Extreme-duty dump hauls up to 40 tons
Extreme-duty 6900 XD 40-ton dump is designed to minimize cost per ton of material hauled and maximize shift productivity through efficient fuel consumption, fast cycle times and operator comfort. Features 110,000-lb. planetary drive axles, a Detroit Diesel Series 60 engine with Tier 3 off-highway emission ratings, fully automatic Allison 4500 RDS transmission and heavy-duty dump box. Said to be up to 35% more fuel efficient than traditional offroad haulers when haul distances exceed 1 mile. Boasts stable-loaded top speed of more than 40 mph. Optional configurations include higher-capacity dump bodies and right-hand drive for export applications. Western Star Truck Sales Inc., a sub. of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, Redford, Mich.