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Integrated drivetrains speak a language all their own, giving fuel-conscious work truck owners even more reason to love AMTs

Integrated drivetrains speak a language all their own,...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Sep 02, 2015

One surprising trend over the past few years has been the unprecedented market share growth of automated manual transmissions. Many ...

Ford recalls certain F-650, F-750 models due to seat belt defect

Ford recalls certain F-650, F-750 models due to seat...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 25, 2015

Not long after finalizing the transition of its work truck manufacturing from Mexico to the U.S., Ford has announced a ...

VIDEO: Dump truck bed lifts while driving, destroys overhead highway sign

VIDEO: Dump truck bed lifts while driving, destroys...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 21, 2015

Today's dose of dumb comes from a highway somewhere in Saudi Arabia. The immediate question the video below raises is ...

This Ford F-700 with built-in backhoe is all the truck you’ll ever need…and only $5k (PHOTOS)

This Ford F-700 with built-in backhoe is all the truck...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 18, 2015

Looking like it came straight out of a Hot Wheels package is this 1995 Ford F-700 with an honest-to-God bed-mounted ...

Credit: Flickr user m.yamnitz

Making sense of the split: Don’t worry about...

Posted by Jack Roberts on Aug 03, 2015

The big news story last week was, of course, Cat and Navistar breaking up. At first brush, given Navistar’s fresh troubles ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ford unveils 2016 Transit vans with more configurations, improved SYNC 3 interface

Ford unveils 2016 Transit vans with more...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 05, 2015

Though the pickup is still by far the king of the construction jobsite, Ford has enjoyed sizable success in commercial ...

City of Lexington uses high-tech SUV to analyze pavement conditions and prioritize projects

City of Lexington uses high-tech SUV to analyze...

Posted by Chris Hill on Jun 05, 2015

Lexington, Kentucky, officials are spending nearly $400,000 to assess the condition of the city’s roads using lasers, cameras, and GPS ...

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, ...

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