TRUCKMAKERS NEWS WORLDWIDE
* Sweden - Volvo Trucks’ new Umeå paintshop meets customers demands on finish
Stockholm,Sweden -Easier (Chester,UK) -22 May 2007: -- Volvo Trucks Umeå’s new topcoat paint-shop in northern Sweden is an advanced and fully automated facility that meets and even surpasses customers’ ever-higher demands on quality and finish... Volvo Trucks Umeå now has a comprehensive paint-shop of absolute world class. The new topcoat application facility is the third and final step in creating the world’s cleanest and most modern paint-shop..
* Canada - Army reloads with MB Actros truck
Ottawa,BC,CAN -Today's Trucking -23 May 2007: -- The Canadian Defence Ministry has ordered 82 Mercedes-Benz Actros transport trucks, with an option for another 26 units of the same model... The four-axle all-wheel-drive chassis from the Mercedes-Benz Actros model series are fitted with a specially armoured cab that helps to provide an exceptionally high level of protection for the Canadian soldiers from mines, hostile fire and roadside bombs during missions... The "Armoured Heavy Actros" trucks come in numerous body variants and are ideally suited to a wide range of applications in unstable crisis areas, the company says...
* USA - Mack Financial launches in-house insurance
Allentown,Pa,USA -Today's Trucking -23 May 2007: -- Mack Financial Services has announced the addition of its new insurance agency, VFS Insurance Services. The agency offers customers and dealers greater support through an expanded insurance offering and dedicated insurance staff, the company says...
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