Video: American Truck Historical Society at MATS 2016

Equipment Editor Jim Park talks with the team from American Truck Historical Society during the Mid-America Trucking Show to find out more about the group, their mission and the renewed interest in vintage trucks.


Video: Eberspaecher Talks One-Box Diesel Aftertreatment Systems

Eberspaecher is well known in North America as a supplier of electrical and diesel-fuel fired engine and cab heaters (formerly under the Espar name), but the company's portfolio is much broader than just those products. At this year's MATS, the company featured two one-box diesel engine aftertreatment systems manufactured for Daimler Trucks and Volvo Trucks.


Video: Meet the Owner of a Japanese 'Decoration Truck'

Dekotora, short for "decoration truck," is a type of extravagantly decorated truck in Japan, dripping with chrome and lights. “I always take good care of my truck; by doing so, I’m actually taking good care of myself,” explains Takuya Sosogi, a truck driver who delivers vegetables all over Japan and is the subject of this dekotora mini-documentary from MEL Films.


Focus On ... Isuzu's NPR Low Cab Forward (Video)

Senior Editor Tom Berg recently drove a pair of NPRs on streets and freeways in the Los Angeles Basin. He found one of them highly capable and the other fun to drive, as well. Here’s his "Focus On" video report.


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.


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.


Focus On...Spicer AdvanTek 40 Dual Range Disconnect Drive Axle [VIDEO]

Equipment Editor Jim Park test drives a truck equipped with the Dana Spicer AdvanTek 40 Dual Range Disconnect Drive Axle to see how the technology provides the advatages of a 6x2 and 6x4 configuration without the drawbacks of either. 


Ultimate Test Drive Video: Kenworth T880 Part 3

We check out Kenworth's T880 and do a walk around examining the design changes inside and out on the company's new vocational workhorse in part 3 of our Ultimate Test Drive Video. Check out Part 1 and Part 2.


Ultimate Test Drive Video: Kenworth T880 Part 2

In Part 2 of this Ultimate Test Drive, Equipment Editor Jim Park puts a loaded Kenworth T880 dump truck through its paces on the rugged terrain at the Eaton track. 


Ultimate Test Drive Video: Kenworth T880 Part 1

Kenworth introduced the T880 in March of 2013, and it would not be a stretch to say it took the industry by storm. In this video, Equipment Editor Jim Park takes the T880 for a spin in a relatively tame environment. 

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