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On the Spot: Hyliion Founder Details Hybrid Truck System [Video]
Focus On: Hyliion's Hybrid System On the Road [Video]

Focus On: Hyliion's Hybrid System On the Road [Video]

Hyliion's hybrid system adds an electric motor to the non-driven axle of a 6x2 setup. The system helps trucks in the least efficient situations, such as under acceleration and up hills. Equipment Editor Jim Park drove a loaded truck with Hyliion’s system and gives his initial thoughts on how it operates.

May 15, 2019

On the Spot... Detroit Active Brake Assist 5.0 [Video]

On the Spot... Detroit Active Brake Assist 5.0 [Video]

Detroit Assurance 5.0 from Daimler Trucks can bring a truck to a complete stop to avoid a collision or minimize the severity of the impact. Equipment Editor Jim Park shares this demonstration of Active Brake Assist 5.0 from Las Vegas where it launched earlier this year.

February 21, 2019

Peterbilt Explains the Electric Model 220EV's Drive System [Video]
On the Spot with Kenworth's New W990 [Video]

On the Spot with Kenworth's New W990 [Video]

Kenworth just turned loose its latest on-highway tractor, the W990. Jim Park's first impressions say it's just a matter of time before the truck earns its place alongside the iconic W900, in production since 1961.

October 31, 2018

A Video Tour of Navistar's International LT Driver-Centric Interior
A Video Walkaround of Navistar's New International LT

A Video Walkaround of Navistar's New International LT

Equipment Editor Jim Park visited Navistar's proving grounds to get an in-depth look at its new International LT flagship highway tractors. In this walkaround video he shows viewers some of the highlights of the extensive redesign, which addressed reliability and driver comfort and convenience.

October 17, 2018

Driving International’s LT Linehaul Tractor [Video]

Driving International’s LT Linehaul Tractor [Video]

The Navistar LT highway tractor was built around the driver but it also delivers big gains in fuel efficiency and reliability. Equipment Editor Jim Park takes the LT for a spin around Navistar’s proving grounds in Indiana.

August 28, 2018

Mack's LR Refuse Truck On the Road [Video]

Mack's LR Refuse Truck On the Road [Video]

In part two of our video series on the Mack LR refuse truck, equipment editor Jim Park takes it out onto public roads and gets a first hand look at how it handles in a typical operating environment.

August 13, 2018

Operating Mack’s LR Low-Entry Refuse Truck [Video]

Operating Mack’s LR Low-Entry Refuse Truck [Video]

The Mack LR low-entry refuse truck is a little different from Equipment Editor Jim Park's usual drive tests. Maneuvering around a closed course, he's finally able to live out his lifelong dream of becoming a garbage man. Find out if he'll keep his day job.

August 10, 2018

Focus On... Link's Semi-Active Cab Suspension [Video]
On the Spot: The Bosch E-Mirror Video Mirror System [Video]
On the Spot: Bosch's Electronic Steering System [Video]

On the Spot: Bosch's Electronic Steering System [Video]

Bosch's new electric over hydraulic steering system Servotwin is a driver assistance feature that makes maneuvering a truck easier but it’s also a precursor to automatic lane keeping and driverless trucks.

June 11, 2018

TRIB's Spot the Retread Contest Explained [Video]

TRIB's Spot the Retread Contest Explained [Video]

David Stevens, managing director of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau, explained the purpose behind the group's annual Spot the Retreads contest at the 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show. Participants had to spot which tires were new and which were retreads from a set of 10 different tires.

March 28, 2018

Focus On... Chanje's All-Electric Class 5 Van [Video]

Focus On... Chanje's All-Electric Class 5 Van [Video]

The V8070 from Chanje is a fully electric Class 5 van with an advertised 100-mile range well-suited for last mile delivery applications. Equipment Editor Jim Park takes the van for a drive around the streets of Brookly in this Focus On video.

March 9, 2018

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