Volvo Trucks

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October 30, 2015

NYC Beer Distributor Adds CNG Volvo Tractors

Manhattan Beer Distributors recently purchased 35 compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered Volvo VNM 200 model tractors for its New York City fleet.

October 23, 2015

Earnings Watch: Volvo Doubles, Landstar Sets New Record

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.

October 19, 2015

Volvo Honors Ruan, Searcy with 2015 Safety Awards

Based in the American Midwest and Canadian Prairies, the two winners were picked for their low accident rates and the quality of their safety programs.

October 19, 2015

Changing How Fleets Buy Onboard Computers

Volvo, Mack, Omnitracs have inked a deal for fleet management services straight from the factory.

October 14, 2015

Quick Tour: Mack/Volvo Hagerstown Powertrain Plant

Take a short stroll along some of the one-and-a-half-million square feet of production space inside the Mack/Volvo Powertrain assembly plant in Hagerswon, Md., which recently began assembling all Mack heavy-duty drive axles as well as handling the machining of axle carrier housings. Photos: David Cullen

September 25, 2015

Volvo to Expand Assembly Plant with $38.1 M Investment

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.

September 18, 2015

Volvo Recalls Trucks Over Hand-Brake Trim Panel Defect

Volvo Trucks is recalling certain 2014 and 2015 VNL models over a defect in the trim panel that may restrict the trailer hand brake from returning to the off position.

September 8, 2015

Welcome to My Cab Episode Follows Husband and Wife Team

Volvo’s latest episode of its Welcome to My Cab video series features a husband and wife owner-operator team and their custom Volvo VNL 730.

August 23, 2015

Volvo Boosts Fuel Economy by the Power of Two

Volvo's Adaptive Loading axle system turns a 6x2 into a 4x2 when the extra axle in the tractor tandem isn't needed. When it comes to fuel efficiency, 2 is definitely better than 4.

July 19, 2015

North America Helps Drive Volvo Profit Higher

The parent to Volvo Trucks North America, Sweden’s Volvo Group, saw its second quarter net income double from a year ago, due in part to increased North American sales.

July 13, 2015

Truck-Mounted Instruments to Measure Pavement Friction

The project will help states develop pavement friction management programs and demonstrate measuring equipment.

July 6, 2015

Volvo Joins Daimler in Skipping 2016 MATS

Volvo Trucks has followed the lead of competitor Daimler Trucks North America in deciding not to participate in next year's Mid-America Trucking Show in favor of a biennial schedule.

June 23, 2015

Volvo Trucks Certifies Euro 5 Engines for HVO Fuel

Volvo Trucks announced that it has certified all of its Euro 5 engines for use with 100% Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil, a form of renewable diesel fuel.

June 22, 2015

High-mpg Model Round-Up

The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders offer these for their on-highway customers.

May 18, 2015

Volvo Trucks Raises GHG Phase 2 Alert

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.

April 22, 2015

Persson Out, Scania’s Lundstedt in as Volvo Group’s Chief

AB Volvo’s board of directors has named a Scania executive, Martin Lundstedt, as the president and chief executive officer of the Volvo Group, replacing Olof Persson, who has led the group for almost four years but is out immediately. Volvo Group is the corporate parent of Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks in North America.

April 10, 2015

When Will We See DME-Powered Trucks?

Although interest in alternative fuels has cooled down a bit as diesel prices have dropped, supporters of dimethyl ether, or DME, still believe the alternative fuel has a bright future.

April 8, 2015

Volvo Offers VNX 630 in 8x6 Configuration

The heavy-haul Volvo VNX 630 gains a third rear-drive axle in a new tridem version designed for better traction and increased payload.

April 1, 2015

Link Manufacturing to Partner on Developing Volvo 6x2 Pusher Axle

Link Manufacturing has agreed to a multi-year manufacturing deal for the new Volvo 6x2 program after a year-long collaboration between the two companies.

March 27, 2015

Technology's Promise Paying Off, Says Volvo Group CEO

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.



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