March 27, 2015 - Industry News
In his keynote address at the annual HDMA Briefing Breakfast here this morning, Persson sketched out the top trends in transportation regarding highway safety, environmental sustainability, and technology.
Tags: Highway Safety, Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, GHG Emissions, Connected Vehicle Technology, Mid-America Trucking Show, Powertrain Integration
March 26, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks expanded the XE powertrain package lineup with a super direct drive version using the I-Shift transmission. The company also expanded its Remote Diagnostics service to monitor I-Shift components as well.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Fuel Efficiency, Powertrains, MATS, Downspeed
March 26, 2015 - Product News
Volvo Trucks introduced the Adaptive Loading 6x2 liftable forward axle that automatically adjusts to load weight changes and offers 4x2 operation in certain conditions.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Fuel Efficiency, Axles, MATS, 6x2
March 19, 2015 - Product News
Volvo Trucks North America released a rugged version of the I-Shift automated manual transmission for severe-duty applications. The reinforced I-Shift will be available for order in May on Volvo VHD vocational models.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Severe Duty, I-Shift, Automated Manual Transmissions, Vocational Trucks
February 26, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks is seeking entries for the Volvo Trucks Safety Award which recognizes two fleets with the safest driving records and top safety programs.
Tags: Driver Safety, Volvo Trucks, Fleet Safety, Awards, ATA MC&E
February 16, 2015 - Product News
Volvo Trucks in North America extended its recommended maintenance intervals for diesel engine oil and diesel particulate filters on all model year 2011 and newer Volvo trucks equipped with Volvo’s D11, D13 or D16 engines.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Diesel Particulate Filter, Engine Oils, Oil Drain Intervals
February 9, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks is offering veterans a discount off of approved finance rates for new highway or vocational trucks obtained through a Volvo Trucks dealer.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Vehicle Financing, Veterans
January 20, 2015 - Industry News
Volvo Trucks reached a market share of 15.3% of the Canadian heavy-duty retail market, a record for the manufacturer. It also saw an all-time high market share in combined U.S. and Canadian sales.
Tags: Canada, Volvo Trucks, Truck Sales
Take 19 of the country's safest, most professional drivers and have them walk onto the truck factory floor and see their brand-new ride waiting, and they turn into a bunch of excited teenagers taking selfies.
Tags: American Trucking Associations, Volvo Trucks, America's Road Team, Image
December 15, 2014 - Industry News
Chicago Truck of Alsip, Ill., was recently recognized as Volvo Trucks' 2014 North American Dealer of the Year.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Awards, North American Dealer of The Year
December 9, 2014 - Industry News
The joint Mack and Volvo Uptime Center brings all of the companies' aftermarket experts under one roof, where the support people and their expertise can get immediately to work on a customer downtime problem.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Mack Trucks, Dealers, Telematics, Downtime
December 5, 2014 - Industry News
[UPDATED] The electricity powering Volvo Trucks' North America’s New River Valley assembly plant in Dublin, Va., is now carbon neutral thanks to a switch to renewable fuels to produce power.
Tags: Carbon Footprint, Volvo Trucks, Assembly Plant
November 5, 2014 - Industry News
The high “take” for Volvo Engines and Automated Transmissions reflects customer satisfaction with the efficiency and reliability of the products, the company says.
Tags: Diesel Engines, Volvo Trucks, I-Shift, Automated Transmissions, Automated Manual Transmissions
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 - Global 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
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