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The Iveco Cavallino is mostly sold on the South American market and was designed to deal with short or regional transportations.

The Iveco Cavallino truck is part of the heavy duty league and it features a cab over engine design. The truck is equipped with Iveco’s Cursor 8 engine combined with a 16 speed SF Over Drive transmission. The engine develops a maximum output of 320 hp and 1200 Nm of torque.

To be able to suit to a wide range of applications, the truck is offered with both day and sleeper cabs and a choice of 4x2 and 6x2 axle configurations.

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In commercial vehicle terms, Nissan didn’t manage to get too much attention from the market. Their LCVs had been popular, but it will be too much to say that they’ve put the sales charts on fire. But while in Europe the company has started to receive a better response thanks to its wide lineup of commercial models, in America Nissan still finds it hard to convince it’s buyers about the value of their products.

The Nissan NV Cargo was designed especially for the US market and it’s a highly versatile commercial vehicle available in three versions namely the NV1500, NV2500 HD and NV3500 HD. There are also two height configurations and the vehicle has a storage capacity between 234.1 - 323.1 cubic feet.

The Nissan NV Cargo has a competitive price which starts at $ 25.050 and it’s offered with a choice of two engines including V6 and a V8 units.

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Most of the current trucks in Tata’s lineup are rugged and solid vehicles build to deal with the harshest working conditions without breaking down. Besides their proven reliability, the Tata trucks are also pretty cheap and easy to repair which makes them the favorite choice in rural zones or isolated areas.

The SE 1613 is a medium duty truck built for short or regional haul operations and it’s equipped with a Cummins 6BTAA 5.9 liter engine that churns out 125 hp.

Unlike most of the Tata’s trucks which are using a cab over engine construction the SE 1613 features a conventional cab configuration which makes it look significantly different from its siblings.

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The Ford Transit Connect has changed the world of vans forever when it was launched in 2002. It was a bigger alternative for the mini vans and has also managed to steal some buyers form the bigger models from the market.

The Transit Connect was engineered using Ford’s experience in the commercial vehicle segment and it has anything it needs to be considered one of the most capable models in its class. The vehicle is available in two height configurations and you can choose from two diesel engines - 75 hp or 90 hp.

Over the years, the Transit Connect has benefitted from a series of facelifts, but the latest significant upgrade was made in 2002, so the LCV is starting to show its age.

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The Iveco Leoncino is a light commercial vehicle with a cab over engine configuration designed especially for the African, Middle Eastern and South American markets. The new model was born from the joint venture between Iveco and its Chinese partner Naveco and will be available with gross vehicle weights (GVW) between 3.5 t and 7 t while the engines options will consists of 116 hp and 140 hp diesel units.

When the truck will launched on the marked it will be also offered with a choice of two types of cabs namely a single cab (1,635 mm wide for the 3.5 t model) and extended cab (1,935 mm wide for the 5 - 7 t versions).

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The BMC Professional is a highly versatile range of commercial vehicles designed for medium and heavy duty applications. The BMC Professional is available with both sleeper and day cabs and comes with a cab over engine configuration.

The truck has a payload of up to 50000 kg and it’s powered by a range of Cummins engines which develop a maximum output of 410 hp and 2000 Nm of torque. The BMC professional is also offered with a choice of 4x2 and 6x4 axle configurations which makes it eligible for a wide range of jobs.

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The Renault Kangoo van was launched for the first time in 1998 and was received pretty good by the market thanks to its compact dimensions which made it easy to drive around town and the generous load area which gave it a high level of practicality.

The Renault Kangoo’s main rivals are models like the Citroen Berlingo or Fiat Doblo. But despite the tight competition, the Kangoo has managed to stack up against its competitors pretty good as it is offered with a wide range of engines and it’s also available in passenger version.

The engine options include two petrol units (60bhp 1.2 and 95bhp 1.6) and three 1.5-litre dCi turbodiesels, which develop between 57 and 80bhp. The Renault Kangoo maximum payload ranges from 525 to 625kg and has a starting price of $10.600.

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BMC is a less known Turkish truck manufacturer which was formed in 1964 in partnership with the British Motor Corporation (BMC).

At the moment, the company is focused on building medium and heavy duty trucks and its lineup of models consists of three different cab configurations.

The Low Entry Cab model was designed to cope with the needs of refuse industry and it was specially engineered to offer easy access inside and out of the cab.

The BMC Low Entry Cab model is available in 4x2 and 6x4 axle configurations with gross vehicle weights (GVW) of 18 tonnes and 26 tonnes. The truck is equipped with the Cummins ISBe Euro 4 engine which develops 285 hp.

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Foden has started to build trucks back in 1856 but after a history of 150 years the production was halted.

A significant milestone in the company history was the year 1980 when it became a division of Paccar Inc and has started to build models with its new partner. The last truck built by Foden and Paccar was named the Alpha and it was a cabover engine model powered by Cummins engines. The truck was sold in UK and New Zeeland until July 2006 when the company retired from truck production.

The Foden Alpha had a pretty versatile nature and thanks to its flexible chassis and the wide range of axle configurations it was suited for various heavy duty applications.

At the moment, the company continues to supply spare parts and service for its old trucks throughout the UK.

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Dennis Eagle is a British manufacturer of medium duty commercial vehicles specialized in refuse trucks chassis and bodies. The company uses a single type of steel cabin which is combined with different bodies. The company uses the Elite 2 chassis which is a highly versatile product that is able to cope with a wide range of operations. The Elite 2 chassis is compatible with both Dennis Eagle body range and those manufactured by other refuse collection vehicle body suppliers.

The main advantage of the Elite 2 chassis is that it offers the lowest cab entry from the market. The Dennis Eagle trucks are available with 4x2, 6x2 and 8x4 configurations and are equipped with Euro 5 diesel engines supplied by Volvo and Cummins.

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