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Volvo VNX

Yesterday Volvo dropped the redesigned VNX, the heavy haul flagship of their North American offerings. As with every redesigned vehicle of all time designers and engineers worked closely with existing customers to tailor the truck to exacting needs. God only … Continue reading

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Old Trucks Are Best

A simple truth. Old trucks are best. And old trucks tend to look best in black and white photographs. Enjoy these photos from Dave of some neat old rigs that time and nature are slowly erasing. A Mack Internationals A Mack … Continue reading

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International Workstar with M-B Chassis Conversion

Yeah. I gotta start hanging out at airports more often. Check out this 2015 International Workstar of the Truckee Tahoe airport. As you might imaging this little airport can experience extremely heavy snow fall. To keep the runways open the … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Three Wise Men

Christmas is just around the corner….if you consider 288 days away to be the near future. Hugh was about and about recently when he came across this trio of Autocar Trucks still dressed for the holiday season. These trucks hail … Continue reading

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NTEA Work Truck Show 2018

So last year after seeing some photos from Tom of the Work Truck Show it became painfully obvious that this is a not to miss show for anyone even the least interested in trucks. Not only do you have vendors … Continue reading

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Like a Boulder

GM has been out of the medium duty game since the great recession. That was the last time you were able to buy any truck from the general in the class 4, 5 and 6 segment. At the time the … Continue reading

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Hino XL

Yesterday Hino Trucks unveiled their first ever truck designed specifically for the Class 7/8 truck market. For those not up on their industry jargon this is the heaviest class of commercial trucks found on the roads of North America. Behold … Continue reading

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At the Dealer – West Coast Edition

It’s no secret that things are done a little different on the west coast. When it comes to trucks they tend to have a longer wheel base, larger engines and of course, more chrome. Check out this Freightliner 122SD complete … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Lost in Plain Sight

Have you ever thought about restoring an old ready mix truck but you just don’t know where to start? Here is some advice. Find a different truck! You see, most ready mix operations have a large stash of old trucks … Continue reading

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My Back Hurts

Wow. We got a lot of snow. Wet, heavy, back breaking, window making snow. It fell constantly for twelve straight hours. Despite it being one or two degrees away from rain the wind still found a way to blow this … Continue reading

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