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More than 100 exhibiting companies have already announced plans to highlight new products at The Work Truck Show 2017 in Indianapolis. A record 25 press conferences have been scheduled at North America's largest work truck event. The show, produced by NTEA - The Association for the Work Truck Industry, runs March 14-17 at the Indiana Convention Center
Companies attending include: Chevrolet Commercial Vehicles, Cummins Inc., Ford Commercial Vehicles, International Truck, Mack Trucks Inc., Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America Inc. and Ram Commercial.
There will be new medium-duty trucks powered by gasoline, diesel fuel and electricity, as well as hybrid fuel systems. New food trucks, bucket trucks and water trucks are planned, as well as new refrigerated truck bodies, crane bodies and lightweight dump bodies. New equipment includes in-van hoists, cargo storage systems, debris collectors and snowplows. A variety of technology for improving fuel utilization, power distribution and driver safety will also debut.
"If you're looking for new trucks for your fleet or equipment to improve your existing vehicles' performance, The Work Truck Show is the place to go," says Steve Carey, NTEA executive director. "We have maxed out the Indiana Convention Center to accommodate as many exhibitors and new products as possible. Show attendees also have the unique opportunity to talk one-on-one with technical personnel from the OEMs and upfitters about their operations' specific needs and concerns."
The Work Truck Show's New Product Spotlight has each participating company provide information and a photo of its new products which NTEA shares on the Show website and through The Work Truck Show 2017 app.
During each presentation, company representatives share technical information about their latest chassis specifications and designs, and review body and equipment installation options. They also provide insights into their future plans related to the work truck industry.