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Volvo Trucks names Nacarato Volvo 2013 North American Dealer of the Year

Nacarato Volvo of Nashville, Tenn. has been named Volvo Trucks’ 2013 North American Dealer of the Year. The annual award recognizes Nacarato Volvo’s organization and employees for overall accomplishment and performance. Selection criteria for the award includes outstanding performance in new truck sales, market share, parts sales and parts sales growth, customer satisfaction, dealer operating

Automatic and automated manual transmissions can improve fuel efficiency

Pouring over specs, investigating equipment options and analyzing your equipment usage, you work hard to build the most efficient, dependable trucks for your fleet. You carefully take stock of your business needs and build a truck to exceed those expectations, calculating costs and mitigating equipment risks. And then you put that perfectly spec’d machine into

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Combined Transport leverages technology, the right specs

Specialized operations require equally precise equipment and maintenance practices, and that is exactly the case at Combined Transport Inc. The Central Point, Ore.-based specialized motor carrier, as well as a hauler of general commodities throughout the lower 48 U.S. states and Canada, routinely handles oversized loads with multi-axle heavy haul trailers. Additionally, the company’s Glass

Volvo begins construction of Customer Experience Track

Volvo’s New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Va., will soon be the site of a new Customer Experience Track, set to open during the third quarter of 2014. The track will feature a 1.1-mile paved road course and an off-highway area, allowing the OEM to showcase its Class 8 lineup during customer tours

Volvo begins construction of Customer Experience Track
Volvo Trucks continues investment in technician training

Zachary Ramirez, a student in WyoTech’s Diesel Advanced Technology Education (DATE) for Volvo Trucks program in Blairsville, Penn., has been named the recipient of an $8,700 Volvo Trucks DATE scholarship from Volvo Trucks in North America. “We’re proud to help support technician education and recognize the valuable role expert Volvo technicians play in the success

Volvo Trucks investment technician training
Volvo Trucks delivers natural gas-powered VNL daycabs to Supervalu

Volvo Trucks in North America began delivery of 35 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Volvo VNL tractors to Supervalu Inc., one of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the United States. The CNG-powered Volvo daycabs will operate out of the company’s Mechanicsville, Va., distribution center. “We’re pleased to partner with Supervalu to deliver the latest in

Volvo Delivers Day Cab CNG
2014 heavy-duty diesel engines update

EPA’s greenhouse gas emission standards (GHG14) for heavy-duty vehicles begin with model year 2014. NHTSA’s fuel consumption standards will be voluntary in model years 2014 and 2015 and become mandatory with model year 2016 for most regulatory categories. Both agencies allow manufacturers to comply early in model year 2013 and that is essentially what the

Heavy Duty Diesel Engine Update