Archive news for August 2010

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Volvo recalls workers to meet EPA 2010 demand

Christopher Goodfellow - 26 August 2010

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling 270 former employees to its plant in Dublin, VA, after receiving a boost in orders for its 2010 model trucks, according to a company spokesperson. Volvo announced earlier in the month that it had delivered more than 3,500 Volvo and Mack trucks equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)...

Love's targets 10 new at-the-pump DEF locations

Christopher Goodfellow - 26 August 2010

Love's Travel Stops plans to install Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pumps at 10 new locations over the next few months. Terry Ross, Vice President, Construction & Environmental Services at Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores, told "We are locating DEF dispensers along customer identified corridors. We hope to have...

Daimler attacks Navistar's EPA 2010 stance

Laura Cross - 16 August 2010

In a scathing letter to trucking industry stakeholders Daimler Trucks North America has criticised Navistar for using emissions credits to meet the EPA 2010 emission limits. The letter reads: "How can Navistar claim it's concerned about the environment while its proposed 2010 product spews two and a half times the 2010 NOx standard into...