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February 7, 2013

Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul Program Gives New Life to D12 Engines

Volvo Trucks is now offering a three-year, 350,000 mile warranty for Volvo D12 engine owners who want to increase the longevity of their current vehicles with the Volvo Guaranteed Overhaul (GO) program.

January 23, 2013

Fleets Sought for 2013 Volvo Trucks Safety Award

Volvo Trucks is searching for the safest fleets in North America to recognize them with the annual Volvo Trucks Safety Award. For the fifth consecutive year, two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs will receive $25,00

January 10, 2013

Volvo Trucks Expands Customer Support Capabilities in Texas

Volvo Trucks' dealer network is now even bigger in Texas. Since January 2010, work capacity has grown 32% at Volvo Trucks locations throughout Texas.

January 10, 2013

Volvo Trucks Strengthens Dealer Support Capacity in Southeast

Investments by Volvo Trucks dealers throughout the Southeastern U.S. have resulted in a nearly 21% increase in work capacity in that region since January 2010

January 10, 2013

Engine Smarts: Owners Cite Woes with Engines, Dealers; Volvo Lists Some Remedies

CORRECTED -- Volvo Trucks executives knew full well what a group of its customers would say about experiences with modern engines, but invited them to speak to press reporters anyway. Then the Volvo people explained what they're doing to alleviate service problems that customers have also experienced

January 9, 2013

TEC Equipment Opens New Dealership Facility

TEC Equipment Inc. announced that it has acquired the Volvo Trucks North America franchise for the western Washington market, including Seattle and the surrounding Puget Sound area, as well as capital assets associated with the previous VTNA franchise holder

December 12, 2012

Mack, Volvo Trucks Meet 2014 GHG Standards

Mack and Volvo both announced that their model year 2014 trucks and tractors are now certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as meeting 2014 fuel efficiency and greenhouse gas regulations

December 4, 2012

New Volvo Trucks Chief Plans to Take on Vocational Market

Expect Volvo Trucks in North America to work on making inroads into the vocational market as well as enhancing ways to benefit customers as long as they own the truck, under Goran Nyberg, the company's new president of North American Sales & Marketing. After a whirlwind first two months on the job traveling across the country to meet customers and dealers (and finding some time to get behind the wheel of a truck), Nyberg spoke to HDT about Volvo and the North American market

August 31, 2012

Successful Field Tests of DME in Europe prompt Volvo to Consider the Alternative Fuel for U.S.

Engineers at Volvo Trucks are exploring the possibility of using dimethyl ether, or DME, as an alternative fuel in North America, following successful field tests in Europe.

August 16, 2012

Volvo goes viral with stunt video

On an unopened highway in Croatia, world record-holding highliner Faith Dickey battles in the wind to cross the line between two speeding trucks

May 1, 2008

Volvo Evaluating Range Of Renewable Fuels

Volvo has committed to a long-term program of evaluating seven renewable fuels made through five processes from nine feedstocks.

May 1, 2008

Searching For Middle Ground In Highway Debate

Oliver Patton's monthly update from Washington includes a report on the federal highway program, the Highway Trust Fund, and congestion pricing in New York City.

January 1, 2008

Volvo VHD 430 Sleeper

The point of Volvo Trucks' latest model, the VHD 430, is its sleeper compartment. While previous VHDs have daycabs and work as dumpers, concrete mixer chassis and equipment haulers, the 42-inch-cab addition, with its 36-inch-wide by 79-inch-long bunk, provides a comfortable place for a driver to rest and to legally overnight no matter where he and his rig are.

October 1, 2007

Test Drive: Volvo VT830

This heavy truck is a complex and integrated vehicle that has so many more features the deeper you delve into it.

August 29, 2007

Volvo Produces 7 Demo Trucks - Sans Carbon Dioxide

The Volvo Group has produced seven demonstration trucks that can all be driven without emitting any environmentally harmful carbon dioxide. These trucks were exhibited recently in Stockholm and are equipped with diesel engines that have been modified to operate on seven different types of renewable liquid and gaseous fuels.

March 1, 2007

Class 8 Hybrids

Diesel-electric trucks for the Air Force save big on fuel, and they're also easy to drive.

February 1, 2006

Driving Volvo's VT800

It's made for hauling heavy loads in contemporary style and comfort.

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