Volvo Trucks

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July 27, 2017

Arrow Truck Sales Donates Volvo VNL to Women In Trucking

Arrow Truck Sales of Kansas City, Mo., has announced that it will donate a 2014 Volvo VNL 670 to the Women In Trucking Association for its 2018 Truck Giveaway.

July 24, 2017

Test Drive: Volvo's VNR Could be an Urban Legend (in the Making)

The new VNR line up from Volvo Trucks North America is everything a driver and a fleet could want in an urban or short haul tractor, and then some.

July 20, 2017

Bendix-Based Safety System Standard on Volvo VNL and VNR Models

Bendix has announced that for the first time in North America, the camera- and radar-based collision mitigation technology of its Wingman Fusion vehicle safety system is now standard equipment on certain heavy-duty trucks.

July 19, 2017

Increased Truck Orders Push Volvo Profit Higher

The parent company of Volvo Trucks and Mack Trucks on Wednesday reported both increased sales and profitability during the second quarter of the year.

July 13, 2017

Volvo Issues Upbeat Truck Forecast Heading into Fall

Citing positive North American market trends, Volvo is predicting a Class 8 market of approximately 215,000 units by year's end.

July 12, 2017

First Impressions: Volvo's New VNL Highway Tractor [Video]

Volvo Trucks North America unveiled the VNL, its first new highway tractor in more than 20 years. HDT's Jack Roberts was there and filed this video report with his first driving impressions of the new truck.

July 11, 2017

Volvo’s New VNL Tractor Blends Technology, Functionality, Capability

Jack Roberts shares his first impressions of Volvo's new VNL highway tractor. In a world increasingly focused on new technology, Volvo designers made sure to keep their focus on the “human element.”

July 11, 2017

Volvo Makes Active Driver Assist Standard on VNR, VNL

Volvo Trucks North America has announced that Volvo Active Driver Assist is now standard equipment on the new Volvo VNR and VNL series trucks, a system that includes Bendix’s Wingman Fusion collision mitigation system.

July 11, 2017

Volvo Next-Generation VNL Launch in Photos

Volvo Trucks North America's new Volvo VNL series highway tractor, with improved fuel economy and designed with the driver in mind, is available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch sleeper. 

July 11, 2017

Volvo Unveils Next-Generation VNL Highway Tractor

Volvo Trucks North America Tuesday revealed its new Volvo VNL series highway tractor, available in several configurations, including an all-new, 70-inch sleeper. And for the first time, Volvo’s top-of-the-line Globetrotter trim levels will be available in North America. Jack Roberts was there for the unveiling and has this report.

June 16, 2017

Volvo's VNR Regional Tractor in Winston-Salem, N.C

Volvo Trucks hosted and editor Ride & Drive event in Winston-Salem, North Carolina in early June. Senior Editor Jack Roberts and Equipment Editor Jim Park were there. Here are a few of the photos we took at the event. Watch for the full stories in the July issue of HDT and here on truckinginfo.com. All photos by Equipment Editor, Jim Park

June 14, 2017

Super Trucks: Pie in the Sky, or Pathway to Super Fuel Savings?

The DOE SuperTruck projects have demonstrated what’s possible. The next challenge is to turn the possible into the practical.

June 9, 2017

On the Spot: Volvo's VNR as a Daycab and Sleeper [Video]

In this video, Equipment Editor Jim Park took two versions of Volvo's new regional haul tractor out for a test drive - a VNR 300 daycab and the VNR 640 with a sleeper and adaptive loading. 

June 9, 2017

Volvo Launches Genuine Painted Parts Program

Volvo Trucks North America has announced it is offering a Genuine Painted Parts Program, delivering genuine, factory-built replacement parts, custom painted for pre-order or quick turnaround.

June 8, 2017

Robots in the Jungle

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

June 6, 2017

Last Legs for Long-Haul Trucking?

A move away from long-haul to regional and super-regional routes has been predicted for years. Volvo's Magnus Koeck says that shift may already be underway.

June 1, 2017

Driving Impressions: Volvo's Tough Tech Truck

Volvo blends real-world work demands and cutting edge technology together seamlessly in its new VNR vocational daycab tractors. HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts files this report from North Carolina with his first driving impressions of the new regional truck.

May 24, 2017

Volvo Truck Honors Military Heroes

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Va., unveiled the design of its 2017 Ride for Freedom truck featuring the all new VNR model, which will accompany a motorcade of about 160 motorcycles from the plant to Washington, D.C., during the “Run for the Wall” motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend.

May 1, 2017

Focus On... Volvo's VNR Regional Haul Tractor [Video]

In this Focus On video, Equipment Editor Jim Park takes us through the features on Volvo’s VNR regional haul tractor with long-haul sensibility.

April 27, 2017

Driving Volvo’s SuperTruck

What you can see of Volvo’s SuperTruck vehicle is pretty spectacular, though fairly plain at heart. It’s what you can’t see that stirs the imagination. Equipment Editor Jim Park explains in this first-person Test Drive.

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