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Volvo Trucks’ VNL 300 Now Available with Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” Natural Gas Engine

The new Volvo VNL 300 daycab is now available with the latest version of the Cummins ISX12N “Near Zero” natural gas engine, providing an alternative fuel solution for pick-up and delivery and regional-haul operations.  “The Cummins ISX12N represents best-in-class gas engine technology for local pick-up and delivery and regional haul operations,” said John Moore, Volvo Trucks […]

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Volvo Trucks Expands Advanced Diesel Technician Training Focus with New Technical College Partnerships

Volvo Trucks North America is expanding its focus on training skilled professional vehicle service technicians through expansion of the Diesel Advanced Technology Education (DATE) program. Beginning in early 2019, Volvo will partner with three colleges in Florida, Ohio and Texas. The DATE for Volvo Trucks curriculum will be taught by dedicated Volvo-certified instructors at Jones Technical […]

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Volvo Trucks Completes Transition to Full Production of New VNL 760 Model for Long-Haul

Volvo Trucks has completed its transition from production of the legacy VNL 670 model to full production of the new VNL 760. Defined by efficiency, productivity, safety, and uptime innovations for today’s long-haul operations, the VNL 760 features an all-new 70-inch sleeper. “Transitioning from the legacy VNL 670 into full production of the innovative new […]

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Volvo Trucks Sets the Long Haul Standard in Mexico With Debut of the New VNL Series

Volvo Trucks debuted the new VNL longhaul series for the Mexican market today at Expo Transporte in Guadalajara. The groundbreaking VNL series sets a new standard for long-haul trucking operations and professional drivers through its dynamic exterior design, productivity boosting driving and living environments, active and passive safety innovations, and uptime-enhancing connectivity.  “Since its initial […]

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Safety Innovations Make New Volvo VNL and VNR Series the Safest Volvo Trucks Ever

The new Volvo VNL and VNR series combine active safety innovations to help professional drivers reduce fatigue and distraction, making the new long-haul and regional haul models the safest Volvo trucks ever. “The new VNR and VNL series strengthen our leading passive safety features with active safety innovations to help drivers prevent accidents before they […]

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Volvo Trucks Dealer Vanguard Truck Centers Adds Houston Texas Location

Volvo Trucks dealer Vanguard Truck Centers recently added to their portfolio of locations with the acquisition of a Houston, Texas-based Volvo dealership. The acquisition enables Volvo Trucks to continue providing outstanding service and support to its Houston area customers through Vanguard. “Vanguard Truck Centers has played a key role in supporting the success of Volvo […]

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Volvo Trucks Enhances the Volvo VHD Vocational Series with New Interiors for Improved Driver Comfort and Productivity

Volvo Trucks North America debuted at the North American Commercial Vehicle Show its new interiors for the Volvo VHD series, bringing exceptional driver comfort and productivity features to its vocational lineup. Volvo VHD 300 daycab and VHD 400 regional sleeper model interiors feature LED lighting, and extensive connectivity points to support a driver’s daily work. […]

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Ploger Transportation’s Joel Morrow, senior driver and vice president for fleet equipment procurement (left), achieved more than140 ton-miles-per-gallon during the Run on Less freight efficiency roadshow. Morrow drove during the roadshow a 2016 Volvo VNM model (right) with a Volvo D11 engine.

Volvo Trucks Congratulates Ploger Transportation’s Joel Morrow for Outstanding Fuel Efficiency During Run on Less Roadshow

Volvo Trucks congratulates Joel Morrow of Ploger Transportation on his exceptional fuel efficiency performance during the Run on Less freight efficiency roadshow. Morrow achieved more than 140 ton miles per gallon – defined as payload moved – over the course of more than 6,300 miles driven, loaded at an average gross weight of nearly 62,000 […]

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Volvo Active Driver Assist now standard on Volvo VNR, VNL models

Volvo Active Driver Assist is now standard equipment on the new Volvo VNR and VNL series, improving safety not only for truck drivers, but all motorists. Volvo Active Driver Assist includes Bendix Wingman Fusion, a comprehensive, camera- and radar-based collision mitigation system that is fully integrated with Volvo’s Driver Information Display. Volvo is the first […]

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Volvo Trucks Introduces Genuine Painted Parts Program

Volvo Trucks North America announced that it now offers a Genuine Painted Parts Program, delivering genuine, factory-built replacement parts, custom painted for pre-order or quick turnaround. The Volvo Genuine Painted Parts Program offers customers and dealers the opportunity to order more than three dozen different parts, including hoods and bumpers, for both the Volvo VNL […]

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First of New Volvo VNR Regional Haul Models Take to the Road During Media Test Drives

The first of Volvo Trucks North America’s new Volvo VNR models today were test driven by members of the North American trucking trade press during a two-day event in Winston-Salem, N.C. The test drive included several different configurations of the new tractor and took place on inner city roads and highways, offering a comprehensive driving […]

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Volvo Trucks Honors Military Heroes with New Volvo VNR “Ride for Freedom” Truck

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia unveiled the design of its 2017 Ride for Freedom truck featuring the all new VNR model, which will accompany a motorcade of about 160 motorcycles from the plant to Washington, D.C., during the “Run for the Wall” motorcycle rally Memorial Day weekend. Now in […]

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