Truck classifications are typically based upon the maximum loaded weight of the truck, typically using the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and sometimes also the gross trailer weight rating (GTWR), and can vary among jurisdictions.- Truck classification
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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.
Unit of measure.
Recent specialized uses include the ton as a measure of energy and for truck classification.
Body style of truck, bus, or van that has a vertical front, "flat face" or a semi-hood, with the cab of the truck sitting above (or forward of) the front axle.
In Class 8 tractors (using the US designation), the cab-over design allows the vehicle's wheelbase to be shorter than in the conventional arrangement, wherein the engine is placed in front of the cab, covered by a horizontal or sloping hood that opens to allow engine access.
Chassis cab truck with an enclosed cuboid-shaped cargo area.
Box trucks are typically 10 - 26 ft in length and can range from Class 3 to Class 7 (12,500 lb. to 33,000 lb. gross vehicle weight rating).
Person who earns a living as the driver of a truck, which is commonly defined as a large goods vehicle (LGV) or heavy goods vehicle (HGV) (usually a semi truck, box truck or dump truck).
The United States employs a truck classification system, and truck drivers are required to have a commercial driver's license (CDL) to operate a CMV with a gross vehicle weight rating in excess of 26,000 pounds.
City in Pinal County, Arizona, United States.
In 2019, Nikola Motor Company purchased 389 acres in Coolidge and operates a factory for zero-emissions heavy trucks, with a production capacity of 2,500 trucks per year.
Family of diesel engines produced by American manufacturer Cummins.
After 1989, the 6BT engine was used in light duty, medium duty and select heavy duty trucks and buses.
American manufacturer of commercial duty automatic transmissions and hybrid propulsion systems.
Allison markets its transmissions by vocational series according to the intended use; for example, the Tractor Series is sold for and installed in Class 8 tractors, while the Motorhome Series is marketed to manufacturers of recreational vehicles.
Medically equipped vehicle which transports patients to treatment facilities, such as hospitals.
Type I is based upon a heavy truck chassis-cab with a custom rear compartment that is often referred to as a "box" or "module."
French multinational automobile manufacturer established in 1899.
The first real commercial truck from the company was introduced in 1906.