Test Drive

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October 1, 2009

Test Drive: Detroit Diesel's DD13 and DD15 - Driving With SCR

Call it pre-need planning. When Detroit Diesel rolled out its DD15 engine in October 2007, the company said it was a clean-sheet design, birthed EPA-'07-compliant and 100 percent ready for EPA-201

September 15, 2009

Test Drive: Kenworth's T800 LNG Day Cab

Opportunities to evaluate natural heavy-truck gas alternative power have been few to this point

August 26, 2009

Test Drive: Volvo's I-Shift - A Smooth Operator

Testimonials are fine, but repeat business is the best endorsement for a product. Wayne Klink, founder and president of a fleet with his name, likes his 90 Volvo trucks and the latest component in three of them, the I-Shif

August 10, 2009

Test Drive: Mack Titan - Mack's Biggest Strongest Model

One look at this truck tells what it is - a big hauler of large and dense loads - and what it's not - a posh over-the-road freighter

June 8, 2009

Driving The '09 Ram 1500s

Almost since pickup trucks began outselling automobiles in the 1980s, the domestic Big Three auto makers - who still dominate light-truck sales with their full-size models - have been leapfrogging over each other with redesigned and refined products

June 8, 2009

Test Drive: Sterling LNG Tractor

T. Boone Pickens, the billionaire investor and big-time oilman, is hawking his "Pickens Plan" in TV commercials, personal appearances and a web site (www.pickensplan.com)

June 8, 2009

Test Drive -- International Lonestar: Style and Substance

A much-anticipated first drive of International's new LoneStar confirms it's more than just a pretty face

June 8, 2009

Peterbilt Ups Aero Stakes

Big changes to Peterbilt's aero 386 make it more wind-cheating and enhance overall fuel economy

May 18, 2009

Test Drive: KW's T370 Hybrid Tractor

Until recently, hybrid-drive commercial trucks have been, almost by definition, straight trucks. These are often the ones used in urban stop-and-go operations, where hybrids offer the greatest fuel savings achieve

May 18, 2009

FLD-SD: Aging But Rugged

Severe Duty version of Freightliner's FLD proves a joy to drive, but get one while you can, because production stops in late 2009.

November 1, 2008

Class 6 & 7 Roundup

Midrange in transition

October 1, 2008

Class 1-2 Roundup

Redesigns, New Features Add Value

September 1, 2008

Detroit Diesel Launches DD13

Truck maker Daimer has unveiled the DD13 from Detroit Diesel

September 1, 2008

Sterling Introduces NightShift Sleeper

Sterling has added the 60-inch NightShift model to its range of Class 3 through 8 work trucks.

July 1, 2008

Midrange: Kenworth T170

Kenworth T170's just right if 19,500 pounds is enough

July 1, 2008

Class 8 Roundup

It's All About Fuel.

March 1, 2008

Test Drive: Kenworth Clean Power

Kenworth's Clean Power System is designed to provide managed comfort when the driver needs it.

March 1, 2008

Midrange Test Drive: Ram 5500

Dodge's heaviest commercial truck combines a beefy chassis with a cab from the 1500 series pickup.

February 1, 2008

Sterling 360 Scoots Through Circles

The nomenclature suggests a circle, and this truck will turn them with alacrity. Also Ford redesigns its ever-popular F-150 for 2009.

February 1, 2008

International TranStar

The star of this show was the MaxxForce 13-liter, 1,700 pounds-foot engine destined for a high mileage fleet.


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