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August 11, 2016

255 U.S. Firms Involved in Clean Transport, CalStart Map Shows

New report says U.S. heavy-duty truck suppliers and the nation benefit from strong efficiency and emissions rules.

July 18, 2016

Volvo Trucks to Lay Off 300 More Workers at Virginia Plant

Volvo Trucks will lay off around 300 more employees later this year due to weaker truck demand in 2016, according to a report in The Roanoke Times.

May 18, 2016

Kenworth’s Ohio Plant Getting New Parts Storage Facility

The Kenworth plant in Chillicothe, Ohio, is getting a $17 million automated storage facility to bring cab parts inside, out of the weather, and add efficiency to assembly operations, executives said on Wednesday. They also foresee another healthy sales year for Class 8 trucks.

April 6, 2016

Volvo Trucks Inks 5-Year UAW Contract

Volvo Trucks North America has ratified a new five-year agreement with the United Auto Workers covering about 2,000 union workers at its New River Valley, Va., plant.

March 28, 2016

Spartan Motors to Build Isuzu's F-Series Cabover

Isuzu North America has selected Spartan Motors, producer of Isuzu’s N-Series trucks, to manufacture the company’s new line of F-Series medium-duty trucks.

March 7, 2016

Peterbilt Begins Denton Plant Expansion

Peterbilt recently broke ground on a 102,000-square-foot expansion to its heavy-duty truck manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas.

December 28, 2015

The Complex Efficiency of Assembling Ford's Transit Van

Ford offers 58 configurations of its full-size van, and produces them all on one line at its Kansas City Assembly Plant.

December 2, 2015

Volvo Trucks to Lay Off 734 Employees at Virginia Plant

Volvo Trucks has announced to its employees that the company will be laying off 734 people in February at its New River Valley assembly plant in Virginia.

February 24, 2015

Peterbilt to Expand Denton Production Facility

Peterbilt has plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Denton, Texas after the Denton City Council approved an eight-year, 70% tax abatement for the facility's production.

February 24, 2015

Ford Trains 8,000 on Aluminum F-150 Production

Ford is putting 8,000 of its workers through an intensive training program to ensure everyone knows how to work with the new materials, such as aluminum panels,in the 2015 F-150 full-size pickup at its Kansas City Assembly Plant.

August 21, 2014

Heavy Duty Truck Manufacturing Value Up More Than 50%

The total value of shipments in the heavy-duty truck manufacturing business have increased the most of three vehicle classes over the past five-years, according to new 2012 Economic Census statistics released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.

June 10, 2014

Ford Transit’s KC Plant Running Full Steam Ahead

Ford's Kansas City assembly plant is moving at full capacity to meet the demand for its Transit full-size van that begins arriving at dealers this summer.

May 29, 2014

Video: New Paint Technology for the New Ford Transit

The new Ford Transit made its North American debut with what the company said is an industry-first paint technology now in use at Kansas City Assembly Plant. There are a number of innovations, including one that saves about 4 pounds of weight per vehicle.



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