Truck & Bus News Releases

  • Mack’s Greenhouse Gas Reductions Earn Excellence Award from U.S. EPA

    Mack Trucks has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for excellence in greenhouse gas management. Over a five-year period, 2008 through 2012, Mack reduced its greenhouse gas intensity per unit produced by more than 43 percent, smashing its goal of a 12 percent reduction. The reductions at…

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  • FHI announces production, Japan sales and export results for January 2014 (Flash Report)

    <td “=””>Overseas Production *2<td “=””>Passenger Vehicles<td “=””>Mini Vehicles January 2014 Units Year-on-Year Change (%) Domestic Production *1 55,600☆ 112.1% Increased y/y for the 13th consecutive month 14,484 86.5% Decreased y/y for the 9th consecutive month Global Production Total 70,084☆ 105.7% Increased y/y for the 13th consecutive month 10,273☆ 101.8% First y/y increase…

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  • Scania: Initial statement from the Independent Committee

    The Independent Committee of the Scania Board of Directors (the “Committee”) has commenced its work. The Committee has appointed advisors to assist on the work going forward. The Committee will make a thorough analysis and thereafter announce its opinion on the offer. The Committee recommends all shareholders not to take…

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  • Visitors to the Sochi Olympics have made over ​​two million trips on GAZ Group buses to date

    GAZ Group has developed and supplied a whole fleet of new buses to carry visitors to the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The buses were specially designed to conform to the requirements of reliability and safety for international events of this level. According to the Autonomous Non-Commercial Organization “Olympics Transport Directorate”,…

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  • Scania: Initial statement from the Independent Committee

    The Independent Committee of the Scania Board of Directors (the “Committee”) has commenced its work. The Committee has appointed advisors to assist on the work going forward. The Committee will make a thorough analysis and thereafter announce its opinion on the offer. The Committee recommends all shareholders not to take…

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  • Volkswagen Group seeks to acquire all shares of Scania

    This press release is not an offer. Any offer for shares of Scania AB will only be made pursuant to an offer document to be approved by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority as responsible regulator which will be published on our website under www.volkswagenag.com/ir. You should refer to the detailed…

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  • Daimler Trucks aiming for further growth in 2014 – targets 2013 reached

    Sales increase by 5% in 2013 to the highest level since 2006 EBIT from ongoing business up slightly from prior year Leadership in core markets expanded Outlook for 2014: Sales and EBIT expected to increase Daimler Trucks strategy is based on technology leadership, a global market presence, and smart platforms…

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  • FUSO develops new medium-duty truck with largest payload capacity in its weight class

    • Based on the Canter light-duty truck technical platform • A real payload champion with up to 6 ton payload capacity • A true efficient medium-duty truck developed under the concept of compactness and high maneuverability • Market introduction underway in more than 40 countries around the world Daimler Truck’s most…

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  • Future of Mobility: Corporate Carsharing Fleets Set to Grow from ~2,000 in 2013 to 85,000 Vehicles in 2020

    Frost & Sullivan’s Mobility Programme Manager, Martyn Briggs, comments on corporate carsharing offering opportunities to reduce fleet costs and emissions to corporates, whilst improving convenience and perks to employees. Dedicated corporate carsharing solutions are beginning to become far more prevalent in a company’s mobility requirements, as the attractiveness and awareness of such…

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  • Georg Fischer: Cutting-edge moulding line to boost efficiency at the Singen foundry

    The Singen (Germany) plant of GF Automotive is to be equipped with the most modern iron castings moulding line for the production of top-quality lightweight components for trucks. Construction will start this year, and the new facility will go into operation at the end of 2015. The total investment in…

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  • Volvo Group Global truck deliveries in January 2014

    Volvo Group Total deliveries by market for all brands (Volvo, Mack, Renault Trucks, UD and Eicher): Delivered Units January Change Volvo Group 2014 2013                              Europe 5 083 4 375 16%           Western Europe 3 950 3 623 9%           Eastern Europe 1 133…

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  • Navistar sweeps 2014 ATD Truck of the Year honors

    Navistar swept the competition during this week’s annual American Truck Dealers (ATD) Convention and Exposition in New Orleans with the International® ProStar® with Cummins ISX15 engine with selective catalytic reduction (SCR) named “2014 Heavy-Duty Commercial Truck of the Year” and the International® TerraStar® 4×4 named “2014 Medium-Duty Commercial Truck of…

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  • Meritor announces executive appointments in commercial truck & industrial

    Meritor, Inc. (NYSE: MTOR) today announced two executive appointments in its Commercial Truck & Industrial business. Joe Plomin has been named president, International, Europe and Asia Pacific; Chris Villavarayan has been appointed president, Americas, responsible for the company’s North and South America Truck, Defense and Specialty businesses. Plomin and Villavarayan will…

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