Volvo to invest in Maryland powertrain facility

AB Volvo announced Oct. 9 that Volvo Powertrain will make its facility in Hagerstown, Md., its “Centre of Excellence” for the North American market. A four-year investment program will prepare the facility to deliver the next-generation diesel engine family for the Volvo Group’s two North American truck brands – Volvo and Mack. The Hagerstown plant has been producing Mack engines since 1961. Volvo truck engines currently in operation in North America are built at Volvo Powertrain’s plant in Sk