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Volvo Does it Again With Paraglider Video

November 29, 2016

In Volvo's latest promotional stunt video, the goal is to maintain a precise speed that allows pro paraglider Guillaume Galvani to stay in flight behind the Volvo FH rig on a highway in the Croatian Alps.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, In the Media, Volvo I-Shift, Automated Manual Transmissions, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1:52 PM | » Comments(0)

Volvo's Iron Knight Truck Sets New Speed Record

At the heart of this "beast" is a standard I-Shift Dual Clutch transmission

August 26, 2016

Volvo is again using high-profile stunts and viral video to highlight its engineering skills, and the latest is The Iron Knight, the world’s fastest truck, breaking the record set by a previous special Volvo truck.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, In the Media, Global, Volvo I-Shift

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, August 26, 2016 1:57 PM | » Comments(3)

Rolling Along Toward Autonomous Trucks

A disguised version of the Future Truck 2025 in a demonstration last year on a closed portion of German autobahn. Photo courtesy Daimler Trucks.

August 31, 2015

Several news reports in the past week indicate that progress is being made on the road to autonomous commercial trucks.

Tags: Daimler Trucks, Europe, Global, Autonomous Vehicles, Future Trucks

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, August 31, 2015 10:27 AM | » Comments(0)

This Volvo Video's No Bull

October 16, 2014

Running with the bulls -- in a Volvo medium-duty truck? Deborah Lockridge has more in her "All That's Trucking" blog.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Global, In the Media, Medium-Duty Trucks

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Thursday, October 16, 2014 7:23 AM | » Comments(0)

A Chat with Chinese Truckers at a Shell Roadshow Near Shanghai

Chinese trucks are larger, more powerful and more comfortable than they used to be. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

July 7, 2014

Chinese truckers talk about how trucks have changed in their country over the past two decades during Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge's visit to a "truck park" near Shanghai.

Tags: Drivers, China, Truckstops, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Monday, July 7, 2014 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)

Epic Numbers for Volvo's Epic Split Video

December 13, 2013

Volvo Trucks has had good success with its series of viral videos illustrating the precision steering on its European trucks, but it hit the ball out of the park with its most recent effort, "The Epic Split," which became the most viewed automotive commercial on YouTube ever.

Tags: Volvo, In the Media, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Friday, December 13, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(1)

European Rally Promotes Natural Gas as Fuel

A trash truck fueled by CNG at a stop in Finland on the seventh Blue Corridor Natural Gas Vehicle Rally.

October 8, 2013

In Europe, they're partway through the seventh Blue Corridor Natural Gas Vehicle Rally, where natural-gas-powered vehicles are driving from St. Petersburg, Russia, around the Baltic Sea with stops along the way in Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to demonstrate the benefits of using natural gas in transportation.

Tags: Natural Gas, Alternative Fuels, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, October 8, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Coming to a highway near you: Driverless vehicles

In the Sartre project, three self-driving Volvo cars "platoon" behind a commercial truck.

September 4, 2013

Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge notes that she's now old enough that stuff from the science fiction books she read as a kid are increasingly becoming reality. No flying cars yet, but driverless cars are being tested, and trucks may lead the way -- literally.

Tags: Volvo, Global, Future Trucks

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Wednesday, September 4, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(3)

Volvo Trucks' European Head Stars in Latest Viral Video

September 3, 2013

Those crazy folks at Volvo Trucks in Sweden are at it again, going to great lengths -- or should we say heights -- to create a video they hope will go viral.

Tags: Volvo, In the Media, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Tuesday, September 3, 2013 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

Volvo goes viral with stunt video

August 16, 2012

On an unopened highway in Croatia, world record-holding highliner Faith Dickey battles in the wind to cross the line between two speeding trucks

Tags: In the Media, Volvo, Global

Author: Deborah Lockridge | Posted @ Thursday, August 16, 2012 12:00 AM | » Comments(0)

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