October 28, 2014 - Industry News
Two recalls have been issued for Volvo trucks. One involves disc brake problems on VAH, VNL, and VNM model trucks; a smaller recall affects D16 engines in VNL and VNX models.
Tags: Safety, Volvo Trucks, Recalls, NHTSA, Brakes, Engines
October 16, 2014 - Industry News
A decade from now, Volvo trucks will be scanning the environment around the vehicle and warning a driver when collisions are imminent. The Swedish company has developed new safety technology that scans the environment around a truck and analyzes that data.
Tags: Collision Prevention, Volvo Trucks, Driving Safety, Automated Driving, Global
October 6, 2014 - Industry News
SAN DIEGO -- Volvo Trucks announced its 2014 Safety Awards winners on the exhibit hall floor of this year’s American Trucking Associations Management Conference & Exhibition.
Tags: Driver Safety, Volvo Trucks, ATA MC&E
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 30, 2014 - Industry News
The Young Truck Sales dealership Canton, Ohio, has increased its service capabilities with an expansion to its servicing department including an expanded capacity to service natural gas vehicles.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Natural Gas Vehicles, Ohio, Dealership
September 25, 2014 - Industry 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
September 5, 2014 - Industry News
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved Oberon Fuel’s biogas-based dimethyl ether as meeting the agency’s Renewable Fuel Standard, helping clear the way for it to be an alternative fuel for trucking.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Alternative Fuels, DME, Oberon Fuels
August 19, 2014 - Industry News
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence has awarded CASE accreditation to the Volvo Trucks Academy and the Mack Trucks Academy training programs.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, ASE, Mack Trucks, Technician Training
August 13, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo announced several enhancements to the 2016 VN Series highway tractors designed to improve fuel efficiency compared to previous generations.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Fuel Efficiency, Aerodynamics, Powertrains
August 12, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo is bringing its trucking web series “Welcome to My Cab” to North America with a new episode.
Tags: Volvo, Volvo Trucks, Landstar, Web Series
August 4, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks of North America is recalling 1,025 2011-2015 VNL and 2014-2015 VNM trucks, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration notice.
Tags: Safety, Volvo Trucks, Freightliner, Recalls, Daimler Trucks North America, NHTSA
July 21, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo Group, the parent of Volvo Trucks North America, has been ordered to pay penalties and interest of approximately $74.1 million to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regarding emission compliance of the company’s marine diesel engines.
Tags: Volvo, Volvo Trucks, U.S. EPA, Earnings, Litigation, Emissions
June 26, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks is making a $69 million investment in new equipment and processes while embarking on a plant redesign that it says will further improve manufacturing efficiency and vehicle quality at its New River Valley truck assembly plant in Dublin, Va.
Tags: Volvo Trucks
May 22, 2014 - Industry News
The Volvo Group will build a 1-million-square-foot central parts distribution center in Byhalia, Miss., to support its Mack, Volvo and UD truck brands, as well as the Volvo Construction Equipment brand and Volvo Penta marine business.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Aftermarket Parts, UD Trucks, Mack Trucks, Parts, Volvo Group
May 12, 2014 - Industry News
New York has updated its list of trucks that are eligible under its Voucher Incentive Program, a $19 million “first come, first served” program that aims to accelerate the deployment of alternative fuel vehicles and diesel emission control devices for medium to heavy duty commercial fleets in the state.
Tags: Emissions, Hino, New York, Volvo Trucks, Peterbilt, Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Alternative Fuels, Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Emissions Reduction, Daimler Trucks North America
May 2, 2014 - Industry News
Ed Saxman, an engineer and product manager at Mack Trucks and Volvo Trucks for a combined 44 years, has retired. A mechanical engineer by education, Saxman helped develop powertrain advances, then explained them to customers and journalists.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, People
April 30, 2014 - Industry News
Profit for truck, engine and carmaker Daimler AG soared in the first quarter of the year, while competitor Volvo has reported a profit following a loss a year ago
Tags: Volvo, OEM, Volvo Trucks, Detroit Diesel, Freightliner, Western Star, Mack Trucks, Daimler Trucks, Daimler AG, Earnings, Daimler Trucks North America
April 21, 2014 - Industry News
Two more truck makers have announced how many of their vehicles are affected by a recall announced in early March involving Cummins Westport powered natural gas engines.
Tags: Cummins, Paccar, Volvo Trucks, Peterbilt, Natural Gas Engines, Mack Trucks, Recalls, Cummins Westport, McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing
April 11, 2014 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks’ service capabilities in the Southwest region of the U.S. have grown with the addition of a new Bruckner’s Truck Sales facility in Albuquerque, N.M.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, New Mexico, Aftermarket, Dealers
February 13, 2014 - Industry News
Testing standards group ASTM International has issued a standard specification for the diesel alternative in truck engines, dimethyl ether.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Alternative Fuels, DME, Oberon Fuels
December 30, 2013 - Industry News
Recalls have been issued by several truck makers for range of problems including with seat belts, lighting, tie-rod assemblies and missing certification labels.
Tags: Kenworth, Paccar, Volvo Trucks, Freightliner, Sterling, Peterbilt, Mack Trucks, Recalls, Daimler Trucks North America
December 18, 2013 - Industry News
Just released figures show deliveries from the Volvo Group’s truck operations in November 2013 amounted to 20,356 vehicles. This is an increase of 16% compared to the same time a year ago.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks
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, Fleets, Volvo Trucks, Cross-Border Trucking
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