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<br /> March 2018 fleetowner.com<br /> TALKING<br /> SHOP<br /> HOW TO OVERCOME<br /> THE TRUCK TECH<br /> SHORTAGE<br /> DIGITAL DIAGNOSTICS:<br /> THE NEW TECH SKILLS<br /> EQUIPMENT<br /> SPEC'ING THE<br /> POWERTRAIN<br /> More with Less.<br /> Volvo D13 with Turbo Compounding<br /> The new Volvo VNL featuring the D13 with<br /> Turbo Compounding gives you greater fuel<br /> efficiency and increased performance for<br /> your application. Using Turbo Compounding,<br /> the VNL recovers an additional 50hp to get<br /> up to a 7.5% increase in fuel efficiency.<br /> Learn more at D13TC.volvotrucks.us<br /> the new volvo vnl<br /> <br /> Contents March 2018<br /> | Volume 113, Number 3<br /> MANAGEMENT<br /> TALKING<br /> Photo: Aaron Marsh, Fl<a title="March 2018 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1d1c4022?page=1"> March 2018 </a> <a title="March 2018 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/1d1c4022?page=2"> More with Less. 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