For a while now, there has been talk of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) entering the growing mid-size pick-up market with its Jeep brand. Spy shots of what people believed were test mules out in the wild were all over the internet. This went on for a while, until FCA announced it would be building a mid-size pick-up truck by way of its Jeep brand that would look and have the capability of its Wrangler off-road utility vehicle.
Festo’s YJKP modular servo press kit comes pre-assembled and pre-tested. Components – electric spindle drive, motor, motor controller, force sensor and control system – are deliver press forces up to 17 kN. The spindle axis, mounting kit and servo are combined as a single application-specific module.
You know you are doing something right when you are the top selling anything for over 50 years. For Ford of Canada, they have had the top selling pickup truck in Canada for 53 years, with the F-Series. If that isn’t enough, the F-Series has been the top selling vehicle overall in Canada for the past nine years.
Larson Electronics released an explosion-proof motor control station. This three-pole unit operates on 480V AC and features a 120V coil with start/stop momentary push-buttons. This unit is suitable for wet locations and provides operators with general motor control, motor overload and under-voltage protection.
FCA Canada Fleet Operations recently held its 2019 Spring Launch Event at Pearson Convention Centre. This was the Toronto stop of the tour, which has also made stops in Calgary, Vancouver, and Edmonton.
When Mercedes-Benz entered the Canadian market with the second-generation Sprinter in 2010 (it was sold as a Dodge previously in Canada), the full-size cargo van market in Canada was vastly different than it is today. Ford was selling the E-Series, Nissan had not yet launched the NV in Canada, and the Ram ProMaster was being sold in Europe as the Fiat Ducato.