#MACK TRUCKS

Batteries

Mack to Beat Nikola to Refuse Truck Market

Volvo Group subsidiary Mack Trucks announces commercialization of Mack LR Electric refuse truck

Production

Toyota Resumes Output in Venezuela After 6-Month Hiatus

Toyota Motor Corp. says it has resumed vehicle production in Cumana, Venezuela, after a shortage of hard currency forced a shutdown there six months ago.

Production

Carmakers Poised to Resume Production in Venezuela

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, General Motors and Toyota are ready to resume production in Venezuela over the next two months after the government agreed to let them sell their vehicles in U.S. dollars, Bloomberg News says, citing unnamed sources.

Mobility

Volvo Repeats as Telematics Carmaker of the Year

For the second straight year, the annual TU-Automotive Detroit conference in Novi, Mich., named Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Ltd.'s Volvo Cars unit carmaker of the year for telematics applications.

Hybrid

Volvo Goes Green

Volvo Group—as in the company that makes trucks, and buses and construction equipment, not cars—has a strong commitment to the environment.

Economics

Brazil Demand Could Fuel Big-Truck Rebound

Swedish truckmaker Volvo AB expects the commercial vehicle market to grow 4% to 230,000 units in Europe and 21% to 105,000 trucks in Brazil this year as the global economy recovers.