Volvo Group leads 13-liter sales

| October 12, 2011

For the first time, 13-liter engines have become the number one choice of U.S. Class 8 truck customers, according to R.L. Polk year-to-date engine registrations.

The top seller of 13-liter engines in the United States is the Volvo Group, which includes Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks. The Mack MP7 engine is also the top-selling 11-liter engine in the U.S., according to Polk registrations.

“We’re seeing a shift in the market to less than 15-liter engines as customers increasingly focus on operational efficiency,” said Kevin Flaherty, Mack senior vice president for U.S. and Canada. strives to maintain an open forum for reader opinions. Click here to read our comment policy.