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Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission
Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission

August 22, 2017
Paccar is the latest North American truck manufacturer to bring a proprietary automated transmission to market. HDT's Jim Park got a sneak preview of the...

Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor
Quick Spin: Orange EV's All-Electric Terminal Tractor

February 14, 2017
It has all the performance attributes of a diesel without the maintenance and fuel costs. And it’s emissions-free, which will keep your neighbors happy.

TransPower's Totally Electric Class 8 Tractor [Video]
TransPower's Totally Electric Class 8 Tractor [Video]

October 23, 2015
True zero-emissions freight transportation is closer to reality than you might think. A California-based technology company called TransPower USA has five...

The Challenge of Standardizing Aerodynamic Testing
The Challenge of Standardizing Aerodynamic Testing

May 28, 2015
Aero device manufacturers now have a choice of test methods to prove the effectiveness of their devices. Are consumers any better off?

The Slippery Slope of Aerodynamic Testing
The Slippery Slope of Aerodynamic Testing

March 17, 2015
Is SmartWay verification enough to calculate the return on investing in add-on aerodynamic devices?

Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage
Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage

February 23, 2015
A new powertrain, enhanced aerodynamics and light-weighting make the T680 Advantage the most fuel-efficient Kenworth ever.

Test Drive: Cummins-Eaton Powertrain Smooth as Silk
Test Drive: Cummins-Eaton Powertrain Smooth as Silk

July 31, 2014
Cummins and Eaton may have finally nailed it with their SmartAdvantage Powertrain combo, reports Equipment Editor Jim Park in July's Test Drive. The...

Test Drive: Natural Gas Freightliner Cascadia 113
Test Drive: Natural Gas Freightliner Cascadia 113

October 1, 2013
Freightliner’s Cascadia 113 and the ISX12 G from Cummins Westport aren’t exactly strangers. About 100 of the trucks have been in customer hands for some...