Peterbilt Motors Co. announced the launch of the Platinum Service Center program at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta. The certification program scores each dealership location based on several key objective performance factors including world-class facilities and driver’s lounges, utilization of PACCAR Solutions service management, expanded hours of service, excellent parts availability, certified
This year’s NACV Show, held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, drew new products, speakers and more from some of the world’s biggest trucking companies.
Navistar launched a new business unit, Next eMobility Solutions, to deliver customized electrification solutions in the truck and school bus markets. “Companies interested in operating electric trucks have more questions than answers, and they are looking for a partner who also brings clarity,” said Persio Lisboa, Navistar executive vice president and chief operating officer. “Next
Hino has unified its entire lineup of trucks, including model names. Hino’s new ‘M Series’ Class 4/5 COE’s and new ‘L Series’ Class 6/7 Conventional trucks, which combined with Hino’s recently launched ‘XL Series’ Class 7/8 vehicles, creates a cohesive family of commercial trucks. Each vehicle now contains larger cab configurations and a full suite
At NACV 2019, International Trucks made several announcements including growing its strategic alliance with Traton, brining Scania mining solutions to North America, launching its International 360 fleet management solution and unveiling its Next eMobility Solutions team and electric MV Series truck. Navistar CEO Troy Clarke and Traton CEO Andreas Renschler talk about the continued evolution
At NACV 2019, Volvo Group and Volvo Trucks North America took to the stage to make several product announcements, provide a market outlook and talk continually evolving technology trends. Check out the videos below for all of the coverage. Volvo Group President and Chief Executive Officer Martin Lundstedt provides a global view of Volvo’s key
Volvo Trucks North America introduces the new Volvo VNR 660 truck model, expanding its offerings for regional-haul applications with specs related to length, weight and driver comfort. The new VNR 660 will be available for order in the first quarter of 2020.
Volvo Trucks introduces the FlowBelow Tractor AeroKit, which includes a system of wheel covers and fairings designed for improved aerodynamics and fuel efficiency, as a factory-installed option in Q2 2020.
At NACV, Daimler Trucks North America’s leadership team rolled out several announcements and product updates. President Roger Nielsen provided a brand overview to kick off the OEM’s press conference. Western Star President David Carson detailed the Enhanced 4700 and gave a glimpse into the future of Western Star products. Daimler Trucks North America SVP Richard
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced the next generation of its DD15 engine, as well as enhancements to the DT12 automated manual transmission.
Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has introduced Excelerator, an e-commerce platform that will be available in 2020. Excelerator links DTNA’s Dealer Management Systems to streamline the parts ordering process and improve fulfillment times. The Excelerator platform addresses the growing propensity for online parts ordering and simplifies the process by opening up access to DTNA’s parts
Daimler Trucks Financial has introduced the Dynamic Lease program, which enables pay-as-you-drive financing to match lease payments to billable miles. The program will be available in early 2020, debuting on the Freightliner Cascadia. This telematics-based financing option is powered by the embedded Detroit Connect Platform and debuts on the Freightliner Cascadia spec’d with Detroit engines.