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US: Obama wants more efficient trucks, but will they be affordable?


Recently, President Obama announced it intends to call for new regulations that would see medium and heavy-duty trucks in the States become even more fuel-efficient and eco friendly. Analysts now question whether the independent truck drivers would be able to cope with the costs. Independent truck drivers fear the worst – they would be the big losers as they are already ...
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Volvo Reports Q1 Orders in Europe Up 11%
For the first time in the last six quarters Volvo reported order growth as customers in Europe prepare to replace their old vehicles before tougher emission rules. Volvo said that during ...
DAF Trucks increased its market share in the EU in 2012
DAF Trucks has strengthened its position on the European truck market last year, reaching a record market share of 16 percent in the heavy segment (16 tons+). This makes DAF the ...
Scania and PostNord Close Deal for Heavy Trucks
PostNord and Scania closed a deal according to which the automaker will supply heavy trucks for the distribution of packages and letters in Norway, Denmark and Sweden. “The deal confirms that ...
MAN SE Q1 profit falls 23 percent
German truck maker MAN SE posted first-quarter operating profit of around 250 million euros ($332.5 million) – down 22.9 percent from the prior year, due to the strong competition in ...
The 2,000,000th Kamaz Truck
Kamaz, Russia’s leading automobile manufacturer, has celebrated on February 15th, the 2,000,000th truck to roll off the factory conveyor. Since the first Kamaz-5320 produced 36 years ago, the model has ...
MAN Plans Profit from Brazil
The new emissions standards in Brazil will have a great impact over the German truck maker MAN SE profit, which expects a 15% fall in the first half, but has ...
DAF to build new plant in Brazil
PACCAR Inc – the third largest manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks in the world held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new DAF assembly plant in Ponta Grossa, Brasil on January 9, ...
Growth of 4.5 percent in September for EU commercial vehicle registrations
According to data released by the European Association of Automobile Manufacturers (EAAM), commercial vehicle registrations in the European Union reported last September, a growth of 4.5%, strongly sustained by the ...

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