January 2007, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Tom Berg
'Design' is the magic word at GM, and it's a major part of the new Silverado and Sierra.
Tags: Test Drive
By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor
Quiet, comfortable and very pleasing to the eye.
December 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor
"Hey, does that thing have a Hemi?" No, it's got the new Cummins Turbo Diesel, and you gotta have one. Maybe.
Tags: Dodge Ram
October 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
With the launch of International's ProStar, we can truly see the impact of the platform approach adopted by the company back in the early 1990s.
September 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
It might look the same, but there are plenty of changes under the skin.
Tags: Mack Trucks, Mack, Pinnacle
Meritor Wabco's stability control systems keep the rig under control, even if its driver doesn't.
Tags: vehicle stability control, rollover crashes, Roll Stability, Rollovers
August 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
It's a big toy for well-heeled enthusiasts, but it's capable of some serious hauling and towing work.
Tags: Ford F-150
Government regulations are one of the major influences in truck design, and for 2007 the regs are almost everything.
Tags: Class 8 engine
April 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
The 21st anniversary of the T600 is marked by a review of the interior and a fuel economy challenge.
Tags: Kenworth, T600
Detroit executives recently held a ride-and-drive event so reporters could feel for themselves how the engines act.
Tags: Detroit Diesel, Engine
Cummins has a smaller fleet of Reliability, Assurance and Problem Identification (RAPId) test trucks for validating updates a step or two ahead of the field test units.
March 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
The bendix anti-rollover system keeps mack mixer on its wheels.
Tags: Mack Trucks, anti-rollover systems, concrete mixers
Dodge Trucks has added 1,000 pounds to the gross vehicle weight rating of its Ram 3500 Chassis Cab model.
Tags: Natural Gas, Dodge Ram
The on/off-road MXT's styling is vaguely reminiscent of a Jeep Commando from the 1960s or '70s.
By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor
Next generation kicks it up a notch.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter
February 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
It's Plain Jane but very comfortable, and as capable as you'd expect a Ford to be.
Tags: Ford F-350, Ford F-Series Super Duty
It's made for hauling heavy loads in contemporary style and comfort.
Tags: Volvo, Diesel, Heavy Haul
January 2006, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
By Tim Barton, Contributing Editor
The 9900ix is International's premium tractor
Tags: International, Tractor
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