October 21, 2016 - Industry News
Earnings for two of the world’s biggest truck makers varied greatly in the third quarter, according to figures released on Friday, and both had a dim view of upcoming sales in the North American market.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Freightliner, Western Star, Mack Trucks, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, Earnings, Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo Trucks North America, Dana Incorporated
May 26, 2016 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks are participating in the annual Ride for Freedom rally in Washington, D.C., over Memorial Day weekend, with each manufacturer’s 2016 Ride for Freedom truck.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Veterans, Military Support
February 22, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations has officially opened the nominating process for professional truck drivers to serve on the 2017-2018 America’s Road Team.
Tags: ATA, Volvo Trucks, America's Road Team, Community Outreach, Image
February 5, 2016 - Industry News
The parent company to Volvo, Mack and other truck brands is back in the black, according to earnings reports released Friday, but it plans to cut U.S. production as it nears the end of a four-year cost cutting plan.
Tags: Economy, Volvo Trucks, Quarterly Earnings, Global
December 2, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks has announced to its employees that the company will be laying off 734 people in February at its New River Valley assembly plant in Virginia.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Layoffs, Vehicle Manufacturing, Truck Orders, Assembly Plants
October 23, 2015 - Industry News
One truck maker has reported its third quarter profit doubled and is considering the sale of its used truck business while one of the nation’s largest trucking fleets has reported new records for the period in several areas.
Tags: Economy, Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Earnings, Landstar System, Fleet Earnings
September 25, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks North America announced plans to open a Customer Experience Center as part of a $38.1 million upgrade to its New River Valley truck assembly plant in Dublin, Va.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, New Facility, Assembly Plants
May 18, 2015 - Industry News
Göran Nyberg, Volvo Truck North America president, is concerned that the upcoming Phase 2 round of GHG regulations could push back hard against the advance of truck technology.
Tags: GHG, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Volvo Trucks
March 27, 2015 - Industry News
In his keynote address at the annual HDMA Briefing Breakfast at the Mid-America Trucking Show Friday morning, Persson sketched out the top trends in transportation regarding highway safety, environmental sustainability, and technology.
Tags: Highway Safety, Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, GHG emissions, Connected Vehicle Technology, Mid-America Trucking Show, Powertrain Integration
February 26, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks is seeking entries for the Volvo Trucks Safety Award which recognizes two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs.
Tags: driver safety, Volvo Trucks, Fleet Safety, Awards, ATA MC&E
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks is offering veterans a discount off of approved finance rates for new highway or vocational trucks obtained through a Volvo Trucks dealer.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Vehicle Financing, Veterans
January 20, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks reached a market share of 15.3% of the Canadian heavy-duty retail market, a record for the manufacturer. It also saw an all-time high market share in combined U.S. and Canadian sales.
Tags: Canada, Volvo Trucks, Truck Sales
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
The high “take” for Volvo Engines and Automated Transmissions reflects customer satisfaction with the efficiency and reliability of the products, the company says.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Volvo Trucks, I-Shift, Automated Transmissions, Automated Manual Transmissions
October 6, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- Volvo is donating a VNL 780 truck to the ATA’s America’s Road Team and will continue as the sole sponsor of the trucking industry safety outreach program.
Tags: ATA, Volvo Trucks, America's Road Team, ATA MC&E, Image
September 25, 2014 - Global News
A slowdown in China’s economy is likely to delay upgrades to Chinese trucking fleets according to a new report by Truck Industry Research and JSC Automotive.
Tags: Hyundai, Volvo Trucks, China, Truck Sales, Daimler Trucks
September 16, 2014 - Industry News
The new Volvo Premium Certified truck program inspects and reconditions used Volvo trucks for resale.
Tags: Information Technology, Volvo Trucks, Used Trucks, Truck Warranty
November 13, 2013 - Industry News
GUADALAJARA, MEXICO -- Volvo Trucks North America officially introduced its I-Shift automated manual transmissions for the Mexican market and rolled out a truck model from sister company Mack to address the Mexican on-highway market.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Mexico, Cross-Border Trucking, Transmissions
MEXICO CITY -- For some people in the United States, say "Mexican trucking company" and they envision ramshackle trucks, drivers who are reckless and fleets that don’t care about safety. A visit to one of the country's largest fleets shows a professional, safety-focused operation with a focus on drivers.
Tags: Mexico, Volvo Trucks, Cross-Border Trucking
November 12, 2013 - Industry News
On Tuesday morning, Matthew Walsh, general manager of Volvo Trucks North America in Mexico, sat down with reporters for a breakfast briefing to offer some real-world, current insights into the Mexican trucking market.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mexico
October 21, 2013 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks once again honored two of its safest customers with the 2013 Volvo Trucks Safety Award during the American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition. Each fleet was presented $25,000 to be used toward safety-related activities.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, ATA2013
October 18, 2013 - Industry News
FPInnovations’ Performance Innovation Transport group, a not-for-profit engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, announced it is conducting fuel consumption tests comparing European and North American Volvo Trucks models.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, PIT, FPInnovations
September 30, 2013 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks recently expanded its network of leasing locations in the United States and Canada to include 10 new sites to better serve customers.
Tags: Leasing, Volvo Trucks
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