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Volvo Trucks' Public Platooning Demonstration [Video]

On a North Carolina highway, Volvo Trucks put on a three-truck platooning test in collaboration with FedEx to demonstrate how the technology could handle every day situations.

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How Truck Platooning Could Help Reduce Crashes

Following too closely is a factor in 5% of truck crashes. Deborah Lockridge says reaction to her coverage of Volvo's platooning test illustrates why this is a problem. Can platooning technology help? More in the All That's Trucking blog.

Volvo/FedEx Truck Platooning Demo in Photos

Three Volvo tractors pulling twin trailers using FedEx Specs demonstrated truck platooning in North Carolina on June 27, automatically maintaining 1.5-second following distance. Deborah Lockridge was there and has these photos.

Volvo Trucks, FedEx Demonstrate Truck Platooning in North Carolina

Volvo Trucks North America teamed up with FedEx and the North Carolina Turnpike Authority for an on-highway demonstration of its truck platooning technology on N.C. 540, the Triangle Expressway.

Volvo Trucks North America Names New President

Peter Voorhoeve has been appointed president of Volvo Trucks North America succeeding Goran Nyberg who left the company in April.

Volvo Trucks Rolls out Online Spec’ing Tool

Volvo Trucks has released a new online configurator tool for building and customizing new Volvo VNR and VNL models.

Volvo Trucks North America Head Goes to MAN; Acting President Named

Volvo Trucks North America is on the hunt for a new chef executive after Göran Nyberg left to take a position with MAN Truck & Bus. Volvo has appointed Per Carlsson acting president.

Volvo Trucks Projects 'Very Strong' Class 8 Truck Sales

Volvo Trucks is expecting North American Class 8 truck sales this year to significantly exceed its current official projection of 280,000.

Volvo Trucks Unveils VNX Series for Heavy-Haul Trucking Applications

Volvo has debuted its new VNX series, built specifically for the needs of heavy-haul trucking operations such as logging, heavy equipment transport, and long combination vehicles.

Improved VHD Deserves Better Sales, Volvo Says

Volvo's vocational VHD model truck gets a new interior and LED headlamps to make it a more desirable choice for operators of dump, mixer, refuse and other rough-service vehicles.