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Ultimate Test Drive Video: Caterpillar CT680L

The new axle-forward CT680L version of Caterpillar's Cat Truck is a work truck, make no mistake – but Cat's approach is obviously that drivers shouldn't suffer for their craft. In this Ultimate Test Drive video, Equipment Editor Jim Park shares his impressions.

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EZ Oil Drain Valve Made for CAT Engines

The latest model of EZ Oil Drain Valve is designed for Caterpillar’s ACERT engine models allowing users to drain oil without the need for tools.

Test Drive: Caterpillar CT680 Tractor

This long-hooded model with forward-set steer axle is the nicest-driving Cat Truck yet.

Test Drive: Caterpillar’s New CT681

Business-like in appearance and set up for bridge-formula states, the latest Cat Truck will suit dump, mixer and snowplow applications.

2014 Class 8 Update

We take a look at the current and upcoming models from Class 8 manufacturers.

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

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

Q&A: Caterpillar’s Ron Schultz

Ron Schultz is global on-highway truck sales and product support manager at Caterpillar Inc.

Class 8 Update: Economics Forge Change

Is trucking in for a transformation? Many believe that long-haul trucking will become less important as regional operations grow and intermodal takes over more long-haul freight, and that will change the type of heavy-duty tractor bought by many trucking companies.

Caterpillar Offers Holland Fifth Wheels on Class 8 Trucks

SAF-Holland FW35 Fifth Wheels are now available on Cat Trucks. The FW35 models are now available for immediate on-line installation. The Holland FW35 is backed by a six-year, 600,000-mile Performance Guarantee

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.