truck purchasing

Buyers’ market: Comparing lenders’ offers

When financing a truck purchase, if you’re going to veer from a trusted financing partner like a bank for a better deal, don’t neglect the fine print.

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When will the next economic downturn hit?

"Owner-operators better tighten their belts now. If I'm seeing the cards right, there is rough water ahead." --Owner-operator Richard Fassett

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POLL: New, used, leased: How did you buy your last truck?

New, used or glider? Lease-purchase or straight lease? What best describes your most recent truck purchase?

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Want to see the best-looking truck on the road?

Wendy shows off the new bedrock of the business, a 2004 Freightliner Coronado -- and thanks her lucky stars for, well, almost everything...

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Hand made gifts and the truck budget deficit

With George and Wendy's truck-purchase saga nearly over, "It's a handmade Christmas, for sure."

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A lease-purchase success story

Meet Andre Jackson, a U.S. Xpress driver on his third lease-purchase truck -- his experience with the plans has been largely positive, he says.

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Granite MHD saves weight for ready mix hauler

California-based A&A Ready Mixed Concrete takes advantage of the Mack Granite MHD's features for several hundred pounds per truck of bigger payload.

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