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EV Chassis Developments Continue as Suppliers Address Technology, Charging, Maintenance Issues
Dave Brosky, vice president of sales and business development for Fontaine Modification Work & EV Solutions, talks to Fleet Equipment magazine about how the company is serving as an integrator for Class 4-8 EVs, providing upfront engineering and coordnating with chassis manufacturers and electric powertrain partners, as well as body builders and truck equipment suppliers.
Fontaine Modification Kicks Off Major Expansion of Texas Modification Center
Fontaine Modification is expanding one of its highest-volume and most-efficient truck modification centers. Work has begun on a 40,000 square-foot addition to the existing 27,000-square-foot facility in Laredo, Texas, that services trucks coming from Freightliner and Navistar plants in Mexico.
Customer Demand Leads Fontaine Modification to Build Larger Corporate Headquarters in Charlotte
Fontaine Modification, North America’s most comprehensive provider of post-production truck services, is building a new Charlotte, N.C., corporate headquarters that will more than double its production and product development capabilities. The new facility, home to corporate offices as well as the company’s technical center for new product development and a modification center that serves the Freightliner Mt. Holly production plant, will be nearly three times the size of the current operation. An artist’s rendering of the new facility is shown.
Fontaine Modification Names Jennifer Sweet Vice President of Work Truck Sales and Business Development
Fontaine Modification Work Truck & EV Solutions has hired Jennifer Sweet as vice president of work truck sales and business development.
LIPPERT AND FONTAINE MODIFICATION INTRODUCE LUVERNE TWO-INCH TUBULAR GRILLE GUARD FOR CHEVROLET SILVERADO MEDIUM-DUTY TRUCKS
Fontaine Modification and Lippert Components, Inc. introduce the jointly developed LUVERNE® two-inch Tubular Grille Guard for Chevrolet® Silverado® 4500 HD, 5500 HD, and 6500 HD Chassis Cabs. Made to stand up to the toughest applications, it delivers strength, functionality, and aesthetics. Its heavy-duty tilt-down design maximizes front-end protection and easily folds out of the way when under-hood maintenance is needed.
Fontaine Modification Offers Refrigerated Trailer Electrification through New Strategic Alliance with eTRU Innovator eNow
Fontaine Modification is expanding its extensive electrification integration services to include refrigerated trailers through a strategic alliance with electric transport refrigeration unit (eTRU) innovator eNow, Inc. Fontaine will offer application engineering, integration, and installation of eNow’s proprietary renewable Rayfrigeration eTRU technology on refrigerated trailers from all manufacturers.
Fontaine Modification Hiring Events
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Fontaine Modification Work Truck & EV Solutions President Mike Randolph Elected to NTEA Board of Trustees
Mike Randolph, president of Fontaine Modification Work Truck & EV Solutions, was elected to a three-year term as a Distributor Director on the NTEA Board of Trustees at Work Truck Week 2021. NTEA – The Association for the Work Truck Industry, represents more than 2,000 companies that manufacture, distribute, install, sell and repair commercial trucks, truck bodies, truck equipment, trailers and accessories.
Closer look at Fontaine's Kenworth upfitting facility
FleetOwner recently visited Fontaine Modification's Chillicothe, Ohio facility, which upfits trucks that come straight from the nearby Kenworth Class 8 plant.
Fontaine Modification Establishes GM Bailment Pool to Quickly Provide Ready-to-Work Chevrolet Medium Duty Trucks to Dealers
Fontaine Modification’s Springfield, Ohio, location has been approved for a bailment pool as part of the General Motors Fleet Specialty Vehicle Manufacturer program. The pool will make it efficient for dealers to order work-ready Chevrolet Low Cab Forward, Silverado 4500HD, 5500HD and 6500HD trucks complete with a variety of upfit bodies and equipment.
Fontaine Modification engineers RH conversion for Freightliner M2
The solution is designed for applications where the driver needs to clearly see the area to the right of the truck, such as street sweeping, curbside refuse collection, leaf removal, highway paint striping and pesticide spraying
Fontaine Modification Approved as a Bendix Authorized Upgrade Center
Fontaine to install Bendix safety systems on customer trucks nationwide