Drive Tests

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 – into the Cascade Mountains.

Volvo says run DME

| June 07, 2013

Volvo Trucks North America this week unveiled a "new" alternative fuel for heavy-duty commerical trucks. Here are some technical aspects.

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.

Engine innovation: Cummins ISX15

| September 27, 2012

Cummins employs new tech and outside-the-box ideas to make next year’s ISX15 smart, smooth and economical.

A legacy lives on

Steve Sturgess | September 01, 2012

The Western Star 4900EX embodies the style and toughness of its Canadian roots, enhanced by the engineering of a global truck maker.

Ahead of the curve: VN 670 test drive

| August 05, 2012

The Volvo VN, still true to its roots, evolves to new levels of performance, aerodynamics and safety.

Video: Volvo VN 670 test drive

| July 13, 2012

Jack Roberts breaks down various aspects of the Volvo VN 670.

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