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  • Mack gives market update, introduces limited edition Anthem

    October 28, 2019 11:35AM by James Menzies

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Mack Trucks remains upbeat about the North American truck market, despite cooling orderboards. “We still see a very strong fourth quarter for Mack Trucks,” Jonathan Randall, senior vice-president of sales and marketing said at the North American

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    Mack exec not concerned about slowing truck demand

    July 10, 2019 8:08PM by James Menzies

    SEATTLE, Wash. – Class 8 truck orders have fallen sharply in recent months, but the folks at Mack Trucks aren’t sweating. “I almost get the sense people are standing on the ledge, looking over and trying to talk themselves into

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    Volvo adds VNX heavy-hauler, anticipates strengthening truck market

    March 14, 2018 12:35PM by James Menzies

    DUBLIN, Va. – Volvo Trucks North America recently finished building legacy models at its truck plant here, and is now producing the new VNL and VNR. And the timing couldn’t be better, according to Magnus Koeck, vice-president of marketing and

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    Mack targets the west

    December 4, 2017 11:58AM by James Menzies

    Mack plans to ride new Anthem to higher market share in the west, and in Canada

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    Daimler adapts as Mexico embraces the cabover engine

    November 29, 2017 12:40PM by James Menzies

    PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico – The Mexican truck market is increasingly shifting towards cabover engine truck designs, and Daimler is adding to its portfolio to address that growing demand. The Class 8 2528 and Class 6 1217 were launched at the

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    Volvo eyes top spot in global truck market

    July 11, 2017 1:09PM by James Menzies

    DUBLIN, Va. — A strong European truck market has offset weakness in North America, providing favorable industry conditions for Volvo Trucks globally. Claes Nilsson, Volvo Truck’s global president, gave an overview of the market when visiting Volvo’s new customer center

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    Volvo anticipating further decline in Class 8 truck market

    October 25, 2016 8:00AM by James Menzies

    LAURENS, S.C. – Volvo Trucks is projecting North American Class 8 truck sales are going to get worse before they get better. Magnus Koeck, vice-president of marketing and brand management, told the truck press Monday that Volvo is predicting a

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    Kenworth adds new options, expects truck market to remain strong

    August 27, 2015 10:53AM by James Menzies

    KIRKLAND, Wash. — Kenworth is expecting another strong year for Class 8 truck sales in 2016, but there isn’t a lot of room for the overall market to grow. Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice-president, said at a

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    No surprises with June’s Class 8 order activity

    July 2, 2015 3:38PM by Truck News

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Preliminary Class 8 truck orders came in at a predictable 19,624 units in June, according to FTR. This marked the fourth straight month of declines, with a total that was 25% off last June’s number and 2%