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  • Several trends could lead to more regional hauls: report

    April 25, 2019 1:57PM by John G Smith

    LONG BEACH, Calif. – The latest report from the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) is highlighting converging trends from e-commerce to electrification that could lead to growth in regional hauling activities. “If you ask most people to define

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    Volvo debuts new regional haul tractor

    January 3, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Volvo Trucks North America has unveiled the VNR regional haul tractor, targeting what the manufacturer sees as an increasing focus on regional runs.

    “The regional haul segment is changing and growing, and we are going to be part of the solution,” said Goran Nyberg, president Volvo Trucks North America, during the truck’s world reveal at the Expocam trade show in Montreal. Last year, 21% of the Class 8 trucks sold in Canada had sleepers smaller than 48 inches; day cabs represented 38% of Class 8 sales. Volvo expects those shares to increase because of factors such as an intensifying driver shortage, as fleets look for ways to attract a new generation of employees.

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    International unveils regional-hauling RH

    January 3, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    International Trucks has unveiled the new RH Series Class 8 truck for regional haulers, in a model that will be powered by the recently unveiled A26 12.4-liter engine.
    The truck made its world debut at the ExpoCam trade show in Montreal.
    “We are confident this truck will continue to build on our momentum and be successful in the regional haul market,” said Bill Kozek, Navistar president – truck and parts.

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    Introducing Volvo’s New VNR Regional Haul

    April 22, 2017 7:24AM by Truck News

    MONTREAL, Que. — Volvo’s new VNR regional haul truck made a flashy debut at ExpoCam this week, in front hundreds of customers, dealers, and industry press. The truck, which will replace the VNM, features a more modern interior and aerodynamic

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    Cameras catch reactions to new Volvo VNR

    April 12, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    GREENSBORO, NC – Volvo Trucks North America is showing how people are reacting to sneak peeks at its new VNR regional hauler, which will be officially unveiled on April 20 during the Expocam truck show in Montreal.