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Questions tagged [american-truck-simulator]

American Truck Simulator is a 3D simulator game available on Steam.

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Does ATS befit cruising and exploring cities and suburbs? [on hold]

I downloaded ATS on 16 May 2019, the map mods Coast to Coast v2.7.2 and CanaDream v2.8.9. I was attracted to ATS principally to "sight-see" cities and its suburbs on the US and Canadian West Coast. ...
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Does the amount of petrol affect your car's performance?

I've 'Realistic Fuel Consumption' turned on. E.g., if I fancy higher acceleration, ought I gas more often, but less each filling (and never a full tank)?
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How can I decrease Autosave frequency?

ATS saves itself too frequently, and thus creates too many saved files that I must unproductively delete individually (as I don't know how to delete them concurrently in Windows).
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I discovered merely 1 branch of Kenworth, Peterbilt, Volvo. Ought I discover other branches?

Suppose that I already discovered only one branch for each truck brand. What do I gain from discovering other branches/locations?
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Do horns affect AI?

I like overtaking AI slowpokes that hamper the overtaking lane. I read this Steam Community post, but there's no consensus. Will honking goad them to turn to the right-hand traveling lane? If not, ...
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Is there a mod for Adaptive Headlights? [on hold]

I fancy Adaptive Headlights for all my vehicles in ATS. Standard headlights shine straight ahead, no matter what direction the car is moving. When going around curves, they illuminate the side of ...
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What's the cheapest way to discover all dealerships?

I found the map beneath in this Reddit post (that lists the dealerships too), and I know that it's outmoded, as v1.34.0.5 added states. Dealers are listed on this forum too. I started playing ATS ...
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How can 'Quick Jobs' exclude all Special Transports?

How can I exclude all Special Transport ("ST") offers? I like autonomy and choosing my routes, not being squeezed between escort vehicles. Pls see screenshot beneath. STs are still showing, before ...
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How can I productively delete saved files, outside game?

Pls see screenshot beneath. It's too unproductive to delete saves individually in-game, but Windows fails to distinguish: manual deliberate saves by me, and doesn't emblazon the names that I typed vs....
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How can I boost mouse cursor speed in game menu?

My mouse cursor is extremely slow in game menus, but working normally in game and on my laptop in general. My monitor's refresh rate is 59 Hz. As this post counsels, I chose the game's setting of 60 ...
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How can I safely move my 'American Truck Simulator' folder?

How can I harmlessly move D:\Documents\American Truck Simulator to a folder like D:\Documents\games\American Truck Simulator, without deactivating them or the game? Do I just move the folder normally,...
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Do Cars' fuel economies differ?

Do fuel economies of downloadable Car mods differ? I ask to minimize my fuel costs. If they do, can I see their fuel economies before buying them? Or is there some way to cruise/drive without ...
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Can I earn money with Cars?

Rather than trucking all the time, can I use Car mods for Freight and Cargo Markets? In real life, pick-up trucks and SUVs can tow. Pictured towing are: Dodge Challenger SRT Car 1.33+ATS Mercedes-...
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Do these Ford F-150 SVT Raptors illuminate differently? [on hold]

http://www.modsats.com/?s=ford+svt lists 3 pages of Ford F150 SVT Raptors with different version numbers, but they don't look like versions of the same model. Some have more added aftermarket ...
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How do I know which dealer for ATS Cars?

I downloaded Porsche Cayenne Turbo S 2016 v1.2 (1.34.x) ATS which stipulates – Buy at Volvo dealer and BMW X6M WITH TRAILER MOD which doesn't stipulate the dealer. How can I find out which: ...
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how to avoid getting a running a red light fine when making rights on red on ats?

It seems that making rights on reds is okay; perhaps my assumption is incorrect. Sometimes I get fined sometimes I don't - so I'm really not quite sure. How can I make a right on red w/o getting ...
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What's the point of doing (ETS/ATS) World of Trucks External Contracts?

ets2 and ats have these world of trucks (wot) external contracts that become available when you connect your game to the wot system. what is the point of these external contracts?
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What happens when I don't pay my loan?

My bank gave me a small loan of a 130k. I pay about 3k back every day, however I wonder what would happen if I didn't have money that day to pay it back. What happens when I don't pay my loan?