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Volkswagen Truck & Bus Renaming Itself Traton

Volkswagen truck brands, such as Scania, will retain their brand names as the parent company...

Volkswagen Truck & Bus has announced a new name, Traton Group, as it increases its independence and readies itself to raise funds for global expansion in commercial vehicles. Meanwhile, parent company Volkswagen AG is talking with Ford about possibly developing a line of commercial vehicles.

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Detroit's 80th Anniversary, 1 Millionth HDEP Engine

Detroit's line-up of heavy-duty engines.

As Detroit observes its 80th anniversary this year, parent company Daimler Trucks North America LLC (DTNA) is marking another important achievement – the production of its 1 millionth heavy-duty engine platform (HDEP) engine.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks Expands Test Center

(L-R) Dr Ingo Ettischer, Head of Mercedes-Benz Wörth Plant; Dr Dennis Nitsche, Mayor of Wörth;...

About 10 years after the ceremonial opening of the Development and Testing Center in Wörth am Rhein, Germany, Mercedes‑Benz Trucks will invest about another 50 million euros in the center of competence for the development work on commercial vehicles.

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Mack Debuts MP 8HE Engine and HE+ Fuel-Economy Package

Mack MP 8HE 13-liter engine

Mack Trucks has introduced its MP 8HE 13L engine and HE+ fuel-efficiency package for on-highway Anthem models. The OEM said Anthem trucks spec’d with the new engine and package will provide up to a 9.5% boost in fuel efficiency and achieve the Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay designation.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

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Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

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Bendix Names New Top Exec as Bracht Steps Down

Michael J. Hawthorne, Bendix president and CEO.

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems has appointed Michael J. Hawthorne as its new president and CEO as well as a member of the executive board, succeeding Berend Bracht who is stepping down to take a role outside of the company.