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On the Job – Flower Delivery

The next time you have to grab flowers for some special occasion or maybe to get yourself out of the dog house think of this truck, it made it possible.

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White? GMC? Volvo? Autocar?

You may recall that a few weeks ago I stopped by the Town of Camillus DPW garage where I spied these two Walter Snow Fighters rusting away behind the free mulch piles.  Clearly they are done plowing for the town. … Continue reading

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Industry Heavy Weights Challenge EPA

More than a few lines of code on Daily Diesel Dose have been spent discussing the emerging saga of Navistar and their non EPA 2010 compliant diesel engines. As a quick recap, Navistar was using EPA credits to continue the … Continue reading

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2011 Truck Sales Boom

2011 was a great year to be a truck manufacturer. The industry as a whole saw a nearly 60% increase in sales over the prior year. Although each OEM was able to move more units Volvo and Peterbilt were the … Continue reading

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Truck Sales – On the mend

The economy may still be in the dumper but truck sales appear to be climbing out.  For the month of August class 8 trucks sales increased by 70% over the year prior.  Sales reached their highest level since March 2007. … Continue reading

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ATCA Harford 2011 – The Videos

Enjoy a selection of videos from this years ATCA Endless Mountain truck show in Harford, PA.

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Finally! A cool hyrbid.

Finally! A cool hybrid. And to think, out of all the global vehicle manufactures it was Volvo! The Mean Green is a 1900 HP turbo charged asphalt eater with a 200 HP electric motor. You will not find a meaner … Continue reading

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Modern mover for vintage iron

A special contributor to Daily Diesel Dose snapped these photos this past week.  A rather normal looking Volvo hauling a load of some very old Detroit iron.  Where are the going?  Are they to be scrapped?  Maybe restored?  We may … Continue reading

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