Classic Chevy Medium Duty Trucks – (C40, C50, C60, and C70)
In honor of our new Medium Duty Truck Service And Repair Department, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at some medium duty truck history. Today we feature Chevy – the C40, C50, C60, and C70. These trucks were sold as cab and chassis for many different bodies, but they all had similar cabs and front ends.
Many different engines were used, ranging from a small block 366ci V-8, to a 427ci big block V-8. Detroit diesels were an option in C60s and C70s (6-71 in the early years and 8.2 liter in later years). It’s sad that so many of these trucks are suffering a slow and painful death by rust and corrosion because they have been left out in someone’s field and completely forgotten.
Bloomberg is currently reporting, “Self-driving cars being planned by Google and global automakers may help counter slumping demand from younger customers by tapping the fastest-growing demographic in the world’s largest vehicle markets: the elderly.” Baby Boomers are all quickly joining the elderly in both the US and abroad in strong markets like Japan, where an ever-increasing number of older drivers are being hurt and killed in auto accidents.
This is great find brought to us today by the Auto Tech devision over at NBC.com Have you ever wondered how you might locate charging centers if you were/are driving an electrical vehicle? As it so happens, one of the biggest concerns of switching to an all-electric vehicle is worrying about what would happen if you ran out of juice. Our roads and major highways are dotted with gas stations of course, but what’s an electric vehicle owner to do with a green car running on empty?