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Mack's LR Refuse Truck On the Road [Video]

Mack's LR Refuse Truck On the Road [Video]

In part two of our video series on the Mack LR refuse truck, equipment editor Jim Park takes it out onto public roads and gets a first hand look at how it handles in a typical operating environment.

August 13, 2018

Operating Mack’s LR Low-Entry Refuse Truck [Video]

Operating Mack’s LR Low-Entry Refuse Truck [Video]

The Mack LR low-entry refuse truck is a little different from Equipment Editor Jim Park's usual drive tests. Maneuvering around a closed course, he's finally able to live out his lifelong dream of becoming a garbage man. Find out if he'll keep his day job.

August 10, 2018

Autocar Trucks to Receive First Cummins X12 Engines

Autocar Trucks is the first North American OEM to introduce Cummins' new X12 engine to the refuse market. Autocar claims the engine will enable customers to haul more than 700 pounds additional payload while delivering almost $11,000 in fuel savings over the life of a truck.

April 17, 2018

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins Introduced as Cummins Integrated Power

Cummins is repositioning itself as Cummins Integrated Power. The new name denotes both the company’s expertise in technology integration and its reach into different alternative fuel segments, including diesel, natural gas, hybrid and battery-electric.

March 20, 2018

Kenworth Offers Sneak Peek at Zero-Emissions Transport Truck

Kenworth Offers Sneak Peek at Zero-Emissions Transport Truck

Kenworth's latest green initiative, the Zero Emissions Cargo Transport (ZECT), is a hydrogen fuel cell powered battery-electric vehicle, capable at this point of about 100 miles of travel fully loaded. Equipment Editor Jim Park got to take the truck for a spin.

February 7, 2018

Test Drive: Chanje Electric Cargo Van

Test Drive: Chanje Electric Cargo Van

Chanje's electric cargo van will certainly have great appeal among delivery fleets concerned with their carbon footprint, but at the end of the day it's a big, nicely setup delivery van that just happens to be electric.

January 17, 2018

Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission

Test Drive: Paccar's New Automated Transmission

Paccar is the latest North American truck manufacturer to bring a proprietary automated transmission to market. HDT's Jim Park got a sneak preview of the new 12-speed Paccar Automated Transmission ahead of its official launch. Here are his driving impressions.

August 22, 2017

Chanje Bringing Class 5 Electric Cargo Van to U.S.
Maximizing Truck Tire Tread Life

Maximizing Truck Tire Tread Life

Excessive friction or uneven contact between the pavement and the tire will cause tread to wear away faster than you should. It’s important that you do all you can to keep your tires running straight and true.

October 24, 2016

Michelin's Auto Tire Inflation Tech Maintains Pressure
How Truck Tires Have Evolved

How Truck Tires Have Evolved

The tread designs of medium- and heavy-duty truck tires have become more sophisticated and tailor-made for specific applications and wheel positions.

February 5, 2016

GHG Phase 2 Proposal More Stringent than Originally Believed
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