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HDT's Most Popular Videos of 2016

December 29, 2016

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Photo: Tom Berg
Photo: Tom Berg

For 2016, we expanded our video coverage to bring you even more truck and equipment reviews, previews, and test drives as well as some coverage from the biggest events of the year. 

Here are our most viewed videos for 2016:

1. On the Spot: Drive the Future With Volvo's SuperTruck

Volvo Trucks unveiled its fuel-conscious SuperTruck concept vehicle, squeezing every ounce of efficiency out of a truck that can achieve 12 mpg. Equipment Editor Jim Park explains the innovative systems behind Volvo’s most efficient concept to date.

2. Navistar's Las Vegas LT Series Launch Presentation

Navistar International unveiled its new LT (for Linehaul Transport) Series trucks in Las Vegas recently. Senior Editor Tom Berg was at the event to witness a production that was worthy of the town.

3. Test Drive Preview: Freightliner's 2018 Cascadia

In this preview of our Ultimate Test Drive on the 2018 Cascadia, equipment editor Jim Park reviews the latest improvements that Freightliner has made to its next-generation truck.  

4. Focus On... Peterbilt 567 Heritage

Sometimes a trim package is enough to constitute an almost-new model. So it is with the Heritage version of Peterbilt's vocational 567, as Tom Berg reports in the latest Focus On video. 

5. Ultimate Test Drive Video: Caterpillar CT680L

The new axle-forward CT680L version of Caterpillar's Cat Truck is a work truck, make no mistake – but Cat's approach is obviously that drivers shouldn't suffer for their craft. In this Ultimate Test Drive video, Equipment Editor Jim Park shares his impressions.

6. Highlights From ATA Management Conference & Exhibition

American Trucking Associations' new president introduces himself to members, plus scores of product introductions and a lot more, those are just some of the highlights at this year’s annual ATA Management Conference & Exhibition.Business Editor Evan Lockridge reports. 

7. Focus On... Volvo Adaptive Loading

Volvo Trucks offers a unique 6x2 tractor platform, where the rear axle does the driving while the forward axle in the tandem group goes along for the ride.  This Focus On video explains how Adaptive Loading works, and features an interview with one of the first fleets in North America to use the system.

8. Highlights From the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show

Autonomous technologies, connectivity and fuel efficiency were common themes at the recent IAA Commercial Vehicles Show in Germany. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge was among the throng of international journalists there and has these video highlights.

9. Ultimate Test Drive: Freightliner's New Cascadia

This five-part series examines Freightliner's New Cascadia. It's not a rework or a remake of the popular Cascadia, but a clean-page design that improves much of what made it popular. In Part 1, equipment editor Jim Park takes you on a walk-around tour of the aerodynamic enhancements that do much to improve the truck's fuel efficiency. 

10. On the Spot: Detroit DD5 Midrange Engine

Daimler Trucks North America showed off its new engine for the medium-duty market, the peppy four-cylinder Detroit DD5, to trucking reporters. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge has a closer look at the DD5 in this video.

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