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January 23, 2017 - News

Volvo, Mack, to Discontinue 16-liter Diesel Immediately

Volvo says a general trend toward 13-liter diesel engines is a key factor in discontinuing D16 production.

March 17, 2016 - News

Video: Automatic Braking to Become Standard by 2022

The agreement means that this safety technology will become widely available on passenger cars and Class 1-2 trucks without a protracted regulatory process.

January 28, 2016 - News

Automatic Braking Cutting Rear-End Crashes

A new IIHS study finds that forward collision warning systems that include automatic emergency braking cut rear-end crash rates by 39%.

June 2, 2015 - Article

Grappling With Glare

Whether driving during a sunny day or a traffic-filled night filled with bright headlight, drivers can take a number of steps to both prevent glare from happening and manage glare on the road.

February 11, 2014 - Article

Stay Ahead of Trouble on EGR Engines

While most of the early problems have been engineered out of the exhaust gas recirculation systems on today’s clean diesel engines, corroded coolers, stuck valves and other problems still plague owners of older equipment.

October 29, 2013 - News

Consumer Reports Releases Reliability Rankings

The redesigned 2014 Subaru Forester compact SUV captured the top slot in the 2013 Consumer Reports Annual Auto Reliability rankings released Monday.

December 19, 2012 - News

Full lineup of Volvo Group trucks in the U.S. earns 2014 greenhouse gas certification

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have certified all Volvo Group trucks in the U.S., both Mack and Volvo branded, in accordance with 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas regulations.

September 21, 2012 - News

UD Trucks to End Production in U.S.

GREENSBORO, NC – UD Trucks will cease production of its cab-over-engine trucks in the U.S. market by the end of calendar year 2012, according to a company spokesperson.

August 29, 2012 - News

Used Truck Comparisons up for July

COLUMBUS, IN – In what may be an unprecedented event, all the month-over month comparisons – volume, price, miles, and age – for all weight groups of used trucks improved in July 2012.

July 4, 2012 - News

Engine Rumors Fly, Navistar Schedules Friday Webinar

WARRENVILLE, IL – Amid rumors that it will switch its engine-emissions strategy, Navistar International has scheduled a webcast Friday, July 6 to announce “an update to various operational matters related to the company.”

June 15, 2012 - News

Volvo Group to Strengthen its Range of Trucks Powered by Natural Gas

GÖTEBORG, SWEDEN — Under the Mack brand, the range of trucks powered by natural gas will be expanded by a further two models during 2013, Mack Pinnacle and Mack Granite.

July 21, 2011 - News

Updated - Automakers Release 2012-MY Commercial Fleet Incentives

TORRANCE, CA - Several manufacturers have announced commercial fleet incentive programs for 2012-MY vehicles, ranging from $200-$4,000. Additions include Audi, Kia, Mazda, Mercedes, and Volkswagen.

July 20, 2011 - News

Shell Lubricants Offers Simplified Lubricant Choices for Fleet & Construction Industries

HOUSTON - Shell Lubricants is rolling out its redesigned global portfolio of transmission fluids, gearbox oils, mobile hydraulic oils, gear and axle oils, and greases for on- and off-highway vehicles and equipment.

May 6, 2010 - News

Volvo Trucks Introduces New Volvo FMX

GOTEBORG, SWEDEN - Volvo Trucks is launching the rugged, new Volvo FMX, based on the very successful FM platform, which is well proven in demanding construction applications

May 5, 2010 - News

Penske Truck Leasing Orders 600 Volvo VNs

READING, PA - Penske ordered 600 Volvo VN670 tractors with EPA2010-certified Volvo D13 engines and selective catalytic reduction (SCR).

March 24, 2010 - News

Cummins Filtration Introduces NAP-Free Oat Coolant

NASHVILLE, TN - Cummins Filtration released its environmentally-friendly Fleetguard ES Compleat Organic Acid Technology (OAT) Coolant in a nitrite, amine and phosphate free (NAP-free) formulation.

December 9, 2009 - News

Volvo XC60 Wins 2010 International Truck of the Year Award

LOS ANGELES - The Volvo XC60 was named 2010 International Truck of the Year today by the International Car of the Year (ICOTY) jury.

October 28, 2009 - News

Mack & Volvo Truckmakers Will Merge in Organizational Move

ALLENTOWN, PA and GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN - Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks North America will merge next month into a single organization called North American Trucks to sharpen efficiency.

June 23, 2009 - News

Volvo Begins Selling Trucks That Meet 2010 Emissions Standards

GREENSBORO, NC – The trucks meet the standards using Selective Catalytic Reduction, which also increases fuel efficiency and reduces carbon emissions, according to a statement by the manufacturer.

June 11, 2009 - News

Truck Manufacturers Association Elects New Officers

CHICAGO – Elected were Skip Yeakel of Volvo Trucks North America, as TMA chair; Bob Morrison, PACCAR Inc, as vice chair; and Jeff Marsee, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, as treasurer.

April 7, 2009 - News

Vincentric Announces 2009 Best Fleet Value Awards

BINGHAM FARMS, MI – Vincentric announced the winners of its 2009 Best Fleet Value in America awards, with strong fleet product lines from General Motors and Toyota each earning seven awards, and Ford with five winning vehicles.

September 30, 2008 - News

Volvo Group Total Truck Deliveries Rise Two Percent in July

WILLIAMSVILLE, NY – Total truck deliveries from Volvo Group’s four truck companies in July grew two percent to 19,243 from 18,824 reported in the year-earlier period.

May 21, 2008 - News

Calif. Says Mack, VTNA, Cummins Engines Meet NOx Standard, Exempt From Idling Rule

SACRAMENTO, CA – Mack Trucks Inc., Cummins Inc., and Volvo Trucks North America have received certification that their heavy-duty engines meet California’s nitrogen oxide emission standards, providing users an exemption from the state’s five-minute idling regulation.

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