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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(1)

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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