More stories about Fleets, Trucks and Accessories

  • Product Watch: Goodyear Wrangler Silent Armor Pro-Grade Tires

    The hard, knobby treads on construction-vehicle tires are good for navigating building site terrain and debris, but they can be loud and slick on paved roads and they offer poor fuel economy.

  • 2010 Editor's Choice: Ford Transit Connect Work Van

    Ford introduced a welcome sense of practicality to the industry when it brought the Transit Connect work van to the U.S. from Europe, where it has been popular since 2002.

  • A Durable Truck Rack

    I navigated the first decade of my carpentry career without a lumber rack.

  • DeWalt Contractor Adjustable Aluminum Rack

    With the DeWalt Contractor Adjustable Aluminum Rack, you can get your hauling done and then drop the top for a sportier look.

  • Master Lock 2841 AT Ball Mount

    Make your truck a more versatile hauling rig with an adjustable-height ball mount.

  • Kubinec Strapping Solutions EZ Kit Starter Set

    The concept behind Kubinec Strapping Kits is simple: You wrap polyester straps around a load and tighten them with a ratcheting tensioner.

  • Truckin' Around: Ford to Build Own Truck Engines

    Readers may recall that when Ford Motor Co. retooled its Super Duty line of big F-Series pickups in 2007, it also fell into a contract dispute with International Truck and Engine, the outsource manufacturer for Ford's much-touted new 6.4-liter Power Stroke V8 diesel engines. International...

  • Truckin' Around: Pickups from India

    The faltering truck and auto industry in the United States has provided an opening for an all-new entry into the pickup competition here – the first-ever passenger vehicle to be imported from India.

  • Truckin' Around: New-Age Trucks on Horizon

    Tradesmen and small-business owners will have a new compact work-van option when the Transit Connect lands in Ford Motor Co. showrooms this summer. / Smith Electric Vehicles has announced plans to build all-electric, zero-emission commercial vehicles near its Kansas City, Mo., headquarters...

  • Site Commander Winner!

    Minnesota custom home builder Larry Allar stepped across the racetrack at the LENOX 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, picked up the keys to the Site Commander Sweepstakes grand prize, and drove off with the most awesome work truck on the planet. Allar, a longtime Tools of the Trade reader and...