February 13, 2014 - Industry News
Testing standards group ASTM International has issued a standard specification for the diesel alternative in truck engines, dimethyl ether.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Alternative Fuels, DME, Oberon Fuels
December 30, 2013 - Industry News
Recalls have been issued by several truck makers for range of problems including with seat belts, lighting, tie-rod assemblies and missing certification labels.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Volvo Trucks, Freightliner, Sterling, Peterbilt, Mack Trucks, Recalls, Daimler Trucks North America
November 13, 2013 - Industry News
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO -- Volvo Trucks North America officially introduced its I-Shift automated manual transmissions for the Mexican market and rolled out a truck model from sister company Mack to address the Mexican on-highway market.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Mexico, Cross-Border Trucking, Transmissions
November 12, 2013 - Industry News
On Tuesday morning, Matthew Walsh, general manager of Volvo Trucks North America in Mexico, sat down with reporters for a breakfast briefing to offer some real-world, current insights into the Mexican trucking market.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mexico
October 30, 2013 - Industry News
Most of the nation’s heavy truck makers reported third quarter earnings this week, showing health profits, despite some showing a slip in sales compared to the same time a year ago.
Tags: Paccar, Volvo Trucks, Daimler AG, Navistar International Corporation, Earnings, Daimler Trucks, Daimler Trucks North America, Kenworth, Mack Trucks, Peterbilt
October 18, 2013 - Industry News
FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, announced it is conducting fuel consumption tests comparing European and North American Volvo Trucks models.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, PIT, FPInnovations
September 30, 2013 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks recently expanded its network of leasing locations in the United States and Canada to include 10 new sites to better serve customers.
Tags: Leasing, Volvo Trucks
September 16, 2013 - Industry News
A feud between truck engine makers and the federal government was heard last week in Federal Court in Washington D.C.
Tags: Navistar, Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Engines, Daimler Trucks North America
September 13, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House to discourage any increase in the 12% Federal Excise Tax on the purchase of heavy-duty trucks and trailers, a measure that has been discussed as one way to raise more money for highways.
Tags: NTEA, TRALA, Taxes, ATD, Congress, Navistar, Volvo Trucks, Equipment, Mack Trucks, Meritor, highway funding, Dealers, Infrastructure Funding
August 26, 2013 - Industry News
The first of two new recalls by Volvo Trucks involves 381 model year 2013-2014 VNL vehicles manufactured April 2, 2012, through May 3, 2013 that are equipped with a Meritor RPL-20 driveline transmission.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Recalls, NHTSA
June 19, 2013 - Industry News
Volvo edged out seven leading technology companies to win the award, presented during the Telematics Update annual conference and exhibition in Detroit.
Tags: telematics, Volvo Trucks
April 1, 2013 - Industry News
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced three truck makers -- Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo and Navistar International -- are recalling vehicles, for defects including daytime running lights, a battery disconnect switch and an axle bearing retaining nut lock snap ring.
Tags: Navistar, Volvo Trucks, NHTSA, Daimler Trucks North America, Recalls
March 27, 2013 - Industry News
Mack Trucks and sister company Volvo Trucks announced a collaboration with Shell to coordinate efforts and support activities that encourage the use of liquefied natural gas as a fuel for commercial vehicles.
Tags: Natural Gas, Volvo Trucks, Shell, Mack Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Liquefied Natural Gas
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