Category Archives: Autocar Trucks

Autocar Mondays – Unique ACL

Check out this mighty fine ACL monster tow truck of Unique Towing and Recovery of Gananoque, Ontario. As far as ACL’s go they don’t look much tougher than this rig. Check out those dual stacks piped to (presumably) a Cat … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – So Close

Yup. Autocar Mondays is still a thing around here. I had to get off my butt an go find this truck but I’m glad I did as I’ve been wondering about the fate of this rig for some time now. … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Wrecking Ball

When you combine a four ton wrecking ball with super high resolution cameras you get some quality time wasting video. It’s even better when lurking in the background is a heavy spec Autocar. While not the main point of the … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – 1968 Locomotive Mover

Never send a train to do an Autocar’s job. Over the decades this Autocar DC of McHugh Locomotive has done its fair share of heavy hauling for one of the premier over sized load handlers of the northeast. I’m not … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Heavy Haul of the Netherlands

Greetings from the Netherlands! This picture perfect A-Car and backdrop could grace any postcard. In 1979 this DC10364B rolled out of the Autocar plant in Belgium after being equipped with Cummins NTC350, a Fuller 13 speed and a Rockwell 65,000 pound … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – What’s in the Garage

What do you see when you look into your garage? Maybe it’s organized. Or maybe it’s an organized disaster. Unless you’re one of the lucky few you probably don’t have this type of view in your shed. Do you have … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Bob Lees Autocar

Editor’s note: Today we feature a special contribution from long time truck enthusiast Frank Leparik.   Anyone who is involved in trucks no doubt will have a sentimentality – perhaps even a fondness – for the iconic, long-snouted Autocar. I can … Continue reading

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Autocar Trucks – Alabama Autocar

Did you hear the news? Autocar Trucks is opening a second manufacturing plant in the Birmingham area. The 1 million square foot production facility will assemble the heavy duty cab forward Autocar trucks common found at work in the refuse … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Endless Sumer

Usually around this time of the year I start to mourn the end of truck shows and the warm weather. Not this year. The shows are still going on and the temperatures have been in the high 70’s and low … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – DC9364

A bumper fit for a king. That’s what this 1975 DC is sporting. That pintle hitch up front suggests that this truck pulls in reverse as well as it does in forward. I never got around to finding out more … Continue reading

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