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Front-discharge mixer moves fast, maneuvers nicely with cheap natural gas power

Lighter, more agile suspension supplements but doesn’t replace the venerable Camelback

Local 150 operating engineers Mike Evans and Zip Ackert evaluate Caterpillar’s new D-Series skid-steer design

Ford’s big V-10 is strong and fairly quiet as it revs to make horses that feed on natural gas

Volvo’s AMT has capabilities for getting out of off-road holes, but the driver needs to know about them

We tested Caterpillar’s mobile device against its claims for construction usage

Local 150 operators give this new hydrostatic crawler dozer an excellent rating overall, while offering a few suggestions for operator amenities

Automated transmission makes the right gear-change choices while saving fuel and work

Single-Rear-Axle model is closer to medium than heavy-duty, but it’s still Mack-solid

Big American Hemi V-8, Italian EcoDiesel V-6 offer new capabilities to Chrysler’s truck customers


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