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Daimler Looking to Increase KamAZ Stake

Hmm. Daimler is reported to be mulling a stake increase in KamAZ. But this report does notmention Russian Technologies, which might have a view on such a move......

Volvo Begins US SCR Trials – But What of SCR and the US?

VTNA has announced that it has delivered its first SCR-equipped EPA 10 compliant trucks for operator / field-testing. Five VN models have been delivered to Talon Logistics, which will now field test the SCR technology that common in Europe. To date, the emission requirements in North America were met by applying EGR (exhaust gas recirculation) technology and particle filters. The trucks now being delivered are also equipped with SCR.

Navistar's Spiral of Despair: Some background.

Tomorrow is one of the biggest day's in Navistar's history - not our words, but CNBC's. The World Truck Blog has been on this case for close on five years now, and so the following  may be of interest. It's a chronology that we put together back in 2010 and is meant to replace the many posts that we put together over the period which have been mislaid.

Navistar's Spiral of Despair: D Day

The Court has decided, and it isn't good.$file/12-1077-1378167.pdf

Class 8 Cancellations at Two Year High

More evidence here that the Class 8 market is slowing fast. And, from what we hear, build slots for H2 standat over 50 percent of capacity at present, meaning more clouds on the horizon.