Tag Archives: Volvo Trucks
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Volvo Trucks Defines the Shape of Trucks to Come with New VNR Regional Haul Model

Volvo Trucks North America unveiled the new Volvo VNR model, a versatile regional haul tractor designed and developed for the modern professional truck driver and the rapidly evolving demands of goods delivery. Defined by innovations in every area – new aerodynamic design, reimagined working environment, improved engine and transmission options, gearing and loading efficiencies, passive […]

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Volvo Trucks Boosts Uptime Support for Legacy Vehicles through Connectivity Partnership

Volvo Trucks North America is extending its comprehensive Volvo Trucks Uptime Services to legacy vehicles through the addition of telematics connectivity via partner Geotab, a leading provider of telematics technology. Owners of Volvo legacy vehicles with EPA 2010 or newer Volvo engines will be able to access the same suite of uptime services available for […]

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Volvo Trucks Successfully Demonstrates On-Highway Truck Platooning in California

Volvo Trucks and Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology (PATH) at the University of California, Berkeley recently completed a successful demonstration of partially automated truck platooning, made possible by Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology (CACC). Three Volvo VNL 670 model tractors hauled cargo containers at the Los Angeles Port complex and along Interstate 110, highlighting for […]

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Volvo Trucks Increases Uptime and Efficiency with Remote Programming

Volvo Trucks North America is expanding its connected vehicle services with new Remote Programming to increase truck uptime, reduce downtime costs, and improve vehicle efficiency, all through powertrain software and parameter updates. Remote Programming, which leverages Volvo’s factory-installed telematics hardware, allows Volvo customers to perform over-the-air powertrain software and parameter updates anywhere in the U.S. […]

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Volvo Trucks Awarded NJPA Contract for Truck Chassis

Volvo Trucks North America has been awarded a contract by the National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) to offer Class 8 chassis to the more than 50,000 NJPA members. Under the contract, NJPA member agencies can now purchase Volvo VNM, VNL, VNX and VHD models. The NJPA is a public agency that creates national cooperative contract […]

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Volvo Trucks Delivers First Canadian Models Equipped with 2017 Engines to Purolator

Volvo Trucks North America recently delivered 19 D13-powered Volvo VNL 300 models to Ontario-based Purolator, marking the first Canadian delivery of trucks equipped with Volvo’s new 2017 engines. Featuring a host of new technologies and improvements, Volvo’s 2017 D13 offers enhanced performance and fuel efficiency for customers. Our 2017 engines offer several engineering enhancements to […]

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Volvo Trucks Awards a Volvo Highway Tractor to Pulaski County Schools

Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) Assembly Plant is awarding a 2009 Volvo highway tractor featuring a Volvo D16, a 16-liter 600 horsepower engine, to Pulaski County High Schools for the creation of curriculum where high school students can learn fundamental truck systems, assembly and repair techniques. Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) Assembly Plant […]

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Volvo Trucks’ 2017 Calendar Now Available for Order

Now available for order, the 2017 Volvo Trucks North America calendar features photos of Volvo’s comprehensive lineup of highway, vocational, auto transport and heavy-haul trucks in dynamic settings. Now available for order, the 2017 Volvo Trucks North America calendar features photos of Volvo’s comprehensive lineup of highway, vocational, auto transport and heavy-haul trucks in dynamic […]

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Volvo Trucks Continues America’s Road Team Sponsorship in 2017

Volvo Trucks announced that it will again serve as the exclusive sponsor of the America’s Road Team public outreach program in 2017. Gӧran Nyberg, president of Volvo Trucks North America, made the announcement today at the American Trucking Associations (ATA) Management Conference & Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The America’s Road Team program continues to […]

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Volvo Trucks Expands Safety Leadership with Volvo Active Driver Assist

Volvo Trucks North America introduced Volvo Active Driver Assist, a comprehensive collision mitigation system that combines both radar and camera capabilities to provide emergency braking and help drivers maintain a safe following distance through alerts and interventions. Volvo currently is the only OEM to fully integrate the system into its Driver Information Display, so no […]

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Volvo Trucks Releases Latest Video in ‘Welcome to My Cab’ Series

Volvo Trucks North America introduces us to Turbo Turtle Logistics President Rob Brackett and his 2016 Volvo VNL 630 model in a new episode of the popular “Welcome to My Cab” video series. Brackett’s truck gets attention with a bright green wrap featuring an image of a turtle in motion, powered by a jet pack […]

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Volvo Trucks D13 Engine with Turbo Compounding Offers Increased Power and Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Trucks North America is adding a turbo compounding option for the Volvo D13 engine, bringing even more power and fuel efficiency to one of the industry’s most fuel-efficient engines. By converting wasted heat energy, the 13-liter D13 with turbo compounding improves fuel efficiency by up to 6.5 percent, while also delivering up to 100 […]

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