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High-mpg Model Round-Up
High-mpg Model Round-Up

June 22, 2015
The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders...

KW’s New T880S Has Traditional Looks, Surprising Turnability
KW’s New T880S Has Traditional Looks, Surprising Turnability

April 7, 2017
A forward-set steer axle is usually a way to stretch truck’s wheelbase to meet weight-distribution laws in so-called bridge states, but the styling of...

Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease
Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease

February 4, 2014
What’ll it be, buddy? New or used? Buy or lease? A salesperson could throw those questions at a prospective buyer and get a combination of answers, and none...

Kenworth T680 Shows off Lightweight Specs
Kenworth T680 Shows off Lightweight Specs

August 1, 2016
Even with a roomy sleeper, this T680 scales at just 14,200 pounds, making heavy payloads possible.

Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration
Medium-Duty Update: Growing Sales, Diesel Developments, Vertical Integration

October 18, 2016
The Class 3-7 medium-duty truck market has been stable and healthy so far in 2016 and it is expected that all segments will show consistent growth going...

Class 8 Update: As Economy Builds, Almost Everybody’s Buying
Class 8 Update: As Economy Builds, Almost Everybody’s Buying

December 15, 2014
Builders report order upswings of 20% and more, along with gains for proprietary diesels and automated transmissions.

Test Drive: Kenworth T880 Heavy-Haul
Test Drive: Kenworth T880 Heavy-Haul

October 27, 2014
Heavy haul is one of many tasks that the increasingly popular vocational model has been engineered for.

Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected
Test Drive: Paccar MX-11 Pulls Stronger Than Expected

November 30, 2015
The new diesel from Kenworth and Peterbilt’s parent makes impressive power and torque, and saves 400 pounds over larger diesels.

Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times
Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times

October 17, 2016
Production cutbacks should reduce heavy truck inventories, but are fleets waiting for new, more fuel-efficient models to appear? From our October issue.

Quick Spin: Strong Underpinnings Turn a Medium Into a Heavy
Quick Spin: Strong Underpinnings Turn a Medium Into a Heavy

March 28, 2016
This ‘Baby 8’ Kenworth T370 has serious carrying capacity, with a midrange-size powertrain that performs well but saves money and weight.

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