Knapheide Manufacturing Company (The)

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Knapheide Unveils New Aluminum Product At The Work Truck Show The Knapheide Manufacturing Company, North America’s leading provider of work-ready vehicle solutions, revealed a new aluminum gooseneck body at the 2017 Work Truck Show. For decades, Knapheide has provided customers with the premier line-up of steel gooseneck bodies. Now those same...

The Knapheide Manufacturing Company, North America’s leading provider of work-ready vehicle solutions, has announced an expansion for manufacturing operations slated to begin this year. The expansion includes construction plans for a new manufacturing building to handle the company’s strategic initiative to grow product lines.
“We have...

The Knapheide Manufacturing Company has implemented numerous product enhancements to the KUV, North America's most popular enclosed utility body. The most notable enhancements include those that reduce the overall body weight yet increase the strength, translating into more available payload and durability for the end user.
By combining a new,...

The International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) was held in Louisville, KY, at the Kentucky Exposition Center September 29 through October 1. Also known at the Demo Expo, this show is the premier event for the utility contractor to gain insight to the latest trends in their industry. With more than 18,000 registered...

Knapheide Manufacturing Company (The)

 •  September 24, 2015

DETROIT -- The first-ever aluminum-bodied Ford F-series Super Duty pickup will be up to 350 pounds lighter than the current generation but offer increased towing and hauling capabilities, Ford Motor Co. said today. The 2017 Super Duty, which Ford is unveiling at the State Fair of Texas, is scheduled to go on sale late next year. Ford said it has a ...

Knapheide Manufacturing Company (The)

 •  September 8, 2015

Commercial and government fleets added 350,837 trucks in classes 3-8 through the first half of 2015 for a 12.1 percent increase from the comparable period a year ago, according to IHS Automotive's second quarter commercial vehicle report. The increase marks a steady upward trend that began in 2009 for the January-to-June period. This year's first ...

Ford Motor Company announced it is issuing a safety compliance recall for approximately 26,400 MY-2011-2013 and MY-2015 F-650 and F-750 vehicles in North America for a safety compliance issue with FMVSS 210 regarding seat belt anchorage. In these vehicles, the front passenger and center seat belts might not be anchored in the correct position ...

DETROIT, MI – Ford F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks are rolling off assembly lines Wednesday for the first time in the U.S., and securing 1,000 hourly UAW jobs along with them.Ford Motor Co. said the move is part of a $168 million plant investment at the Ohio Assembly Plant, and replaces production that was previously located in Mexico.The ...

The next Super Duty is to offer Ford's most advanced cameras yet.
Ford is introducing new vehicle camera technology that can help see around corners even when drivers cannot, aiding in reducing driver stress and potentially averting accidents. The new available split-view camera feature helps drivers see traffic and obstacles that enter the ...

Chevrolet will offer low-cab forward medium-duty trucks in the U.S. in calendar-year 2016, the automaker announced at its dealer meeting in Las Vegas on June 15, returning the brand to a growing segment of the commercial vehicle market and expanding choices for fleet and commercial truck customers.
The six new models — Chevrolet 3500, 3500HD, 4500 ...