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Mercedes upgrades the beastly Unimog U4023, U5023 all-terrain work trucks with engine power take-off (PHOTOS)

Mercedes upgrades the beastly Unimog U4023, U5023...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 28, 2015

Its top speed and horsepower might not jump off the page, but the Mercedes-Benz Unimog is likely the most capable truck ...

Ride with pride. Cat gave its new CT680 vocational trucks some styling. Shown here is the CT680L which comes at you with a good deal of chrome and a Metton hood.

Caterpillar unveils the CT680, a rugged work truck...

Posted by Tom Jackson on May 15, 2015

The new Cat CT680 looks considerably different from previous versions of the company's vocational trucks and that's no accident. The bling, ...

Why putting your keys in the freezer is the only way to thwart certain vehicle thieves

Why putting your keys in the freezer is the only way to...

Posted by Bruce Smith on May 15, 2015

Thieves are always trying to stay one step ahead of honest folks. The latest wrinkle involves break-in artists walking up to ...

How to survive an earthquake while driving a big rig (VIDEO)

How to survive an earthquake while driving a big rig...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 15, 2015

When your peaceful drive gets interrupted by severe vibrations or worse, you could be driving through an earthquake. Especially, if ...

Cummins enters development partnership to boost natural gas truck adoption

Cummins enters development partnership to boost natural...

Posted by Jason Cannon on May 07, 2015

Cummins and Agility Fuel Systems have entered into a strategic partnership aimed at boosting adoption of natural gas-powered trucks, the companies ...

A closer look at the front end.

Freightliner unveils first self-driving truck that will...

Posted by Jack Roberts on May 05, 2015

Freightliner did it. If you’re one of the many who scoffed at the idea of a commercially-viable self-driving truck, or at ...

FIRST DRIVE: A bit of wheel time with Mack’s mDrive HD, the AMT built for construction

FIRST DRIVE: A bit of wheel time with Mack’s...

Posted by Jack Roberts on May 01, 2015

Mack announced at the World of Concrete Show in February that it was launching a new, "ruggedized" version of its mDrive ...

Remote, keyless entry now available on Kenworth T680, T880 trucks

Remote, keyless entry now available on Kenworth T680,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 30, 2015

Responding to customer requests for the feature, Kenworth has introduced remote, keyless entry on its T680 and T880 trucks. The option, ...

Ram would like to offer a midsize pickup with “incredible” fuel economy, but says it’s a costly puzzle

Ram would like to offer a midsize pickup with...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Apr 09, 2015

GM has revived the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Ford has brought back the Ranger to the world market. But, as much as ...

Navistar’s comprehensive OnCommand telematics service is now free on all International trucks

Navistar’s comprehensive OnCommand telematics...

Posted by James Jaillet on Mar 27, 2015

Navistar’s OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics system will now be free and standard on all 2007 and newer model International trucks, ...

Make any pickup a Cat truck with Caterpillar’s new auto accessories

Make any pickup a Cat truck with Caterpillar’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2015

Until that glorious day when Caterpillar agrees to miniaturize the amazing front end of the CT660 and put it on ...

Ford F-150 insurance costs aren’t going up and that new aluminum body might actually be why they begin to drop

Ford F-150 insurance costs aren’t going up and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 25, 2015

When Ford released the 2015 F-150 into the wild, some predicted that insurance costs on the truck could increase over prior ...

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