The company plans to evaluate the engine in a variety of on- and off-highway applications.
Volvo Trucks North America knows that it takes more than an OEM, a customer or a supplier to make electric trucks a reality. It takes everyone.
Today’s heavy-duty engines have evolved to incorporate modern technology and adhere to emissions regulations—which means their components have had to evolve with them. For technicians, this means that when an engine problem comes up, it’s not so simple to determine the root cause.
The trucking industry has a confusing term it uses called “wheel ends.” The term covers (brakes, hubcaps, tires, seals, lubricant, bearings and spindle nuts. A 16 wheeler truck can mean more than 10 wheel ends units that can go bad.