Galleries en Missile transport is no easy task <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Moving nuclear-tipped long-range missiles is not a simple task, but specialized U.S. Air Force &quot;missile maintenance squadrons&quot; make it look easy. Surrounding their customized &quot;payload transporters&quot; with armored and armed trucks, along with helicopter gunships providing air cover overhead, the squadrons can rapidly relocate nuclear missiles via ground transport anywhere in the contiguous lower-48 states.</p> </div> Tractors Galleries News Thu, 19 Oct 2017 10:01:00 +0000 23151 at <p><em>Photo: U.S. Air Force Senior Airman J.T. Armstrong</em></p> Cummins at NACV <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Cummins displayed a wide range of products at the recent North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show, including engines, the new Endurant heavy-duty automated gearbox developed jointly with Eaton, emission control systems, and its all-electric urban tractor prototype called the AEOS. (<em>All photos: Sean Kilcarr/American Trucker</em>)</p> </div> Equipment Galleries News Fri, 06 Oct 2017 09:31:00 +0000 22931 at <p>Photo: Sean Kilcarr/American Trucker</p> Mack Trucks at NACV <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Mack Trucks brought several versions of its new axle back Class 8 tractor, <a href="">the Anthem</a>, to the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta last week, along with a few other offerings as well. (<em>Photos: Sean Kilcarr/American Trucker</em>)</p> </div> Trucks Galleries News Thu, 05 Oct 2017 11:26:00 +0000 22901 at VTNA at NACV <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Volvo Trucks North America (VTNA) showed off its renewed line of highway products, including its long-haul VNL and regional VNR tractor models, along with its in-house engine and automated manual transmission (AMT) offerings as well at the recent North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show. (<em>Photos: Sean Kilcarr/American Trucker</em>)</p> </div> Trucks Galleries News Mon, 02 Oct 2017 12:43:00 +0000 22811 at Navistar at NACV <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>At the <a href="" target="_blank">North American Commercial Vehicle </a>show this week in Atlanta, GA, &nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank">Navistar International Corp.</a> said it plans to develop fully integrated diesel big bore powertrains in conjunction with <a href="" target="_blank">Volkswagen Truck &amp; Bus</a> for the North American market in 2021.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Galleries News Thu, 28 Sep 2017 12:30:00 +0000 22751 at <p>Photo: Sean Kilcarr/American Trucker</p> DTNA at NACV <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Daimler Trucks North American (DTNA) displayed a bevy of heavy iron from its Freightliner Trucks, Western Star, and Detroit divisions to the first ever North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show in Atlanta, GA. The tractors on display included a Freightliner Cascadia highway tractor badged to highlight the company&#39;s 75th anniversary. (<em>Photos: Sean Kilcarr/American Trucker</em>)</p> </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Galleries News Wed, 27 Sep 2017 10:49:00 +0000 22721 at <p>Photo: Sean Kilcarr/American Trucker</p> Getting cabover crazy <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Ah the cabover tractor; a nickname derived from its more officious body style designation as a cab over engine (COE), cab forward, or forward control (<em>a term used in the U.K.</em>). As we all know it is a body style of truck that sports a vertical front or &quot;flat face,&quot; with the cab of the truck sitting above (<em>or forward of</em>) the front axle, right over the engine. It&rsquo;s a style of truck that&rsquo;s largely been consigned to trucking&rsquo;s history in the U.S., where over-the-road operations are concerned.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Galleries News Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:47:00 +0000 21881 at <p>Photo: Sean Kilcarr/American Trucker</p> Military logistics calls for military truckers <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>They are called &ldquo;support soldiers&rdquo; or &ldquo;logistics units,&rdquo; yet those dull titles often obscures the vital importance of their work sustaining the troops on the front lines doing the fighting. &quot;We are dealing with all logistical supplies from ice to water, to class ones, which are your rations, to tanks,&rdquo; Explained Maj. Anthony Cannon, the support operations officer for the 106th Support Battalion from the Mississippi Army National Guard. &ldquo;We look at it as a one-stop-shop to get all of your commodities.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Galleries News Wed, 02 Aug 2017 11:26:00 +0000 21771 at Show trucks shine at the Jamboree <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>Dozens of highly customized rigs competed in the Super Truck Beauty contest at the 38<sup>th</sup> Annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree. Here are just some of the competitors seen at the 2017 event held yearly at the Iowa 80 Truckstop, located off I-80 at Exit 284, outside Walcott, Iowa. (<em>Photos: Iowa 80</em>)</p> </div> Equipment Galleries News Sun, 16 Jul 2017 23:06:00 +0000 21441 at Preparing for an annual tribute to trucking <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>The 38th Annual <a href="">Walcott Truckers Jamboree</a>, held annually at the famous Iowa 80 truck stop located on Interstate 80 at Exit 284 in Walcott, IA, kicks off tomorrow; a three day festival that celebrates everything trucking. In honor of this yearly ritual, we&rsquo;re taking a look back at snapshots from the 2016 Jamboree extravaganza. (<em>Photos: Iowa 80</em>)</p> </div> Galleries News Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:07:00 +0000 21391 at