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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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Volvo Trucks Launches Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks, Bringing Productivity and Safety Benefits to Customers

Volvo Trucks North America launched Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks, a new option for fleet management built on Volvo’s fully integrated Remote Diagnostics hardware. Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks meets the needs of customers seeking better data capture and analytics to drive increased productivity and safety through improvements in driver performance and behaviors. “Omnitracs for Volvo Trucks […]

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Volvo Trucks Highlights Refuse-Focused Versatility, Capability in WasteExpo Lineup

Volvo Trucks North America is bringing its wide range of refuse-focused truck models to WasteExpo 2016, highlighting the versatility and capabilities refuse customers require. Volvo booth no. 2267 will feature three models – a Volvo VNM, VHD and VNL – each designed with the refuse industry in mind. “Whether for collection, roll off or transfer, […]

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Volvo Trucks Honors Military Heroes with Ride for Freedom Truck

Employees at Volvo Trucks’ New River Valley (NRV) assembly plant in Dublin, Virginia recently unveiled their 2016 Ride for Freedom truck, which took part in the Ride for Freedom rally in Washington, D.C. over the Memorial Day weekend. Now in its 29th year, the annual Ride for Freedom rally salutes prisoners of war-missing in action […]

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Exhaust Aftertreatment System for Improved Body Flexibility, Fuel Efficiency

Volvo Trucks North America recently launched a new one-box design for its Exhaust Aftertreatment System (EATS), resulting in increased flexibility, increased fuel capacity and a more aerodynamic vehicle. Standard with Volvo D11- and Volvo D13-equipped vehicles, the one-box EATS offers greater flexibility with the vehicle. The smaller packaging benefits Volvo’s on-highway lineup – VNM, VNL […]

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Volvo Uses Knowledge Gained From SuperTruck to Increase Efficiency, Performance in 2017 Powertrain Lineup

Key learnings from Volvo’s SuperTruck efforts played a critical role in the design and engineering of Volvo Trucks North America’s recently introduced 2017 powertrain, delivering improved fuel efficiency and performance to customers. The development of several new features, such as the wave piston, turbo compounding and a common rail fuel injection system, was supported by […]

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Volvo Trucks Delivers 100,000th Truck Equipped with I-Shift

Volvo Trucks North America recently delivered the 100,000th truck equipped with its groundbreaking I-Shift automated manual transmission (AMT). The landmark truck, a Volvo VNL 670 model, was presented to Watkins & Shepard Trucking during a brief reception at Transport Equipment, a Volvo Trucks dealer in Missoula, Montana. Originally introduced in Europe in 2001, the Volvo […]

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Volvo Trucks and the World’s Strongest Man Team Up for an Extreme Heavy Haulage Challenge

How much weight can a Volvo FH16 750 pull? With the world’s strongest man behind the wheel of the world’s strongest series-produced truck, it is up to the new I-Shift with crawler gears to prove what it can do. On April 12th, the answer will be revealed on Volvo Trucks’ YouTube channel. On March 15 […]

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Volvo Trucks Boosts Driver Comfort, Productivity with New Battery-Powered Parking Cooler Option

  Volvo Trucks North America today introduced a battery-powered parking cooler as a factory-installed option for its VNM 630, VNL 630, VNL 670, VNL 730 and VNL 780 sleeper models. The battery-powered parking cooler allows drivers to keep the cab and sleeper comfortable without idling the engine, providing the most environmentally friendly and efficient solution […]

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Volvo Trucks Highlights America’s Road Team in Latest “Welcome to My Cab” Video

The fourth installment of Volvo Trucks’ popular “Welcome to My Cab” video series features a very special Volvo model: the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) America’s Road Team 2015 Volvo VNL 780. The ATA’s America’s Road Team program is led by a team of professional truck drivers – known as Captains – who have demonstrated expert […]

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