Ford F-150 Lightning

As more fleets are reducing their emissions, and setting short- and long-term targets, alternative fuel vehicles, including electric vehicles are attaining more attention. As a result, Ford Motor Company, which has been the best-selling pickup […] More

2025 Isuzu F-Series

Isuzu came to the United States in 1984 and now Isuzu Commercial Truck of America has sold more than half million trucks, from the original KS22 with 87 horsepower to the current lineup of class […] More

2024 Ford F-150

A 1966 Ford ad reads, “If they start as better ideas, they stay better ideas.” This headline works as a rallying cry for the F-Series truck team, which has delivered a lineup of tough and capable […] More

The Mullen THREE

After first debuting in March 2023, Mullen Automotive launches its Mullen THREE, Class 3 all-electric urban utility low cab forward, to market. With fleet electrification making waves and strict regulations tightening up, this Class 3 […] More

Mack MD Series Review

The Mack MD6 and MD7 were first introduced in March 2020 at NTEA Work Truck Show. The next week, the world shut down. It was launched into a different market, one nobody could have predicted, […] More

2024 Ford F-150

A 1966 Ford ad reads, “If they start as better ideas, they stay better ideas.” This headline works as a rallying cry for the F-Series truck team, which has delivered a lineup of tough and capable […] More

Peterbilt 567, 579, and 589 with Hendrickson PRIMAAX EX

Just because the work is heavy-duty doesn’t mean the ride needs to be. While air suspensions have high initial costs, they can make for a smoother ride, improve the fuel economy, and create less untimely […] More

The 2024 Ford F-650 and F-750

Often, for those that employ a work truck in their fleet, especially those in the light- and medium-duty segment, driving isn’t the main job. Many times, the work truck is simply the vehicle that takes […] More

The Mullen ONE

Those that attended Work Truck Week 2023 might have already seen the new Class 1 EV cargo van from Mullen Automotive, the Mullen ONE. Mullen first revealed the vehicle at the show in Indianapolis alongside […] More


Headquartered in Los Angeles is an electric truck company with trucks working in the field today. Trucks from this company are no longer in development stages, in field testing, or customer trials. These trucks currently […] More

Blue Arc Class 5 Crew Cab EV

The goal was to create a “solution that provides customers with flexibility and innovation in a commercial-grade, ready-for-work product,” according to The Shyft Group president and CEO, Daryl Adams. First revealed at Work Truck Week […] More

The International HV Series

With International, it’s all about making a truck that works for its customer. International offers its trucks in multiple configurations with multiple powertrain options, and multiple options for driver comfort—all depending on the work its […] More

The Chevrolet Silverado EV

Chevrolet is yet another original equipment manufacturer (OEM) to tout its next electric vehicle (EV). The automaker acknowledges that it isn’t the first to debut an electric pickup truck, but at last year’s Work Truck […] More

The New Bollinger Motors B4 Chassis Cab

Last year, Modern WorkTruck Solutions introduced its readers to the Bollinger Motors B1, B2, and Chass-E. At the time, Bollinger Motors, a brand that’s relatively new to the electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing space, designed and […] More

The 2023 Gas-powered Isuzu N-Series

Anyone who’s driven one before knows a low cab forward (LCF) definitely has its advantages. The gas-powered Isuzu N-Series is a testament to that fact, beginning with its increase in visibility and maneuverability compared to […] More

2022 Toyota Tundra Review

Check out a short summary video here. If you happened to see my viral Instagram Reel, you already know what’s to come from this article. OK, so the Instagram Reel didn’t exactly go viral, but […] More

Mack Granite Command Steer Review

Those who work and drive trucks in the construction segment know the stresses of the job. Not only do truck drivers have to focus on operating a truck hauling valuable equipment on a tight schedule, […] More

The FCCC MT50e

It seems there’s no shortage of electric work vehicles in the media and on the industry radar. But of those vehicles, few are in use by fleets today. Will those concepts ever be in production? […] More

The Proxima Walk-in Van

Did you see REE Automotive’s REEcorner technology at the 2022 Work Truck Show? I wrote a bit about the revolutionary technology in a Work Truck Show review in our March issue. I wrote: “REE essentially […] More

Freightliner Plus Series Review

Freightliner recently introduced its new Plus series, featuring its M2 and SD trucks. The models enhance the driving experience to keep drivers comfortable and safe. And with the driver shortage, that’s a plus. Freightliner took […] More

The Chevrolet Silverado Chassis Cab

Medium-duty power comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. No matter the make or model, these work horses marry non-CDL drivers to tough jobs. Because medium-duty vehicles are often driven by non-CDL holders, it’s […] More

Kenworth T880

Fleets that require vocational vehicles know the importance of a capable, well-appointed, easily configurable, and easily serviceable truck. But, what might work for one vocational fleet could vastly decrease productivity and profitability for one fleet […] More

Isuzu F-Series Review

By Jade Brasher Watch the video here! Indianapolis in May. The Motor Speedway is busy, the sun shines bright during the day with a cool breeze at night, the town is gearing up for summer, […] More

The 2022 Ram ProMaster

Back in March at NTEA’s The Work Truck Show, Ram shared that its ProMaster vans saw a 25% increase in sales in 2021. In a world hurtling toward mobile services at a fast pace, that […] More

The Autocar DC-64

Autocar, LLC made a bold statement when deciding to trademark its DC-64 severe-duty Class 8 vocational truck series as “BADASS.” Since then, the brand has lived up to the trademark with the DC-64D dump truck […] More

The Mack Granite

Built for the vocational segment, the Mack Granite can be used as a dump truck, concrete pump, concrete mixer, and more. This Class 8 has the power, comfort, and safety features necessary for drivers putting […] More

International MV Series

Through a quick scroll of International’s website, one could infer that the manufacturer’s MV Series can handle any medium-duty job thrown at it. With multiple configurations, spec sheets for various applications, and unlimited options, it […] More

The 2022 GMC Sierra 1500

A hard-working fleet truck doesn’t have to be bare bones and something one would consider as “just enough.” A truck built to perform tough jobs every day can also be a pleasure to drive. And the […] More

Toyota Tacoma

The last time Modern WorkTruck Solutions showcased the Toyota Tacoma was a few years ago. Since then, the Tacoma TRD Pro received an update that will help you get to your remote jobsite much more […] More

The Volvo VNR Electric

Volvo did its research and discovered that the application best suited for electric trucks is local and regional delivery applications. For those in food and beverage distribution and pickup and delivery looking for a “green,” […] More

The Peterbilt 220EV

The Peterbilt 220EV is designed for pickup and delivery, food and beverage, and regional haul applications. The goal in its design was to maximize driver comfort and productivity. And with it being an all-electric vehicle […] More

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

An all-electric, tech-filled, Ford-built pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning, is making its way into the market. At Modern WorkTruck Solutions, we’re excited to see how well this electric pickup performs for work truck fleet owners. […] More

2022 Ram Chassis Cab

Whether it’s work in the city, the construction zone, the farm, or the quarry, Ram Trucks’ 2022 Chassis Cab is ready for a challenge. It’s equipped with enough power and technology to get the job […] More

Hyundai Santa Cruz Review

It isn’t lost on me that many of our readers would likely dismiss the Hyundai Santa Cruz as a viable option for their work truck needs. But perhaps after reading this review, some of you […] More

Autocar’s 125 Years of Trucking Innovation

Who knew a tricycle powered by a one-cylinder gasoline engine built in 1897 would lead to Autocar’s “BADASS” severe-duty vocational dump truck in 2021? Probably not Louis Semple Clarke, inventor of the aforementioned tricycle—dubbed the […] More

The New Western Star 47X

By Jade Brasher It was just last year that Western Star launched its 49X, a Class 8 that’s purpose-built for the vocational industry. I wrote about my experience behind the wheel outside of Bend, Oregon, […] More

The Bollinger Motors B1, B2, and Chass-E

The idea for Bollinger Motors started on a farm in Harpersfield, New York, on October 5, 2015. After getting stuck in the snow in his current pickup, the man behind the mission, Robert Bollinger, decided […] More

The 2021 Ford Transit

Word throughout the industry among upfitters and equipment manufacturers is that businesses are starting to use work vans more often. Some possible reasons are that they don’t require a CDL, they are versatile—offering a covered […] More

The Volvo VNR Electric

In February of 2020, Volvo offered a look at its Class 8 battery-electric VNR at an event at the TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California. The event was one of several over 2020 and 2021 […] More

The Peterbilt Model 535 & 536 Review

  By Jade Brasher Let’s face it. Our nation runs on the backs of vocational truck drivers. When the shutdowns happened last year, the truckers were deemed essential. Without those working in the utility segments, […] More

2021 Nissan Titan Review

By Jade Brasher Our light-duty truck showcases are often somewhat different from our medium- and heavy-duty truck showcases. The reason being, trucks in our light-duty showcases pull double duty. They can tow equipment to the […] More

The Autocar DC-64

The folks at Autocar made a bold statement when they decided to trademark the brand’s severe-duty Class 8 vocational truck series as “BADASS.” But does the DC-64 truly live up to its trademark? “The DC-64D […] More


UWS is a leading manufacturer and designer of USA-assembled truck toolboxes and accessories. The brand’s products are built to the highest quality standards, offering tough and reliable storage solutions for professional tradesmen and truck enthusiasts […] More

Kenworth T180/T280 Review

By Jade Brasher A complete overhaul of an entire medium-duty series of trucks requires time (about five years’ worth), a hard-working team of designers and engineers, a whole lot of customer feedback, and the backbone […] More

Ram 1500 TRX Review

By Jade Brasher When you can’t wait to open the door and pull yourself up onto the seat with the grab handle; when your heart starts racing after you buckle in the driver’s seat, and […] More

Western Star 49X Review

By Jade Brasher It’s new. It’s bold. It’s tough. It works hard, and it’s sexy. No, I’m not talking about the latest Hollywood release. I’m talking about the latest Western Star release—the vocational Western Star […] More

Kenworth T370

Medium-duty trucks are perhaps the most versatile trucks on the market. They’re large enough for big jobs and small enough for handling your lightweight duties. Why buy a light-duty truck that can’t get the job […] More

Ford F-250 Tremor Review

By Jade Brasher Getting the best of both worlds—that’s tough these days. But what if your recreational toys could also be your workhorse. That was the idea behind the Ford Super Duty F-250 Tremor. Designed […] More

The Peterbilt 220EV

If 2020 has taught us one thing, it’s that delivery is essential. Since the pandemic hit, the US saw an uptick in online shopping, receiving medical supplies via mail, and even grocery shopping through delivery […] More

The 2021 Ram 2500/3500

Need a light-duty truck for the construction site? What about something that’s dependable and packs in quality from its headlights to tailgate? Ram trucks are making their way into the hearts of truck owners, and […] More

Western Star 49X Preview

By Jade Brasher If there’s one thing 2020 has done, it’s put many great things on hold. Fortunately, many businesses are still trucking along—some even more than they were this time last year. Western Star, […] More

Thinking about an Isuzu FTR?

If you’re curious to try one of America’s number-one selling low cab forward (LCF) trucks, now is as great a time as ever. Perhaps consider a truck that’s a fan favorite among fleet managers just […] More

Silverado HD Snow Day with BOSS Snow Plow

By Jade Brasher LIGHT-DUTY WORKTRUCK SHOWCASE Known for their toughness and ability to work long and strenuous hours, a snowplow driver’s job is to keep the roads safe so the rest of us can go […] More

Chain Reaction

Anyone who’s ever secured cargo with chains knows that simply getting the chains in position to begin securing the payload can be quite a task. Thirty-ft lengths of half-inch, 100-grade steel chain can weigh as […] More

Anti-Idling Regulations for Utility Work Trucks Expected to Intensify After COVID-19

By Jack Johnson As countries around the world continue moving toward stricter environmental regulations, the pressure to double-down on vehicle anti-idling laws may intensify soon. People living in densely-populated areas experienced a stark improvement in […] More

Showcasing the Kenworth T880

Maybe it isn’t enough that your work truck be capable. Maybe it isn’t enough that your truck is a driver favorite. Maybe what you’re looking for is something that’s capable, loved by your drivers, and […] More

The Ford F-550

In the market for a medium-duty work machine? Perhaps consider the Ford F-550. It’s capable and customizable—two elements that when combined make a mean work truck. With the F-550, owners can choose between two engines, […] More

The 2020 Chevrolet Colorado

The state of Colorado is home to some of the nation’s tallest mountains, expansive forests, plains, canyons, rivers, and deserts. It is home to big cities, small towns, and ghost towns. Its people are just […] More

Generate Revenue, Even on Slow Days

Technology is evolving the trucking industry. Dynamic routing software optimizes dispatching. Collision mitigation technology makes roads safer. Dash cams provide protection in the case of collisions and phony insurance claims. GPS tracking of trailers and […] More

Bringing It to Light

There are a lot of factors to consider when shopping for new lights for your truck—what type of light you need, where it will be positioned, its brightness, etc. There are hundreds of different lights […] More

International HX Series Review

Although I never saw myself as a truck girl, I never get tired of driving big trucks, small trucks, old trucks, new trucks, you name it—especially now that I get to write about them. However, […] More

Toyota Tundra Review

There’s just something about a truck, isn’t there? You feel different when driving a truck versus a sedan or even an SUV. Trucks are both comfortable and capable. They’re perfect for work. Just throw your […] More

How to Maintain Your Trailer Wheel Bearings for Long Life

For proper truck maintenance, there is a checklist of equipment-maintenance items to review before hitting the road. In most cases, the standard list includes oil levels and tire pressure, while trailer wheel maintenance is often […] More

Do You Have an Integrated Strategy for Lighting?

For heavy-duty truck fleet managers aiming to maximize safety, productivity, and profitability while minimizing downtime and the cost of doing business, having an integrated strategy for trailer lighting is key. However, an effective fleet lighting […] More

The Mack MD Preview

Journalists from local stations and newspapers as well as truck journalists across North America gathered in a recently renovated manufacturing facility for an announcement that had been kept a tight secret. Cameras pointed at a […] More

Peterbilt 567 Review

Truck pride stretches across all classes. Whether they’re a die-hard Ford lover, own a Chevrolet-only fleet, have an “Isuzu ‘til I die” mindset, or will only get behind the wheel of a Peterbilt, an owner/operator […] More

Family Business Booms with Service Trucks

Wade Homuth set out to start his own field service company at the age of 43. A daunting task for even the youngest of workers, Homuth leveraged his 20 years of experience in the construction […] More

International CV Review

We showcased the International CV in the 2019 Buyers Guide a year ago. That was before we did driver reviews and took you behind the wheel of the trucks we showcase. Those showcases were helpful: […] More

Ford Ranger Review

By Jade Brasher The first truck my family ever owned was a Ford Ranger. I remember riding in the front bench seat between my parents. My sisters sat in the back facing each other on […] More

Winter is Coming. Is Your Snow Plow Fleet Up for the Challenge?

THE CHEVY SILVERADO HD IS PLOW READY One of the most important aspects of everyday life during winter in the North is snow plow service. Without snow plow drivers, commuters would have difficulty getting to […] More

6 Reasons to Switch to a Timbren Spring Suspension

When October rolls around and fall weather approaches—particularly in the northern US—the days grow shorter as the sun dips lower into the autumn sky. Birds organize as they anticipate their annual departure to the sunny […] More

What to Know Before Purchasing a Medium-duty Trailer

You officially made the switch from the heaviest duty pickup you could find to something even heavier duty. Your Ford F-350 King Ranch, built as tough as ever, wasn’t designed to handle the load you […] More

Mack Truck = Concrete Pump Platform

Have you ever wondered how concrete is poured in high-rise buildings or big sports stadiums? If you work in the concrete industry, you already know. But for those who specialize in other areas, here’s your […] More

Mack Granite Review

Big. Powerful. Trucks. Those three words can be an interest, a hobby, or your livelihood. Are you only used to seeing them on the road in the lane beside you, or are you behind the […] More

The Value of Expert Analysis in Coaching

In the first part of this series, we discussed the importance of coaching and ensuring everyone in the organization is on the same page before starting the coaching process as part of a fleet’s overall […] More

Want a Greener Fleet?

Have you ever considered renting part or all of your truck fleet in an effort to go green? If not, it’s worth the consideration. As you probably know, there are several ways to achieve a […] More

Upfit Your Isuzu NPR with the Best in the Business

You could have seen it delivering your favorite snack. You might have seen it filling your favorite beverage from the tap incorporated in its delivery box. And you might have seen it parked outside a […] More

Isuzu NPR Review

First we did a walk-around of the truck. This being my first one-on-one interaction with a low-cab forward, and an Isuzu NPR at that, I needed to see all the features: the retractable side view […] More

How Much Does an Electric Medium-duty Fleet Really Save

To some, fleet electrification could never be a reality. Perhaps the infrastructure of your area wouldn’t allow for a beneficial conversion, the money it would take to convert wouldn’t justify the money you may or […] More

Why Coach Your Drivers?

From the early stages of learning how to walk, kids learning new games at recess, or adults mastering a new task at work—everyone is constantly coached. It’s just a way of life. Yet at some […] More

The Smarter Suspension Revolution Begins

An aggregate-laden dump truck makes the transition from on-road to off-road, transporting cargo to a remote jobsite. Under load, the cab’s heavy-duty springs perform as designed on the uneven terrain, providing a relatively smooth ride […] More

Find Your Perfect Ram ProMaster Upfit

All work vehicles require some modification to be your mobile office, equipment hauler, business on wheels, etc. Sometimes it’s easy to upfit a truck. Slap on a ladder rack, coat the bed with Line-X, and […] More

Ram ProMaster 2500 Review

I expected a quite smaller model when I picked it up from the Detroit airport. There it sat; its 159-inch wheelbase taking up a complete parking space. The sun gleamed off the high roof of […] More

Western Star 4900

Home grown and all your own. That’s been Western Star’s way of building trucks since the beginning. Western Star trucks are designed and assembled in the US. They’re built for specific customers just the way […] More

The Hino 258ALP

If your application calls for a conventional truck, Hino has a few to choose from. More specifically, if your application calls for hauling, the Hino 258ALP could be the right choice for you. The 258ALP […] More

2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Review

Very rarely will someone buy a pickup with a great towing capacity and never tow. Otherwise, just buy a smaller truck. If you’re not going to tow much, opt for the Silverado 1500—why spend money […] More

Mack’s Pinnacle is the Definition of its Name

The Merriam-Webster dictionary describes “pinnacle” as the highest point of development or achievement. Apparently Mack sought out to add a truck to its lineup that embodied that word, and the heavy-duty Mack Pinnacle was born. […] More

The Peterbilt Model 337 Answers Your Work Truck Questions

There are many factors to consider when buying a new work truck. First of all, is it capable of handling any work you can throw at it? Is it reliable? What’s its cost of maintenance, […] More

Nissan Titan XD Pro Review

I’ve always seen them on the road, and a member of our MWS team owns one. As far as trucks go, this one’s design really stands out from the others. But in a competitive pickup […] More

Deliver Heavy Loads in Tight Spaces with an International RH

Trucks in delivery applications cover a wide spectrum. Whether your deliveries are to remote jobsites, small town general stores, or busy city super markets, you need a truck that delivers more than just cargo. You […] More

The Kenworth K270 is Powerful and Brings Ease to Your Operations

Looking for something lightweight, maneuverable, and also powerful? Kenworth has several trucks in its lineup that fit the bill. We’ve showcased a few Kenworths that are worthy of a second look—the W990 and the T880. […] More

GMC Sierra 1500 AT4 Review

Personally I’ve been a fan of GM trucks for a little while now. With a brawny grille, athletic stature, and luxurious features, I think GM trucks are the best-looking on the market, and when I […] More

The Freightliner 114SD Brings ‘Green’ to Your Business

As environmentally conscious business practices are becoming more economical, companies are making the switch to alternatively fueled fleets. Companies are often forced to convert their fleet vehicles on their own as few manufacturers offer alternative […] More

Fuso Introduces an Industry-first, Gas-powered Class 5 LCF

Just as other manufacturers are racing to keep up, it seems one brand is a step ahead of the rest.  If it were a race, FUSO would have won the blue ribbon for its Class […] More

Toyota Tacoma Review

Maybe it was the fact that my 10-year-old car has nearly no bells and whistles, the fact that it’s been a while since I sat in a vehicle with “new car” smell, or maybe just […] More

Kenworth Trucks and PacLease Keep P&R Paper Supply Running Smoothly

Stefanie Karnes remembers it well. As the new branch operations manager for P&R Paper Supply Company, she did a ride-along with a driver to get a feel for the equipment the company was leasing. It […] More

The Volvo VHD 300 was Made for Tough Jobs

Deciding on the perfect truck for your fleet can get a little overwhelming, confusing, and downright annoying. Spending too much time at the dealership or too much time surfing the web could lead to frustration. […] More

The Ram 5500 Chassis Cab is the Perfect Fit for a Fleet Owner

Many manufacturers offer options for fleet owners, but when you choose a fleet vehicle from Ram, you have access to a full-service commercial vehicle lineup, a support system of in-field technicians, member incentives and discounts, […] More

Do Any Chore in the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

What do you picture when you hear the word “van”? Maybe you see a soccer mom’s minivan, a hippie’s home, or the Scooby Doo Gang’s Mystery Machine. Although each of these pictures is different in […] More

The Mack Granite has the Durability and Maneuverability for Your Job

You can’t manufacture vehicles for a century and not learn a thing or two. Around since 1900, Mack has well established itself as a big-time player in the world of heavy-duty vehicle manufacturing, and one […] More

Peterbilt Doesn’t Compromise its Values in the Model 220

It’s loaded with the latest technology, is fuel efficient, safe, and designed with quality in mind. The truck truly embodies the four core values—purposeful innovation, individualized solutions, enduring craftsmanship, and pride and class—that define its […] More

With a 2020 Chevy Silverado HD…

  Light-duty pickups are great. They act as your commuter vehicle, your grocery-getter, and your family transporter. But your heavy-duty pickup is a different story. It’s your workhorse. Because of your heavy-duty pickup, answers to […] More

Western Star Puts Quality and Value Under the Hood of the 4700

Any engineer can design a truck, but it takes a team effort—from engineers to those who use the trucks on a daily basis—to design the great vocational machine that is found on Western Star lots […] More


IOWA COUNTY RELIES ON FREIGHTLINER TRUCKS TO KEEP ROADS OPEN Greene County has been a customer of Harrison Truck Centers in Des Moines, Iowa, for more than a decade. In charge of secondary roads, the […] More

Ford’s F-650/F-750 is about as Tough as It Gets

“This vehicle was tested in harsh conditions.” You’ve heard that before, and it’s usually true. Truck manufacturers test their vehicles during the hottest desert summer days to the coldest Alaskan winter nights. Trucks go through […] More

Expand Your Frontiers with Nissan

If 2018 was a year of innovation in the work truck industry, 2019 will be the year of expansion. With a strong, profitable year behind your business, it’s safe to say things are on the […] More

Kenworth Introduces the W990

There’s a lot that goes into purchasing a new fleet vehicle. All aspects should be considered—the truck’s power, durability, versatility, ease of maneuverability, and the brand’s service network. Kenworth understands. That’s why its new W990 […] More

International’s CV is More than You’d Think

“We’ve designed, built, and tested the CV Series to deliver the commercial-grade power, reliability, and practicality that growing businesses require, along with the comfort, safety features, and easy drivability that drivers appreciate. And, we are […] More

The 2019 Toyota Tundra is Better than Ever

Let’s talk about a truck that’s jam-packed with safety features, is technologically savvy, capable of the tough stuff, and is assembled exclusively in the United States. Let’s talk about a truck that can tow, off-road, […] More

40 Years and Counting with IMT

A good service truck is a bit like a good hunting dog, according to Ron Nuss, head mechanic at Northwest Excavating, Inc. “You can run them ragged all day, and they’ll still be there for you.” […] More

Peterbilt Model 567

Beginning in the tough logging industry of the Pacific Northwest, Peterbilt trucks are meant to stand the test of time. After perfecting a heavy-hauler, Peterbilt has turned its eyes toward fully integrating technology into its […] More

The Hino 155 Rising Tide

Hino is the fastest-growing truck manufacturer in the United States and for plenty of reason. The trucks that are a staple overseas are making a splash on America’s side of the pond. See why the […] More

Ram 2500/3500

Ram prides itself as the most dependable truck on the market, with its 2500 winning an Edmunds 2016 Best Retained Value Vehicle award. Ram owners are loyal; they keep coming back for more. The brand […] More

The International HV Series is Powerful and Practical

Need something with enough power to deliver day in and day out for days to come? Want something comfortable enough your drivers will love coming to work every day? The International HV Series is just […] More

Ford Transit Cargo Van

Ford has a way of fitting the bill in any scenario. Whether it’s in a commute from a suburban home to a city office, a trip to the mountains in a recreational vehicle, hauling your […] More

Isuzu’s Low Cab Forwards Have Reigned for Decades. Here’s Why

Isuzu has long been an innovator in low cab forwards (LCF), starting with the first two-ton LCF in 1959. And, there’s a reason Isuzu Commercial Trucks have been the No. 1 selling LCF in the […] More


No greenhouse gas emissions, no particulate matter, and no nitrogen oxide emissions. This guy runs off long-range 100 percent battery electric. Oh, and did we mention it’s a Class 8? BYD (Build Your Dreams) is […] More

Mitsubishi’s FE Gas Takes Performance Up a Notch

Mitsubishi rolled out the red carpet for its medium-duty FUSO FE GAS models at The Work Truck Show this past March. With four models to choose from, each business owner can have their exact needs […] More

The 2019 GMC Canyon is an All-in-one

GMC’s Canyon is a mid-size truck built for work and comfort. If your business requires a well-kept vehicle to meet with clients or customers yet also requires your crew to carry a few loads here […] More

Freightliner Designed the M2 112 to Work Hard and Work Smart

Whether you need an all-purpose workhorse or a machine specific to one application, Freightliner created one truck to ease your workload and increase productivity. ‘LINER POWER The Freightliner M2 112 is an ideal Class 7/8 […] More

Get It Done in a Ram

Extreme-duty applications call for an extreme machine. The Ram 4500/5500 was designed just for that. The upfit-friendly chassis was built with direct input from customers just like you and keeps commercial buyers coming back for […] More

Choose the Best for Your Fleet

When you think of the perfect work vehicle, you might think of power, toughness, and the ability to carry a full load of your work equipment and supplies. “A truck is the only vehicle that […] More

Volvo’s VNX 300 is a Crowd Pleaser

You’re in the business of hauling big things to local places. Whether you’re hauling equipment or earth, you can’t find a truck that’s tough enough to get the job done. Volvo heard your cry and […] More

The Ford E-Series is Built for More

Ford led the industry when it built the Model T … but it wouldn’t stop there. Ford vehicles aided American farmers in their prosperous heyday during WWI; the first Ford truck, Model TT, debuted in […] More

Ram Steps It Up with the 2019 ProMaster and ProMaster City

How much can it tow? What’s the payload capacity? Is it powerful enough for all our tools and crew? These are questions you’ve likely asked before buying a vehicle to add to your fleet. A […] More

The Monterra is Built for the Toughest Work in the Business

Some jobs are easily accessible. You travel down a newly paved road then park in a nicely kept parking lot. Some jobs require a little 4×4 action, taking you mostly over paved streets then call […] More

The Chevrolet 6500XD LCF Demands Attention

Chevrolet has a comprehensive lineup of vehicles to tackle every inch of your business. From construction to delivery to hauling a crew, Chevrolet’s commercial vehicles are perfect for any fleet owner. Chevrolet’s Low Cab Forward […] More

The Ford F-150 is a Best-selling Truck for a Reason

2018 seems to be a year of innovation and firsts in the work truck industry as far as manufacturing is concerned, and Ford is no exception. The brand rolled out some improvements to its Transit […] More

The Western Star 4800 is Serious, Personal, and Just What You Need

The Western Star 4800 can be customized to fit any application in any industry. A company born from the extreme, demanding logging industry has learned a few lessons, tips, and tricks along its 50-year journey. Western […] More

Hino’s 268A Defines Performance, Reliability, and Economy

The Hino 268A has a wheel cut of 55 degrees, perfect for maneuvering in urban areas. When it comes to buying a medium-duty truck, some fleet owners settle for a truck that has them compromising, […] More

Toyota’s Tacoma is Tough But Kind and Rugged But Detailed

Available in 30 models based on two cab types, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for in a Tacoma. It’s said that the truck got its name from the Native American word for Mount […] More

International Trucks’ New Series is Ready to Perform

The MV Series is fit to upfit, offering multiple options and configurations, specifically for your fleet. A new truck is making its way onto the International truck lot, and it’s worth noting. International listened to feedback […] More

You’re in Charge in the GMC Savana Cutaway 3500/4500

Be the commander in chief in the 2018 GMC Savana. Avehicle should be dependable enough to carry you home from a tough day’s work and ready to pick up where you left off the next […] More

The 2019 Ram 1500 is New, Improved, and Versatile

The 2019 Ram 1500 Tradesman dropped 225 lbs, improving performance Attendees of NTEA’s The Work Truck Show were given a sneak peek. A panoramic screen offering a cinematic feel accompanied the new trucks, showcasing the […] More

Hino Unveils New XL Series of Heavy-duty Trucks

A record crowd gathered at Hino’s booth during The Work Truck Show earlier this month to see what’s never been done before by Hino. With a 360-degree display and a hype video that sent chills down […] More

The Chevrolet Silverado Chassis Cab Can Handle It

Chevrolet debuted the most customer-focused trucks of its designs at The Work Truck Show earlier this month with the first-ever Silverado Class 4, 5, and 6 chassis cabs. “Chevy’s designers and engineers were obsessed with […] More

The W-15 Electric Pickup Truck

You see the electric cars on your daily commute, and you’ve seen the all-electric delivery vans in urban areas. With all the money saved from lower fuel and maintenance costs and the environmental impact of […] More

Kenworth’s T880’s Techy Interior Complements its Tough Exterior

There is one truck that can do it all: bulk tractor, tanker, dump truck, mixer, heavy hauler, refuse truck, and logger. The Kenworth T880 is a dependable, versatile vehicle capable of performing your toughest jobs, […] More

Ford’s Biggest Work Trucks Receive Performance and Service Improvements

The redesign of Ford’s F-650 and F-750 trucks in 2016 was successful. With a spike in sales since the redesign, numbers don’t lie, and more customers are moving from other brands to Ford F-650 and […] More

Nissan Titan Satisfies from Worksite to Date Night

A combination of practicality, toughness, and luxury are rarely rolled into one vehicle. Yet the Titan of trucks does it so effortlessly. Nissan’s Titan and Titan XD are sleek, smart, and strong, ready for an enjoyable […] More

The Freightliner 114SD Mixes Raw Horsepower and State-of-the-art Technology

In its mission to bring you the best possible truck, Freightliner uses cutting-edge technology, including advanced robotics and automated systems. Freightliner’s 114SD has a lot to offer to heavy-duty applications. Its corrosion-resistant, steel-reinforced aluminum cab […] More

Isuzu FTR: The Ultimate Class 6 Success Story

There are quite a few reasons why the Isuzu FTR is one of the top Class 6 trucks on the road today. It delivers a mix of a 25,950-lb GVWR with a low-cab-forward design that […] More

The 2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris

Positioned as the first mid-size van in its class, the Mercedes-Benz Metris is now a staple of the company’s passenger and cargo van lines, and the 2018 version will be available with new technology and […] More

Peterbilt’s Model 520 Delivers Reliable Performance in the Demanding Refuse Industry

There’s nothing more demanding in the vocational work truck arena than the harsh demands of the refuse industry. Built to handle the daily grind is Peterbilt’s Model 520. The rugged, aluminum cab delivers best-in-class durability […] More

Mitsubishi Fuso’s eCanter All-electric Truck

In September 2017, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck and Bus Corporation (MFTBC), part of Daimler Trucks and the parent company of Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America (MFTA) conducted the global launch of the new FUSO eCanter—the world’s […] More

The 2018 GMC Sierra Features Versatility, Strength, and Advanced Technology

If versatility, strength, and advanced technology top your must-haves in a heavy-duty truck, take a gander at the 2018 GMC Sierra 3500HD Chassis Cab. This powerhouse delivers all three and more, offering custom configurations aimed […] More

The Volvo VHD 300 Covers All the Workday Bases

Your company’s team of drivers needs a heavy-duty truck that’s built to last. The Volvo VHD 300 brings a wealth of features to the job, ensuring you can rely on it day after day. That’s […] More

The International DuraStar

If you’re looking for a medium-duty truck that brings everything it needs—and then some—to a wide range of work applications, you might not have to look further. The International DuraStar comes in three medium-duty configurations […] More

The Ram Tradesman 1500

You’ve heard the name, and you probably know the reputation, but if you haven’t experienced a seat behind the wheel of a Ram Tradesman 1500, you only know part of the story. Owners and fleet […] More

The Hino 338

The ruggedly dependable Hino 338 is well equipped for use in a variety of industries including utilities, waste/recycling, construction, beverage delivery, petroleum/gas delivery, and more. Its standard equipment alone sets the benchmark for work trucks, […] More

Ford’s 2018 E-450 DRW is a Powerful Descendant of the E-Series from Long Ago

It’s been more than half a century since the first of Ford’s E-Series vans rolled off the assembly line in Lorain, Ohio. The year was 1961, Americans were tuning in regularly to The Red Skelton […] More

The 2018 Toyota Tundra’s Features Create One Powerful Truck

If you combine the 10 smallest US states, all together they’d still be smaller than Texas. That’s one reason the longhorn state maintains the reputation that “Everything’s bigger in Texas.” So it’s fitting that the […] More

Western Star Combines Good Looks and Toughness in the 4700

If you’ve longed to get the job done behind the wheel of a Western Star®, now could be the best time to make that dream come true. The 4700 model was designed and hand-built with […] More

The All-electric Chanje V8070 will Change the Face of Last-mile Delivery

Urbanites are familiar with the sound and sight of last-mile delivery vans idling loudly in front of businesses while drivers hustle in and out making deliveries. And, last-mile drivers are accustomed to fueling up on […] More

Power Aplenty in the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500

The 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck is a fine example of toughness and comfort seamlessly coexisting in one vehicle. One look inside this fresh model readily reveals GMC has elevated the standard for truck […] More

Environmental Painting Alternatives Find Success in the Ram ProMaster City

Oftentimes, family owned and operated businesses start out quite small with the intention of growth. That pretty much sums up Environmental Painting Alternatives (EPA). EPA has more than 30 years of experience in the commercial […] More

The Freightliner 114SD

In its mission to bring you the best possible truck, Freightliner uses cutting-edge technology, including advanced robotics and automated systems. Freightliner’s 114SD has a lot to offer to heavy-duty applications. Its corrosion-resistant, steel-reinforced aluminum cab […] More

The Hino 238

At 23,000 lbs GVW, the Hino 238 combines exceptional fuel economy with Hino’s competitive advantages, including warranty coverage and unsurpassed B50 engine life. “When you need cubic capacity, but not maximum weight capacity in a […] More

2018 Ford F-150

The 2018 Ford F-150 delivers best-in-class payload and tow ratings, and its reduced weight increases payload. That’s resulted from cutting the weight of the F-150 body with high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy. With an impressive engine […] More

Get a Handle on Your Jobsite with an International WorkStar

One of the biggest selling points of International’s® WorkStar® is the platform it shares with the battle-tested MRAP. Being built on the same line as the MRAP lends WorkStar the power, integrity, and dependability to […] More

The Isuzu NQR

There’s no question that Isuzu has dominated the LCF market for years. It’s not just because the company puts out an amazing truck, but also because it follows sales up with outstanding customer service. Isuzu […] More

The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado

The 2017 Chevrolet Colorado boasts impressive fuel efficiency and best-in-class towing and hp. With available high-speed 4G LTE Wi-Fi® and available advanced safety features that include Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning, the Colorado […] More

Elliot Equipment Co Picks Freightliner M2 106 for Digger Derrick

Elliott Equipment Company recently developed the D105, its first digger derrick for the electric utility, construction, and maintenance industries. It has a 107-ft sheave height, 20,000 ft-lb high-torque digger system, a digging radius of up […] More

The Kenworth T470

The Kenworth T470 meets the needs of the more demanding pickup and delivery, municipal, and vocational applications. According to Kenworth, “With full parent rail extensions providing maximum resistance to bending moment (RBM) from one end […] More

The Mitsubishi FUSO FE160

The FUSO FE160 is a Class 4, medium-duty work truck rated at 15,995 lbs GVWR, with a maximum body/payload capacity of 10,490 lbs. Powered by a 4-cylinder, twin-turbocharged, dual-overhead-cam diesel engine coupled to a 6-speed, […] More

The Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo Opens Possibilities

The Nissan NV200 Compact Cargo features a small exterior footprint, large cargo capacity, outstanding versatility, and excellent fuel efficiency. With its efficient 2-liter 16-valve 4-cylinder engine, refined Xtronic transmission, and cargo bay, the NV200 offers […] More


On a square drilling pad packed hard with orange-red “scoria,” or crushed rock, employees of Wyoming Casing Service have just parked two International WorkStar® trucks parallel and facing away from each other. They are beginning […] More

The Peterbilt 348

Peterbilt designed the Model 348 to take on all the rigid demands of Class 7 and Class 8 specialty application markets. With rugged durability and a wide range of optional content, “The Model 348 represents […] More

The 2017 Ford Super Duty Chassis Cab Features Major Upgrades for Your Benefit

Ford’s 2017 Super Duty® Chassis Cab may be light on its toes, but it offers serious strength. The high-strength, military-grade, aluminum alloy body is lighter than the steel previously used. yet it’s more dent- and […] More

Electric Pickup, Workhorse, Makes Sense for Commercial Fleets

Industries all experience progress in different ways. For the package delivery industry, progress is unmanned drones that assist drivers in making their deliveries. For the passenger transportation industry, progress is self-driving cars or large drones […] More


With increased visibility and storage, an ergonomic design, and an engine that’ll keep you up and running, the Mack® LR Series is top contender in the heavy-duty market. Rear wraparound windows allow for easier urban […] More


General Motors is expanding its range of LCF trucks with a new dock-height Class 6 model: the Chevrolet 6500XD. As with its Class 3 through 5 stablemates, the 2018 Chevrolet LCF 6500XD is a highly […] More

Ford Transit Gains New Enhancements Across the Lineup for 2018

The 2018 Ford Transit—available in three lengths, three heights, and two wheelbases—will offer 64 configurations across four basic platforms, including van, passenger wagon, cutaway, and chassis cab. “Transit features rugged unibody construction and extensive application […] More

The Western Star XD OFFROAD

Western Star builds each of its trucks one at a time for customers who appreciate custom, quality vehicles. The same holds true of Western Star’s new XD OFFROAD product line. According to the company, “For […] More

The 2018 Hino 195 COE

The 2018 Hino model 195 COE is a natural urban navigator, perfect for pickup and delivery, landscaping, and waste and refuse, among other applications. The 195 COE’s cab provides a Toyota-inspired interior design offering features […] More

The RAM 1500 Offers Advanced Safety in a Durable Package

The Ram 1500 is expertly designed and built. With a 50,000 psi high-strength steel frame, hydroformed tubular front frame unit, and eight ultra-tough crossmembers, the 1500 is not only durable, it offers advanced occupant protection. […] More


For Tucci & Sons, enhancing productivity, driver comfort, and safety is the name of the game when it comes to delivering asphalt. And, with the new Kenworth T880 Super Dump, it’s a game Tim Tucci […] More


The advanced technology and street-smart design—sloped hood, fuel-efficient drive train, aerodynamic and job-specific options, unconventional maneuverability, and supremely comfortable driving environment—make Kenworth’s T880 an ideal truck for your fleet. Spec it lean, dress it down, […] More

The Savana Cutaway is a Cut Above the Rest

GMC’s Savana Cutaway is designed to be modified for various commercial applications. Its fuel efficient engine gives you the power you need to haul the equipment and materials for your job. You can choose between […] More

US Infrastructure Corp uses GM Fleet Vehicles to Maintain Productivity

Being mobile is essential for United States Infrastructure Corporation (USIC). The company responds to requests to locate and mark underground utility lines, communication and fiber optics lines, and gas lines for pre-construction sites. While USIC […] More

The 2017 Chevrolet City Express Van Outpaces the Competition

The 2017 Chevrolet City Express van offers a range of conveniences, including 122.7 cubic-ft of cargo space, 20 interior cargo-mounting points, a fold-down passenger seat that converts into a work table, an EPA-estimated 24 mpg […] More


On average, LaGrange County, Indiana, receives approximately 33 inches of snow each winter, resulting in a strong need for steadfast and reliable snow plow trucks. The LaGrange County Highway Department currently uses three Freightliner 114SD […] More


Freightliner’s 108SD combines powerful, fuel-efficient engines, multiple PTO options, a chassis engineered for ease of upfit, and a weight-optimized design. This severe-duty truck takes toughness onto tight jobsites and down narrow streets. It’s powered by […] More


It’s a brisk late-autumn morning in New York City, and the traffic is stifling. We’re less than a mile from Manhattan Beer Distributors’ buzzing, five-acre South Bronx facility—where the 10 service bays on our bright-green […] More


Tough enough to handle rugged construction jobs and nimble enough to navigate urban streets and alleys with ease, the DuraStar is made to deliver results, so you can deliver your goods. DuraStar also has a […] More

The Ford F-150 is Made to Handle a Variety of Jobs

If he could find a way to be in two places at one time, 27-year-old Kyle Good would do just that. But, until cloning becomes a reality, this Salem, Missouri, resident will rely on his […] More

The Transit Connect is an Efficient Business Vehicle in a Compact Package

With new features and plenty of carryover content, Ford Transit Connect continues to cater to the needs of tradesmen, small businesses, and commercial fleets—customers looking for a versatile, capable, maneuverable, and efficient business vehicle in […] More

The Volvo VHD 200 Touts Off-highway Capability and Premium On-highway Features

Volvo’s VHD 200 is equipped with a highly integrated Volvo drivetrain, and offers tight maneuverability for straight-truck applications, such as concrete pumpers and mixers. “The VHD offers the versatility to meet your needs with available […] More


Earlier this year at the 2016 NTEA Work Truck Show, Isuzu revealed its 2018 FTR, an all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment. While there is still a bit of time before the […] More

The Nissan Frontier Takes You Places

The Nissan Frontier is an unsung hero among midsize pickups. While it’s on the smaller size of the current midsize lineup, it remains one tough truck. Frontier hasn’t changed much throughout the years—its design leaning […] More


KR Trucking’s Mack fleet is the talk of Tennessee, and it’s easy to see why. Owners Kenneth and Keith Radford’s 16 Mack® Granite® dump trucks are some of the cleanest—and most colorful—trucks on the road. […] More


The Granite MHD is a versatile heavy-duty truck great for municipal, construction, service and utility, and dump applications. Available in 6×4 and 4×2 configurations and axle forward and axle back models, Granite MHD is ready […] More


Imagine you are in a tiny compact car, your nose a couple of feet from the glass. Visualize chopping away the dashboard, engine compartment, and the front half of the floor, and extend the glass […] More


With its online configuration tool and plethora of options, Ford helps you get the right truck for your job. You can select from a list of 13 vocations, two vehicle types, three cab styles, and […] More

ASRC Flies Chevrolet Fleet Trucks throughout Remote Alaska

Chris Maynard, fleet general manager for ASRC Energy Services, has a pretty challenging job—distributing fleet trucks to remote parts of Alaska. “There are no roads where we’re going,” Maynard says. “You can’t just drive where […] More

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma Combines Toughness and Modern Technology

The 2017 Toyota Tacoma looks like its early model predecessors’ big brother. But, according to Toyota, “There’s more to this machine than just its aggressive good looks. Heavy-duty components take this truck to places others […] More


Josh Chavis has a construction company in Jarrettsville, Maryland, but he buys his trucks seven states away, in Maine. There are a lot of truck dealers along the 542-mile drive between Jarrettsville and Augusta, Maine, […] More


Over the span of a half century, Western Star has introduced numerous models, but the 4900 is a time-tested, solid performer. “Whether you’re looking for a truck to handle business on the highway or off, […] More


Robert Bolts, owner and operator of Bernville, Pennsylvania-based Around the Ground Landscaping, utilizes his late model Ram 3500 and 5500 to do his heavy lifting. After founding the company in 2004, Bolts started out with […] More


The Ram 3500 may be built to work, but there’s no shortage of pleasing features. With multiple engine, transmission, and suspension options, it’s no wonder the 3500 impresses. TALK ABOUT BIG-BONED Designed with a 50-ksi […] More

GMC Business Elite Builds Relationships with Customers to Maximize Success

There are multiple factors that go in to making a business—no matter the size—prosper. From business management to marketing, employees to customers, reputation to quality equipment, a successful business is only as good as its […] More

GMC’s Lineup for the 2017 Canyon Offers More Options for a Diverse Industry

GMC’s already impressive mid-size truck portfolio gains a few new siblings in the Canyon Denali and All Terrain X. These additions, along with the original lineup, provide fleet managers with more choices in configuring a […] More


It’s one thing to operate quality, innovative equipment because the cost of ownership justifies doing so. And that, certainly, is at the root of the presence of about 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) and biodiesel-powered […] More


Kenworth makes a fair point that’s hard to argue with: “These days, you’re bound to be looking for better ways to squeeze more value out of every business asset—especially your trucks. A tough assignment if […] More

WorkStar and DuraStar: On the Line

It’s mid-August in northern Arizona, and lineman Austin Beckman can feel the electricity in the air. His beard is tingling and his steel-woven safety suit feels like it’s full of hundreds of swarming bees. It’s […] More


Isuzu’s N-Series gas-powered LCFs span a wide range of GVWRs to cover a whole spectrum of applications. The N-Series gas trucks live up to Isuzu’s heritage of safety and efficiency, delivering outstanding performance with a […] More


When your commute routinely involves an eight-hour drive across the state of Texas, you need a reliable and comfortable truck to get you there and back. That’s why Houston native Chris Groves bought a 2015 […] More


Ford’s 2017 Transit CC-CA offers you an American built and assembled work truck with 12 upfitters conveniently located within 30 miles of the assembly plant. Ford incomplete vehicles are designed with a clean CA for […] More


Tex-Mix Concrete is only as profitable as its trucks are reliable. That’s why the company chooses Freightliner. Freightliner designs trucks for easy upfit, productivity, and low maintenance. Freightliner, backed by a support team that’s there […] More


The Hino 338 is setting the benchmark for the industry through quality, operating experience, and anticipated premium resale value—and having won the ATD Truck of the Year award means full bragging rights. Its rugged durability […] More

The Hino Insight Connected Vehicle is Standard for 2017

Welcome to the future of vehicle ownership and management. Hino INSIGHT has one objective: increase uptime and efficiency. It achieves that goal by integrating Telematics with remote diagnostics and case management that works with you […] More


July 27 proved to be a big day for Chevrolet as the company announced the shipment of its new Low Cab Forward (LCF) series. “Chevrolet’s new LCF trucks are now shipping to Chevrolet dealers across […] More


Rick Sperando started Black Diamond Plumbing & Mechanical Inc., about 16 years ago. After working for one of the national companies, Sperando decided to strike out on his own and, with the support of his […] More


The Route Star walk-in van, built by Morgan Olson, provides a work truck body solution like no other—it works every day, for hundreds of industries and thousands of drivers. Rarely can you drive any direction, […] More


Pride runs deep at Waste Pro USA—and rightly so. CEO John Jennings founded the company in 2001 with four employees and one Mack® truck. Today, Waste Pro—headquartered in Longwood, Florida—has 3,000 employees and is the […] More

Peterbilt Model 567 Combines New and Old

Peterbilt launched a new set-forward front axle (SFFA) configuration for its flagship vocational Model 567 that is ideal for mixer and other weight-conscious applications. Hot on its heels is the new Model 567 Heritage. The […] More


As a truck dealership with 13 locations spanning four states, Roberts Truck Center has plenty of trucks to keep in service and customers to assist roadside. George Deffenbaugh, a general manager at Roberts since 2010, […] More

The International TerraStar

When you have a job with high demands, you need a commercial-duty truck that’s up to the task. Built on the three pillars of commercial-duty performance—ease of operation, efficient power, and commercial-grade components—International® TerraStar® is […] More


Christy Webber, owner/CEO, Christy Webber Landscapes, has a vision: “I want to help the industry be smarter, run better, be an industry that is respected. We are a trade, we are real, we do something […] More


Mercedes-Benz is not one for cutting corners and it shows in the Sprinter Van. According to Mercedes-Benz, “The Sprinter Van is the most advanced commercial van on the road today with tons of options to […] More


You may have noticed that the motto for the realty world is “Location, location, location.” Well, when it comes to fleets, “Customization, customization, customization” is the Holy Grail of mantras. No one truck fits applications […] More


The Hino 268 offers drivers and fleet owners the best real-world advantages in the industry. It has earned a reputation for providing the lowest cost of ownership in its class. “Outstanding fuel economy, proven reliability, […] More


Tough jobs demand tough trucks and the American-assembled Tundra is ready to be put in the game. According to Toyota, “A dedicated team proudly assembles every Tundra in San Antonio, Texas. We are committed for […] More


When it comes to operating a fleet of trucks, it all boils down to cost of operation. And, for Superior Plus Energy Services, it really means cost of maintenance. “That’s our telltale indicator,” says Stacy […] More


Volvo designed its VNM 200 to meet regional and local hauling demands with agile maneuverability and maximum visibility. Features like its shorter wheelbase help the VNM 200 maneuver in and out of the tightest urban […] More


Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. A tornado in Joplin, Missouri. A flood in Minot, North Dakota. Following all of these natural disasters was Tim Pope and his fleet of Ford trucks to help pick up […] More


Chevrolet’s 2016 Express 4500 Cutaway, known for its versatility, flexibility, and durability, offers two wheelbase options. The 4500, available in dual rear-wheel, has a GVWR of 14,200 lbs. Its wheelbase options include 159- and 177-inch […] More

Reaching for a Better Fit

The Reach is a new generation walk-in commercial van from Isuzu and Utilimaster. Isuzu’s legendary diesel engine paired with Utilimaster’s decades of vocational van expertise provide the capabilities business owners require in a walk-in van: […] More

Control Your Environment

The Freightliner M2 106 is a multipurpose work truck just waiting to be put to use. It comes in three configurations: day cab, 26-inch extended cab, and 48-inch crew cab. The day cab configuration includes […] More


The new 2017 Ford F-Series Super Duty trucks have brought a lot to the table in terms of overall capability and productivity. Not only has the company beefed up the frame, it has reinvested focus […] More


Officially introduced last year at NTEA’s The Work Truck Show®, the Mercedes-Benz Metris offers both Passenger Van and Cargo Van versions without any competitors in the same size or cargo category. The Metris mid-size Commercial […] More


A sea of more than 50 flame red pearl Mack® Granite® dump trucks fills the yard at V McGee Trucking, Inc., in Southaven, Mississippi. Venesia McGee founded the company a decade ago and it has […] More


World of Concrete (WOC) 2016 was an important time for truck manufacturer International Trucks. On the first day of the show—when the seminars started—International introduced its new HX Series of vocational trucks. The first all-new […] More


While it’s helpful to know a truck’s specs and features, sometimes you just need input from a company that uses the truck day in and day out. Last month, Modern WorkTruck Solutions showcased the Ram […] More


With the driver shortage, a significant issue across all segments of trucking—including medium-duty applications—Class 5 vehicles are more attractive than ever. Class 5 trucks are more than capable of handling the requirements of local delivery […] More


Keith Kahn—owner of All American Locksmith Service—has been a locksmith for about thirty years. “A locksmith pertains to a lot of different things. I work on safes. I work on cars. People lose their car […] More


GMC is set to release the 2016 Sierra 2500HD mid-year. While the truck will see a few differences from previous year models, both additions and deletions, it still guarantees top-notch durability and performance. Some of […] More


Ernie Lyons came by his love of International® trucks quite honestly: He was born into them. His father founded Harold Lyons & Sons—a Cold Spring, New York-based excavating and hauling company that has been using […] More


When you think about vocational trucks, Caterpillar may not necessarily be the first company that comes to mind. Well, it’s time for that to change. Cat®’s vocational line has some pretty tough contenders. Included in […] More


Have you ever smelled something cooking or baking and thought about how your life would be if you were, say, actually consuming the thing from which such a delicious smell was originating? That’s what the […] More


Ram trucks are not usually known for being dainty and petite. There’s a reason for that. When you have a job to do, you want reliable uptime and enough power to complete the task at […] More


Willie and Kathleen Payne had a goal: Start their own pest control business. Starting a new business can be a risky, intimidating, and daunting undertaking. For something like a pest control business, there must be […] More


The 2016 Freightliner Sprinter has a lot to offer: its best-in-class payload, cargo volume, and interior standing height. With Freightliner, however, innovation and upgrades don’t stop at “good enough.” The 2016 Sprinter features Crosswind Assist—the […] More


Put any ambitious young man from the frosted, wind-swept North Dakota prairie into the Arizona sunshine and you can surely understand that the new environs would have an appeal. But, for Alan Otto, the shift […] More


Western Star designed its 4700 to fit a wide array of customer needs, from construction to towing and recovery. Not only can the 4700 take on most any job, it also has a top-notch ride […] More


For more than 80 years, Salt Lake City, Utah-based RC Willey Home Furnishings has been recognized for excellence. Owned by Berkshire/Hathaway, the company consistently strives to be the number one home furnishing company where customers […] More


The all-new Hino COE 155 brings a lot to the table, but with quality, durability, and reliability as the DNA of Hino Trucks’ legendary owner loyalty, it’s no surprise. Specifically designed for the North American […] More


It’s -25 degrees Fahrenheit 250 miles outside the Arctic Circle in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The ground is layered in snow and ice. The environment is unwelcoming. Inside the Delta Leasing office, two workers are about […] More


Ford proves the accuracy of its badge—Built Ford Tough—with the 2016 F-150. The F-150 is a heavy-hitter among the light-duty sector, with a max GVWR of 7,850 lbs and a 12,200-lb max towing capacity. Also […] More


The Mack Granite has built a strong reputation for being a leader in jobs that demand toughness and durability from a work truck. From the frame up, it is specially designed for the harshest jobsites. […] More


There’s a cold, hard fact of work truck life: the right truck not only gets the job done, it saves the owner/operator time and money. That’s because the ideal work truck is strong enough to […] More


It’s no secret that Nissan’s Titan pickups have been, until recently, behind the curve in the light-duty segment of the market. During the Detroit Auto Show back in January, however, Nissan had a bigger-than-light-duty surprise […] More


Peterbilt introduced the all-new Model 220 to its medium-duty cab-over-engine lineup last year at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky. Since then, the Peterbilt Model 220 has become known for its adaptability—making it a […] More


The working environment of many jobs requires a certain blend of toughness and dependability. This is especially true when carrying heavy loads in rugged terrains, crowded construction sites, and other challenging landscapes. Volvo brings toughness […] More

Pipe Dreams

In the race to replace America’s aging infrastructure, every second counts. Below our feet, thousands of miles of aging pipeline—some dating as far back as the early 1900s—carry natural gas and water to and from […] More


Brothers Randy and Scott Tersteeg have never been afraid to try something new, as long as it can improve the operation and bottom lines of their family farm and transportation and warehousing business—Beaver Creek Transport. […] More

Best in Class

In the world of cargo vans, manufacturers tout capacity, maneuverability, efficiency, dependability, and durability. Ram’s ProMaster cargo vans live up to all of the above and then some. ProMaster offers front-wheel drive and a secure […] More