• It used to be that a highway collision or jobsite accident could leave your truck sidelined for months while replacement parts were ordered, built, shipped and then installed. But Volvo Trucks has found a way to streamline the crash repair process — and get your truck back on the road weeks sooner — with its Volvo Genuine Painted Parts Program.

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  • Torque rods may not be a pre-trip inspection item, but that doesn’t mean they can’t impact your safety scores. In fact, worn or broken torque rods — like all suspension violations — carry a seven-point severity rating, which can affect both the vehicle’s owner and its driver.

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  • For many years, there was only one type of coolant available on the market – conventional green. But thanks to improvements in antifreeze technology, you can now protect your engine with coolant that’s specially engineered for high-performance, exhaust gas recirculating (EGR) diesels.

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  • The benefits of automated manual transmissions (AMTs) are clear. Faster acceleration. Lower maintenance costs. A smoother ride. These are just some of the reasons why fleets and owner-operators alike are making the switch away from manual transmissions.

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  • Drum brakes have long been the standard for North American heavy-duty trucks. Not only are they initially less costly than other braking options, but recent advances in brake drum technology mean these tried-and-true standards can now run at lower temperatures and longer distances than the drums of just 10 years ago.

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