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Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build its own vocational trucks in Texas

Caterpillar splits with Navistar, will design and build...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 28, 2015

Caterpillar has announced a parting of ways with truck maker Navistar, ending a six-year partnership between the two companies that ...

Navistar to launch new line of severe duty work trucks once split with Cat is complete

Navistar to launch new line of severe duty work trucks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 28, 2015

With Caterpillar's announcement this morning that it would begin designing and building vocational trucks on its own, Navistar, Cat's partner in the ...

Two dump trucks rear ended in same Kansas DOT work zone 2 days in a row (PHOTOS)

Two dump trucks rear ended in same Kansas DOT work zone...

Posted by Bobby Atkinson on Jul 27, 2015

A construction zone on Interstate 470 has been unlucky for Kansas Department of Transportation dump trucks this week. Two KDOT ...

GMC’s best-selling truck has great momentum, coming off its best June since 2006, and 12 consecutive months of year-over-year sales gains.  With exterior styling as its top reason for purchase, the new truck adds key design elements: LED “C-shaped” signature daytime running lights and LED headlights; new front fascia and grilles for each trim level; new LED fog lamps; new bumpers; and new “C-shaped” LED taillights. The new Sierra will be available in the fourth quarter of this year, with additional details and information on the new model released in the coming months.

GM unveils 2016 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 20, 2015

Thanks to some spy shots snapped while the truck was in testing back in April, we knew design changes were ...

PHOTOS: Meet the 1966 Volvo DR 631: aka Gravel Charlie, the first articulated dump truck ever created

PHOTOS: Meet the 1966 Volvo DR 631: aka Gravel Charlie,...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 14, 2015

One display at the recent Volvo Days event in Sweden had a decidedly nostalgic turn: the 1966 Volvo DR 631, ...

VIDEO: Ram Truck designers discuss how they came up with the new Rebel and Laramie Limited grilles

VIDEO: Ram Truck designers discuss how they came up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 07, 2015

With the unveiling of the 2015 Rebel and Laramie Limited pickups earlier this year, Ram introduced its most distinctive grilled designs ...

Samsung’s “see-through” semi truck is neat, but its existence hints at a much more exciting future for transportation (VIDEO)

Samsung’s “see-through” semi truck is...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jul 06, 2015

Korean tech giant Samsung has revealed what it calls the “Safety Truck,” aimed at helping those attempting to pass big ...

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck manufactured and crane-assembled in this awesome time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch a Caterpillar 797 mining truck...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 01, 2015

Anyone who's had the thrill of standing next to a Cat 797 mining truck knows the machine is larger than ...

PHOTOS: Tearing apart a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine to see how well it holds up with the new PC-11 lube oil

PHOTOS: Tearing apart a Detroit Diesel DD15 engine to...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Jun 30, 2015

A massive amount of lab work goes into formulating a new heavy-duty diesel engine oil. But when the guys in ...

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump trucks with improved cab (PHOTOS)

John Deere launches 370E, 410E, 460E articulated dump...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jun 29, 2015

John Deere has launched several updates in its three new E-Series articulated dump trucks, highlighted by a new Tier 4 Final ...

Print your own F-150 Raptor or Ford GT with the automaker’s new 3D Store

Print your own F-150 Raptor or Ford GT with the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 29, 2015

Remember those halcyon days of model car building? Carefully popping those plastic pieces apart before piecing them together? The smell ...

EPA, DOT propose heightened heavy duty diesel emissions, fuel efficiency standards for 2018

EPA, DOT propose heightened heavy duty diesel...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 23, 2015

The EPA and DOT announced Friday their plans for Phase 2 of the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards and Fuel Efficiency ...

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