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Test Drive Photos: Optimized Lightweight VNL

The Bulk-hauling Optimized series also includes shorter VNM tractors that, like VNL versions, come as a daycab and several sleeper types.

HDT Senior Editor Tom Berg takes Volvo's lightweight Optimized VNL430 for a drive near Volvo's New River Valley plant in Virginia.

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Test Drive Photos: Detroit’s Smooth Self-Shifter

HDT's Editor Tom Berg recently took a Freightliner Cascadia Evolution equipped with a Detroit DD13 diesel and smooth DT12 automated mechanical transmission out for a spin. Check out the photos, and click here for a link to read about the test drive.

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Tags: Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Test Drive, Transmissions

Test Drive Photos: Peterbilt 567- Driver’s Delight

Exhaust aftertreatment equipment is behind the steps on the right side. A nose-mounted convex mirror shows what might be alongside or in front of the bumper.

Senior Editor Tom Berg recently took the Peterbilt 567 out for a Test Drive. A bigger cab and chassis improvements place this new vocational truck above the current Model 367. Here are photos from his evaluation. Read the full article here.

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Test Drive Photos: Single-Rear-Axle Granite MHD

The single rear axle allows Class 7 ratings, but this one’s decidedly Class 8, with axles totaling 44,000 pounds in capacity. The steer axle is set forward to better handle weight of the plow mount and, when it snows, a long steel blade.

Photo Gallery: Senior Editor Tom Berg took the Mack Single-Rear-Axle Granite MHD for a test drive.

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Tags: Mack, Test Drive, Vocational, Cummins ISL, Cummins

Test Drive Photos: Freightliner NG Cascadia 113

The natural gas version of the Freightliner Cascadia 113 is every bit as capable as its diesel sisters. Check out Equipment Editor Jim Park's photos.

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Tags: Cummins, Natural Gas, Freightliner, Natural Gas Vehicles, Allison, Test Drive

Test Drive: KW T800, ISX12 G Paired

Taking the Cummins Westport ISX12 G for a ride in the Kenworth T800.

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Test Drive Photos: Terex FDB6000

This six-axle FDB6000 for Ohio has three air-suspended lift axles, including a hydraulically operated rear booster that stays down even when the barrel’s empty to reduce chassis bounce.

HDT Editor Tom Berg recently took a Test Drive of the Terex FDB6000. Check out the slide show of this front-discharge mixer.

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Tags: Terex, Test Drive, Vocational

Test Drive: Meritor's 6x2 SmarTandem

What better place to traction-test a 6x2 drive axle system than Michigan's upper pennisula in February?

In the March issue of Heavy Duty Trucking, Equipment Editor Jim Park took readers for a ride with Meritor's 6x2 SmarTandem single-drive-axle tandem configuration in Michigan's upper pennisula in February. As he puts it: What better place to traction-test the system?

CLICK HERE to read the full story about Jim Park's test drive of the system.

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Test Drive Photos: Kenworth's New T880

The T880's cab is 8 inches wider and the hood's sculpted lines are smoother than what have been seen for 27 years on T800.

In the May 2013 issue of Heavy Duty Trucking, Editors Tom Berg and Jim Park described their experiences taking Kenworth's T880 out for a test drive. They snapped these pictures.

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Test Drive: Navistar Prostar+ with Cummins ISX

Cummins and Navistar Reunite

In the April issue of Heavy Duty Trucking, Equipment Editor Jim Park related his experience taking Navistar's Prostar+ with a Cummins ISX under the hood our for a Test Drive.

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Tags: Cummins, Navistar, Test Drive

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