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Test Drive: Isuzu NPRs Offer High Maneuverability
QuickSpin: Freightliner 122SD 8x8  Extreme Heavy-Haul

QuickSpin: Freightliner 122SD 8x8 Extreme Heavy-Haul

Freightliner can build its 122SD heavy-haul vocational chassis into any number of extreme configurations, but this oil-field hauler is one to be reckoned with. This truck lives for roads that would break your average highway hauler in half.

June 24, 2015

Ram 1500 Focuses on  Fuel Economy

Ram 1500 Focuses on Fuel Economy

How does 18 mpg in city driving and 25 on the highway sound for a full-size pickup? That’s what Chrysler’s Ram brand is claiming for some of its 1500 series trucks with a gutsy V-6 gasoline engine mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.

July 1, 2013

Kenworth T880 Dump Truck

Kenworth T880 Dump Truck

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 press people to drive. Equipment Editor Jim Park and I were pleased to be among the scribes who got their hands on the just-minted vocational and regional-haul vehicles.

May 17, 2013

Test Drive: Cat CT-660 at Work

Test Drive: Cat CT-660 at Work

When reviewing a product like the Caterpillar CT-660, there is no replacement for getting the opinion of the people who have been using it day in and day out. “The drivers love it,” said John “Dick” Jones, president of Jones Fuel Co. in Columbus, Ohio, talking about the fleet’s first in-service dump truck.

February 12, 2013

Test Drive: Daimler's DT12 Automated Transmission

Test Drive: Daimler's DT12 Automated Transmission

The arrival of Detroit's DT12 automated manual transmission wasn't unexpected. Daimler AG, the parent company of Daimler Trucks North America and Detroit Inc., has been using such transmissions in Europe for many years in the Mercedes Actros line and earlier products

January 6, 2013

Test Drive: Peterbilt Model 579

Test Drive: Peterbilt Model 579

The urge to compare is great, but I will resist. Both Peterbilt's Model 579 and Kenworth's T68O were introduced with much fanfare at the Mid-America Trucking Show earlier this year

January 6, 2013

Test Drive: Mack's SuperEconodyne Can Lug Down Low for Fuel Savings
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Sterling Introduces NightShift Sleeper
Detroit Diesel Launches DD13
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