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Video, Twitter log: Test driving Peterbilt’s new 579 EPIQ

| October 23, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts is at Peterbilt headquarters in Denton, Texas, this week to get the details on Peterbilt's new 579 EPIQ tractor and take it for a test drive. Here are live photos ...

Drive test: Western Star’s newly released 5700XE on-highway tractor

| October 16, 2014

Western Star goes for a major style reset with its first aerodynamic tractor.

Gaining an advantage: Kenworth’s updated T680 has integrated drivetrain, improved aerodynamics

| September 16, 2014

Kenworth recently sent its T680 highway tractor back to the drawing board. The resulting T680 Advantage builds on the truck’s already slippery profile while adding internal and external enhancements for increased efficiency and fuel economy ...

Video: Tablet-controlled tractor-trailer, automated-manual transmission test drive

| July 29, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts was in Germany earlier this month hanging out with the folks from ZF, where the transmission maker introduced a new automated-transmission and a tractor-trailer equipped with a system that allows ...

Hands on with Navistar’s latest transmission options

| July 22, 2014

Overdrive Equipment Editor Jack Roberts takes International ProStars for a test drive — one powered by the Cummins-Eaton Smart Advantage powertrain and the other with Navistar's MaxxForce 13 and the Allison TC10 automated-manual transmission.

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 ...

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. ...

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