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Robots in the Jungle

Blog commentary by Jack Roberts, Senior Editor

A new self-steering system developed by Volvo is being tested in South American sugarcane fields to see if it can reduce crop spoilage and increase yields. Photo: Volvo

June 8, 2017

An autonomous steering test in the cane fields of Brazil shows why autonomous technology won't be limited to city centers and freeways.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, Future Trucks, Autonomous Vehicles, Vehicle Control, Farming

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Thursday, June 8, 2017 6:55 AM | » Comments(0)

The Future Looks Familiar for Volvo's SuperTruck

Volvo's SuperTruck owes more than a passing nod to current VNL styling with highly aggressive, full-length aerodynamics.

February 15, 2017

Volvo's SuperTruck features some amazing, cutting-edge technology. And yet 70% of its components are running the roads on VNL tractors today. Equipment Editor Jim Park and Senior Editor Jack Roberts were the first non-Volvo drivers to climb behind the wheel. Roberts shares the experience in his Truck Tech blog.

Tags: Volvo Trucks, SuperTruck

Author: Jack Roberts | Posted @ Wednesday, February 15, 2017 2:34 PM | » Comments(3)

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