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Specs in Your Eyes: The 7 options you need to consider when buying your next pickup truck

Specs in Your Eyes: The 7 options you need to consider...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jul 28, 2014

Whether buying or leasing, when it comes time to make those hard decisions on which new pickup rolls into your ...

GEAR: Knapheide Utility Rack for service trucks handles long items such as pipe and conduit

GEAR: Knapheide Utility Rack for service trucks handles...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jul 25, 2014

Handle lengthy items not generally suited for service trucks with Knapheide’s Utility Rack, which is useful for pipe, conduit, ladders ...

Displacement Replacement: How the 2015 Ford F-150′s 2.7L EcoBoost packs V8 power into a V6 frame

Displacement Replacement: How the 2015 Ford...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jul 24, 2014

It wasn’t that long ago a 2.7-liter V6 with a compacted-graphite-iron (CGI) block, twin turbos, reverse-flow cooling, split-mains, variable-displacement oil ...

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking a chunk out of each (PHOTOS)

Truck hauling excavator collides with 5 bridges, taking...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 23, 2014

While being hauled by a truck traveling through Thurston County, Washington, last week, an excavator's boom collided with five different ...

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Ford Super Duty pickups pack powerful improvements over 2014 models

FIRST DRIVE: 2015 Ford Super Duty pickups pack powerful...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jul 22, 2014

Rolling hard into the throttle, driving 2015 Ford F-350, Ram 3500, and Chevy 3500HD Silverado duallies while towing 33-foot fifth ...

GM makes 8-speed automatic transmission standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

GM makes 8-speed automatic transmission standard on...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Jul 21, 2014

Chevrolet and GMC have confirmed a new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and ...

Ram adopts SAE J2807 towing standard for all 2015 truck models

Ram adopts SAE J2807 towing standard for all 2015 truck...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jul 21, 2014

Beginning with the 2015 model year, Ram says it will become the first automaker to adopt the Society of Automotive ...

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches semi truck onto its side

VIDEO: Massive steel beam falls off trailer, snatches...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

It's a very fortunate thing that the closest third party to this accident was the guy who filmed the whole ...

NCCCO launches boom truck operator certification program

NCCCO launches boom truck operator certification...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 18, 2014

The National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators has launched the first phase of a new certification program for ...

Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with distribution to keep the Terex flag flying”

Volvo CE after truck buy: “We want to work with...

Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Jul 14, 2014

Now that Volvo Construction Equipment’s acquisition of Terex’s articulated and rigid frame trucks is complete, Volvo is concentrating on continuing ...

POLL: Can aluminum-bodied pickups stand up to the abuse of construction work?

POLL: Can aluminum-bodied pickups stand up to the abuse...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 14, 2014

When Ford unveiled the 2015 F-150 and announced that it would have an aluminum body, two of the first questions ...

VIDEO: Excavator uprights artic truck that managed to flip and fold itself in half

VIDEO: Excavator uprights artic truck that managed to...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 11, 2014

The first time you see the predicament this Volvo articulated truck is in, you can't help but wonder how on ...

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