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on 5 August, 2013

As the most modern Terminal Tractor on the market, Autocar Industries continue to lead the way from powertrain performance, cab safety and security, to interior ergonomics and cab suspension design. The industry believe that they designed the industry’s most modern, safe to operate, sturdy, operator-friendly, purpose-built truck with numerous best-in-class features and benefits; changing the paradigm of building heavy duty trucks for the yard tractor market to make operators more efficient. Autocar Industries, LLC recently welcomed the three now full authoried distributor partners to join the national list of top quality distributors coast to coast: Barloworld, Headquartered in Charlotte, NC and well positioned throughout the Southeast; Jim Hawk Truck Trailers, Headquartered in Council Bluffs, Iowa and well positioned throughout the Midwest to the Rocky Mountains; and Stoops Freightliner, Headquartered in Indianapolis, and well positioned throughout Indiana and Western Ohio. “Over the past two years we have been truly fortunate to have major top notch distributors and now hundreds of major end users do their diligence on Autocar and our…


on 30 July, 2013

Another clean air initiative has taken shape – on the US East Coast – involving the integration of hybrid technology with two Kalmar/Ottawa terminal tractors. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the main benefactor of the project, together with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, APM Terminals, Parker Hannifin Corporation and the Port of Rotterdam, targets to lower emissions at the nation’s ports and demolish technical hurdles for hybrid terminal tractors to become commercially viable. A number of leading authorities around the globe are striving to lower emissions at the nation’s ports and demolish technical barriers for hybrid terminal tractors to become commercially viable. Kalmar/Ottawa is contributing to this initiative by not only supplying units but also providing the research and development required to implement the machines with the new technology. Kalmar/Ottawa will contribute to the two-year project by not only supplying the units but also providing the research and development required to implement the machines with the new technology. Since emission standards are strictly implemented, and…


on 30 July, 2013

Cargotec’s cargo and load handling solutions are used worldwide in all cargo flow hubs. As part of Cargotec, Kalmar/Ottawa improves the efficiency of cargo flows on land and at sea – wherever cargo is on the move. Its global network is positioned close to customers and offers extensive services that ensure the continuous, reliable and sustainable performance of equipment. Kalmar’s sales totaled EUR 3.1 billion in 2011 and it employs approximately 10,500 people. Kalmar’s class B shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki under symbol CGCBV. The success of Kalmar’s purpose-built Ottawa terminal tractors continues to go from strength to strength with the recent production of its 50,000th unit at the company’s US manufacturing facility in Ottawa, Kansas. “For more than 50 years, Kalmar has been offering world-class trailers handling solutions for port, intermodal and distribution customers. Our market leadership in terminal tractors, with our Ottawa Truck, is the result of our dedicated people, willingness to adapt to customers’ needs, and ability to produce productive, cost effective machines”, said…

Kalmar Ottawa Lift Trucks – 20,000Kg to 50,000Kg

on 5 June, 2013

The strong 20-50 tonne range has proven performers made for the most demanding handling applications. It’s what makes them the most popular machines of their kind in the world. You have an tons of choices but with the 20-50 tonne it is so easy to find the right build for the application. We then ensure every design and detail is thoroughly matched against driver demands. So when investing in Kalmar, you’re investing in optimal productivity and overall economy. Opt for forks or special attachments for real heavy-duty power and functionality. The cab can be either centre- or side-mounted, achieving the best visibility for all drivers. Benefit from heavy-duty engines, transmissions and hydraulics plus the tilting cab maintenance wise. There are also electronic control options for automatic gear changing while a Can-Bus controlled monitoring allows easy driving and fault diagnosis. Features Can-bus control system Choice of cab position (side of centre) Choice of tilt cylinder positions (low or high mounted) Visibility Heavy duty Wet disc brakes Specifications – Lift Trucks – 20000Kg to…

Kalmar Lift Trucks – 9,000Kg to 18,000Kg

on 5 June, 2013

These machines have a gain its reputation for their drive feel, smart handling and clear visibility. They put the operator in real control. So together with their renowned quality, long-life reliability and simple servicing, you’ve all you need for years of efficient working and superior overall economy. The Latest Kalmar 9-18 tons machines are also easy to adapt to a driver’s needs. Choose from a host of unique solutions, where advanced electronics rationalize handling and make it safer than ever – all on your terms. Welcome to a total feeling of control.   Features Visibility through mast and carriage Visibility to the rear Range of cabs – Flexguard, Flexcab and Spirit Delta Available with Optirev or Optidrive ECS control system Forkshaft system 500 hr service intervals Wet disc brakes Specifications – Lift Trucks – 9000Kg to 18000Kg Model DCE90 – DCE180 Capacity 9,000kg – 18,000kg Load Centre 600mm – 1200mm Engine Diesel & LPG Cab options Spirit Delta, Flexcab, Flexguard 90° Aisle stacking width 6240mm – 8770mm Service Weight 15,200kg – 22,400kg Brake…

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