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Mack's MP8 505 C+ MaxiCruise: Brawn and Brains
Thursday December 11, 2014 3:09 PM
The latest version of Mack's 13-litre workhorse will cause a lot of operators to rethink their need for big-block power.
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The New Western Star 5700XE - Aero by Design
Monday December 1, 2014 3:45 PM
Western Star's 5700XE might just be everything to everyone. It's a big Classic-styled truck, but with second-to-one <<one is the correct word>> aerodynamics.
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Detroit Assurance: Collision Mitigation, Assisted Braking, Better MPG
Monday November 17, 2014 9:43 AM
MIAMI — Detroit Assurance, Daimler Trucks North America's new active vehicle safety suite, made its real-world debut on Friday. The company hosted a ride-and-drive event in Miami after...
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Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck Exposed
Friday September 26, 2014 3:25 PM
This is no ordinary test drive. This series of videos looks a truck developed by Cummins and Peterbilit that is more a showcase of emerging technologies.
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Test Driving Freightliner's 122SD
Friday September 26, 2014 2:48 PM
This truck was built to take on the toughest jobs. We spent a day putting this truck through its paces to see if it lived up to its billing.
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Kenworth Takes ADVANTAGE of its T680
Friday August 8, 2014 11:00 AM
A new powertrain, enhanced aerodynamics and vehicle light-weighting all combine to deliver the most fuel-efficient over-the-road Kenworth ever.
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Twin Stick to mDRIVE
Thursday January 9, 2014 10:16 AM
During a visit to the Mack Customer Center and Museum, I had a chance to compress almost 60 years of transmission history into a single day. If you think we have a driver shortage today,...
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Test Drive: We Check Out an NG-Powered Cascadia
Tuesday October 1, 2013 1:31 PM
I think drivers and fleets will be pleased with the performance of the NG-powered Cascadia 113. It lacks for nothing compared to the diesel version, and it's even quieter.
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