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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...

Medium-Duty Update: Winners, Losers and Overall Steady Growth
Medium-Duty Update: Winners, Losers and Overall Steady Growth

August 6, 2013
Depending on who you are in the medium-duty truck business, things are going great, or well, or not so good but looking up. A few builders have picked up...

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.

Kenworth T880 Dump Truck
Kenworth T880 Dump Truck

May 17, 2013
Only a couple of days after announcing its new T880 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., in March, Kenworth had a couple of trucks for us...

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.

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