The 40,000th Ottawa-Kalmar terminal tractor built in Ottawa, Kan., rolled off the assembly line on June 12, the company recently announced. The unit — which was sold to Yellow Transportation of U.S.-based YRC Worldwide — is part of a package of more than 75 units purchased by Yellow from Kalmar this year.
Kalmar’s first terminal tractor was built in Ottawa in 1958. It took 41 years to build the first 25,000 units, and only seven years to build the next 15,000 units, the company says.
Kalmar also announced that: