Business, Equipment

Cummins Top Supplier of Class 8 Engines in 2020

Cummins engine A completed engine on the production line at Cummins' plant in Columbus, Ind. (Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News)

Independent engine maker Cummins Inc. narrowly claimed the lead for the most Class 8 engines supplied in North America in 2020, pulling ahead by just 1,066 units over next-in-line Detroit, a brand of Daimler Trucks North America.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
February 17, 2021
Business, Equipment, Fuel

VTNA Unveils Plan for Launch of VNR Electric Sales

Volvo VNR Electric Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks North America announced a far-reaching plan for the launch of its heavy-duty VNR Electric model.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
December 3, 2020
Business, Equipment

Tri-State Truck Center Expands Missouri Dealership

Tri-State dealership Volvo Trucks

Tri-State Truck Center Inc. announced it invested $3.7 million to expand its Springfield, Mo., dealership that sells models by Mack Trucks, Volvo Trucks North America and International.

November 30, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

VTNA D13 Turbo Compound Engine Now Standard in Three Models

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Volvo Trucks North America announced it made the latest generation D13 turbo compound engine standard in all VNL 740, 760 and 860 models.

November 10, 2020
Business, Technology

VTNA Issues Windows-Related Recall

Volvo Trucks North America announced a windows-related recall affecting up to 10,736 VNL models manufactured in 2019 from Jan. 14 through Sept. 30.

November 2, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

VTNA Awarded $21.7 Million in Grants to Deploy Electric Trucks

Volvo VNR Electric truck parade A Volvo VNR Electric recently led a clean-energy truck parade of Southern California fleet operators to commemorate the recent opening of the new Port of Long Beach bridge. (Volvo Trucks North America)

VTNA said it was awarded $21.7 million in federal and state grants to deploy 70 VNR Electric trucks in Southern California for regional freight distribution and drayage.

October 19, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

DHE Begins Pilot Project With Volvo Electric Heavy-Duty Trucks

DHE accepts Volvo trucks Volvo Trucks North America delivers first Volvo VNR Electric Class 8 trucks to customer Dependable Highway Express. (Volvo Trucks)

Volvo Trucks North America announced Dependable Highway Express received two Volvo VNR Electric trucks, the first battery-electric Class 8 trucks to join DHE’s fleet.

September 18, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

VTNA Remains Aggressive on Future Despite Uncertainties

Volvo VHD Volvo VHD by Volvo Trucks

Volvo Trucks North America presented a business review, recapped two recently upgraded models and noted what it is doing at its customer center to stay connected amid social distancing and travel restrictions.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
July 16, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

Volvo Redesigns VAH Model for Auto Haulers

VTNA auto hauler Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks North America announced the rollout of the Volvo Auto Hauler, a specialized solution for the auto transport industry that completes the design overhaul of the VTNA product portfolio.

June 26, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

VTNA Deploys First Electric Class 8 at SoCal Dealership

Volvo-TEC Volvo Trucks North America

Volvo Trucks North America has deployed its first pilot VNR Electric Class 8 vehicle in Southern California at its TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 18, 2020