Volvo Trucks

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October 21, 2013

Tidewater Transit and MCO Transport Named 2013 Volvo Trucks Safety Award Winners

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.

October 18, 2013

PIT Compares North American and European Volvo Truck Models

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.

September 30, 2013

Volvo Trucks Announces New Leasing Locations

Volvo Trucks recently expanded its network of leasing locations in the United States and Canada to include 10 new sites to better serve customers.

September 30, 2013

2014 Diesels to Get 0.5% to 2% Better Fuel Economy, Volvo Says

Volvo Trucks announced that its model-year 2014 engines will offer fuel efficiency improvements of 0.5% to 2% as a result of enhanced engine componentry.

September 16, 2013

Navistar Competitors Ask Court to Penalize Some Engines

A feud between truck engine makers and the federal government was heard last week in Federal Court in Washington D.C.

September 13, 2013

Lawmakers, Industry Press for No FET Hikes on Trucks

Legislation has been introduced in the U.S. House to discourage any increase in the 12% Federal Excise Tax on the purchase of heavy-duty trucks and trailers, a measure that has been discussed as one way to raise more money for highways.

August 27, 2013

Volvo Trucks Names Randolph VP for North American National Accounts

Volvo Trucks recently named Mike Randolph vice president of national accounts for North America. Randolph will oversee Volvo’s national accounts team, which develops total fleet solutions for less-than-truckload, truckload and private fleets.

August 26, 2013

Two Recalls Issued for Volvo Trucks

The first of two new recalls by Volvo Trucks involves 381 model year 2013-2014 VNL vehicles manufactured April 2, 2012, through May 3, 2013 that are equipped with a Meritor RPL-20 driveline transmission.

July 9, 2013

Transmissions: Automating for Fuel Savings

Traditional thinking on automated manual transmissions has it that AMTs are the great equalizers – bridgers of skill gaps between the best and the worst drivers in the fleet. While that’s still true, AMTs now bring even more to the fuel-economy table, offering fuel savings in their own right beyond what even the most professionally driven manual transmission could accomplish.

July 8, 2013

23,000 Volvo Trucks Being Recalled

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain 23,000 2007-2014 VAH, VHD, VNL, VNM, and VT models because of an omission that could lengthen stopping distances. The affected vehicles were manufactured from December 20, 2006 through May 22, 2013.

June 19, 2013

Telematics Industry Honors Volvo Trucks for Remote Diagnostics

Volvo edged out seven leading technology companies to win the award, presented during the Telematics Update annual conference and exhibition in Detroit.

May 6, 2013

Mack and Volvo Trucks Recalled Over Parking Brakes

Problems with a parking brake have led to a recall of Volvo and Mack trucks. Volvo Trucks North America is recalling 701 model year 2011-2013 VHD and VNL trucks manufactured Dec. 13, 2010, through July 17, 2012, while Mack Trucks is recalling 331 model year 2011-2013 CXU trucks manufactured Nov. 23, 2010, through March 19, 2012.

April 1, 2013

Recalls Issued For Daimler, Volvo and Navistar Trucks

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced three truck makers -- Daimler Trucks North America, Volvo and Navistar International -- are recalling vehicles, for defects including daytime running lights, a battery disconnect switch and an axle bearing retaining nut lock snap ring.

March 27, 2013

Mack, Volvo Collaborating with Shell for Global LNG Project

Mack Trucks and sister company Volvo Trucks announced a collaboration with Shell to coordinate efforts and support activities that encourage the use of liquefied natural gas as a fuel for commercial vehicles.

February 1, 2006

Praise For America's Road Team

Grooming drivers to be part of America's Road Team can only improve your driver team and your company's image.

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