Twitter, video log: Caterpillar unveils truck for vocational applications

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Caterpillar may be out of the engine game for Class 8 trucks, but they’re not out of trucking. In fact, they’re growing their presence once again.

CCJ Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is at Caterpillar headquarters this week in Peoria, Ill., where the equipment maker unveiled a new vocational truck, designed for a bevy of applications.

This builds on Cat’s 2011 unveiling of its CT660, also designed for off-road applications.

Here’s Roberts’ coverage of the event, including his live tweets from the truck’s unveiling and some quick videos of the truck in action: