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Category: Engines & Drivetrains

TMC Opens North America’s Top Technician Skills Competitions

TMC Opens North America’s Top Technician Skills Competitions

| September 16, 2019

TMCSuperTech, Fall Meeting to explore “New Prospects for Technical Achievement” The American Tucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council launched its annual National Technician Skills Competitions—TMCSuperTech 2019 at the Raleigh Convention Center.  Now in its 15th year, the event is North America’s premier skills competition for professional commercial vehicle technicians.  “As technology continues to transform the way fleets operate, […]

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Uptime Further Improved with Volvo Trucks’ New Dynamic Maintenance Service

Uptime Further Improved with Volvo Trucks’ New Dynamic Maintenance Service

| September 4, 2019

The service is designed in partnership with Noregon Systems, an IoT (Internet of Things) company specializing in connected vehicle solutions Volvo Trucks is committed to increasing uptime, knowing the value it provides to fleet managers and owner-operators whose businesses depend on their trucks’ ability to stay on the road,” said Ashraf Makki, product marketing manager […]

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Class 8 Truck Engine Demand Trending to Smaller Displacements

Class 8 Truck Engine Demand Trending to Smaller Displacements

| August 30, 2019

Trending to smaller displacement engines in the over 10L market segment for Class 8 trucks and tractors According to the recently released N.A. Commercial Vehicle On-Highway Engine OUTLOOK, published by ACT Research and Rhein Associates, engines over 10L are projected to account for more than 85% of the Class 8 production between 2020 and 2024, […]

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Dana Acquires Nordresa, Industry-leading e-Powertrain Integrator

Dana Acquires Nordresa, Industry-leading e-Powertrain Integrator

| August 27, 2019

The investment further enhances Dana’s electrification capabilities Dana Incorporated has completed the acquisition of Nordresa Motors, Inc., which is a prominent integration and application engineering expert for the development and commercialization of electric powertrains for commercial vehicles.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The investment further enhances Dana’s electrification capabilities by combining its complete portfolio of motors, inverters, […]

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Volvo Trucks Introduces Enhanced Turbo Compound Engine in VNL Models

Volvo Trucks Introduces Enhanced Turbo Compound Engine in VNL Models

| August 19, 2019

The next generation Turbo Compound engine from Volvo Trucks provides up to an additional 3% improvement in fuel efficiency Volvo Trucks North America is introducing the next generation of its Turbo Compound technology, providing up to an additional 3% improvement in fuel efficiency over the current 13-liter Turbo Compound engine, the D13TC. This new engine […]

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Universal Technical Institute Reports Fiscal Year 2019 Q3

Universal Technical Institute Reports Fiscal Year 2019 Q3

| August 12, 2019

New student starts, excluding Norwood, MA campus, up 11.9% for the quarter and 13.0% year-to-date Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of transportation technician training, reported financial results for the fiscal 2019 third quarter ended June 30, 2019. Full year 2019 guidance raised, including expected operating cash flow of $12 million or greater and expected adjusted free cash […]

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