Utilimaster drives off with Editors' Choice Award at The Work Truck Show 2010

A panel of trade media editors selected the Energywise Utilivan as the most innovative new product introduced at the Work Truck Show.

Apr 1st, 2010

Farmington Hills, Mich., April 1, 2010—Utilimaster Corp. won the Editors' Choice Award for its new Energywise Utilivan at The Work Truck Show 2010. A panel of trade media editors selected the Energywise Utilivan as the most innovative new product introduced at the Work Truck Show.

The Energywise Utilivan provides 860 cubic feet of cargo capacity in a fuel-efficient package. The body is built using Utilimaster's Energywise composite panels to provide a 600-lb. weight reduction as compared to traditional construction. The design, composite panels and aerodynamic fairing combine to deliver leading fuel efficiency.

"Utilimaster is very pleased to be recognized for developing innovative solutions. The 1,200 Energywise Utilivans in operation are achieving superior fuel economy," reports John Marshall, vice president of sales & marketing for Utilimaster.

The Work Truck Show 2010, North America's largest work truck event, was held in conjunction with the 46th Annual National Truck Equipment Association (NTEA) Convention at America's Center in St. Louis, Mo., March 10-12, 2010.

A panel of trade media editors selects the Editors' Choice Award winner from products introduced through the Work Truck Show New Product Spotlight and New Product Media Guide programs. Judges selected the Energywise Utilivan from Utilimaster as the winner from a field of 70 entries.

Produced annually by the NTEA, The Work Truck Show showcases more than
500,000 square feet of Class 1-8 vocational trucks and equipment. It brings together thousands of work truck professionals, including fleet managers, equipment buyers, maintenance personnel, manufacturers, distributors and dealers.

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