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Feb 16, 2018
New Delhi: Truck makers are preparing to boost production, encouraged by the government's proposal to raise allocation for infrastructure by more than Rs1 trillion for the year starting 1 April, two people aware of the matter said.
India's top three truck makers—Tata Motors Ltd, Ashok Leyland Ltd and Volvo Eicher Commercial Vehicles Ltd—have asked their suppliers to ramp up capacity, anticipating an increase in demand for trucks and tippers which are used for road construction, transportation and mining.
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Feb 7, 2018
Detroit rolls medium-duty DD8 into truck production
hwtstaff | February 6, 2018
Less than a year after the Detroit DD8 engine introduction, production of DD8-powered vehicles began this week at Daimler Truck North America’s Freightliner plant in Mount Holly, N.C. Vocational and medium-duty truck customers can now spec the DD8 on Freightliner M2 106, 108SD and 114SD truck models.
Detroit’s DD8 medium-duty engine is now available for Freightliner M2 106, 108SD and 114SD truck models.
Less than a year after the Detroit DD8 engine >Read more
Feb 2, 2018
Nikola Motor to Manufacture Hydrogen-Electric Semi Trucks in Phoenix, AZ
Date: February 1, 2018
Fleet Maintenance Magazine
Arizona Governor Doug Ducey and Nikola Motor Company announced the company has selected Buckeye, Arizona for its Nikola Motor Company hydrogen-electric semi-truck manufacturing headquarters facility. The new 500 acre, one million square foot facility will be located on the west side of Phoenix and will bring more than $1 billion in capital investment to the region by 2024.
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Jan 22, 2018
Ram Heavy Duty trucks will be made at Warren Assembly
By Amber Ainsworth
Posted: 8:19 PM, January 11, 2018
WARREN, Mich. - New investments announced Thursday by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles include moving the Ram Heavy Duty truck production from Mexico to Warren.
The company will invest more than $1 billion to modernize the Warren Truck Assembly Plant. Production of the next generation of Ram Heavy Duty trucks will move from Saltillo, Mexico, to the plant in 2020.
The Saltillo plant will be repurposed for production of future commercial >Read more
Dec 22, 2017