TORONTO — Hybrid powertrain maker Azure Dynamics of Toronto has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Kidron division of VT Specialized Vehicles Corp. for the branding, marketing and sale of Azure’s Under-the-Hood system throughout the North American refrigerated truck body market.
FRANKFURT — Europe’s third largest truckmaker MAN Nutzfahrzeuge is offering a cash bid of a reported 9.5 billion euros for Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania, according to the Financial Times.
HANOVER, Germany — Technology can save many lives, says DaimlerChrysler Commercial Vehicles chief Andreas Renschler, but European truck operators not unlike their North American counterparts — are not buying into that idea at a terribly fast pace.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Volvo Trucks North America has announced that its acclaimed 12-speed automated manual transmission, I-Shift, will soon be available in North America. Orders are being taken now for Q2 delivery in all Volvo truck models, including the Volvo VN and Volvo VT highway tractors, and the Volvo VHD vocational truck.
HANOVER, Germany — Making good on a previously stated goal to increase market share in the commercial vehicle emissions solutions industry, ArvinMeritor has unveiled a portfolio of original equipment aftertreatment products in Europe called its Clean Air Solutions.
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Volvo Trucks will make its Volvo Link Sentry two-way satellite communications and Volvo Action Service (VAS) 24/7 roadside assistance service standard on all trucks with U.S. ’07 engines.