how they might have been kept from shifting

Cargo was originally a shipload but now covers all types of freight, including transport by rail, van, truck, or intermodal container.

Foden 5 ton overtype steam wagon 1742 of 1908

Steam wagon

Foden 5 ton overtype steam wagon 1742 of 1908
Preserved 1930 built "Super Sentinel" undertype steam lorry
Early Thornycroft Steam wagon, above and below
Early Alley & McLellan "Sentinel" steam waggon
Garrett Six wheeled tipping steam wagon of 1931
"Sentinel" S4 8942 of 1934
A Clayton and Shuttleworth steam wagon dating from 1920

A steam wagon (or steam lorry, steam waggon or steamtruck) is a steam-powered truck for carrying freight.

Mercedes-Benz Arocs dump truck with eight-wheel drive

Dump truck

Used for transporting materials for construction as well as coal.

Used for transporting materials for construction as well as coal.

Mercedes-Benz Arocs dump truck with eight-wheel drive
The Graff & Hipple Wagon Dumper, ca. 1884, showing an early lever-based dumping mechanism
6×4 semi-tractor with two-axle trailer
Example of a transfer truck and trailer
Truck and pup dump truck
A model of a truck and pup dump truck
Fruehauf super dump with GMC tractor
Bottom dump trailer.
Side Dump Industries Train Set.
Dump truck with snowplow
Small 200 Ton Caterpillar Haul truck.
Articulated dump truck or dumper
An Ashok Leyland Comet dump truck, an example of a very basic 4×2 dump truck used for payloads of {{convert|10|t|ST LT|1|sp=us|lk=on|abbr=off}} or less
US 4-axle with lift axle
EU four-axle with two steering axles
Roll-off with box container
Roller container

A typical dump truck is equipped with an open-box bed, which is hinged at the rear and equipped with hydraulic rams to lift the front, allowing the material in the bed to be deposited ("dumped") on the ground behind the truck at the site of delivery.