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    More than 100 Volvo dealers now Certified Uptime Centers

    February 16, 2018 11:54AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Volvo Trucks North America has announced it now has more than 100 Certified Uptime Centers in its dealer network. The certified dealers maximize uptime through greater service bay availability, and standardized processes that lead to expedited check-in

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    International opens Uptime Command Center, launches online marketplace

    October 22, 2017 10:18PM by James Menzies

    ORLANDO, Fla. – International Truck has announced the launch of its new Uptime Command Center, with the aim of getting trucks back on the road within 48 hours of a problem. The program was announced at the American Trucking Associations’

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    International guarantees reliability of new A26 engine

    August 18, 2017 6:27AM by Truck News

    LISLE, Ill. – International Truck is assuring customers its new A26 engine will be reliable, by offering gift cards in the event of breakdowns that can’t be quickly remedied. The new 12.4-liter engine was built to deliver industry-leading uptime, durability

  • International Trucks introduces new LT Series

    September 30, 2016 10:11PM by Derek Clouthier

    Fuel efficiency, driver appeal and uptime focus of new Class 8 tractor

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    Trucking just ‘scratching the surface’ of what technology and connectivity can achieve: Nyberg

    February 24, 2016 9:28PM by James Menzies

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Goran Nyberg wants Volvo’s trucks to be the iPhones of the trucking industry. The president of Volvo Trucks North America told trucking journalists this week the future of trucking is all about connectivity and creating a vehicle

  • Vision Truck Center among first Mack dealers to earn uptime designation

    February 2, 2016 2:52PM by Truck News

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Vision Truck Center of Mississauga, Ont. is among the first four Mack dealers to earn the Certified Uptime Centers designation. Qualifying dealers have proven to deliver faster and more efficient service to customers, Mack claims. They do

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    Kenworth introduces new dealer program to improve uptime, additional options

    October 17, 2015 9:27PM by James Menzies

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Kenworth took time at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition to celebrate a “wonderful year” marked by market share growth and the addition of new products. Preston Feight, Kenworth general manager and Paccar vice-president, said

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    Volvo dealers taking steps to improve uptime

    October 16, 2015 8:50AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Volvo Trucks dealers that adopt a standardized process to expedite repairs and provide more transparent information to customers will soon receive a special Certified Uptime Center designation. The program will be rolled out in 2016 as part

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    Maxim piloting one-hour parts delivery program

    April 27, 2015 8:44AM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, Man. — Maxim Truck & Trailer is piloting a new priority parts delivery program that will deliver a heavy-duty part to a fleet or repair shop within an hour for a flat delivery fee of $20. The company said

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    In conversation with Navistar’s Bill Kozek and Mark Belisle

    April 20, 2015 12:36PM by James Menzies

    Navistar executives discuss the company’s renewed focus on uptime, the future of the N-series engine and the evolution of the dealer network

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    Navistar says OnCommand Connection saving fleets money

    February 19, 2015 12:08PM by Truck News

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Navistar showcased its OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics platform at the Technology & Maintenance Council meetings this week. It is the industry’s only open architecture, all-makes platform, providing fleets with complete coverage. OnCommand Connection has been on the

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    February 18, 2015 10:43AM by James Menzies

    On Feb. 4 I visited Navistar’s world headquarters in Lisle, Ill. for the company’s always-informative Analyst Day. Last Analyst Day I attended was in 2012 and it turns out that’s the last time they hosted one. Navistar has been in

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    Navistar sets out to become uptime leader

    February 5, 2015 9:27AM by James Menzies

    ‘Uptime is our new mission,’ Navistar CEO Troy Clarke declares at Analyst Day

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    Mack’s GuardDog Connect rolled out to concrete pumpers

    January 26, 2015 10:58AM by Truck News

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Mack has announced the availability of its GuardDog Connect uptime support on concrete pumpers. The offering will be standard on Mack TerraPro concrete pumpers ordered as of April, marking the first proactive support service available for pumper

  • Getting down with uptime

    December 10, 2014 12:29PM by Sonia Straface

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Uptime was the buzzword of the year for Volvo Trucks North America and Mack Trucks – and they finally brought the word to life with their new joint venture, the Uptime Center in Greensboro, N.C. that opened