from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. gross vehicular weight

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  • abbr. gross vehicle weight rating


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  • "GVW") - The 49 G1 Purolator fleet crossed over 1.2 million miles in service


  • H2 model is built to the over-8500-lb GVW class, its fuel economy is neither published by the EPA nor counted toward Corporate Average Fuel Economy.

    "Hummer" - for Poor Fuel Economy

  • Trucks with dual wheels, over 6800 lbs. GVW and with more than 6 studs per wheel cannot be legalised.

    Ford cargo truck?

  • GVW (I think that is the figure) are specifically prohibited.

    Vehicle Legalization

  • Some light truck manufacturers list a different max GVW capacity for fifth-wheel towing than for bumper towing.

    The RVer’s Bible

  • Scania SA would market a range of trucks in the 16 ton (GVW) and above class which could be tailored to suit specific customer needs and operating conditions, said Jarlhage.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The aim here was to achieve cost benefits generated by highly rationalised large-scale production, which in turn would serve to boost overall truck sales considerable and ultimately secure for the company nothing less than the leading position worldwide for trucks of over six tonnes GVW.


  • This major order consists primarily of Sprinter 313 CDI panel vans of 3.5 tons GVW.

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • The contract consists of Sprinter 313 CDI panel vans of 3.5 tons GVW.

    New Statesman

  • The Smith Newton is a 26,000 pound GVW truck, a class 7 truck, 16,000 payload.

    Autoblog Green


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