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    Canadian hybrid developer inks marketing deal for under-hood power systems

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    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.

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    MAN looks to buy Swedish rival

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    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.

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    Cat becomes first foreign remanufacturing company in China

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    PEORIA, Ill. — Heavy duty engine and construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar is aggressively pursuing the Chinese market, which the company estimates could become as big as $10 billion a year.

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    Scania rejects takeover bid by rival

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Scania AB shareholders snubbed a $12.2 billion takeover offer from Germany’s MAN AG.

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    The Missouri brakes

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. — Nobody’s quite sure where the 50-millionth Haldex Automatic Brake Adjuster is serving active duty, but everybody’s sure of one thing. It’s out there.

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    Freightliner taps new Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing boss

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    PORTLAND, Ore. — Freightliner LLC has appointed Friedrich Baumann as president of Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing.

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    Ontario small-truck outfitter sets up shop in the west

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    CALGARY — In order to cash in on Western Canada’s booming sectors, one of Canada’s largest contractor van and truck outfitters is setting up shop in Calgary.

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    Pre-buy to disrupt ’07 pricing & production: analysts

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    NEW YORK — Truck industry analysts Bear Stearns believes that the class 8 pre-buy of 2006 is being severely underestimated.

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    DAF XF105 Voted Truck of the Year

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    HANOVER, Germany — The DAF Trucks flagship vehicle, the XF105, has been named the ‘International Truck of the Year 2007’

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    ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: DC test proves high-tech tools save lives

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    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.

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    INTERMODAL REEFER PROTECTION

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Thermo King’s intermodal protection package should minimize refrigeration unit damage

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    Volvo launches I-Shift electronic automatic transmission

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    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.

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    ArvinMeritor displays Clean Air Solutions portfolio

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    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.

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    WEB-BASED SERVICE DATABASE

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Mitchell’s Tractor-Trailer.net is the first complete web-based heavy-duty vehicle service and repair database

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    Volvo Link Sentry and Volvo Action Service standard with EPA ’07 engines

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    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.