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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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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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