The show, with more than 500,000 square feet of exhibit space at the Sands Expo and Convention Center, will be 37 percent larger than the 1994 show held in Anaheim, Calif., according to spokesperson Jann Taber.
The show will feature Ford Motor Co.'s new line of 1996 Class 8 trucks, according to Boyton Milton, marketing programs manager for Ford's Heavy Truck Sales and Marketing Division. He says Ford has significantly increased its exhibit area to accommodate the new trucks.
Kenworth adds sleeper cabs
KIRLAND, Wash. - Kenworth Truck Co. has added a line of AeroCab sleeper models to its extended-hood conventional W900L Class 8 trucks.
The company also offers AeroCab sleepers in 72- and 62-inch sizes.
Paul Skoog, general marketing manager, says the AeroCab complements Kenworth's modular sleeper-cab line by providing 5 inches more height in the back and increased seat travel in the front.
Toyota to sell U.S. forklifts
TORRANCE, Calif. - Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc.'s Toyota Industrial Equipment division plans to begin marketing nine new Class 5 pneumatic trucks built by Taylor Machine Works Inc. in Louisville, Miss.
It is the first time Toyota has purchased forklift vehicles from a U.S. manufacturer to market under its own name in the United States, says John Turmell, Toyota Industrial Equipment general manager.