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This ain’t your grandfather’s tractor….or maybe it is?

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Medium Mack

Have you heard the rumors? Mack Trucks is looking to get into the crowded medium duty market. GM has recently muscled back into the fray with help from Navistar and most causal observes suspect Ram will be increasing the options … Continue reading

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NEMF 1977-2019

*Editors Note* This story was to be published three weeks ago but was delayed due to technical difficulties. The historic LTL carrier New England Motor Freight suddenly announced yesterday plans to voluntarily enter Chapter 11 bankruptcy and cease operations. News … Continue reading

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The International Lineup

Earlier this week International unveiled the final truck in their completely revamped lineup, the CV. As we’ve discussed before the CV is a joint venture between International and GM with both companies receiving their own unique model to sell through … Continue reading

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Kenworth W990

Did you hear the news W900? You’re going to be a big brother. With an eye to the future Kenworth has pulled the wraps off the W990, the truck that will certainly become the long hood embasador of the brand … Continue reading

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Freightliner EconicSD

You know me by now. You know that I like to put a positive spin on these new plastic trucks. Well, I’ve met my match in the form of the Freightliner EconicSD. This thing is way too strange for my … Continue reading

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Coop by Ryder

We are living in the age of the gig economy. You can rent your home, boat, car, even yourself out through a variety of online apps like Uber, AirBNB and GoShare. Ryder is taking the next step by allowing you, … Continue reading

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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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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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