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The 2016 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport. Click through the gallery to see and read more.

FIRST DRIVE: 2016 Toyota Tacoma 4×4 an impressive...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Aug 19, 2015

Toyota has always taken their time when it comes to making generational changes to their pickups, the Tacoma being no exception. In ...

TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work trucks blend power, serious comfort on long haul through Texas hill country

TEST DRIVE: Freightliner’s 108SD, 114SD work...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Jun 15, 2015

What do you do if you’re Freightliner and your OTR market share numbers are in the stratosphere? You turn your ...

REVIEW: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71’s power, fuel economy, comfort outweigh lack of burst (PHOTOS)

REVIEW: 2015 Chevrolet Colorado Z71’s power, fuel...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jun 11, 2015

Not everyone who works in the earthmoving world of construction needs a one-ton dually, or even a ½-ton pickup. Many just ...

REVIEW: 2015 Ford F-350 King Ranch proves a luxurious performer when put through the ringer (PHOTOS)

REVIEW: 2015 Ford F-350 King Ranch proves a luxurious...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 15, 2015

A diesel pickup’s pulling power becomes glaringly evident when subjected to a long, steep uphill grade with 14,000-pounds in tow. Similarly, ...

REVIEW: 2015 Ram ProMaster City cargo van is surprisingly fun to drive

REVIEW: 2015 Ram ProMaster City cargo van is...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 01, 2015

It’s pretty sharp looking for a cargo van. The sleek nose, canted windshield and smooth body lines instantly belie its European ...

REVIEW: Bobcat S650 skid steer bolstered by Bob-Tach but has room for improvement

REVIEW: Bobcat S650 skid steer bolstered by Bob-Tach...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 26, 2015

While our reviewers were a bit stingy with their numerical ratings, in their comments to us and in our surveys, ...

REVIEW: Case 580 Super N backhoe a nimble, balanced workhorse

REVIEW: Case 580 Super N backhoe a nimble, balanced...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Mar 19, 2015

For Wayne Dowd, W. Dowd Excavating, Wind Gap, Pennsylvania, it’s how the Case 580 Super N backhoe stacks up against ...

REVIEW: 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tradesman achieves work truck nirvana with comfort, unbelievable fuel economy

REVIEW: 2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Tradesman achieves work...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Mar 17, 2015

Call it plain vanilla. Call it a stripper. Call it bare-bones. It’s all of those. One thing the 2015 Ram ...

Contractors put in 1,000s of hours with top-selling heavy equipment for Equipment World Reader Reviews

Contractors put in 1,000s of hours with top-selling...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 04, 2015

Face to face most contractors are brutally honest when they talk about equipment. But it has always been a challenge ...

REVIEW: Keen Destin a steel-toed work shoe with skater traction and styling that’s perfect for mechanics

REVIEW: Keen Destin a steel-toed work shoe with skater...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Feb 12, 2015

My shoes have taken a beating since I moved into the shop full time. I've pretty much always worn skater ...

First Drive: Kenworth’s new T880 vocational truck has a luxury feel sure to please both drivers and mechanics

First Drive: Kenworth’s new T880 vocational truck...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 01, 2014

Kenworth recently debuted its new flagship T880 vocational truck. The new truck, which replaces the venerable T800, went into production ...

2015 Ford F-150 Super Crew 4x4

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Ford F-150’s lighter aluminum...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Oct 06, 2014

This is a leap year for Ford trucks. Not in the Gregorian calendar sense, but rather in the technological realm. With ...

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