Trucks & Trailers

Is Ford about to resurrect Bronco & Ranger?

Is Ford about to resurrect Bronco & Ranger?

Like Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny, rumors of the return of Ford’s long-shuttered Bronco and Ranger pickup surface at least once a year. Citing “a person familiar with the company’s ...

Leitner launches new cargo system for light-duty trucks

Leitner launches new cargo system for light-duty trucks

Leitner Designs, a company based in Mission Viejo, California, has introduced a patent-pending rack system for light-duty trucks that may catch landscapers’ attention. Called the “Active Cargo System,” or ACS, the ...

Hauling mini skid steer a one-person job with Airtow trailer

Hauling mini skid steer a one-person job with Airtow trailer

Transport a mini skid steer plus attachments with the MS10-55 trailer from Airtow. Designed especially for transporting mini skid steers, the ultra compact trailer offers ground level loading from a ...

Next-generation Tacoma arrives with 2016 models

Next-generation Tacoma arrives with 2016 models

Toyota has always taken their time when it comes to making generational changes to their pickups, the Tacoma being no exception. In fact, the last time the company’s best-selling midsize pickup ...

Among truck accessories, lights give boost to safety

Among truck accessories, lights give boost to safety

If you drive your new GMC Canyon a lot at night over back roads that are dark and twisty, or in off-road conditions, supplementing headlights with an additional light source ...

Landscapers opting to change trucks, shed trailers

Landscapers opting to change trucks, shed trailers

The lawn-care business isn’t the same without its trucks. Just like a farmer needs his tractor, a landscaper needs his truck. As your business grows, chances are your fleet will need ...

Swift Hitch’s rear-view camera makes trailer hitching a breeze

Swift Hitch’s rear-view camera makes trailer hitching a breeze

I don’t know if I’ve ever tested a towing product and said, “these guys thought of everything,” but the Swift Hitch is darn close. Designed as a rear-view camera system specifically for putting ...

Touting technology, SnowEx unveils snowplow line

Touting technology, SnowEx unveils snowplow line

SnowEx Snow and Ice Control Equipment says years of research and development led to its recent introduction of a comprehensive line of snowplows. The launch includes a total of 20 ...

Crysteel targets landscapers with aluminum truck body

Crysteel targets landscapers with aluminum truck body

Crysteel says its “Aluminum Landscape” truck body is a perfect fit for landscaping work. The body “combines the strength and durability of the Crysteel Landscape body with the lightweight efficiency ...

DuraClass touts Sidewinder Jr. for snow, ice removal

DuraClass touts Sidewinder Jr. for snow, ice removal

As landscaping companies begin planning for winter snow and ice removal, DuraClass is pushing hard to attract their attention to its “Sidewinder Jr.” dump body, which was specifically designed for ...

Ford unveils the 2016 F-150 Limited; raises bar on luxe trucks with loads of tech

Ford unveils the 2016 F-150 Limited; raises bar on luxe trucks with loads of tech

That truck manufacturers have been outfitting high-end trim models of their pickups with interiors you’d normally find in a Mercedes is nothing new. But in the last couple of years, ...

Boss Snowplow launches HTX Straight-Blade Plow series

Boss Snowplow launches HTX Straight-Blade Plow series

Boss Snowplow has introduced the HTX Straight-Blade Plow series for half-ton and light-duty trucks, SUVs and Jeeps. Available in mild steel, super-slick poly or stainless steel finishes, the HTX Straight-Blade ...

GM unveils diesel 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon

GM unveils diesel 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon

Nearly two years after unveiling the redesigned Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon and announcing the midsize pickups would eventually gain a diesel option, General Motors has released all the details ...

Polaris adds more power to its new models of the Ranger

Polaris adds more power to its new models of the Ranger

While landscapers may want to look over the full line of Polaris off-road vehicles for 2016 – just for the fun of it – we’re guessing it’s the Ranger utility ...

First 2016 Ram 3500 rolls off the line

First 2016 Ram 3500 rolls off the line

The first 2016 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty, a Mega Cab Laramie Longhorn, has rolled off the line at FCA’s Saltillo Truck Assembly Plant. The truck features 900 lb.-ft. of torque. All 2016 Ram 3500 dually ...

Equipment positioning critical when towing with pickup

Equipment positioning critical when towing with pickup

One of the biggest mistakes pickup owners make in towing is exceeding the truck’s hitch tongue weight. This leads to overloading the truck’s rear suspension, creating significant handling, braking and potentially ...

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