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Bernie Glazer, vice president and managing director Mercedes-Benz Vans, shows the Metris...
Here's a closer look at the front end of the Metris. Senior Editor Chris Wolski presents the Medium-Duty Truck of the Year award to Becky Blanchard,...
A closer look at the Chevrolet Colorado box-delete truck. Banny Allison, fleet manager for Ameripride, explains the benefits of propane autogas for his...

2015 Work Truck Show in Pictures

The editors of Work Truck magazine and Heavy Duty Trucking headed into the aisles of the 2015 NTEA Work Truck Show and got a glimpse of some of the new vehicles and technologies on display. Photos by Tom Berg and Chris Brown.

Kenworth claims the T680 Advantage is the most aerodynamic truck it has ever produced, boasting...
While not part of the official Advantage trim package, an ATDynamics boattail could improve...
Sleeper fairing extenders minimize the gap between the tractor and trailer without increasing...

Test Drive: Kenworth T680 Advantage

Kenworth claims the T680 Advantage is the most aerodynamic truck it has ever produced, boasting a 5% improvement over the standard T680. Here are a few photos we shot during a test drive of the Kenworth T680 Advantage. Photos by Jim Park. 

Tri State Truck Center in  Shrewsbury, Mass.
Bruckners' corporate headquarters in Amarillo located on Interstate 40, East of town.
Original location of Bruckner, on Fillmore Street in Amarillo. This photo was taken when Mack...

Truck Dealer of the Year Nominees

Several truck dealerships were nominated for the 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year award, with Scott McCandless of McCandless Truck Center taking home the top prize. He was was among a group of six dealers nominated for the award, including Brian Bruckner of Bruckner Truck Sales, Kevin G. Holmes of TriState Truck Center, Robert Neitzke of GATR Truck Center, Kari J. Rihm of Rihm Kenworth, and James Sayre Jr. of G.L. Sayre Inc. Here are some photos, new and old, of the five other nominees for the award. Photos courtesy of respective dealerships.

Lonestar truck display.
Idealease truck display.
Dealership truck showroom.

McCandless Truck Center

Scott McCandless, president of McCandless Truck Center in Aurora, Colorado is the 2015 Truck Dealer of the Year. The award was given to McCandless at the ATD Convention in San Francsico. Photos courtesy of McCandless Truck Center.

This giant pickup truck was a custom project done by plant employees for fun. (Read more here.)...
Volvo's New River Valley plant is the largest Volvo Truck plant in the world.
Road Team captains tour Volvo's NRV plant in January 2014.

Visiting Volvo's New River Valley Plant

The new members of American Trucking Associations' America's Road Team got to tour Volvo's New River Valley plant and take delivery of their new truck. Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge was there and took these photos.

The two Volvo I-Shifts are similar mechanically, but to the driver they operate much differently.
Volvo showed the I-Shift Dual Clutch to the European press corps recently in south-coastal Spain.
The reason for choosing this part of Europe was the demanding, long and steep ascents and...

Volvo's I-Shift Dual Clutch

Volvo Truck claims to be first in the world to launch a dual-clutch automated mechanical transmission in heavy trucks, and HDT European Editor Sven-Erik Lindstrand was on hand to try them out. Photos by Sven-Erik Lindstrand and Volvo Trucks.

Three white 2015 ProMaster City cargo vans are ready to take on an obstacle course.
This ProMaster City towed a trailer with a zero turn mower. The total trailer weight was just...
Bob Hegbloom, president and CEO of the Ram Truck, presented details about the ProMaster City...

Ram ProMaster City Ride and Drive

Bobit Business Media's fleet editors had an opportunity to test-drive the 2015 Ram ProMaster City compact van during a media event in Austin, Texas. View photos of that event that showed vehicle capabilities such as hard braking, payload, and towing. Photos by Paul Clinton and Amy Winter.

Technians had to climb in and out of trucks to troubleshoot problems while they checked their work.
The Tech Skills Rodeo was held at the Henry B, Gonzalez conventions center in San Antonio, Texas.
2014 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo

2014 Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo

The 9th Rush Truck Centers Tech Skills Rodeo in San Antonio, Texas pitted the company's top heavy and medium duty technicians against each other in trouble shooting challenges and written tests. It was an eventful couple of days with a supplier expo, exhibits from OEMs and celebrity drivers all in attendance. Photos by Steven Martinez.