Tag Archives: Volvo Trucks
vada-1

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 […]

Read more
170605_content

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 […]

Read more
regional_haul_test_drives_content

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 […]

Read more
170524_content

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 […]

Read more
170420_content2

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 […]

Read more
uptime-for-legacy-volvo-trucks

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 […]

Read more
volvo_trucks_platooning

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 […]

Read more
remote_programming_01

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. […]

Read more
volvo-trucks-awarded-njpa-contract-for-truck-chassis-news-body2-768x460

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 […]

Read more
volvo-trucks-delivers-first-canadian-models-equipped-with-2017-engines-to-purolator-768x460.ashx

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 […]

Read more
161208---volvo-trucks---pulaski-county-schools-1_content.ashx

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 […]

Read more
161212---volvo-trucks-calendar_content.ashx

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 […]

Read more