test drive

Tough enough: Volvo’s VNX easily transitions from on-road to off with I-Shift transmission

| May 29, 2014

Equipment Editor Jack Roberts recently took Volvo's versatile VNX for a test spin pulling with flatbed loaded with 77,500 pounds of concrete blocks around 6 and 7 percent grades on Interstate 26 in Tennessee. Here's ...

Video log: Test driving the 2014 International ProStar with the Eaton-Cummins powertrain

| May 06, 2014

CCJ Executive Editor Jack Roberts outside Chicago, Ill., this week to get a peak at the 2014 International ProStar equipped with the Eaton-Cummins Smart Advantage powertrain.

Mack’s big dog: Titan primed to meet toughest challenges of construction rebound

| April 30, 2014

If you went into a lab and boiled down everything Mack Trucks has learned over the past 114 years from every battlefield, jobsite, dam and highway that have seen its trucks, you’d probably come away ...

Video log: Walk-around, test drive of the Mack Titan

| March 20, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts was in Allentown, Pa., March 20 touring the Mack Titan and taking the truck for a test drive. Here are videos of Roberts' test drive and walk-around of the truck. ...

Getting 140,000 pounds up a mountain on natural gas: Done and done

| June 28, 2013

Equipment Editor Jack Roberts took a natural gas powered Pete for an a-typical test drive in Vancouver, where the truck was responsible for lugging 140,000-pound flatbed doubles – a “bi-train,” as the Canadians call it ...

Behind the scenes with Lisa Kelly

| April 05, 2013

A couple weeks ago, as the Mid-America Trucking Show was winding down in Louisville, my friends at Volvo Trucks grabbed me in the media room and asked if I’d be interested in doing an exclusive ...

KW T660 test drive: Enduring classic

| January 26, 2013

The T660 evolves with the right mix of styling and new technology to cement its place in Kenworth’s lineup.

Rising star: Western Star 4700SF proves itself in the desert

| January 03, 2013

Western Star built its legacy on the unlikely pairing of bare-knuckle toughness and champagne-sipping elegance.

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