Top Shelf ∙ Autocar Yard Truck Partner
We’ve channeled decades of experience from many severe-duty truck applications into Autocar’s modern yard tractor. From powertrain performance, to cab safety and durability, to interior ergonomics, to cab suspension design, Autocar continues to lead the way!
Xspotter Yard Tractor
These Yard Trucks are perfect for moving and spotting trailers and containers around freight terminals, port facilities, and warehouses. Operation on well maintained asphalt/concrete or gravel surfaced yards, terminals or docks. Low mileage operations.
Yard Truck Advantages
1) Yard trucks are smaller units which are more manuverable & agile (116″ wheelbase)
2) Yard trucks use 160-220 hp engines, making them much more fuel efficient
3) The yard trucks hydraulic fifth wheel saves time – no cranking trailer dolly wheels
4) Yard trucks use automatic transmissions, saving clutch related maintenance
5) Time savings for hook and unhook procedures are about 3:1 compared w/ road tractor