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Business, Equipment

Class 8 Sales Jump 43% in December to Cap Strong 2017

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U.S. Class 8 retail sales in December cleared 22,000 for the highest volume since mid-2015, WardsAuto.com reported, as analysts forecast higher volumes for the year ahead.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
January 12, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Volvo Touts New Piston Design That Helps Enhance Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Technology Award winners Balthasar, second from right, and Eismark, right, developed the new piston design. (Volvo Group)

A new design in engine pistons is increasing fuel efficiency and reducing particulate matter in Volvo Trucks North America’s heavy-duty D11 and D13 engines.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
June 29, 2017
Business

Volvo Trucks North America Delivers Its First 2017 Engines in Canada

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Volvo Trucks North America announced it recently delivered 19 D13-powered Volvo VNL 300 models to Mississauga, Ontario-based Purolator Inc., marking the first Canadian delivery of trucks equipped with Volvo’s new 2017 engines.

Transport Topics
January 13, 2017
Business

Volvo Trucks North America to Make New Factory-Fill Oil Available in October

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Volvo Trucks North America said beginning in October it will offer a new factory fill engine oil, VDS-4.5, for its D11, D13 and D16 engines that exceed the new API specification CK-4.

Transport Topics
August 19, 2016
Business

VTNA Says Cuts at New River Plant Pushed Back to September

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Volvo Trucks North America, a unit of Volvo Group, said its next reduction at its New River Valley Plant in Dublin, Virginia, will affect about 300 employees and occur in September instead of August, as previously announced.

Roger Gilroy | Staff Reporter
July 26, 2016