March 19, 2015
Volvo Trucks North America released a rugged version of the I-Shift automated manual transmission for severe-duty applications. The reinforced I-Shift will be available for order in May on Volvo VHD vocational models.
March 9, 2015
The Peterbilt Model 567 is available with an all-wheel drive option designed for off-road use in tough to severe conditions, the company recently announced.
March 4, 2015
Freightliner is showcasing several new options for the 122SD truck at the NTEA Work Truck Show in Indianapolis. The options are aimed at severe terrain and off-road applications.
March 3, 2015
Kenworth is offering 18,000- and 20,000-pound axles with the truck that's powered by a PACCAR PX-9 8.9-liter inline-6 cylinder engine that produces 350 hp and 1,150 lb.-ft. of torque.
February 5, 2015
The economic recovery has revived construction activity, which was obvious at the World of Concrete show which took place from Feb. 2-6 in Las Vegas.
February 4, 2015
The editors of Heavy Duty Trucking have announced the 2015 HDT Truck Fleet Innovators, four fleet executives being recognized for their leadership and forward thinking.
February 3, 2015
LAS VEGAS -- A heavier-duty version of Mack's mDrive automated manual transmission will be standard on the Granite truck starting this March.
LAS VEGAS -- The International WorkStar vocational truck is now available with the Cummins ISB6.7 engine, officials announced at the World of Concrete.
January 27, 2015
Senior Editor Tom Berg explains how he and the other judges picked Kenworth's T880 vocational truck as the ATD's 2015 Commercial Truck of the Year.
January 9, 2015
Webb Wheel OEM launched its new Specialty Truck Business Unit focused on dedicated sales and service support for specialty and vocational equipment operators and OEMs.
December 3, 2014
On this installment of the Ultimate Test Drive, our Equipment Editor Jim Park tests out the Freightliner Extreme Heavy Haul 122SD on the road. But as you'll see, the hardest part of this test drive is finding a road challenging enough for the 122SD in Napa Valley.
View Part 1 Here.
December 1, 2014
In our latest Ultimate Test Drive Video, Equipment Editor Jim Park does a walk around of Freightliner's Extreme Heavy Haul 122SD. This truck lives for roads that would break your average highway hauler in half.
November 5, 2014
Fontaine Modification Vocational Services has partnered with Canadian-based Simard Suspensions to install and distribute Simard’s patented AMS twin-steer front suspension products in the United States and Mexico.
October 31, 2014
Caterpillar has begun serving more vocational segments with its CT681, a Class 8 set-forward-axle model with “industrial” styling based on customer preferences, representatives said Thursday at a press briefing at Cat’s demonstration facility west of Peoria, Ill.
March 6, 2014
WORK TRUCK SHOW -- SAF Holland has a new steerable lift axle, the Neway LSZ, that features a compact mounting, fast deployment and retracting times, and angled air bags for greater stability on dump, mixer, block and other vocational trucks.
January 3, 2014
Does a bigger cab merit a larger model number for a truck? It does with Peterbilt’s 567, the builder’s latest vocational truck, which will eventually replace the current 367.
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